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Law Library

The State Law Library has an extensive law collection consisting of the laws, regulations, and higher court decisions of the U.S. government and all fifty states which can be searched through the State Library Catalog.

The State Library also subscribes to many government, law and code electronic resources. Online access to these resources is available in the reading rooms or by remote access to active State Government employees with a current State Library card.  The laws and administrative codes of all fifty states are available in the State Capitol Universe database. This collection is especially strong in current and historical Pennsylvania law materials, and includes Pennsylvania appellate court records and briefs, legal treatises and periodicals, and Pennsylvania county court reports. For more information about conducting research with our Law collection, please check out the Law Research Guide.