February 2024: News & Events


2/12: 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

2/19: Presidents' Day

“Adhere to your purpose, and you will soon feel as well as you ever did." - President Abraham Lincoln

The library is open to the public Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Upcoming MCLEs:

Registration required 28-hours in advance at www.saclaw.org

Do not delay; space is limited!

2/20: Access to Justice Efforts, an Impact Assessment

Noon - 1:00 PM

1 Elimination of Bias MCLE Credit

A celebration of Black History Month within and beyond the legal profession, this MCLE qualifies for 1 elimination of bias credit.

Join moderator Angelina Ray, Esq. and panel members the Honorable Judge Bumni Awoyini, the Honorable Judge Myrlys Stockdale-Coleman, and Mark Slaughter, Esq. for this enriching MCLE event focused on access to justice and the pivotal role of diversity in the legal landscape.

This groundbreaking program explores how a diverse array of bench officers, court staff, and attorneys can transform and elevate the legal experience for all. Celebrate Black History Month by engaging in conversations that challenge norms and promote inclusivity. Our distinguished speakers will share insights, experiences, and strategies to cultivate a more representative legal system. Together, let's shape a future where justice knows no bounds.

Register before 2/19

Yo2/23: Administrative Hearings, Nuts & Bolts

1:30 - 2:30 PM

1 MCLE credit

Join Hon. Judges Heather Rowen and Sean Gavin for the first of a four-part program designed to walk attorneys and litigants through the process and strategies to handle an administrative hearing.

Our panel of Administrative Law Judges will share their views of best practices for preparing and presenting a case before the Office of Administrative Hearings.

This webinar, Part 2, will provide an introduction to the Office of Administrative Hearings and an overview of general administrative law concepts, including: what laws apply, what is a proposed decision, due process, and burden of proof.

Parts 3 (3/22), and 4 (4/26) will cover the prehearing, hearing, and post-hearing processes. A recording of Part 1 (procedural overview) is available in our on-demand MCLE catalog.

Register before 2/22

Additional Programs, Services, & Updates

Lawyers in the Library Program Returns!

Virtual 20 minute appointments are now available with volunteer attorneys. Appointments are available to all unrepresented members of the public via online lottery.

Participation information is available at our website.

LITL Program

SH@LL Appointments

The Self-Help @ the Law Library (SH@LL) updated its services in coordination with other Self-Help resources in Sacramento, such as Civil Self Help, Small Claims & Unlawful Detainer Advisory Clinic, and the Family Law Facilitator's Office.

SH@LL provides general legal information and basic legal assistance with a range of issues to those who do not have a lawyer and who either in Sacramento County or have a qualifying case in Sacramento Superior Court.

SH@LL Appointment Line

Circulation & Passports


Are a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association interested in a library card? If yes, click below!

Card Application

The time is always rights to pay your overdue fees! Start 2024 with a call to the circulation desk to find out how!

Call Circulation Desk

Planning a Spring trip? Avoid waiting until the last minute to renew your passport.

Passport Services

February is

Library Lovers' Month!

How timely! Our library now has functional and reusable bookbags available in both our vintage and contemporary logos.

Come show your law library love by purchasing an adorable Sacramento County Public Law Library bookbag today!