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Now Open to the Public: The U.S. Courts Library at the Page Belcher Federal Building

Friday, March 6, 2015

The newly renovated 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Library is located on the 4th floor of the Page Belcher Federal Building.

Why should a lawyer visit the library? The library offers many resources and benefits: 

  • access to USCA, CFR, state statutes from all six Tenth Circuit states and treatises in most subjects (for on-site library use only) 
  • access to legislative history materials, Restatements, AmJur, etc. (for on-site library use only) 
  • access to Wi-Fi, for Westlaw and Lexis research (password required) 
  • use of a conference table and lounge area 
  • first 30 photocopies are free 
  • research assistance from an experienced law librarian with JD 
  • quiet, pleasant place to work 

Also, the Attorney Lounge is located just down the hall from the law library. Available exclusively to attorneys and legal assistants, this space was created so that attorneys will have a comfortable place to check email, have a snack or simply relax while waiting for court to resume. The Attorney Lounge offers many complimentary amenities: 

  • workstations with wired or wireless Internet access (guests must use their own laptop) 
  • kitchenette with refrigerator, sink, and microwave 
  • TV with cable access and comfortable lounging area