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.
> Slate of Candidates Set for Board of Trustees Election:
The following candidates have been nominated for this spring's election
to choose the five attorney members who will serve on the Michael J.
Malone Douglas County Law Library Board of Trustees for the 2017/2019
> Public Reception for Kerry Altenbernd's Last Day Working in Law Library: There will be a public reception on March 31, 2017, to mark the last day that Kerry Altenbernd will be working in the law library. The library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. that day for drop-in visits, and a presentation will be made at 3:00 p.m. There will be food and drink available all day long.
> Free Lexis Advance Training and CLEs for Attorneys:
Attorneys may take advantage of the law library's contract with
LexisNexis to get free individual training on legal research using
Lexis Advance. The half-hour one-on-one online training sessions are
free and are conducted by LexisNexis trainers.
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. On August
28, 2014, it was renamed the Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law
Library for the Honorable Michael J. Malone, who was the driving force
behind the establishment of the Law Library. The Law 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, Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library, Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Created: November 2002; Revised: March 2, 2017