The Law Library is open to everyone. The public has access 12 hours per week (see Library Hours page) and attorneys who have been issued keys have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Library provides print resources for a Kansas-based practice and electronic resources including the WestlawNext on-line legal database. All Library users have free access to all of the Library's resources.
> Law Library Services Unavailable on December 7th: Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7th, all Library services will be unavailable for up to twelve hours. Work being done in the building that day will necessitate cutting off all electricity to the Library during that time, and the door key card system will be disabled. All services should be back up and running by 7:00 p.m.
> 2014 Law Library Registration Fee Due By January 15th:
The 2014 Law Library Registration Fee for attorneys required* to
register with the Law Library is due in the Law Library no later than
5:00 p.m., January 15, 2014. It is also time for attorneys who do not
have to register and pay the fee, but do so anyway to have access to a
Library key, to renew their annual registration and pay their fee. A
2014 Law Library Registration Renewal Form/Invoice was e-mailed to all
attorneys for whom the Library had an e-mail address. The form is also
available in fillable PDF format on this website by clicking here.
Did You Know?
This Month In Legal History
The Douglas County Law Library was established under the
auspices of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, pursuant to
Kansas Statutes 20-3126 through 20-3132, and opened on May 1, 2003. The
Library is open to the general public as noted on the Law Library Hours
page on this website. Licensed attorneys in Douglas County who have
paid their annual Law Library Registration Fee and been issued a key
have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Attorneys should contact the
Library about getting a key.
For more information, contact the Law Library at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments to: Webmaster: Kerry Altenbernd, Law Librarian, Douglas County Law Library, Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Created: November 2002; Revised: December 4, 2013