List of Law Libraries Serving Prisoners
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UALR/Pulaski County Law Library1203 McMath AvenueLittle RockAR72202PulaskiServes inmates and other prison residents located at institutions throughout Arkansas and North Texas by providing photocopies of legal materials for a fee.After request is received, the library staff will count the number of pages and return the request to the prisoner giving the cost for the materials requested. Upon receipt of a certified check or money order, materials will be copied and shipped. Payment by cash through mail is not recommended. Payment by any other type of check will result in delay in providing the materials, until the check clears the bank and is deposited.Fee-based document delivery copying services available, where exact citations provided. All prisoner requests must come through the prison library. Will not perform reference work. Will lend and ship books and other physical materials via InterLibrary Loan process only in exceptional circumstances.No effort is made to correct incorrect citations. Citations must include the title of the book, the volume number, and the page numbers; if a statute is requested, the name of the state, the chapter or title of the section and a section number is needed. Additional information such as names of parties or dates is helpful. Prisoners should seek to fill their requests from materials at their institution's library before placing requests with the UALR/Pulaski County Law Library. Updated 2014
Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records1700 W. WashingtonPhoenixAZ85007MaricopaServes prisoners in Arizona only.$.25 per page, $2.00 mailing fee. Prepayment required.Fee-based document delivery.Correct citations required. Updated 2014
Maricopa County Superior Court Law Library101 W. Jefferson St.PhoenixAZ85003MaricopaWill respond to any request received.$2.50 service charge plus $.50 per page; prepayment required; pay to order of Superior Court Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned.Updated 2014
Yavapai County Law LibraryCourthouse – Room 104120 South Cortez StreetPrescottAZ86301YavapaiWill respond to any request received. Services officially limited to ArizonaThe charge for printouts is ten cents per page. We may be able to provide copies of documents or cases with an exact citation, but there is a fee for this service. Our charges are a $2.50 service charge, plus 50 cents per page. Prepayment in the exact amount in the form of a check or money order made payable to Superior Court Law Library is required.Fee-based document delivery only.Library staff will make every reasonable effort to respond to requests for specific legal materials such as statutes, court rules and case law. We cannot give legal assistance, interpret the law, or fill any requests in which it is unclear what is being requested. Updated 2014
California State Library, Witkin State Law LibraryPO Box 942837914 Capitol MallSacramentoCA94237/95814SacramentoServes prisoners in California correctional institutions only through prison libraries under procedures established by the Dept. of Corrections. Under the procedures prison libraries should use the Sacramento County Law Library to obtain materials.None (but provided only under arrangement described above).Interlibrary loan and photocopies under arrangement above.We do not provide materials directly to prisoners. Updated 2014
LA Law Library301 West First StreetLos AngelesCA90012-3100Los AngelesServes prisoners and other institutional residents located in California.Will respond to out of state inmates on a limited basis. $.20 per page plus $5.00 transaction charge per written request. Copying micro format: $.30 per page plus $5.00 transaction charge. Prepayment by check or money order is preferred but will send a limited number of pages without payment. Also accept third party credit/debit card payments. Payee: Los Angeles County Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned. Limited reference and research work. Will reply to letter, phone, and email requests.Correct citations are not required. Preference is to in-state prisoners; others served as time and staff permits. Updated 2014
Sacramento County Public Law Library609 Ninth StreetSacramentoSacramentoCA95814SacramentoUnder contract with Department of Corrections to provide document delivery and reference services to prisoners in California correctional institutions. Requests must be approved by prison library staff. No assistance for requests received directly from prisoners. Sacramento County Jail staff take requests from local inmates, obtain books from the Library, and return books to the Library.$.15 per page. Prepayment required. Exact amount required; surplus forfeited. Payee: Connecticut State Library.Fee-based document delivery, limited to 200 pages per request. Reference services limited to one hour per request. Material not loaned to state institutions. Local jail staff have a library card, and regular borrowing privileges.
San Diego County Law Library1105 Front StreetSan DiegoCA92101-3904San DiegoServes prisoners and other institutional residents located at institutions in California.$.20 per page, $5.00 fee per book, plus postage. Prepayment required; stamps are accepted. Payee: San Diego County Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. Lends library materials to prisoners of San Diego County Jail under procedures set up by Sheriff under Federal Court consent decree. Loan periods are 3 or 7 days. Library provides no research.One request per prisoner per week. Correct citations required.
San Francisco Law Library1145 Market Street, 4th FloorSan FranciscoCA94103San FranciscoPrisoners throughout California who contact us.Free but limited to one or two pages.Limited reference assistance. Limited free photocopies. Referrals to relevant agencies & sources. No loans.None
Colorado Supreme Court LibraryB112 State Judicial Bldg.2 East 14th Ave.DenverCO80203DenverInmates in Colorado and other jurisdictions.$0.50 per page, must be pre-paid via check or money order made out to Colorado Supreme Court Library. Limit of 7 cases/statutes per request.Fee-based document deliveryExact citations required. Cannot Shepardize,
National Indian Law Library1522 BroadwayBoulderCO80302BoulderPrisoners in the U.S. with requests relating to Indian Law only. Generally free for less than 40 pages, otherwise a donation is requested. Payee is the National Indian Law Library. Bills will not be sent without first notifying the patron.Services available are: document delivery, reference/research, cite checking. No loans. Email address of person who can accept content on behalf of the prisoner is encouraged and allows them to offer electronic documents in a timely way.None listed. Updated 2014.
Connecticut State Library, Law/Legislative Reference231 Capitol AvenueHartfordCT06106HartfordServes "courts and citizens of the state" (Conn.Gen. Stat. 11-19b).$.15 per page plus $3 handling per order. Only three items per request. Prepayment required. Exact amount required; surplus forfeited. Payee: Connecticut State Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned.Correct citations required. Does not provide forms. Will reply to all requests. Updated 2014
Law Library at New HavenCounty Courthouse235 Church StreetNew HavenCT06510New HavenCourt personnel, attorneys, public patrons$.10 per page when patron makes photocopy; $.25 per page when staff make copies and copies are mailed.Fee-based document delivery.None listed.
Georgetown Law Library111 G St NWWashingtonDC20001N/AAny prisonerFreeWill only be able to accept and respond to a limited number of letters received each month; all remaining prisoner correspondence received that month will be returned to the sender with no response. Only primary U.S. legal materials may be requested, and can only provide materials available through free online sources.Correct citations required. No limit on the number of citations that may be requested, but no more than 50 sheets (double-sided) will be mailed per request. Updated 2017
Howard University School of Law Library2929 Van Ness Street NWWashingtonDC20008Any prisonerFree- *We cannot photocopy more than 100 pages per request letter.Limited, free photocopies provided of primary legal materials. Citations required. No materials loaned. Exact citations needed. We do not Shepardize cases. Updated 2014.
Alachua County Library District401 East University Ave.GainesvilleFL32601AlachuaInmates in Alachua County who are housed at the Alachua County Sheriff's Office Department of the Jail.There is no billing or prepaid requirement. Through an interlocal agreement, the ACSO compensates the ACLD for providing library service to inmates via the Jail Library. It is currently on a three year agreement.Document Delivery from the Jail Library’s resources is provided to inmates who are unable to visit the library. If the requested information cannot be found using their citation, the request form is returned to them for clarification. Jail Library staff also provides reference service to users. In addition, the Library does allow inmates to check out materials from the collection. They are allowed to check out two items per weekly visit for a loan period of six weeks per item.We do not take phone requests. The inmate’s request is submitted to Classification. The request is approved and signed off on by a Jail staff member before library staff receives it. Request forms are not taken directly from the inmate. If it is something that we cannot process for whatever reason, the form is sent to the inmate with an explanation of why it could not be filled. Updated 2014.
St. Thomas University Law Library16400 NW 32 AvenueMiamiFL33054DadeServes prisoners and other institution residents, including detainees, located at institutions throughout Florida.$.10 per page; limit of 5 requests per letter. Prepayment required; Payee: St. Thomas University Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned. Limited reference work.none listed
University of Florida Lawton Chiles Legal Information CenterP.O. Box 117628GainesvilleFL32611AlachuaProvides photocopies of cases or statutes for a fee to inmates housed in the state of Florida.$0.15 per page, plus tax.  The library may limit the total amount to $20.00Fee-based document delivery of cases and statutes, by citation only.
Mercer University Law Library1021 Georgia AveMaconGA31207BibbPrisoners in the southeastPrepayment by money order required. $0.10 per page plus clerical fee based on number of pages. Maximum of 100 pages.100% postal mail service. Fee-based document delivery. No loans. No reference work or legal advice.Correct citations required. U.S. mail requests only. Updated 2014.
Hawaii Dept. of Public Safety -- Library Services919 Ala MoanaRoom 405HonoluluHI96814HonoluluInmates under the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Safety, State of Hawaii.$.05 per copy charged/debited against inmate's account.Scheduled use of law libraries located in each correctional facility on the islands of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai.None listed.
Idaho State Law Library (University of Idaho)514 W. JeffersonBoiseID83702AdaServes inmates in Idaho prisons and other correctional institutions and Idaho inmates out-of-state. May provide service to other inmates incarcerated out-of-state if time permits.$.15 per page; prepayment required; $5.00 fee for copy card service (not required); postage and handling based on number of pages ($1.00 minimum); check or money order; Payee: "University of Idaho" or "U of I"Fee-based document delivery. No materials loaned. No reference work done.Correct citations required. No phone requests.
Kane County Law Library37 W. 777 Rt. 38St. CharlesIL60175Kane CountyInmates with pending jailable Kane County offenses. Requests will not be filled for inmates with attorneys or who are in a facility with a library containing legal materials.No charge.Delivery of copies of specific citations. General requests and requests for Illinois Compiled Statute sections will not be filled.Requests must be in writing and include the name of the inmate making the request, their inmate/booking number, and their Kane County case number. Limit of 10 citation requests per inmate per month. Requests for information previously supplied will not be fulfilled. Exact citations required. Requests for entire chapters or more than 50 pages may be denied based on copyright compliance and/or staff time and resources. Will not supply service to inmates incarcerated in location with existing law library. Updated 2014.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law Library211 S. Indiana Ave.BloomingtonIN47405MonroePrisoners incarcerated in the state of IndianaNo chargeWill send up to 50 pages at a time of specific legal sounces (i.e. request includes citation)Will not send more than 50 pages. List most important material requested first. Make requests to Leopold Loeb c/o Law Library at Maurer School of Law. Updated 2014.
Johnson County Law Library100 N. Kansas Ave.Courthouse, Room 101OlatheKS66061JohnsonJohnson County Detention Center$.12 per page for cases printed from Westlaw. Fee-based document delivery; no reference or research.Request must be made using "Johnson County Adult Detention Center Inmate Request Form." Limit of one request (up to 5 citations) per inmate per week. Exact, accurate, complete, and legible citations required. Only citations to court cases, Missouri or Kansas statutes, and Attorney General opinions will be processed. Will not process materials available in the Detention Center Library. Citations that were previously requested and copied for inmate will not be processed again. Updated 2014.
Kansas Supreme Court Law Library301 SW 10th Ave.Kansas Judicial CenterTopekaKS66612ShawneeInmates in state facilities, local jails, federal prisons, and other jurisdictions$0.15 per page for copies plus postage. Checks or money orders payable to Kansas Supreme Court Law LibraryFee-based document delivery. Limited reference/research as time permits. No material loaned.Requests must be legible. Correct citations preferred. Will accept telephone requests (785-296-3257) if charges are not reversed. Do not send money with requests. Submit requests first. Library will respond with quote. Prepayment required. Updated 2014
University of Kansas Wheat Law Library1535 W. 15th StreetGreen HallLawrenceKS66045-7609DouglasPrisoners and other institution residents located at institutions in Kansas, as well as those outside the state who require Kansas materials.$3.00 per citation; 50 page limit per citation.Fee-based document delivery; photocopies/printouts of case opinions and articles. Items will be loaned to libraries at Kansas institutions only. Requests for legal assistance referred to Law School's Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies.Correct citations required; requests accepted by phone or by mail to ILL Department - may be made through institution staff or directly from inmate; notification will be given if unable to fill request. Updated 2014.
Law Library of Louisiana400 Royal St.Second floorNew OrleansLA70130-2104Orleans ParishInmates in Louisiana prisons and Louisiana inmates in out of state prisons$.30 per page plus postagePhotocopy service only of case law, statutes,
and law review articles.
Correct citations required. No forms provided. Does not provide legal advice. Does not answer legal questions. Updated 2014.
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center1 East Campus DriveBaton RougeLA70803-1010East Baton Rouge ParishServe prisoners and other institution residents located at institutions in Louisiana.$.20 per page, plus postage and $2.00 handling charge. Prepayment required; exact amount required. Money orders accepted. Payee: Louisiana State University Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned. No reference work.Correct citations required. Updated 2014.
Tulane Law LibraryAttn: Prisoner Letters6329 Freret StreetNew OrleansLA70118-6231OrleansInmates in Louisiana prisons and other correctional facilities.No charge for up to fifty pages per request. Limited to one request per month.Photocopies of cases, statutes, law reviews, etc. No reference service. No material loaned.Correct citations required. Request must be in writing and legible. Updated 2014
Bristol Law Library9 Court StreetTauntonMA2780BristolServe prisoners located at institutions in Massachusetts.$0.10 per pageUpdated 2014
Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Norfolk Law LibraryMCI-Norfolk, 2 Clark StreetPO Box 43NorfolkMA02056NorfolkServes only prisoners housed at Massachusetts Correction Institution, Norfolk. Interlibrary loan for other Massachusetts Correctional Institutions.No charge. No cases or transcripts.Photocopies. No material loaned. Reference work provided by professional librarian. Library functions as a research room with generous access for prisoners.Photocopying done only for in-house prisoners and for other Massachusetts Correction Institutions. Updated 2014
Western New England University School of Law Library1215 Wilbraham RoadSpringfieldMA01119HampdenServes prisoners and other institution residents located at institutions in Massachusetts.Free to inmates. Page limitation.Document delivery of cases and statutes upon receipt of correct citations. No reference service.Requests must be made in writing, be legible, and contain correct citations. Updated 2014
Maryland State Law LibraryRobert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building361 Rowe BoulevardAnnapolisMD21401Anne ArundelServes primarily prisoners and other residents located in Maryland. Will serve out-of-state prisoners. Materials provided by the Library are subject to standard document delivery fees of $.50 per page, prepaid. Requests for cases from MD corrections residents can be sent through the institution's librarian to the LASI service, which provides the text of cases for free. The Library is not a part of the LASI service, and cannot provide materials for free.Photocopies (document delivery) only. The Library is a non-circulating facility, and does not loan materials.
Requests for cite-checking are subject to the same document delivery fees as photocopies.
Residents of correctional facilities are considered members of the public in regard to Library services. As with reference requests from all other members of the public, Library staff will, when and where possible, point researchers to helpful resources and referrals. All incoming correspondence will receive a reply; if the Library cannot assist, the response will so indicate. Updated 2014.
Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library, University of Maine School of Law246 Deering AvenuePortlandME04102CumberlandServes prisoners and other institution residents located in Maine only.$.25 per page (subject to change).Fee-based document delivery. No reference work.Send to attention of "Interlibrary Loans". Updated 2014
Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library43 State House StationAugustaME04333KennebecSupports legal information services of Maine correctional institutions. Provides Maine legal information only to institutional residents outside Maine.Provides scanned material directly to the institutional library or education department.Requests must be made through the institutional library or education departmentUpdated 2014
Library of Michigan, State Law Library702 W. Kalamazoo StreetPO Box 30007LansingMI48909InghamPersons incarcerated in state correctional facilities in Michigan.$5.00 per document, up to 25 pages; additional $.20 per page for documents longer than 25 pages.Fee-based document delivery; no reference or research.Submit requests through institutional librarian. Requests must include full citation. Updated 2014.
Oakland County Law Library1200 N. Telegraph RoadDept. 450PontiacMI48341-0450OaklandPersons incarcerated in Oakland County jail facilities only.Photocopies paid for out of the jail's commissary fund.Photocopies of legal reference material, by citation only. Small Michigan law collections in each jail facility. Leisure reading materials.None listed.
Minnesota State Law Library25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.St. PaulMN55155-6102RamseyServes inmates at the eight adult state correctional facilities. Additionally, they serve inmates in other state/federal facilities who are serving Minnesota Department of Corrections time. The Law Library Service to Prisoners Program operates out of the State Law Library, but is funded by the MN Department of Corrections.There is no cost for eligible patrons. There is a limit of eight citations (up to 80 pages) per two-week period. They do not copy any materials owned by the institution library.Three circuit-riding law librarians visit eight state facilities on a regular basis. The librarians provide on-site reference assistance and training in legal research in the prison. Inmates can also request materials via phone or mail. Additional research is conducted by law librarians using State Law Library collection.Address requests to : Law Library Service to Prisoners. Updated 2014.
Ramsey County Law Library1815 Court House15 Kellogg Blvd. W.St. PaulMN55102RamseyInmates in the Ramsey County Jail and the Ramsey County Workhouse only.Will send up to 50 pages per week per inmate, free of cost.Basic legal reference questions and photocopying. Take Workhouse requests over the phone, but due to volume jail inmates are required to use a special written form. Materials are sent by US mail to contact persons at the facilities for distribution.Fill only requests relating to underlying criminal charges. Other requests, i.e., civil, have to be sent to the State Law Library. Updated 2014
Missouri Supreme Court LibrarySupreme Court Building, 207 West High St.PO Box 448Jefferson CityMO65102ColeAny prisoner who requests material and sends prepayment.
Not limited to Missouri prisoners.
$.10 per page copy fee; prepayment required; check or money order for exact amount made payable to the Missouri Supreme Court
Library. No limits per request.
Fee-based document delivery for correct citations. No material loaned. No reference work. Correct citations required. Phone requests taken (prisoners and jail staff). Requests can be
addressed to the Missouri Supreme Court Library. Requests accepted from
jail staff and/or prisoners. We will notify the patron by letter if we
cannot fulfill the request. Updated 2014.
University of North Carolina Law LibraryVan Hecke-Wettach Building100 Ridge RoadChapel HillNC27599-3385OrangeServes prisoners and other institution residents located at institutions in North Carolina only.$.25 per page - minimum charge $5.00, including postage and handling charge. Only one copy of copyrighted material. Prepayment required for orders from individuals. Institutions will be invoiced. No cash accepted; must be in check form. Deposits allowed. Payee: University of North Carolina School of Law Library.Fee-based document delivery service. No material loaned. No reference work done. Requests over 100 pages by be postponed or limited. Requests for research assistance will be directed to Law School Prisoners' Rights Project.Correct citations required. Updated 2014
Wake Forest School of Law - Professional Center Library1834 Wake Forest RoadWinston SalemNC27109ForsythLibrary is open to anyone. Respond to mail requests from people incarcerated in North Carolina.Free to inmates. Page limitation.Document delivery of case law and limited other materials. No reference service.Requests must be made in writing and legible.
Citations required.
Creighton Law Library & Legal Research Center2500 California PlazaOmahaNE68178DouglasOnly prisoners housed in the Omaha, Nebraska metropolitan area.$.10 per page plus $5.00 per citation service charge.Fee-based document delivery. Lends materials only in exceptional circumstances. Very limited reference service.None listed.
New Hampshire Law LibrarySupreme Court BuildingOne Charles Doe DriveConcordNHZip Code 03301Will respond to any request received.$0.50 per page for copies. Prepayment not required. No documents provided if outstanding fees by patron. We provide document delivery and will ILL materials as long as appropriate measures are taken to safeguard the materials. That generally means that the materials must be used under supervision. We will provide reference services and cite-checking; we do not provide research. If asked, we would provide visits or trainings within New Hampshire. “Correct” citations are not required but some sort of identifying information is required as long as there is enough for us to figure out what resource is wanted. Loan time periods are the same as for any other ILL. Voluminous requests for document delivery may be limited depending upon the availability of our very small staff. We would take phone requests though as a practical matter it is unlikely that a prisoner could successfully reach us; because of our small staff patrons must frequently leave messages. There is no special requirement on to whom to address requests. Prisoners may contact us directly but ILL requests must come from jail staff. If we are unable to handle the request, we notify the patron. Updated 2014
Nevada Supreme Court Library201 S. Carson St.Supreme Court BuildingCarson CityNV89701-4702Carson CityServes primarily prisoners in Nevada institutions.$.10 per page - requests from Nevada state institutions should come through the institution's law library. Prepayment required from inmates in local (non-state) institutions and from outside Nevada or those contacting library directly. Payee: Nevada Supreme Court Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned. Results must be in writing and related to criminal law.Correct citations required. Updated 2014.
New York City Bar42 West 44th StreetNew YorkNY10036-6696New YorkAny prisoner$.55 per page (.75 per page starting Jan. 1, 2015); $5.00 minimum, plus postage. Payment must be in advance. Make checks payable to: New York City Bar.Fee-based document delivery. No research, reference, or cite-checking done. Prisoner must know exactly what is looking for, citations must be correct. Requests taken from prisoners or jail staff. No phone requests. No materials or books loaned.Vast collection of records and briefs from all New York Courts, 2nd Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Updated 2014
Hamilton County Law Library1000 Main St., Room 601CincinnatiOH45202HamiltonServes inmates in Hamilton County. We recommend that incarcerated people at other institutions inquire locally as to services available in their area.15 cents per page. Fee charged to inmate account, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned.Specific citations required. Updated 2014
Benton County Law Library559 NW MonroeCorvallisOR97330BentonInmates of the Benton County JailNone.Jail staff take requests from inmates, obtain books from the Library, and return books to the Library.none listed
Josephine County Law Library500 NW Sixth StreetGrants PassOR97526Josephine$.10 per page, up to maximum of 50 pages per request. Checks or money orders payable to Josephine County Law Library.Reference assistance. Fee-based document delivery.Requests may be made by phone 541-474-5488.
State of Oregon Law Library1163 State StSalemOR97301MaionThe State of Oregon Law Library will only respond to inmate requests from inmates of Oregon institutions. Only materials not available from Oregon Department of Corrections facilities will be provided. As the ODOC provides access to Oregon and Federal case law no requests for such materials will be fulfilled. Updated 2017
Berks County Law Library633 Court St.10th Fl CourthouseReadingPA19601BerksServes only Berks County residents regardless of place of imprisonment.$.25 per page. Exact payment required in advance. Payee: Berks County Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned.Correct citations required. Updated 2014
Jenkins Law Library833 Chestnut StreetSuite 1220PhiladelphiaPA19107PhiladelphiaPrepayment required. Up to 20 pages: $15/citation. Up to 40 pages: $30/citation. Up to 60 pages: $45/citation, etc. - plus 8% tax.Fee-based document delivery only. No research provided. No materials loaned. No library membership allowed.Exact citations required. Updated 2014
State Library of Pennsylvania 607 South Dr.Room 102 Forum BldgHarrisburgPA17120DauphinServes prisoners and other institution residents located at institutions in Pennsylvania through interlibrary loan.No information provided.Materials loaned through institution library only. No loan to individuals.Updated 2014
University of South Carolina, Coleman Karesh Law Library701 Main St.ColumbiaSC29208RichlandServes any prisoner who requests materials.Fee-based document delivery ($.50/page, no handling fee).No material loaned. No reference work done. Prepayment is required.Correct citations required. Updated 2014
University of Tennessee College of Law Library1505 West Cumberland Ave.KnoxvilleTN37996-1800KnoxServes prisoners and other institution residents located at institutions in Tennessee; may provide service to prisoners and inmates incarcerated in other states if time permits.$.10/page copying fee plus handling/postage charges as follows:
25 pages or less:               $4.00
26 – 35 pages                     $6.00
36 – 50 pages                     $8.00
Each additional 25 pages or portion thereof: $2.00.

Patron will be notified of the total charges and will be asked to provide
payment through a money order before the material is copied and mailed-no more than five items per week or order. There is no fee for Interlibrary Loan service.
Library will photocopy and mail requested material if a specific citation is provided by the patron. Interlibrary loan requests must be made via a responsible library. Loans must be requested via OCL or the ALA Interlibrary Loan Request Form. Patrons are given a one-month loan period. No research services. If request cannot be fulfilled, explanation will be provided.
Correct citations required. Would be willing to do trainings/visits if requested by local institution. Updated 2014.
Lubbock County Law Library916 Main StreetLubbockTX79401LubbockPreference given to Texas inmates, but other jurisdictions answeredFree but limited to two pagesLimited reference assistance. Free photocopies. Referrals to relevant agences and sources. No loans.
Updated 2014
Taylor County Law Library300 Oak StreetAbilene TX79602TaylorOwn jail system, but will allow inmates in other institutions to set up prepaid accounts. Minimum of $20 is sugested.Free to Taylor Cnty inmates - must have exact cites and limit to 16 per week. Cost to mail to outside inmates is .30 page, plus fee charged by outside source (e.g., Pacer.). No reference work done for inmate, must have exact requests.Will not do research unless search etc. suggested. Will copy from usual databases such as Westlaw, Lexis and Pacer, etc. Will copy from any book contained in library. WIll not do interlibrary loans. No reference. Copies only and phone calls to check status.Charge $2.00 for phone calls made on inmate's behalf.
Texas State Law LibraryPO BOX 12367AustinTX78711-2367TravisTexas inmates.$0.25 per page plus tax plus $5 service
Fee-based photocopy services (copies of materials from library holdings, “court records from the Texas Supreme Court, 3rd Court of Appeals of Texas or Texas Court of Criminal Appeals” – “excluding
documentary exhibits.”
DO NOT SEND MONEY WITH INITIAL REQUEST. Request for copies must be submitted first. Library will respond with quote. Prepayment required (check or money order) before copies can be sent. Updated 2014
Texas Tech University Law Library1802 Hartford Ave.LubbockTX79409LubbockPeople in jails and correction centers.$15 per cite, plus 50 cents per page and postage. Requestor must send a money order for payment before service is provided.Fee-based document delivery -- photocopies of cases, statutes, and other items.Correct citations required. Request must be in writing and legible.
Travis County Law Library314 W. 11 St.Rm. 140AustinTX78701TravisAny inmate requesting form packets on family law issues in TexasNo cost. The library pays for postage.Will mail forms and instructions on how to file for uncomplicated family law cases at the request of the inmate. This includes divorce, custody, and paternity. When requesting divorce packets the inmate needs to specifiy whether children are involved; including children fathered by another man during the marriage. Inmates should also state whether there is an existing order for child support.Books or resources cannot be checked out. Updated 2015.
Utah State Law LibraryP.O. Box 140220Salt Lake CityUT84114-0220Salt Lake

Serves prisoners in Utah prisons and jails. The only materials provided to
prisoners outside of Utah are superseded Utah Code sections and Utah appellate

$.25 per page plus $3.00 postage (no postage charge for Draper or Gunnison inmates). Pre-payment required. Payee: Utah State Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No materials loaned.Correct citations required. Updated 2014.
Lynchburg Public Law Library900 Church StreetLynchburgVA24504LynchburgLibrary is open to anyone. Respond to mail requests from people incarcerated in Virginia.$.15 per page plus $1.00 postage fee. Prepayment required. Accepts money orders and personal checks. If the cost is less than what is sent, a credit balance will be kept to cover future requests.Fee-based document delivery. Copies of court cases, federal or Virginia statutes, Virginia legal forms, and most Virginia Law Reviews provided upon written request. Will also print information from websites (ex. mailing address for a VA court clerk). Correct citation required. Items not lended. Does not provide legal research or perform lengthy internet searches. Requests must be specific.No phone requests. Updated 2014.
University of Virginia Law Library580 Massie RoadCharlottesvilleVA22903-1738AlbemarleServes only Virginia prisoners.$.25 per page, prepayment by money order. Payee: University of Virginia Law Library.Fee-based document delivery - photocopies and printouts only. No material loaned other than to libraries. No reference or research services. Correct citations required (must be provided).Updated 2014.
Virginia State Law Library100 N. Ninth St.Supreme Court Bldg., 2d FloorRichmondVA23219Serves only inmates in Virginia correctional institutions.$0.25 per page, plus postage. Upon receipt of a prisoner request, the library responds with a letter quoting cost and requesting prepayment by either check or money order.Fee-based document delivery. No research or reference. Letters only, no phone calls. Inmate must provide full citation or exact pages of item desired.Some Virginia correctional institutions maintain photocopy accounts with the Virginia State Law Library. Inmates at those institutions should contact the appropriate staff member there. Updated 2014
Vermont Department of Corrections103 S. Main St.WaterburyVT05671WashingtonVermont inmates house in & outside of Vermont$.10 per page.Scheduled use of law libraries located in each correctional facility, Legal education courses, prison law libraries, legal research assistance; inmates are provided with computers for online legal research, trained inmate law librarians for direct assistancenone listed. Updated 2014.
Vermont Dept. of Libraries, Reference & Law Services109 State St.Pavilion Office BuildingMontpelierVT05609WashingtonVermont prisoners only.Photocopies are free, but Library reserves the right to limit requests based on workload and staff availability.Photocopying. Limited reference services.We serve Vermont prisoners or inmates being held pursuant to an agreement between the Vermont Department of Corrections and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
No materials loaned. Unclear or overly general questions will be negotiated via regular mail. Updated 2014
Washington State Law LibraryPO Box 40751OlympiaWA98504-0751ThurstonCorrectional institutions with library staff. No direct contact with inmates.No charge to state institutions; copy up to 30 pages. If more than 30 pages, loan material to requestor.Photocopy materials. Loan material (excluding reference materials).Correct citation required. Each institution limited to five requests per week. Updated 2014
Dane County Legal Resource Center215 S. Hamilton St.Room L1007MadisonWI53703DaneDane County jail inmates housed in the City County Building, Public Safety Building, or William H. Ferris Center.Fees are paid for by the Dane County Sheriff's OfficeFee-based document delivery. Materials loaned. Reference assistance provided under policy (614.03).Written requests are submitted on forms and screened by deputies; inmates are not allowed to visit the library. Updated 2014
Marquette University Law LibraryEckstein Hall1215 West Michigan StreetMilwaukeeWI53233MilwaukeeServes Wisconsin inmates.$10.00 per request, plus $.20 per page. Prepayment required. Requestor will be notified of amount due prior to processing request.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned. No reference service.Updated 2014
University of Wisconsin Law Library975 Bascom MallMadisonWI53706DaneServes only Wisconsin inmates.$20.00 per citation. Prepayment required. Payee: University of Wisconsin Law Library.Fee-based document delivery. No material loaned. No reference work.None listed. Updated 2014.
Wisconsin State Law Library120 MLK Jr. Blvd.P.O. Box 7881MadisonWI53707-7881DanePrisoners and other institutionalized persons in Wisconsin.$.75 per page, plus applicable sales tax. Prepayment required.Fee-based document delivery. No materials loaned.Do not send payment or stamps with intitial request. Wait to receive our reply and cost estimate. Updated 2014
West Virginia State Law Library1900 Kanawha Blvd. EBldg 1, Rm E-404CharlestonWV25305KanawhaAnswers inmate requests for legal information.Updated 2014
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