Library Information

Location

The library is located on the first floor of the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building.

Address

Alabama Supreme Court and State Law Library
300 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, AL 36104

Hours

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.





Appellate Court Documents


Alabama Supreme Court

Alabama Supreme Court briefs (1965 to 1995 – hard copy)

Briefs are included in the microfilm Record on Appeal (1995 to present)

Complete Supreme Court Record on Appeal on microfilm (1974 to present)

Oral argument audio tapes (1974 to present)

Slip opinions of weekly releases – maintained until published in the advance sheets

Supreme Court Orders (as issued, 1995 to present)

Oral argument docket sheets—retained after arguments are heard (1987 to present)

Advisory Opinions of the Justices

Opinions of the Clerk (No. 1, 1977 to present)

Minute Books 1820 to 1983 (Book 134) on microfilm. Microfilm copies of minute books prior to 1910 are housed at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.



Alabama Courts of Appeal

Slip opinions of weekly releases — maintained until published in the advance sheets

Oral argument docket sheets — retained after arguments are heard (1989 to present Civil Appeals; 1987 to present Criminal Appeals)

Oral argument audio tapes (1994 to present Civil Appeals; 1987 to present Criminal Appeals)

Lists of Decisions Without Opinion (Criminal Appeals — retain latest year)

Slip opinions of all Alabama Appellate Courts (1995 to present) are available by subscription to Alalinc.



United States Supreme Court

Records and briefs (1976 to 2005) on microfiche