MCLE Self-Study Audio Programs - To enable attorneys to complete MCLE requirements, the Library offers self-study programs from Versatape on audio CD. Program topics include legal ethics, the elimination of bias in the legal profession, the prevention of substance abuse in the legal profession, lawyering skills, as well as several substantive practice areas. CDs may be borrowed from both the Financial District Branch and Civic Center Law Libraries for a small fee.
Law Practice Management Collection sponsored in part by the generosity of the Law Practice Management section of the Bar Association of San Francisco, is located at the Branch Library. It contains materials regarding the law practice. We have a specialized sub-collection at our Branch location that deals with Law Practice Management. This sub-collection is courtesy of a generous donation by the Bar Association of San Francisco, and is maintained by Reference Librarian Ruth Geos.
The California Administrative Materials Archive includes all CA Administrative Registers from 1945 forwards, a collection of Notice Registers [Z Registers] from 1980, older California Building Codes and earlier editions of Uniform Building Codes.
The San Francisco Municipal Code Archive includes older San Francisco Charters and Municipal Codes, various dates and municipal topics, including the San Francisco Building Code, along with superseded pages from current loose-leaf editions of the San Francisco Municipal Code.
Archived materials - The Law Library maintains an archive of earlier editions of text materials for reference, along with earlier versions of codes, administrative regulations, court rules, and other source materials. The California Statutes, as enacted [Chapter Statutes] are available from 1850.
Rare Book Collection - The Law Library has an extraordinary legal rare book collection, which unfortunately is inaccessible in storage until a permanent Library building is created for the Civic Center Library.