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The Law Library of Louisiana is participating in the Westlaw Patron Access Remote Pilot program with Thomson Reuters to allow library pro se (self-represented - people in court without a lawyer) patrons remote access to Westlaw, a premier legal research database.

When a patron click the Westlaw Patron Access Remote link below, you will be required to complete a OnePass registration and to validate your email address before accessing the online content.

To access Westlaw Patron Access Remote in the future, patrons who previously registered can click on the Westlaw Patron Access Remote link via the library website and enter the OnePass username and password previously created.

Access Westlaw Patron Access Remote


  • Westlaw Patron Remote Access is only for pro se (self-represented) people who are not attorneys. Attorneys are not permitted to use this account - please contact Thomson Reuters for a free trial of Westlaw.
  • The Law Library of Louisiana's subscription to Westlaw Patron Access Remote only permits access to ONE (1) user at a time - if you are unable to log in, please try again later, or you can register for a free 7-day personal trial.
  • To end the research session, it is important to click Sign Off.  This will ensure that the seat becomes available immediately for the next patron.
  • For technical assistance with Westlaw Patron Access Remote, please call 1-800-937-8529.
  • For reference and research assistance, please call Westlaw at 1-800-REFATTY (1-800-733-2889) or email the Law Library of Louisiana
  • You can view free training videos one how to use Westlaw online.