The library's doors may be temporarily closed to the public, but we're still at work helping with your legal research. Seguimos disponibles para ayudarle aunque no nos pueda visitar. Read more

Library Spotlight

We've received a lot of questions recently on whether or not a person can legally carry a handgun while wearing a mask, and we've added a legal FAQ to address this question directly.

Emancipation Day (commonly referred to as Juneteenth) is generally celebrated as the end of slavery in Texas and the rest of the United States. Juneteenth can also be considered as the legal end of slavery, according to several Texas Supreme Court cases.

The State Law Library stands firmly against racism and violence toward communities of color, and we are committed to doing our part to increase equity and access to justice in Texas.

See this collection of resources intended to help renters facing evictions and homeowners having trouble with mortgage payments.

Take advantage of temporary remote access to Lexis Advance!

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We are a public law library.

We serve the legal research needs of the Texas Supreme Court , the Court of Criminal Appeals , the Office of the Attorney General , other state agencies and commissions, and the citizens of the state.

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Open to the Public
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except holidays )

205 West 14th Street
Tom C. Clark Building
Room G01 (ground floor)

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