Due to the partial NYS court system closure related to minimizing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Document Delivery Service is suspended until further notice.
Library materials requested will be forwarded to your e-mail address. Generally, e-mail requests are filled within two (2) business days. Should an item be unavailable locally or online, you will be contacted.
If the request is for sections of a statute/regulation/rule/administrative order, the specific section or sub-section must be denoted. Please do not include ‘et seq.’. Requests should not span more than one chapter/article/topic and should not exceed 20 pages overall.
Document requests will be limited to four (4) requests per month per individual/entity. Freely available, full texts of New York State decisions, statutes or regulations may be found at the below websites:
- New York State Statutes: http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/lawssrch.cgi?NVLWO:
- New York State Case Decisions: http://www.nycourts.gov/decisions/index.shtml
- New York State Regulations: https://www.dos.ny.gov/info/nycrr.html
All requests are filled during normal hours of court operation (Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST, excluding New York State legal holidays and 12/25 - 1/1 court recess).
Please read the copyright notice provided below
as all services are governed by its dictates.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the reproduction, distribution, adaptation, public performance, and public display of copyrighted material.
Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these provided conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a request if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order could involve a violation of copyright law.