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  • 101 West Jefferson St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85003
    Arizona - Superior Court Law Library

    In addition to offering a wide variety of online research databases, the library houses approximately 150,000 volumes.

  • 625 Marshall Street
    Little Rock, AR 72202
    Arkansas - Arkansas Supreme Court Library
  • 107 Waterman Hall
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Arkansas - National Agricultural Law Center

    The National Agricultural Law Center is the only agricultural law research and information facility that is independent, national and international in scope, and directly connected to the national agricultural information network.

  • 280 N. College Avenue
    Suite 520
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    Arkansas - Washington County Law Library

    Mission: To provide quality access to legal information services in a cost-effective manner to the judiciary, members of the bar, government employees and to the general public.

  • 125 Twelfth Street
    Oakland CA 94607
    California - Bernard E. Witkin Alameda County Law Library

    The law library provides free access to the judiciary, state and county officials, members of the bar and residents of the county.

  • 1020 Ward Street, 1st Floor
    Martinez, CA 94553
    California - Contra Costa County Public Law Library

    The Contra Costa County Public Law Library makes available informational resources to serve the research needs of the judiciary, members of the State Bar, county employees, and the general public.

  • 1100 Van Ness, Room 600
    Fresno, California 93721
    California - Fresno County Public Law Library
  • 301 West First Street
    Los Angeles, California 90012
    California - LA Law Library

    For over 100 years, the LA Law Library has provided access to legal information and materials for the legal community, government officials, the business community and the general public. With nearly 1,000,000 books and documents, we are the second largest public law library in the United States.

  • California - Law Library for San Bernardino County

    Our mission is to provide public access to current legal information. The Law Library maintains a comprehensive legal reference research collection, including state and federal cases and statutes, national and California treatises, legal periodicals (law reviews), legal encyclopedias, electronic databases, and self-help materials.

  • Monterey Courthouse
    1200 Aguajito Road, Rm. 202
    Monterey, CA 93940
    California - Monterey County Law Library

    The Monterey County Law Library is dedicated to supplying the public and legal community with the best possible access to legal materials through hard copy holdings and electronic media, including the internet.

  • 515 North Flower Street
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    California - Orange County Public Law Library

    Any person who qualifies to register may borrow material from the Library. Any resident, Judge, Official of Orange County or an Attorney who resides or has a law office in Orange County may register as a borrower.

  • 520 Main Street, Room 414
    Quincy, CA 95971
    California - Plumas County Law Library

    The library offers legal resources to serve the research needs of the judiciary, members of the State Bar, county officials and employees, and the general public.

  • 3989 Lemon Street
    Riverside, California 92501
    California - Riverside County Law Library

    The goal of the Board of Trustees for the Riverside County Law Library is to make available to the judiciary, state and county officials, members of the state and local bar, and all residents of the county, current legal materials, modern facilities and adequate trained staff, which will enable them to perform the highest level of research and practice

  • 813 Sixth Street, First Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    California - Sacramento County Public Law Library

    The Sacramento County Public Law Library serves the bench, bar and citizens of Sacramento County. The California County Law Library system was established in 1891. Sacramento County Public Law Library is the 6th largest of California's 58 county law libraries with more than 65,000 volumes. The library is a practice library, focusing on practical materials for attorneys and lay persons.

  • 1105 Front St
    San Diego, CA 92101-3904
    California - San Diego County Public Law Library

    Mission: Make legal information available to users in the most appropriate and relevant format possible.

  • Civic Center (Main Library)
    Veterans War Memorial Building
    401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 400
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    California - San Francisco Law Library

    It is the mission of the San Francisco Law Library to provide the judiciary, the public, the bar, and city, county, and state officials free access and use of legal reference materials in order that they may conduct their legal affairs and preserve their legal rights.

  • 1050 Monterey Street Room 125
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
    California - San Luis Obispo County Law Library

    It is the mission of the San Luis Obispo County Law Library to provide current legal materials that meet the legal research and information needs of Law Library users in San Luis Obispo County. We serve all members of the community and county government.

  • Cohn-Sorenson Building
    710 Hamilton Street
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    California - San Mateo County Law Library

    The mission of the San Mateo County Law Library is to provide access to legal materials to all persons interested in the law. To meet this end, the Law Library is a resource library open to the Judiciary, members of the State Bar of California, and all residents of the County of San Mateo and the State of California for the purpose of legal research and the examination of law books and other legal materials.

  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse
    1100 Anacapa ST. 2nd flr
    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    California - Santa Barbara County Law Library

    The law library is open to the public and are committed to providing legal information to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.

  • 360 North First Street
    San Jose, CA 95113-1004
    California - Santa Clara County Law Library

    Since our founding in 1874, our mission had remain the same, to empower our residents to do their own legal research. We are open to general public.

  • 701 Ocean Street, Rm. 070
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    California - Santa Cruz County Law Library

    Since 1896 the library has grown from a few shelves of books in the District Attorney's office on the lower floor of the former CooperHouse, to an excellent library containing 16,000 volumes supplemented with computerized online databases, plus a citizen's self-help collection.

  • County Courthouse
    600 Administration Drive, Room 213-J
    Santa Rosa
    California - Sonoma County Law Library

    The collection consists of over 29,000 volumes and includes: Federal and California codes, statutes, administrative regulations, court and administrative agency decisions and government documents. Federal, state and local rules of court Sonoma County Code, municipal codes for Santa Rosa and surrounding communities California and Federal practice guides and research tools, including digests, encyclopedias, form books, CEB and Rutter Group publications, weekly jury verdicts and jury instructions Legal periodicals, texts, treatises, practice aids, looseleaf publications, California legislative bills and CEB audiotapes

  • 1101 13th Street
    Modesto, CA 95354
    California - Stanislaus County Law Library

    The Stanislaus County Law Library provides free access to legal information for the judiciary, members of the State Bar, public officials, and to all residents of the county for the purpose of education and research.

  • 221 South Mooney Boulevard, Room 1
    County Courthouse
    Visalia, California 93291-4543
    California - Tulare County Law Library

    The Tulare County Public Law Library is a free law library serving the citizens, legal professionals, and judicial officers of Tulare County.

  • Ventura County Government Center complex
    800 S. Victoria Avenue,
    Ventura, California
    California - Ventura County Law Library

    The mission of the Ventura County Law Library is to provide access to current legal resources by providing an up-to-date research collection, supporting services, and new technologies possible within the scope of funding available to the Law Library

  • 204 Fourth Street, Suite A
    Woodland, CA 95695
    California - Yolo County Law Library

    The Yolo County Law Library serves the bench, bar and citizens of Yolo County and surrounding counties. The Law Library is a small-to-medium-sized law library with more than 15,500 volumes. Library use is free to all.

  • Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Justice Center
    2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
    Viera, FL 32940
    Florida - Brevard County Law Library

    The Brevard County Law Library contains federal laws and Florida statutes, case law reporters, digests, treatises on law, form books and practice guides. In addition to books, selected resources are available on CD-ROM. Staff performs limited computer searches for a fee.

  • 702 W. Idaho St., 4th Floor,
    Boise, ID 83702
    Idaho - Idaho State Law Library

    The primary mission of the Idaho State Law Library is to assist the Idaho Supreme Court in carrying out its responsibility for the administration of justice in the state and to help increase the public's access to and understanding of the court system.

  • 100 N. Kansas Ave., 1st Floor
    Olathe, KS 66061
    Kansas - Johnson County Law Library

    The library contains most resources needed for researching the law of the United States, Kansas or other states.

  • County Courts Building
    401 Bosley Avenue
    Towson, MD 21204
    Maryland - Baltimore County Circuit Court Law Library

    The primary obligation of the Baltimore County Circuit Court Law Library is to provide legal information and information services to the judges, attorneys, paralegals, government officials, and citizens representing themselves in legal matters who reside or practice in Baltimore County, Maryland

  • Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
    361 Rowe Blvd.
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Maryland - Maryland State Law Library

    The Maryland State Law Library provides legal information to the State's appellate courts and other branches of State government and serves as a resource center for Circuit Court libraries throughout the State.

  • Massachusetts - Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

    Library Branches in Barnstable, Brockton, Fall River, Fitchburg, Greenfield, Lawrence, Lowell, New Bedford, Northampton, Norwood, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Salem, Springfield, Taunton, Woburn, Worcester

  • 1200 North Telegraph Road
    Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341
    Michigan - Oakland County Law Library

    We serve government and court employees, attorneys, students and the general public. We offer our patrons access to a current Michigan, state and federal law collection to help them answer their questions about the law.

  • C-2451 Government Center
    300 S. Sixth St.
    Minneapolis, MN 55487
    Minnesota - Hennepin County Law Library

    Our mission is to provide access to legal information, a basic component of access to justice, to all citizens of the County, in ways that are reliable, efficient, respectful, innovative, and economical.

  • Washington County Government Center
    14949 62nd Street North, Room 436
    Stillwater, MN 55082
    Minnesota - Washington County Law Library

    Mission: To provide quality legal information services in a cost-effective manner to the judiciary, members of the bar, government employees and members of the public.

  • 309 South Third St., Suite 400
    Las Vegas, NV 89155-7340

    Nevada - Clark County Law Library

    The Clark County Law Library is a public law library open to everyone and there is no fee to use the library. The Law Library maintains in its collection both state and federal statutes, regulations, and cases, as well as commentary (in the form of treatises and periodicals). The entire collection contains more than 48,000 volumes, over 260 periodical titles, nearly 150 topical loose-leaf services, and six computerized databases that total 35 CDs.

  • Historic Courthouse
    75 Court Street
    Reno, Nevada
    Nevada - Washoe County Law Library

    The Washoe County Law Library's print collection includes statutes and reported court decisions from all 50 states and the federal government. The Law Library has over 52,000 volumes and 52,000 microfiche in its& collection.

  • 10 Journal Sq., Suite 200,
    Hamilton, Ohio 45011
    Ohio - Butler County Law Library

    Mission: To make available to the judiciary, county and state officials and the legal community, current legal materials, modern facilities and sufficient, trained staff to enable the users to perform the highest level of research and practice

  • 810 Third Street
    Beaver, PA 15009
    Pennsylvania - Beaver County Law Library

    The Law Library is a Pennsylvania practice library, with almost everything one would need for any Pennsylvania legal issue. It also has the basics for federal practice. This library has nothing for any other states -- that material would need to be obtained from a larger law library

  • 833 Chestnut East, Suite 1220
    Philadelphia, PA 19107-4429
    Pennsylvania - Jenkins Law Library

    As the nationís oldest law library, it is committed to providing value through its outstanding service, comprehensive access to legal and other information, relevant educational programs, the latest technologies, and a hospitable place to work and visit.

  • Civil Law Collection
    600 Commerce Street
    Dallas, TX 75202
    Criminal Law Collection
    133 N. Industrial Blvd.
    Dallas, TX 75207
    Texas - Dallas County Law Library
  • 1200 Franklin Street
    Vancouver, WA 98660
    Washington - Clark County Law Library

    The library has a collection of materials including Washington case reports, The Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, Jury Verdicts Northwest, Northwest Justice, Washington State RCW and WAC, and the US Code Annotated. There are also a variety of other reporters and practice aids.

  • King County Courthouse Suite W-621
    516 3rd Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98104
    Washington - King County Law Library

    The King County Law Library serves the legal and law related information needs of the county, including the judges, county officials, members of the Bar and other county residents. The Library cooperates with the community to enhance knowledge of the law and to facilitate access to the justice system.

  • Washington - Kitsap County Law Library
  • 930 Tacoma Ave. S.
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    Washington - Pierce County Law Library

    The mission of the Pierce County Law Library is to provide legal information services to the bench, bar, state and local governments and the public to assist them in their efforts to use the legal system effectively.

  • 3000 Rockefeller M/S 703
    Everett, WA 98201
    Washington - Snohomish County Law Library

    The Law Library has over 20,000 volumes of approximately 1300 separate titles. This collection includes all primary legal materials at the state and federal levels, and a collection of secondary legal resources including regularly updated loose-leaf titles which contain the latest information on many areas of the law.

  • 421 West Riverside Avenue (Paulsen Bldg)
    Spokane, WA 99201
    Washington - Spokane County Law Library

    The purpose of the Spokane County Law Library is to provide legal information and information services to the judiciary, attorneys, law firm librarians, other members of the legal community, and citizens needing legal information who reside in Spokane County in the State of Washington

  • Courthouse Suite B-03, 311 Grand Avenue,
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    Washington - Whatcom County Law Library

    The library maintains a small collection of over 15,000 volumes containing the fundamental Washington laws and practice guides; Federal laws; U.S. Supreme Court reports; regional case law; legal encyclopedias, digests, and law reports; and a small collection of reference materials.