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.

The Collection

The goal of the library is to provide a comprehensive, viable collection to meet the ongoing legal information requirements of its patrons. The Supreme Court and State Law Library has one of the most extensive collections of legal materials in the state.

The Library is also one of the oldest U.S. Government Depository libraries in the United States, having been designated a depository in 1884.

Use the online catalog to search for materials that you need. If you need help in locating materials, please ask one of the public services staff for assistance.

The following are examples of the types of material provided in the library. This is not a complete list of what is available in the library.


  • Administrative Agency Regulations
  • Executive Orders of the Governor
  • Alabama Ethics Commission Opinions
  • Forms
  • Alabama Treatises
  • Government Documents
  • Appellate Court Documents
  • Legal Periodicals
  • Attorney General Opinions
  • Legislative Materials
  • Audio-visual Materials
  • Online Databases
  • Bar Examination Questions & Model Answers
  • Reference Materials
  • Case Reporters and Digests
  • Self-Help Books
  • Codes, Constitutions and Rules of Court
  • Treatises
  • Commonwealth Materials