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Maryland State Law Library Home Page

Key Resources:

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Training and Guides


  • Maryland State Law Library

  • Technical and Research Support
    Call 1-800-WESTLAW (1-800-937-8529). Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Westlaw Information for Judiciary Employees

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get access to Westlaw?
For new requests please email lawlibrary@mdcourts.gov with your name, court/agency, phone and position.

How do I find training webinars?
On-demand classes, aka, webinar are available a On Demand Classes.

I requested access to WestlawNext but I have not received my registration key. Who do I contact?
Please email lawlibrary@mdcourts.gov and include your name, email address, court, and title. You will receive an email from the State Law Library staff with your registration key and instructions.

How do I set up my account?

  1. Locate your WestlawNext registration key from email you received.
  2. Go to http://next.westlaw.com
  3. Click on Activate my Registration Key (right side)
  4. Fill out “Register a new profile”
  5. Click on continue
  6. Fill out “Register a new OnePass Profile”

What is OnePass?
A OnePass profile is a username and password that can be used across for WestlawNext.

What is the web address for WestlawNext?
For WestlawNext go to next.westlaw.com

How do I find out what materials are included in the Maryland Judiciary's WestlawNext subscription?
From the WestlawNext homepage click on "Tools" in the browse tab and then click on "My Content." Items that are linked can be searched individually.