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Alaska Legal Resources

Statutes, Court Rules, Case Law, Admin Bulletins, Municipal Ordinances, Administrative Code, Legislative History

Library Policies

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Federal & Other State Legal Resources

Federal Court Rules, Federal Laws & Regulations, Federal Info, US Supreme Court, State Links, 9th Circuit Links

Library Databases & eBooks

WestlawNext, HeinOnline, Legal Periodicals, Legal Information Reference Center, Lexis eBooks

International Legal Resources

Constitutions of the World, Foreign & Int'l Resources, Int'l & Foreign Law, Treaties and International Agreements

About the Law Library

The Alaska State Court Law Library serves the legal information needs of Alaskans by selecting, organizing and facilitating access to legal research resources and court system information. The main library collection and statewide administration is at the Anchorage law library, but library services are available to people throughout the state.

There are sixteen branch libraries in the Alaska State Court Law Library system. The law libraries in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau branches are staffed. All other branches are unstaffed.

Copies are 20¢ each. You may purchase a copy card for 50¢ from the card vendor or use bill/coin operated copy machines. The library does not provide change.

Anchorage Law Library
The Anchorage Law Library is open to the public six days a week including evening and weekend hours. Professional librarians are available Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, and Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Library assistants staff the library during all other hours the library is open.

The Anchorage collection includes:


  • current and superseded Alaska laws (AS), regulations (AAC), and court rules
  • Alaska appellate decisions published in the Pacific Reporter
  • pre-statehood decisions of Alaska's territorial courts
  • Alaska legislative history materials
  • decisions from several Alaska state agencies
  • Alaska Supreme Court briefs (1960-current)
  • Alaska Court of Appeals briefs (1980-current)


  • all other state statutes
  • all other state appellate decisions
  • federal statutes (U.S. Code)
  • federal regulations (CFR)
  • all reported federal decisions
  • federal legislative history materials
  • an extensive American law review collection
  • legal encyclopedias
  • looseleaf services
  • treatises on a wide range of topics
  • government depository collection

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Library Staff

The Alaska State Court Law Library serves the legal research needs of all Alaskans. Professional law librarians at the Anchorage administrative headquarters select, manage and organize materials in branch libraries statewide.

Anchorage Law Library

Susan Falk - State Law Librarian
Ashley Stewart - Public Services Librarian
Nancy Tileston - Technical Services Librarian

Stacy Koster - Reference and Looseleaf Filing
Susan Padgett - Continuations/Government Documents Processing/
  Serials Checkin and Processing
Therese Veker - Reference and Looseleaf Filing

Fairbanks Law Library
Library Staff:
Christina Worker
Juneau Law Library
Library Staff:
Marinke Van Gelder
Shelagh Sands

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