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Library Borrowing Policies


Circulation Notices

All notices are sent via email. Please login to your library account (see link below) to verify that your e-mail address is correct. As a courtesy, the library sends notices before an item is due and after an item is due. The library is not responsible for misdirected notices. The notices are a courtesy only; it is the patron's responsibility to know when items are due.

Late Fees

Late Fees

Overdue fines are assessed when materials are renewed after the due date or returned late to the Library.

  • Non-reserve items: $.50 per item per day
  • Reserve items: $.25 per item per hour

Late fees are not collected until they reach $5.00. Replacement fees are $50 per item. Borrowing privileges may be suspended if excessive fines accumulate. Students' academic records and/or diploma may be withheld if library materials are not returned or outstanding fines are not paid.

Circulation & Access Services

Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library / 3600 John McCormack Road N.E., Washington, DC 20064 / 202-319-5155