Law Library

Helpful Resources

Law Library Locations:

Atlantic County Civil Courts Building
1201 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Located on 3rd Floor-East Wing

Atlantic County Criminal Courts Complex
4997 Unami Boulevard
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Third Floor-Lobby area
(Note: Books are located at the Civil Court House)
(Lexis-Nexis Access available on 3rd Floor)

Cape May County Court House
9 N. Main Street
Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210
First Floor-Lower Level

Hours of Operation are: Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Law Librarian, Robert St. John
609-594-3429

The Atlantic and Cape May County Law Library's are research libraries dedicated to serving the legal community and the general public. The mission of the Law Libraries is to provide the court and its users with access to a wide variety of legal material and resources. To fulfill this mission, the library will provide professional guidance, bibliographic assistance, legal reference and research guidance to all library users. Please note, the library staff is prohibited from rendering any advice, opinion, or interpretation of the law.

PUBLIC ACCESS COMPUTERS-STATEWIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CASE INFORMATION

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Public Access Computers are located in the three courthouses. These computers are for the public's use to research case information regarding civil and criminal cases.

Civil Cases

In order to obtain Civil case information, the researcher must have a name or docket number. The information available is:

Plaintiff or defendant information, trial dates, documents filed, case status and other details. Additional information can be obtained by requesting the case file from the Civil Division.

Criminal Cases
In order to obtain Criminal case information,the researcher must have a minimum of either a full name or indictment number. The information that is available is:

A list of either defendants or cases and the events from the initial arrest through Appellate review.

Locations of Public Access Computers

Atlantic County Civil Courts Building
1201 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Law Library-Third Floor East Wing
First Floor-East Wing Lobby

Atlantic County Criminal Courts Complex
4997 Unami Boulevard
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Third Floor-Lobby area (three)

Cape May County Court House
9 N. Main Street
Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210
Law Library-First floor-lower level
Civil Divison-Intake area
Criminal Intake Area-Second Floor end of Hallway

Instructions are available at each location on the navigation of the system.
This service is available free of charge to court users from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday.

LEXIS NEXIS-ONLINE LEGAL RESEARCH

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This service is available free of charge to court users from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday.

Lexis-Nexis Brochure

LIST OF FEDERAL AND NEW JERSEY MATERIALS BY SUBJECT

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  • ADMINSTRATIVE LAW
  • DIGESTS
  • MEDICAL
  • ALMANACS
  • DIRECTORIES
  • PERIODICALS
  • BANKRUPTCY, BUSINESS CONTRACTS
  • EMPLOYMENT & LABOR
  • REAL ESTATE, ZONING
  • BUILDING CODES
  • ENVIRONMENT
  • SELF-HELP
  • CASE LAW
  • ETHICS
  • STATE GOVERNMENT
  • CASINOS
  • FAMILY/DIVORCE
  • TAX
  • CITATORS
  • FORMBOOKS
  • TENANT/LANDLORD
  • COURT RULES
  • HANDBOOKS, TEXTBOOKS, TREATISES
  • TRIAL/APPELLATE
  • CRIMINAL
  • IMMIGRATION
  • WILLS, ESTATE PLANNING, TRUSTS
  • DICTIONARIES
  • INSURANCE
  • WORKERS COMPENSATION

HELPFUL LINKS TO LEGAL RESOURCES

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Atlantic County Library-http://www.atlanticlibrary.org/links/legal.asp
FedLaw-http://www.thecre.com/fedlaw/default.htm
Government Printing Office-http://www.access.gpo.gov
Law Engine-http://www.thelawengine.com
Legal Information Institute (Cornell)-http://www.law.cornell.edu
Municipal Codes on the Internet-http://www.generalcode.com/webcode2.html
National Law Net-http://www.lawsites.com
New Jersey Courts-http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us or www.njcourtsonline.com
New Jersey Digital Legal Library (Rutgers-Newark)-http://njlegallib.rutgers.edu
New Jersey Home Page-http://www.state.nj.us
New Jersey Legislature-http://www.njleg.state.nj.us
New Jersey State Library-http://www.njstatelib.org/Cyberdesk
Rutgers Law Library (Camden)-http://lawlibrary.rutgers.edu
Thomas (Library of Congress)-http://Thomas.loc.gov

 
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