Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library The Harris Robert W. Hainsworth County Law Library is a public law library that serves the legal information needs of self-represented litigants, legal professionals, and others.

While the Harris County COVID-19 Threat Level System is Level 1 - Severe, our in-person services are suspended, and our physical location is closed. Learn more about virtual legal research support by visiting our Virtual Reference Desk: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/virtualreferencedesk.

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The #LibraryOfCongress has launched season 2 of its La Biblioteca Podcast, which centers on “Exploring Latinx Civil Righ...
10/08/2021
Research Guides: A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events in the United States: La Biblioteca Podcast Season 2

The #LibraryOfCongress has launched season 2 of its La Biblioteca Podcast, which centers on “Exploring Latinx Civil Rights in the United States.” Learn more and listen to episode 1 of the podcast here: https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights/podcast #HispanicHeritageMonth

This Hispanic Reading Room research guide focuses on 20th and 21st century American court cases, legislation, and events that had important impacts on civil rights in Chicana/o/x, Hispanic, Latina/o/x, Mexican-American and Puerto Rican communities

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: The Open Society Justice Initiative Database on #HeinOnline http://ow.ly/50uZ50GnLzA
10/07/2021

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: The Open Society Justice Initiative Database on #HeinOnline http://ow.ly/50uZ50GnLzA

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: The Open Society Justice Initiative Database on #HeinOnline http://ow.ly/50uZ50GnLzA

Join us 10/14 at 1 p.m. for a #CLE from our Legal Tech Institute, “Microsoft Word for Legal Work.” Accredited for 1.0 ho...
10/07/2021

Join us 10/14 at 1 p.m. for a #CLE from our Legal Tech Institute, “Microsoft Word for Legal Work.” Accredited for 1.0 hour of CLE in Texas. Register here: http://ow.ly/1xL650GnEqE

Join us 10/14 at 1 p.m. for a #CLE from our Legal Tech Institute, “Microsoft Word for Legal Work.” Accredited for 1.0 hour of CLE in Texas. Register here: http://ow.ly/1xL650GnEqE

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Lights! Camera!...Wait! Is There a Patent for That? http://ow.ly/Lc7I50Gn1BY
10/06/2021
Lights! Camera!...Wait! Is There a Patent for That? — Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Lights! Camera!...Wait! Is There a Patent for That? http://ow.ly/Lc7I50Gn1BY

October 6 was a momentous day in the history of the motion picture. In 1889, Thomas Edison, perhaps America’s greatest inventor, displayed the first motion picture , Monkeyshines , a film produced using the kinetog raph, a motion picture camera created by Edison’s assistant, William Kennedy La

The Houston Bar Association provides free, brief legal phone consultations through its LegalLine program on the 1st and ...
10/06/2021

The Houston Bar Association provides free, brief legal phone consultations through its LegalLine program on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. More information and a link to sign up are available here: https://www.hba.org/?pg=LegalLine.

The Houston Bar Association provides free, brief legal phone consultations through its LegalLine program on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. More information and a link to sign up are available here: https://www.hba.org/?pg=LegalLine.

Tomorrow, Oct. 6, The YMCA is hosting immigration consultations for those needing legal services. Consultations availabl...
10/05/2021
Immigration Consultations @ The YMCA - Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative

Tomorrow, Oct. 6, The YMCA is hosting immigration consultations for those needing legal services. Consultations available by phone from 9 am – 3 pm Central. Learn more, including how to sign up, here: http://ow.ly/c8Kh50GltpA.

The YMCA has a weekly consultations every Wednesday for individuals seeking legal services, such as: Naturalization & Citizenship Renewal or Replacement of LPR cards Initial application and renewal of EAD cards DACA VAWA; T-visa; U-visa; SIJS Immigration detention cases for adults Family Visas (incl...

October is a month of many observances, including #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth. The theme for 2021 is, “Do Your Part. #B...
10/04/2021

October is a month of many observances, including #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth. The theme for 2021 is, “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Find cybersecurity resources from the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) here: https://www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month.

October is a month of many observances, including #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth. The theme for 2021 is, “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Find cybersecurity resources from the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) here: https://www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month.

Today is our 106th anniversary! The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library opened its doors on October 1, 1915. ...
10/01/2021

Today is our 106th anniversary! The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library opened its doors on October 1, 1915. To learn more about our history, visit our centennial webpage: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/100.

Today is our 106th anniversary! The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library opened its doors on October 1, 1915. To learn more about our history, visit our centennial webpage: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/100.

#OnThisDay in 1822, Joseph Marion Hernández became the first Hispanic to be elected to the United States Congress. Learn...
09/30/2021

#OnThisDay in 1822, Joseph Marion Hernández became the first Hispanic to be elected to the United States Congress. Learn more about him here: http://ow.ly/I4QM50GhOvT.

#OnThisDay in 1822, Joseph Marion Hernández became the first Hispanic to be elected to the United States Congress. Learn more about him here: http://ow.ly/I4QM50GhOvT.

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - #NationalDeafAwarenessMonth: Better Communication for Safety and Justice http://ow.ly/...
09/29/2021
National Deaf Awareness Month: Better Communication for Safety and Justice — Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - #NationalDeafAwarenessMonth: Better Communication for Safety and Justice http://ow.ly/52hj50GiLc7

Last week , we recognized Hispanic Heritage Month. This week, before September concludes, we are celebrating National Deaf Awareness Month . Both are annual observances of the history, culture, and contributions of the communities they honor. An additional focus of this post is the importance of ef

Join us tomorrow at 2 p.m. Central for a free #CLE called, “Free Legal Tech for Everyone.” Accredited for 1.0 hour of CL...
09/29/2021

Join us tomorrow at 2 p.m. Central for a free #CLE called, “Free Legal Tech for Everyone.” Accredited for 1.0 hour of CLE in Texas. Register here: http://ow.ly/iyuB50Gi1Wo

Join us tomorrow at 2 p.m. Central for a free #CLE called, “Free Legal Tech for Everyone.” Accredited for 1.0 hour of CLE in Texas. Register here: http://ow.ly/iyuB50Gi1Wo

#BannedBooksWeek runs from Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2021. Learn about its history, frequently challenged books, and more from th...
09/27/2021

#BannedBooksWeek runs from Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2021. Learn about its history, frequently challenged books, and more from the American Library Association here: http://ow.ly/wo0E50Gh4Xt.

#BannedBooksWeek runs from Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2021. Learn about its history, frequently challenged books, and more from the American Library Association here: http://ow.ly/wo0E50Gh4Xt.

Today is #NationalPunctuationDay! In its honor, we are flashing back to an Ex Libris Juris blog post from last year, cal...
09/24/2021

Today is #NationalPunctuationDay! In its honor, we are flashing back to an Ex Libris Juris blog post from last year, called “In Celebration of Punctuation.” View the post here: http://ow.ly/k7AN50Gc4Ss.

Today is #NationalPunctuationDay! In its honor, we are flashing back to an Ex Libris Juris blog post from last year, called “In Celebration of Punctuation.” View the post here: http://ow.ly/k7AN50Gc4Ss.

While the Harris County COVID-19 Threat Level System is Level 1 - Severe, our in-person services are suspended, and our ...
09/23/2021

While the Harris County COVID-19 Threat Level System is Level 1 - Severe, our in-person services are suspended, and our physical location is closed. Learn more about virtual legal research support by visiting our Virtual Reference Desk: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/virtualreferencedesk.

While the Harris County COVID-19 Threat Level System is Level 1 - Severe, our in-person services are suspended, and our physical location is closed. Learn more about virtual legal research support by visiting our Virtual Reference Desk: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/virtualreferencedesk.

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Free #CLE for Texas Lawyers on 9/30/21: Free Legal Tech for Everyone (Note: This progr...
09/22/2021

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Free #CLE for Texas Lawyers on 9/30/21: Free Legal Tech for Everyone (Note: This program will be recorded, and accreditation is valid though April 2022.) http://ow.ly/nLAS50GeBPT

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Free #CLE for Texas Lawyers on 9/30/21: Free Legal Tech for Everyone (Note: This program will be recorded, and accreditation is valid though April 2022.) http://ow.ly/nLAS50GeBPT

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: Latest & Greatest – Military & Government #HeinOnline http://ow.ly/Umuo50GdS1j
09/21/2021

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: Latest & Greatest – Military & Government #HeinOnline http://ow.ly/Umuo50GdS1j

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: Latest & Greatest – Military & Government #HeinOnline http://ow.ly/Umuo50GdS1j

#OnThisDay in 1957, the iconic TV show “Perry Mason” premiered. Just a friendly reminder that surprise witnesses and evi...
09/21/2021

#OnThisDay in 1957, the iconic TV show “Perry Mason” premiered. Just a friendly reminder that surprise witnesses and evidence are not allowed in Texas – see Texas Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 194, “Required Disclosures,” for more details: http://ow.ly/cvEP50Gc3sp.

#OnThisDay in 1957, the iconic TV show “Perry Mason” premiered. Just a friendly reminder that surprise witnesses and evidence are not allowed in Texas – see Texas Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 194, “Required Disclosures,” for more details: http://ow.ly/cvEP50Gc3sp.

Time is running out to get 2.0 hours of CLE and 1.0 hour of ethics in Texas, simply for viewing our 19th Amendment Cente...
09/20/2021

Time is running out to get 2.0 hours of CLE and 1.0 hour of ethics in Texas, simply for viewing our 19th Amendment Centennial Symposium. The last day to receive #CLE credit is Sept. 22, 2021. More info and the recording link are available here: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/19thamendment

Time is running out to get 2.0 hours of CLE and 1.0 hour of ethics in Texas, simply for viewing our 19th Amendment Centennial Symposium. The last day to receive #CLE credit is Sept. 22, 2021. More info and the recording link are available here: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/19thamendment

#ChildPassengerSafetyWeek runs Sept. 19-25. Safe Kids Greater Houston offers car seat inspections for free, by appointme...
09/19/2021

#ChildPassengerSafetyWeek runs Sept. 19-25. Safe Kids Greater Houston offers car seat inspections for free, by appointment only. Find more information and phone numbers for the different inspection stations here: https://safekidsgreaterhouston.org/child-passenger-safety

#ChildPassengerSafetyWeek runs Sept. 19-25. Safe Kids Greater Houston offers car seat inspections for free, by appointment only. Find more information and phone numbers for the different inspection stations here: https://safekidsgreaterhouston.org/child-passenger-safety

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Insuring Your Risk Against Cyber Attacks #CyberInsurance #Cyberattack  http://ow.ly/ZB...
09/16/2021
Insuring Your Risk Against Cyber Attacks — Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Insuring Your Risk Against Cyber Attacks #CyberInsurance #Cyberattack http://ow.ly/ZBCM50GbeHw

During the month of August alone, the Center for Strategic & International Studies recorded nine cyber attacks that targeted government agencies and/or high-tech companies or caused an economic loss of more than one million dollars . As of May 25, 2021, according to the Health Sector Cyb

Join us today a 2 pm for a free #CLE called “Intermediate Legal Research on Westlaw.” CLE credit generously provided by ...
09/16/2021

Join us today a 2 pm for a free #CLE called “Intermediate Legal Research on Westlaw.” CLE credit generously provided by the vendor. For details and to register, go to: http://ow.ly/TCa450G9bm6

Join us today a 2 pm for a free #CLE called “Intermediate Legal Research on Westlaw.” CLE credit generously provided by the vendor. For details and to register, go to: http://ow.ly/TCa450G9bm6

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Free #CLE for Texas Lawyers Tomorrow: Intermediate Legal Research on Westlaw http://ow...
09/15/2021

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Free #CLE for Texas Lawyers Tomorrow: Intermediate Legal Research on Westlaw http://ow.ly/V0C750G9ItA

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog - Free #CLE for Texas Lawyers Tomorrow: Intermediate Legal Research on Westlaw http://ow.ly/V0C750G9ItA

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: Trans Legal Aid Clinic Houston -- FREE Virtual Clinics September 16 & 18 http://ow.ly/G...
09/14/2021
Trans Legal Aid Clinic Houston -- FREE Virtual Clinics September 16 & 18 — Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

New on the Ex Libris Juris blog: Trans Legal Aid Clinic Houston -- FREE Virtual Clinics September 16 & 18 http://ow.ly/G0AQ50G9M3O

Do you need to update your ID and other documents? The Trans Legal Aid Clinic - Houston can help! Volunteer attorneys will assist you in navigating the process to correct your name and/or gender marker on your identifying documents (driver’s license, passport, birth certificate, etc.). Clinics wil...

To celebrate #NationalColoringDay, check out these children’s activity books from the State Bar of Texas about the law, ...
09/14/2021

To celebrate #NationalColoringDay, check out these children’s activity books from the State Bar of Texas about the law, going to court, and divorce: http://ow.ly/S4Bj50G8TlM

To celebrate #NationalColoringDay, check out these children’s activity books from the State Bar of Texas about the law, going to court, and divorce: http://ow.ly/S4Bj50G8TlM

Due to inclement weather, the Law Library will be closed on Tuesday, 9/14/2021. Staff will not be answering phones or mo...
09/13/2021

Due to inclement weather, the Law Library will be closed on Tuesday, 9/14/2021. Staff will not be answering phones or monitoring voicemails or emails.

Due to inclement weather, the Law Library will be closed on Tuesday, 9/14/2021. Staff will not be answering phones or monitoring voicemails or emails.

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