The Maryland State Law Library has an extensive collection of legal databases. All databases below are available from the public computers. A selected number of database are available via the Library's WiFi connection.
Online Legal Research
WestlawNext Access via Library WiFi and public computers.* Limited seats.
Search for primary legal materials. Includes U.S. case law, codes and regulations. * Use link off the Patron Start page for access via public computers. Link above will not work.
Lexis Access via Library WiFi and public computers. Limited seats.
Search for primary legal materials. Includes U.S. case law, codes and regulations.
Search the Library's Catalog for books, ebooks, journals, ejounals, government publications, task force reports available at the Maryland State Law Library.
Library policy prevents library staff from recommending forms; however, staff can assist with using the web sites and databases below or finding print forms from our extensive collection of form books.
Maryland Judiciary Court Forms Universal Access
Includes many court forms in the following ares: general law, civil law, criminal law, domestic violence, protective orders, peace orders.
Please note: All forms in "Maryland Legal Forms" are provided without any warranty, express or implied, as to their legal effect and completeness. The library staff suggests consulting the Maryland Rules
when submitting forms to the court. Please use at your own risk. See Disclaimer and liability limitation.
Consumer Law Pleadings from National Consumer Law Center Availability: Library public computers and WiFi
Includes MS Word and PDF files of over 1300 sample pleadings. A index to this extensive listing of pleadings is available at the reference desk at KF 1610.C.65 and online. Collection includes: demand letters, complaints, document requests, depositions, motions.
Maryland News Sources Availability: Library public computers, WiFi, Md. Judiciary Staff
Full-text content from many local papers including the Daily Record. Daily Record articles are embargoed for 2-weeks. Most coverage goes back 5 years.
Newspaper Archive Availability: Library public computers and WiFi
Database of full-image content for hundreds of U.S. and international newspapers, from 1759 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date. Included is the Annapolis Capital from 1887 through 2 years prior to the current year.
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios Availability: Selected library computers. See library staff.
Subscription includes: Tax Management Portfolios, US Income Portfolios, Estates Gifts & Trusts Portfolios w/ Journal, Foreign Income Portfolios w/ International Journal, Daily Tax Report Highlights, Federal and State Forms Weekly Report.
IntelliConnect--CCH Availability: Library public computers and WiFi
IntelliConnect searches all the library's CCH subscriptions including selected CCH tax databases. The library has a single user license. When done searching please either logout or close your browser.
Staff may impose 15 minute time restrictions if people are waiting to use the public computer computers.
Maryland State Law Library
Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
361 Rowe Blvd. Annapolis, MD. 21401
Phone: 410.260.1430 | Toll Free in MD. 1.888.216.8156 | Fax 410.260.1572
Open to the public
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