Library Information


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.

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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)

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    Supreme Court and State Law Library

    Supreme Court and State Law Library

    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, practice materials for the legal professional and for the self-represented individual.

    Computers are available for public use, with unlimited free access to WestlawNext and Hein Online.

    ALALINC -- Alabama's Legal Information Center

    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.

    Contact Information

    Law Library



    Public Services
    Reference Desk


    334.229.0544 (Fax)
    334.229.0545 (Fax)

    Administrative Services
    334.229.0543 (Fax)