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NOTICE: We are open. Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, some restrictions are in effect for public visitors: access is limited to the 1st floor and only select materials are allowed to be checked out. Currently there is one public computer available for use. Reservation is required and use is limited to one hour per person per day. WiFi is available for use with your laptop. Face masks or face coverings are required.  See https://www.nmcourts.gov/covid-19/ for information about mask requirements and security screening.

Contact Us:

Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed 12 – 1. 

Reference Questions & Circulation Desk: Call 505-827-4850 or Email libref@nmcourts.gov 

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Library Catalog (OPAC)

New Mexico Statutes and Cases

10th Cir. Court of Appeals

NM Case Lookup

Citation Format Rule (NMRA 23-112)

Government Documents and Information

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Self-Help Guide -- Spanish

Self-Help Guide -- English

U.S. District Court of NM

Official Forms

NM Administrative Code (State Agency Rules)

About the Law Library

The Supreme Court Law Library is open to any individual in the legal community or public at large seeking legal information or knowledge. The mission of the library is to provide legal information for the judicial, legislative and executive branches of state government, the legal community and the public at large so they may have equal access to the law, effectively address the courts, make laws and write regulations, better understand the legal system and conduct their affairs in accordance with principles of law.

The Supreme Court Law Library provides books, forms, government documents, electronic resources, public computers and internet access for the purpose of researching the law, locating government information, and conducting other research. Reference services are provided in person or via phone, email, fax, and mail. Public computers are available Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by signing up at the Reference Desk. Copying and printing charges are $.15/page, payable with cash, check or money order.

Street Address: Supreme Court Building, 237 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe NM 87501

Mailing Address: P. O. Drawer L, Santa Fe NM 87504