The State Law Library houses the second largest legal collection in Minnesota. We strive to be the place where people go to find the statutes, rules, and regulations that govern the relationship between citizens and society. Anyone who needs access to legal information is welcome to contact the library. We offer legal reference services in the library, through our website, by phone, fax, email or mail. We also offer legal clinics for people considering, or working on, appeals.
The State Law Library serves the judiciary and all branches of state
and local government; the legal profession; other law, public and
academic libraries; and the general public.
These databases are all available to walk in users:
- HeinOnline (Full-text law journals)
- Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
- Minnesota Lawyer Judicial Directory
- Besides law books, the State Law Library has print and electronic
versions of statutes and case law for all states and the federal
- We are a selective depository for federal and state government
- Special collections include the Minnesota appellate court briefs
for Supreme Court decisions, Court of Appeals published decisions,
and pending cases.
- We have items incorporated by reference in Minnesota Rules.
- Minnesota continuing legal education publications, and materials
to help self-represented litigants.