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Minnesota State Law Library Services

Beginning June 15, access to the law library will be by appointment only. At this time access is limited to those doing legal research or writing. 

There are 3 types of appointments you can make: 

  1. To use an MPA/MACS court documents terminal
  2. To use a public computer
  3. To do book research

Appointments are for 1 hour and 20 minutes. You can sign up using the links above, please read the guidelines for visiting the State Law Library before your visit. 

State Law Library staff will continue to provide legal information services via our website, by email (quickest response time), and by phone (651)-297-7651. We have access to many online legal resources and are happy to assist people looking for legal information.  Please note that you do not need to come to the library to access legal information. With physical access to our library limited, we may be able to mail items to patrons when an alternative option is not available.

Appeals Self-Help Clinic

Please note: this clinic is continuing during our closure. In-person appointments are not an option during this time. Telephone appointments may be scheduled using the link below:

This clinic is a joint initiative of the Appellate Practice Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Minnesota State Law Library. Clinic attorneys are volunteers and are not endorsed or approved by the Minnesota Judicial Branch.

Unemployment Appeals Legal Advice Clinic

Please note: these clinics are continuing during our closure but in-person appointments are not an option during this time. Telephone appointments may be scheduled online using the link below:

The unemployment appeals legal advice clinic is held twice a month through the Minnesota State Law Library. This brief advice clinic is for people representing themselves who have been denied unemployment benefits and have exhausted their appeal options with the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

This clinic is a joint initiative of the Minnesota State Law Library and the Labor and Employment Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Clinic attorneys are volunteers and are not endorsed or approved by the Minnesota Judicial Branch.