Law Library Association of St. Louis

Law Library Association of St. Louis-Where members of the bench, bar and public come for top quality programs and legal research tools

Where members of the bench, bar and public come for top quality programs and legal research tools.



Join Us for Upcoming CLE Series - Programs Announced Through January 2023

Find out more about our CLE series and sign up today for upcoming programs.

Civil Courts Building

Law Library Open to All

The Law Library is now open to library members, attorney non-members and to members of the public. Masks are recommended and social distancing is required. Our hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Lawyers Without Rights exhibit

Lawyers Without Rights exhibit ends its successful run

The Law Library Association welcomed the exhibit, "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich" on March 8, 2020. The exhibit ended its run on December 10, 2021

Cover of "57 Years"

"57 Years: A History of the Freedom Suits in the Missouri Courts" by Anthony J. Sestric

Covering the period from the Louisiana Purchase to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, "57 Years" is the collective story of the people who worked to legally undue the mandates of the "slave laws" through the freedom suits.


Dayna Deck, Esq.

Proving Employment Discrimination in a Post Bostock World

The U.S. Supreme Court case of Bostock v. Clayton County has some important things to say about the causation standard for employment discrimination cases. Looking at some examples of how discrimination is proved both pre and post-Bostock, is there anything new? Find out at this continuing legal education program.   

Image of Dred Scott

The Life, Times, and Freedom Suits of Dred and Harriet Scott

Who were Dred and Harriet Scott?  What were their lives like while enslaved?  When, why, and how did they seek their freedom through the courts?  What was the trajectory of those lawsuits, and how did the suits ultimately come to conclusion?  What shifts in public opinion and political reality in Missouri impacted the freedom suits of the Scotts?  And how did the radical result of their lawsuits change their lives?