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Judge Myrlin O. Johnson

  Welcome to the
  Judge Myrlin O. Johnson Law Library

  The Cameron County Law Library's mission is to provide access to legal
  information to the citizens of Cameron County in ways that are reliable,
  efficient, respectful, innovative and economical.

Location and Hours
Location and Hours:

The Law Library has two locations to serve you better:

Cameron County Courthouse
Judicial Building, Third Floor
974 E. Harrison St.
Brownsville, Texas 78520                              (956) 544-0824

Oscar Dancy Building
1100 E. Monroe St.
Brownsville, Texas 78520                              (956) 982-5421

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Staff:

Law Librarian: Monica Gonzalez
Assistant Librarian: Graciela Longoria
Services
Services

The Law Library has a wide collection of legal books that include a variety of paper and electronic resources, which explain the application of state and federal law and court decisions, as well as various formbooks. Only attorneys are allowed to check out books and they have to be returned in (2) days, if not there will be a $1.00 charge per book everyday it is late. Copies are $ .25 per page. Fax service is also available. Valley wide is .50 cents per page and for out of town faxing it is $2.00 per page.

*LEGAL ADVICE CAN NOT BE GIVEN BY THE LIBRARIAN(S)


However, the librarian(s) can direct you to the materials that may be helpful in finding your answers and show you how to use the materials.
CDROM

The Law Library has (3) computers that are available to the public. There is no fee to use the computers and Internet, only if pages are printed out which then are $ .25 per page. Here is a list of books that are available on CD Rom: 

  • AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE TRIALS
  • ATLANTIC REPORTER 2ND
  • CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
  • FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT 2ND
  • IMMIGRATION RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICES
  • NORTHEASTER REPORTER 2ND
  • NORTHWESTERN REPORTER 2ND
  • PACIFIC REPORTER 2ND
  • SOUTHEASTERN REPORTER 2ND
  • SOUTHERN REPORTER 2ND
  • SUPREME COURT REPORTER
  • TEXAS ADMINSTRATIVE CODE
  • TEXAS CASES 2ND -3RD
  • TEXAS CRIMINAL JURY CHARGES, JUNE 2002
  • TEXAS JURISPRUDENCE 3RD
  • TEXAS PRACTICE SERIES
  • UNITED STATES CODE ANNOTATED
  • VERNONS TEXAS STATUES AND CODES ANNOTATED
  • WEST'S COMPLETE TEXAS FAMILY LAW
  • WEST TEXAS DIGEST
  • WEST'S TEXAS PRACTICE GUIDE
  • WRIGHT & MILLER FEDERAL PRACTICE & PROCEDURE
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