The library is located on the first floor of the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building.
Alabama Supreme Court and State Law Library
300 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, AL 36104
The Library is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. except State holidays. (Calendar)
NOTE: Appellate Court Briefs may be filed in the State Law Library from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public
access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public
law. (Title 44 United States Code)
This is the oldest law library in Alabama, and the second oldest library in the state, dating from 1828 when it was located in the capitol in Tuscaloosa. The Library provides access to all appellate cases in the United States; all the laws passed by legislatures of the 50 states and the District of Columbia; Acts of Congress; the United States Code; and federal agency regulations. An excellent collection of legal treatises is available, including scholarly works, works for the legal practitioner, and works for the lay person.
Computers are available for public use, with unlimited free access to WestlawNext and Hein Online.
Note: Appellate Court opinions are no longer being posted to Alalinc. For access to opinions issued after 12/12/14, please go to the website of each individual appellate court. Current subscribers may still access opinions prior to 12/12/14.