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Program Description

  Law Library

The Law Library supports the research activities of the Court, the Bar, and the public, and is the only law library open to the public in Montgomery County. The Library has a comprehensive collection of law, including U.S. statutes and the codes of Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, and local ordinances. It has a complete collection of judicial opinions and a variety of subject treatises and reference materials. The Law Library also offers free access to the major online legal databases. Library staff are available to answer questions regarding the library and its collection but cannot give legal opinions or advice. The staff will provide limited assistance over the telephone and by e-mail.

Program Contacts

Contact Judy Rupp of the Circuit Court at 240.777.9103 or Jane Mukira of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2754 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved4496663.00
Increase Cost: Lexis/Nexis Contractual Increase6460.00
Increase Cost: Westlaw Contract Increase260.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.40410.00
FY22 Approved4543793.00