The main purpose of the Law Library is to make available to practicing attorneys a collection of materials needed for legal research.
The Law Library is located on the 5th floor of the Courthouse. It is open to the public during the regular business hours of the courthouse.
The collection consists mainly of primary sources of law, including federal and Alabama statutes, court rules, administrative regulations, and cases; reported cases from the appellate level courts of all fifty states the library also contains sources that explain the law, such as treatises, law reviews, loose-leaf services and legal encyclopedias. All library materials are continuously updated to reflect changes in the law. Online research is also available via Lexis Nexis.
The library staff provides reference assistance to library patrons, but they do not do legal research for people.
Morgan County Courthouse
302 Lee St. N.E.
Decatur, AL 35601
Tel: (256) 351-4728
Fax: (256) 560-6126
Library Hours are: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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