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


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 collection of the Supreme Court and State Law Library, consisting of approximately 220,000 volumes, is 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.

The library welcomes suggestions for materials to be acquired for the collection.

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.

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.


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