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Remote Services for Bench and Bar


The Law Library is currently open to only students, faculty, and staff of the School of Law. For the most current information from the University of South Carolina on the COVID-19 situation, please visit the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) page. 

Please check this page for updates affecting Law Library services.

Reference Assistance

The Law Library will continue to offer reference assistance using our remote resources:

  • Reference Librarians will be available Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, to answer questions via email at: or via the Law Library Text Chat service.
  • Virtual reference services are also available. For more information on Text or Video Chat options, please visit the Reference Help page.


Document Delivery

  • All document delivery requests are limited to 50 pages.
  • Email requests, with full citation, to
  • Mailed, emailed, picked up: $.50/page plus $5.00 handling fee.
  • Faxed: $1.00/page plus $5.00 handling fee.
  • PDFs of journal articles, if available, emailed for $5.00 handling fee.
  • Billing is available.
  • For further information, contact the Circulation desk [803-777-5942].

Law Library Research Guides

Online research guides prepared by UofSC law librarians:

The Circuit Riders guide includes a Topical Legal Research Guides page, including subjects such as Criminal Law and Family Law.

Online Resources

Websites that may be useful for locating legal information:

Case Law Research

  • Fastcase Legal Research
    • This legal research platform requires the researcher to log-in to the South Carolina Bar website.
  • Google Scholar
    • Choose "Case law" to search state and federal court opinions.


South Carolina Resources


Federal Resources