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.

Administrative Services Division

The Administrative Services staff performs various functions to ensure that the library operates efficiently and meets the present and future needs of our patrons. This division supports the day-to-day operation of the library by:

  • Maintaining the switchboard
  • Handling the accounting functions of the library
  • Resolving any issues with publishers and vendors
  • Negotiating contracts for library services
  • Overseeing the library‚Äôs collection development plan
  • Maintaining personnel and payroll records
  • Maintaining the rare book collection
  • Ensuring that the physical facilities and equipment for the library are properly maintained
  • Preparing an annual budget and operations plan

Web Resources

The Library provides access to WestlawNext for the appellate courts and state trial courts. In-library public access to Westlaw and to HeinOnline is provided at no charge.

The Electronic Services Librarian is also responsible for maintaining this website.

Tours, Museum, & Archives

Aside from its role as a legal information center, the law library also serves as the museum and archives of the Alabama Judicial System. The purpose of this program is to foster the preservation and dissemination of the judicial history of the State of Alabama. The Judicial Building houses museum exhibits and volunteer docents conduct tours for numerous visitors and school classes throughout the Judicial Building.

To schedule your group for a tour, please contact the Public Education Coordinator at 334.229.0572.