LLRX Guide http://www.llrx.com/columns/govdomain6.htm
Law and Regulatory Materials
The LLRX Guide offers search tips and an overview of when to chose Thomas or GPO Access. Both sites provide access to Congressional materials: bill information, Public Laws, the Congressional Record, and hearings, committee reports, roll call votes and more. They offer different indexing options. You may prefer GPO for Hearings and quick access to other Congressional materials, and Thomas for bills, roll call votes, and nitty gritty Congressional processes.
Offers up to the minute access of Congressional materials: bills, the Congressional Record, voting records, public laws and more.
Legislative Branch(Congress) http://www.gpoaccess.gov/legislative.html
GPO Access provides extensive coverage of Congressional materials.
U.S. Code (Federal laws, by topic) http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/
From the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School; includes Popular Names table.
Also found at:
“find, view and comment on regulations for all Federal agencies”.
State Legal Resources on the Web http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/statelaw.html
An incredibly detailed page.
StateLaw: State Government and Legislative Information http://www.washlaw.edu/uslaw/states/allstates/
Also links to multi-state government organizations and uniform state codes.
State Statutes by Topic http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/state_statutes.htm
Topical listing of statutes by state; very useful for finding law for a particular jurisdiction or comparing two or more states.
Appellate Court Briefs http://www.llrx.com/features/briefsonline.htm
A guide to where to find free and fee based briefs from Federal and State appellate courts.
Federal Judiciary http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/usjudic.html
Includes statutes, regulations, judicial opinions, court rules, Comptroller General decisions and law journals.
Federal Judicial Center http://www.fjc.gov/
Administrative Office of the U.S Courts http://www.uscourts.gov/
DOJ Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties http://www.usdoj.gov/pclo/
Created to “develop appropriate civil rights safeguards, particularly as related to the war on terrorism, and for coordinating the work of all Department components involved in these efforts.”
Justice and the Judiciary http://dewey.brooklyn.cuny.edu/resources/subject.jsp?sub_id=19
Links to the Brooklyn College Library Law page. There is extensive material on the federal court system.
GPO Access Judicial Branch Web sites http://www.gpoaccess.gov/judicial.html
Supreme Court of the United States Official Site http://www.supremecourtus.gov/
US Federal Judiciary http://www.uscourts.gov/
Clearing house site for information about the work of the US Federal courts, provides links to circuit courts and other resources.
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy http://www.gpoaccess.gov/coredocs.html
Century of Lawmaking for the New Nation http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html
Please use text from History Subject page.
Charters of Freedom http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/charters.html
The Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution in both facsimile and transcribed versions.
Foreign and Multinational
Law Library of Congress Guide to International Law http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/multi.html
Covers online resources dealing with both the laws of other nations and multinational agreements. Includes Global Legal Monitor http://www.loc.gov/law/public/law.html; also links to Nations of the World and Associated Jurisdictions http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/nations.html which offers links to the government pages, constitutions, legislatures, courts of countries
Special Interest Sites
The Search for Equality http://www.evergreen.edu/events/brownvboard/resources.html
Early Recognized Treaties with American Indian Nations http://libr.unl.edu:8888/etext/treaties/
Also created for the 50th anniversary of the Brown v Board of Ed. decision, this site offers wider ranging coverage of the event and its impact.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights http://www.law.umaryland.edu/marshall/usccr/index.asp
"Since 1957 the U.S.CCR as has been at the forefront of efforts by the Federal Government and state governments to examine and resolve issues related to race, ethnicity, religion and, more recently, sexual orientation." The TMSOL is " providing access to the historical record of this important federal agency, the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will offer scholars an opportunity to examine the efforts of the Commission more closely"
Congressional Research Service Reports on Legal Issues
Homeland Security/Terrorism and Health Law and Policy http://www.law.umaryland.edu/marshall/crsreports/index.asp
Hosted as a public service by the Thurgood Marshall Law Library.
Environmental Law and Policy http://www.ncseonline.org/...
Hosted as a public service by the National Council on Science and the Environment.
The most complete collection of agreements between the U.S. and Native American nations.
Government Views of the Rosenberg Case http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/library/Divisions/Government/rosenbergs.htm
A great resource for material pertaining to one of the most famous Cold War criminal cases.
Education Law http://www.megalaw.com/top/education.php
Nicely organized with links to both state and federal resources.
NYS Education Law Resources http://usny.nysed.gov/lawsregs/edres.html
The official NYS links.
Prepared by Prof. Jane Cramer, assisted by Avishai Goldenberg