U.S. Courts Library
540 Potter Stewart U.S.Courthouse
100 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-3988
Phone: (513) 564-7321
The U.S. Courts Library system for the Sixth Circuit is made up of the Cincinnati headquarters library and branch satellite libraries in Chattanooga, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Louisville, and Nashville. Our primary mission is to provide legal research support services to all federal courts within the geographic boundaries of the four states comprising the Sixth Circuit. The federal courts we serve are the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts.
The Cincinnati library is located in Room 540 of the Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse at 100 E. Fifth Street. You may reach the library staff by calling (513) 564-7321. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The library is closed for federal holidays as well as other days designated by the court.
Our primary responsibility is to support the research activities and information needs of the judges and personnel of all of the courts of the Sixth Circuit.
History of the Sixth Circuit
The Sixth Circuit Library maintains biographical information about all Circuit and District Judges, chronological and succession charts for judgeships, and places of holding court. For more information contact Neil Reed, Sixth Circuit Court Archivist/Historian.
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