Professional Resources

A handy list of important resource links which you may need for various professional reasons.




Arbitration/Mediation


American Arbitration Association
Professional association for Arbitrators
Association for Conflict Resolution
Professional organization with information & articles regarding conflict resolution
Association for International Arbitration
Information and links to international arbitration sites
Center for Information Technology & Dispute Resolution
The Center exists to support and sustain the development of information technology applications, institutional resources, and theoretical and applied knowledge for better understanding and managing conflict
Conflict Information Consortium
The University of Colorado Conflict Information Consortium, primary focus on difficult and intractable conflicts
Court of Arbitration for Sport
Sets in operation panels which have the task of providing for the resolution by arbitration of disputes arising within the field of sport
Euro
Information on the European currency the Euro
International Court of Arbitration
Information concerning international dispute resolution, International arbitration news, full text ICCRules of Arbitration, current issue articles
Kluwer Law International
Searchable database of primary and secondary materials in the field of International Commercial Arbitration with access to full-text downloads of materials
LLRX International Commercial Arbitration: Locating the Resources
Article and links by LLRX guiding you to International Commercial ADR resources
Mediate.com
Information, links, books and resources for arbitration and mediation
National Arbitration Forum
Dispute resolution services for parties seeking an alternative to litigation. Information about arbitration and mediation
Philippine Online Dispute Resolution
Offers to help settle monetary, civil and other kinds of disputes
ResolutionWorks
Information and resources for resolution of disputes, article The Cost of Conflict
Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy Database
Free access to for domain name dispute decisions resolved under the ICANN UDRP
Uniform Mediation Act
The Uniform Mediation Act
WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center
An international organization for maintenance and further development of the respect of intellectual property, promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world

Any Network (open access)

Banking/Finance


American Bankers Assoc. v. Howard Gould, Commissioner of the Department of Financial Institutions, State of CA
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a portion of California’s landmark financial privacy law Monday, ruling that banks had a right to sell their customers’ private information to affiliated companies. The appellate panel said that federal law preempted a portion of California’s 2003 privacy law, the toughest in the nation, but left most of it intact.

Bankruptcy Law Firms
Information about bankruptcy and debtor laws

Calulators Online
Claims to link to over 17,535 calculators, organized alphabetically

Canadian Bankers Association
Professional industry association providing members – the chartered banks of Canada – with information, research and operational support

Citi Bank Planning Tools
Wide variety of planning tools and resources to help with money basics, credit and borrowing and more

Compliance Desk
Banking and Regulatory Compliance information for financial institutions

Compliance Matters
Security Compliance for NASD and SEC

Douglas Companies, Inc. v. Commercial Nat’l Bank
In a suit against a bank for breach of contract and negligence, a jury verdict in favor of plaintiff is affirmed over defendant-bank’s claim that the suit is barred by the parties’ account agreement.

EconData
Regional economic activity, 1,000 links to socioeconomic data sources, arranged by subject and provider

Economagic
Comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting

Expert Witness Listing
Listing of expert witnesses including those for economic damage and financial fraud

Financial Fraud Institute
Mandated with designing, developing, coordinating and administering training programs related to the investigation of financial and high technology crimes

Forensic Economics Reading Room
Articles and statistics relevant to the calculation of various kinds of economic damages

Fraud Discovery Institute
fraud investigation

IBAT
Independent Bankers Association of Texas, find a community bank

ICSID
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

International Compliance Association
Non-profit making professional organisation dedicated to the furtherance of best compliance and anti money laundering practice in the financial services sector

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group)
Mandate to enhance Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in developing regions, research on economies and product markets, investment-related laws and treaties, as well as specific investment opportunitie

Pulse ATM Locator
Find the nearest Pulse ATM near you (located in USA only)

Reverse Mortgages
Consumer information on reverse mortgages, what they are, how they work

Securities Class Action Clearning House
Provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation

TD Commercial Banking
Global banking resources, Lease Analyzer, foreign exchange rates, prime rate, performance indications, market reports, argriculture services

The 10K Wizard
Search on SEC EDGAR filings

Uniform Business & Financial Laws Locator
Links to state statutes which correspond to Uniform Laws in the subject areas of business and finance

VC Search
Authenticated list of venture capitalists

Bankruptcy


ABA Bankruptcy Information
Bankruptcy Checklists

ABI World
American Bankruptcy Institute, featuring a search engine for searching bankruptcy opinions by state, bankruptcy headlines

Agriprocessors, Inc. v. Fokkena
Bankruptcy court erred in finding that plantiff entitled to “break-up” fees

America’s Bankruptcy Courts
Descriptions of Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy proceedings, links to various bankruptcy courts

Bankruptcy – Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
Tenth District calendars, library, judges, information

Bankruptcy Basics
PDF document explaining various bankruptcy, the types of bankruptcy, bankruptcy terminology

Bankruptcy Code – Title 11
U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of New York
NDNY District, Eighth Circuit

Bankruptcy Court – District of Columbia
DC Circuit

Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Idaho
Court information electronic filing, forms and publications

Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of CA
Serves San Diego and Imperial counties

Bankruptcy Court – Western District of New York
Calendars, information, recent cases, PACER, local rules

Bankruptcy Courts Judges Rules
Listed by state, links to possible updates

Bankruptcy Data
Links to Bankruptcy courts by state, information, PACER links

Bankruptcy Forms
Official Bankruptcy Forms,procedures and instructions

Bankruptcy Information
Forms and information for bankruptcy, links to Federal Bankruptcy courts

Blackwell v. Ardrey
Court disallowing claim of exemption of tax refund reversed, as bankruptcy court committed clear factual error in finding the tax refunds were substantially administered.

Circuit Rules – Seventh Circuit
Appellate procedures, circuit rules

Clauss v. Church
The bankruptcy court did not err in finding that plaintiff failed to prove that a debt owed him for attorney’s fees is nondischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C. section 523(a)(2)(A).

Coop. Supply, Inc. v. Corn-Pro Nonstock Coop. Inc.
Bankruptcy court did not err in determining defendant-debtor was a farmer for purposes of Section 303(a) of the Code and thus could not be forced into involuntary bankruptcy.

Court Rules & Dockets
From LLRX, links to over 1,400 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets

DeBold v. Case
The bankruptcy court erred in holding that plaintiff was not entitled to recover any amount of the gross proceeds of a settlement sum which had been paid, but not distributed, prior to the date creditors commenced an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding against Debtor.

Dionne Law
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Information

Fiegen Law Firm v. Fokkena
A debtor’s counsel, who is paid a retainer to be applied against future services, may not be paid by the estate for postpetition services, absent appointment as trustee’s counsel.

Georgia Bankruptcy Law Questions
Attorney provides general information about Georgia bankruptcy law and difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filings, exemptions allowed

InterNet Bankruptcy Library
Rules, books, archives, rules

Kelly vs. Jeter
Post-petition alimony is not part of bankruptcy estate since alimony is neither property nor an interest in property, U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the eighth circuit

Law v. Stover
Orders sustaining defendant-bankruptcy trustee’s objection to plaintiff-debtors’ claim of exemption in portions of their federal tax refunds involving the federal child tax credit are affirmed since plaintiffs’ child tax credit was a contingent interest on the date their bankruptcy petition was filed, and thus, was property of the bankruptcy estate.

Local Rules Northern District of New York
NDNY District, Eighth Circuit Local Rules

Moon v. Anderson
A deed purporting to convey defendant’s real property to a trust was a forgery, and therefore the property did not become an asset of a bankruptcy estate.

NABT
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Needler v. Rendlen
Bankruptcy court properly determined that plaintiff was disqualified from serving as an attorney for Debtor since plaintiff had been approved to represent the debtors in another pending Chapter 11 case in the District.

Rendler Law
California Bankruptcy law information

Schwratz v. Kujawa, (8th Cir. December 21, 2000)
Attorney filing bad faith involuntary bankruptcy petition could be ordered to pay attorneys’ fees as sanction under Rule 9011 or court’s inherent authority; $100,000 sanction appropriate given attorney’s refusal to provide court meaningful information regarding his finances.

The Collapse of Enron by LLRX
A Bibliography of Online Legal, Government and Legislative Resources

US Bankruptcy Ninth Circuit Rules

US v. Waldron (8th Cir. June 25, 2004)
In prosecution for bankruptcy fraud, the district court erred in declining to increase defendant’s offense level by two under Guidelines Sec. 2F1.1(b)(4)(B) for violating judicial process

US Legal Resources

  • A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation – Library of Congress
  • All Law – comprehensive legal and search engine.
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • American Civil Liberties Union Freedom Network
  • American Law Sources On Line – full-text legal documents from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. U.S. contents include: Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District and Circuit Courts, State Court of Appeals, State Constitutions, Codes, and Legislation and more.
  • American Patent & Trademark Law Center – information about patents and trademarks, a warning about inventor scams, a fee trademark online search, and a “ask a patent attorney a question” form that allows visitors to ask a patent or trademark question and get a free answer from a patent attorney.
  • Appellate Counsellor Home Page
  • Attorney Finder
  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law – Web site of nonprofit organization devoted to advocacy for the legal rights of those with mental disabilities.
  • Bitlaw: a Resource on Technology Law – site contains over 1,800 pages on patent, copyright, trademark, and Internet legal issues. The major topics covered include Patent Law, Software Patents, Trademark Law, Internet Law, Legal Links, Copyright Law, Primary Sources, and Forms and Contracts.
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics – “Statistics about – Crime and victims, Drugs and crime, Criminal offenders, The justice system in the United States, Law enforcement, Prosecution, Courts and sentencing, Corrections, Justice expenditure and employment.”
  • Class Action Litigation Information – “A legal research source for attorneys and a free service to assist consumers in understanding class action lawsuits, government, consumer issues and the legal system.”
  • Class Action Lawsuits – legal facts, current actions, and “how to” opinions.
  • Class Action Lawsuits – Yahoo!
  • The Code of Federal Regulations
  • CommonLaw.com – for all who enjoy legal history and theory.
  • Constitutional Law Materials – Outline of the main provisions of the U.S. Constitution, with links to relevant sections, posted by the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University Law School. Includes background material such as the Articles of Confederation and The Federalist papers as well as a comprehensive database of Supreme Court decision, with case summaries and texts of majority and dissenting opinions.
  • Constitution of the United States
  • Copyright Clearance Center
  • Copyright Website, The – “This site endeavors to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information of interest to infonauts, netsurfers, webspinners, content providers, musicians, appropriationists, activists, infringers, outlaws, and law abiding citizens.”
  • Courts.net – The purpose of Courts.net is to provide a single site from which to find any trial-level courts Web site and to help trial courts set up Web sites.
  • Crash Course in Copyright – online tutorial on copyright.
  • Crash Course in Wills & Trusts – the information you need to plan an estate of any size.
  • Divorce Online
  • Divorce Support Page, The
  • Duhaime.org – Legal Resources
  • Earthjustice – ‘Because the earth needs a good lawyer.’
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation, The
  • Employment Discrimination: An Overview – site has a comprehensive overview of employment discrimination laws, as well as links to federal and state statutes, federal agency regulations, federal and state judicial decisions, and other employment law topics. Part of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School.
  • Family Law in the Fifty States – tables providing a quick view of various aspects of family law for the fifty states in the areas of alimony/spousal support factors, custody criteria, child support guidelines, grounds for divorce and residency requirements, property division, and third-party visitation.
  • Famous American Trials – “This site contains accounts, maps, photos, transcript excerpts and other materials relating to over 56 famous trials, from Socrates to the Scopes to O. J. Simpson. The Web’s largest collection of primary documents and original materials pertaining to famous trials.”
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation – Profiles and photographs of the bureau’s most wanted criminals, overview of principal programs, including the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program and the National Computer Crime Squad, summaries of major ongoing investigations, and employment listings.
  • Federal Communications Law Journal
  • Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Federal Register
  • FedWorld/FLITE Supreme Court Decisions Hompage – full text of 7,407 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions from 1937 to 1975
  • FindForms – “Find thousands of free legal forms, rental agreements, contracts, leases, notices, and letters with our specialized legal form search engine.”
  • FindLaw – “Find law and legal information including lawyers for legal advice, legal rights or legal help to your legal issues.”
  • FirstGov: Laws and Regulations
  • FreeAdvice.com – “Free Legal Advice is the best law site for consumers, with easy to understand answers to legal questions from expert lawyers, attorneys available Free to help you, legal forms, links to prepaid plans, trial courts, state and federal laws, and a .”
  • Fugitive Watch
  • Global Legal Studies Journal
  • Guide to Law Online – The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the U.S. Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
  • Historical Documents – The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  • Incoming One-L FAQ – First year law students
  • Internet Law Library – site containing 8900 Internet Law resources organized by subject and jurisdiction, in addition to the basic documents of U.S. law. The site also currently provides full text searchable copies of the U.S. Code and the Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Internet Law Library – Pritchard Law Webs
  • Internet Legal Resource Guide
  • Interpol – International Criminal Police Organization
  • Jurist: The Law Professors’ Network
  • Kappler’s Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties – full text of over 300 U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883.
  • Katsuey Legal Links
  • LLI: American Legal Ethics Library – Legal Information Institute Cornell University
  • LLRX – Law Library Resource Xchange newsletter focuses on research, management and technology topics for legal professionals. Includes feature articles and of law related resources.
  • LSAC.org – “Welcome to the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). We are committed to easing the law school admission process for law schools, prelaw advisors, and prospective law students.”
  • Law Engine, The – “The Web’s premier legal research page, dedicated to providing the law profession and interested consumers with a quick overview of hundreds of quality on-line legal sources in a fast, easy-to-use format!”
  • Law Guru – Law Guru provides links to access over 200 legal search engines. The site begins with a comprehensive table of pages and provides law-related links to all three branches of the U.S. government, federal and state court cases and opinions, federal and state codes and laws/legal associations and state bars.
  • LawInfo.com
  • Law Information – Site by the American Bar Association offering information on legal topics that affect your daily life, from ‘Family’ to ‘Your Job’ to ‘Buying and Selling’ to ‘Finding a Lawyer.’
  • Law Resources – Digital Librarian.
  • Law Self Help – Legal Information Institute Cornell Law School.
  • Laws.com – “Attorney and Law Firm Information and . Find Legal Information, Laws and local Attorneys.”
  • Laws.com: Find a Lawyer – “Lawyer – Find Best Lawyers in your area and Ask a Free Question in any area of practice.”
  • Lawyers.com – “Accurate and reliable profiles of one million attorneys and firms worldwide. Listings are continuously updated and scrupulously reviewed by the entrant before release.”
  • ‘Lectric Law Library, The – “Dozens of Legal Topic Areas, Law Dictionary, the Internet Law Library and various bizarre roadside legal attractions.”
  • Legal Dictionary Merriam-Webster
  • Legal Dictionary – Duhaime
  • Legal Engine – “Law Search and Legal Search Engine with Government and Court links for Attorneys, Professors, Students, and the Public.”
  • Legal Material by Subject -Topics – Cornell Law School
  • Legaldocs – legal documents, contracts and law documents. Interactive preparation on the Internet.
  • Legalethics.com – The most comprehensive set of links and resources relating to the ethical issues facing the legal profession by Internet use.
  • Legal Links U.S. States and Territories – This site by the Law Library of Congress provides legal links to all the States and Territories of the United States, including links to general resources such as State Libraries and State Web sites.
  • LegalMinds – FindLaw
  • Legal Research – “LRC has three levels of service. First, is this Demonstration page of 20,000 legal resources, which is a free public service. Second, is a free test trial account for legal professionals with some 30,000 legal resources links. Third, is our commercial version 20.0 which contains over 200,000 legal resource links worldwide. We know of no other Law site on the Internet, which is even half as comprehensive!”
  • LegalZen – “Online legal document preparation services for estate planning, trademarks, corporations, LLC, Wills and others.
  • LegalZoom – “Online legal document preparation services for estate planning, trademarks, corporations and others.”
  • Lemon Law America – Site is resource for consumers with defective vehicles or products. A visit to this site familiarizes you with the lemon statutes in your state and offers tips on how to proceed if you think you’ve got a “lemon”.
  • Lexis-Nexis Communication Center
  • Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
  • National Federation of Paralegals Associations
  • Native American Legal Resources – links to various American Indian cultural, historical, and legal resources, especially Tribal and Nation Web sites and the Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project.
  • Nolo.com: Free Legal Articles and Solutions – “Thousands of free articles on everyday legal topics. Our articles are accurate, up to date, and written in plain English.”
  • Officer.com – “The police source. Leading news and information source for the police, law enforcement community.”
  • Oyez Oyez Oyez – provides information about major constitutional cases heard and decided by the Supreme Court; includes digital recordings of the Court’s proceedings.
  • Paralegal 411 – “Paralegal411 provides a launch pad for individuals interested in getting started as a paralegal with information on finding paralegal schools to getting your first job.”
  • Prison Legal News – “Prison Legal News is an independent 48-page monthly magazine that provides a cutting edge review and analysis of prisoner rights, court rulings and news about prison issues.”
  • Rominger Legal Services – “Rominger Legal Services legal link page provides legal research links, case law, statutes, regulations, and other law related information. This free legal research site is designed specifically to meet the on-line research needs of attorneys and legal professionals. The public is also welcome to use our legal research links, searches, and other legal resources.”
  • Rules of Order – In 1876 General Henry M. Robert set out to bring the rules of the American Congress to members of ordinary societies with the publication of Pocket Manual of Rules of Order. It sold half a million copies before this revision of 1915 and made Robert’s name synonymous with the orderly rule of reason in deliberative societies.
  • The Securities Law Home Page – “The Online Guide to the Law of the Financial Markets. One of the Web’s most popular legal sites created by securities attorney Mark Astarita, the site providescomprehensive and timely information on securities, commodities and corporate. A must read for securities attorneys, investors and market professionals. Updated weekly.”
  • SmartDivorce
  • Supreme Court Of the United States Home Page
  • Supreme Court Justices – This site offers comprehensive biographical information on every Supreme Court justice from John Jay to Stephen Breyer. It includes details on each justice’s personal life, education, legal career and case participation, as well as his or her predecessor and successor.
  • Supreme Court Rulings
  • Tarlton Law Library
  • Trademark Law Materials
  • United States Code – Entire Text
  • United States Sentencing Commission
  • United States Supreme Court Decisions – FindLaw

Databases


ABA Administrative Procedures Database
Contains links to federal and state Administrative Procedure Acts (APA), reform proposals, and organizational and other resources.

Agriculture Network Information Center
Searchable argriculture information, a colaboration between libraries and Cooperative Extension; between libraries and academic departments within colleges; between states who unite around a common agricultural theme or sub-discipline

California Legal Web Site
Offering information and resources on criminal law and driving offenses in Los Angeles and Kern County CA

Class Action Lawsuits
Information about class actions suits

Class Action Litigation
Assist the public in understanding class action litigation, government, and the legal system

ClassAction.com
Ask questions related to class action lawsuits, also provides repository of class action information

Complete Planet
Over 70,000+ searchable databases and specialty search engines

Contracting and Organizations Research Institute CORI
Featuring a library of executed contracts and contract forms for a wide array of transaction types and industries, over 17,000 contracts, free registration required

Databases
Search for Databases by name or browse by alpha letter

Death Indexes
Links to online death indexes by state and county. Included are death indexes, obituaries, probate indexes and cemetery & burial indexes.

Expert Witness Database
From Lawinfo, searchable database of expert witnesses

Findlaw Class Action & Mass Tort Center
Class action news and research recall and safety resources from federal agencies including the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, searchable database

Guide Star
GuideStar is the source of information about U.S. nonprofits

Guide to European Databases
Research article with links to numerous european databases

Guide to Foreign and International Legal Databases
Links to database search engines, databases by category, topic, location

International Child Abduction Database (INCADAT)
Established by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in order to provide access to many of the leading judicial decisions made by national courts worldwide with respect to the 1980 Hague Convention, fielded searching and full text searching, available in French and English

International Freshwater Treaties Database
A searchable database of summaries and/or the full text of more than 400 international, freshwater-related agreements, covering the years 1820 to 2002

JAKE
JAKE is Yale University’s project to integrate databases and journals on line for searching. Currently 195 databases with content lists in jake

Minnesota Criminal Defense
Minnesota criminal defense and DWI lawyers. Site contains articles, forum, Ask A Lawyer, and information on Minnesota laws

MoreLaw Recent Case Database
Search by State, topic, attorney, verdict, expert witness

RAVE
A data base that covers recent publications (articles and decisions) in public international law and European law, direct access to relevant material published on the WWW (judicial decisions, national statutes, documents of international organizations and full-text articles). Site in German, French and English

Republic of Turkey State Institute of Statistics (SIS)
Collection of databases covering statistics for workforce, economy, women and children, poplulation, etc.

Search for an Expert
Expert Witness database by field or location, articles

Search Systems
Find business information, corporate filings, property records, unclaimed property, professional licenses, offenders, inmates, criminal and civil court filings, and much more – free

The Complete Planet
Listing to over 70,000+ searchable databases and specialty search engines

The International Child Abduction Database
Making accessible many of the leading decisions taken by national courts in respect of the 1980 Hague Convention on child abduction

The Stanford Securities Class Action Clearinghouse
Tracks securities fraud class action suits, provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement

Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)
Search for Trademarks

Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database
To aid in the assessment of the process of water conflict prevention and resolution

TrialSmith
TrialSmith offers the largest on-line and centralized deposition bank including expert witness testimony, paid subscription required, plaintiffs’ lawyers only

Unclaimed Property Database
Find unclaimed property all over the country by searching the various state unclaimed property databases

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Offers web access to their bibliographic and full-text patent databases bibliographic and full-text patent databases, covering from January 1, 1976 to the most recent weekly issue date bibliographic and full-text patent databases, covering from January 1, 1976 to the most recent weekly issue date

Wisonsin Employment Relations Database
Searchable databases of its decisions and grievance awards

WISQARS
(Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data

World Population Database 2002
Population, economics and social development

Real Estate


American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA)
Real estate related links

Appraiser Database
Find an appraiser by state, detailed information for each appraiser

Appraiser Subcommittee
Comprehensive information about the Federal oversight system regarding licensed or certified real estate appraisers.

Bockelman v. MCI Worldcom, Inc.
Dismissal of plaintiffs’ claim for an interest in land is affirmed where a deed given to defendant conveyed a fee simple interest, not an easement, since it was conveyed for valuable consideration and the quantum of the title conveyed was not restricted.

City of Lincoln v. Surface Transp. Bd.
Plaintiff-City’s proposed acquisition of a railroad right of way for a bike and pedestrian trail is federally preempted as state regulation of rail transportation under 49 U.S.C. Sec. 10501(b).

Condominium Law
Covers the National Condo Law for all fifty U. S. states, the District of Columbia, and even U.S. territories. Comprehensive collection of condominium law questions and answers.

Condominium Law
So what do you do when you have a condominium problem? Where do you find an answer? Try the condominium law database.

Construction Web Links
Created by the law firm Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP, site provides a variety of construction law-related materials, including practice tips, building codes & public records

Fair Housing Agency (FHA)
Links to laws on fair housing. Learn about discrimination laws and advertising guides

Fannie Mae
Financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes

Fannie Mae
Providing financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes of their own

Findlaw – Landlord Tenant
Articles and information on Landlord Tenant laws

Findlaw – Property Law
Links to various property law resources

Freddie Mac
Mission to stabilize the USA mortgage markets and expand opportunities for homeownership and affordable rental housing

Homes v. Kraus-Anderson Constr.
No error in court finding plaintiff had failed to satisfy the contractual condition precedent to litigation where it had not given written notice of its breach of contract claims to the project architect.

HUD User
Access research reports about housing and community & economic development, datasets that can be used for original research, HUD income limits and fair market rents, and much more!

HUDCLIPS
Information service offers HUD clients FREE access to HUD’s official repository of policies, procedures, announcements, and other materials.

iRed
50,000 + links to real estate related web sites throughout the world, Articles and editorial opinion by leaders in the real estate industry, and consumer advocates.

Johnson County, KS Appraiser’s Office
Look up the appraised value of your home or business, which will also list the property’s characteristics, and to look up your motor vehicle’s property tax. There is also information on: appealing your appraised value, an online video explaining the appraisal and appeal process, important dates and deadlines, and forms.

Land Use Law Center – New York
Offers lawyers, land use professionals, citizens and developers assistance that enables them to achieve sustainable development at the local and regional level.

Longie v. Spirit Lake Tribe
In a dispute over an Indian land transfer, the district court properly concluded that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction since the case is an intra-tribal contract controversy, centered around tribal law, and does not arise under laws of the United States.

Maryland SDAT
Source of business and real estate data

National Association of Realtors
Search for reators, lenders, residential property and movers

Property Statutes
States’ property statutes online

Real Estate 101
The basics on buying and selling real estate

Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act RESPA
Protecting consumers against unnecessarily high settlement charges

Real Estate Transactions
Article and links covering an overview of federal & state law regarding real estate transactions

Realty Locator
Over 100,000 Real Estate links Nationwide in 10,000 cities & towns in all 50 states

Tenant Net
Resource of residential tenants. Focuses on New York, but other state information also available

The Appraisal Bank
Meeting place for real estate appraisers with its main focus on the REO-Foreclosure segment of the mortgage industry, membership required

US v. Huber
Defendant’s convictions for farm program benefits fraud and crop-insurance payment fraud is affirmed; however, the sentence is vacated where the jury’s finding erroneously included approximately $1 million in premium charges and subsidies that were unaccounted for on the record.

Vandema Commercial Real Estate Resources
Real estate related links

Williams Associates
Real Estate Appraisers serving the Portland, OR metropolitan area

Williams v. Wells Fargo Fin.
Plaintiff-trustee’s complaint to avoid a lien should have been granted where the deed and acknowledgement in issue did not comply with Mississippi law and were not sufficient to provide notice of the defendants’ interest in a debtor’s property.

Winneshiek Iowa Property Records
County property records searchable by address or parcel number, comparables database also available

Taxes


Arizona Tax Forms
Forms and instructions

Bank Rate Taxes
Tax information and resources

Business Town – Taxes
Streetwise tax tips for small business owners

CA Tax Information
Tax information and resources for California

Canada Revenue Agency
Canadian taxpayers can access personal income tax and benefit account information, forms & publications

Center for Study of Taxation
Concerned with the impact of estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes (“Death Taxes”). Provides information about potentially adverse or beneficial changes in tax law, and supports research on economic and tax subjects of interest and concern to families, family businesses, trade associations, think-tanks, legislators, and others.

Death Tax
Created and maintained by The Seattle Times, advocating repeal of the federal death tax

Delaware Tax Forms
Forms and instructions for download

eOpinions – Taxes
Customers rate various tax programs

Essential Links to Taxes
Just like the title says, links to tax information, forms and resources

Florida Department of Revenue
Tax information and resources for the state of Florida

Fun With Taxes
Oh sure, taxes are always “fun”! See the countdown clock toward April 15th, Daily Tax Tips direct from the IRS

Home & Taxes
Tax information for homeowners

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Forms and information about taxes in the US

Kansas Department of Revenue
Information and forms for Kansas state taxes

Maryland Taxes
Tax information and resources for the state of Maryland

Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Tax information and resources for the state of Massachusetts

Minnesota Department of Revenu
State tax information, forms and resources

Morse v. Comm’r of Internal Revenue
Civil tax fraud penalties against plaintiff for unreported income, imposed after a criminal conviction for the same unpaid taxes, did not violate the Double Jeopardy clause since the penalties are remedial in nature rather than criminal.

Nebraska Department of Revenue
Information and forms for Nebraska state taxes

New Jersey Department of Taxation
Tax information and resources for the state of New Jersey

Payroll Taxes
Useful for conducting payroll research

Retirement Living – Tax Comparisons
Compares states tax rates (sales, income, etc) for evaluating the most tax friendly

Roth IRA
Providing technical and planning information on Roth IRAs to practitioners and consumers

Tax and Accounting Sites
Links to web sites with tax and accounting information and services

Taxes & Audits
From Nolo Press, tax information and resources, preparing for an audit

Taxes Answers
Answers.com provides answers to simple common tax questions

Taxes In-Depth
Tax information and resources

Texas Taxes
Tax information and resources for Texas

The Tax Prophet
Written by Robert L. Sommers of San Francisco, California, the site offers information about employee benefits, stock options, estate planning, tax and trust scams and other tax related articles

This Is Money – Taxes
Tax information and resources

TTB.gov Compliance Matters
Policies for alcohol and Tabacco Tax compliance

Turbo Tax
Online preparation of your taxes, software for doing your own taxes. Fee based.

U.S. vs. Bisbee
Where IRS had sufficient information from state tax authorities and corporate employees that corporate treasurer had no authority to pay withholding taxes, there is sufficient evidence to support finding that IRS’ decision to sue officer lacked reasonable basis

Uncle Fed Tax Board
Tax forms (state and federal), tax court rules, taxpayer bill of rights, IRS bulletins, financial calculators

US Tax Code Online
Allows access to the complete text of the United States Internal Revenue Code, Title 26 of the U.S. Code (26 USC) in a variety of ways. Hyperlinks have been embedded in the Code to permit following cross-references between sections with a simple mouse click. A WAIS-based full-text search engine allows you to quickly locate Code sections by content.

US v. Kaiser
A district court order enforcing IRS summonses seeking tax shelter information is affirmed where the IRS had a legitimate purpose for its investigation and the information sought was relevant to such a purpose.

Vermont Department of Taxes
State tax information, forms and resources

Virginia Department of Taxation
Tax information and resources for the state of Virginia

Yahoo! Tax Center
Tax information and resources

Real Estate Legal


American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA)
Real estate related links

Appraiser Database
Find an appraiser by state, detailed information for each appraiser

Appraiser Subcommittee
Comprehensive information about the Federal oversight system regarding licensed or certified real estate appraisers.

Bockelman v. MCI Worldcom, Inc.
Dismissal of plaintiffs’ claim for an interest in land is affirmed where a deed given to defendant conveyed a fee simple interest, not an easement, since it was conveyed for valuable consideration and the quantum of the title conveyed was not restricted.

City of Lincoln v. Surface Transp. Bd.
Plaintiff-City’s proposed acquisition of a railroad right of way for a bike and pedestrian trail is federally preempted as state regulation of rail transportation under 49 U.S.C. Sec. 10501(b).

Condominium Law
Covers the National Condo Law for all fifty U. S. states, the District of Columbia, and even U.S. territories. Comprehensive collection of condominium law questions and answers.

Condominium Law
So what do you do when you have a condominium problem? Where do you find an answer? Try the condominium law database.

Construction Web Links
Created by the law firm Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP, site provides a variety of construction law-related materials, including practice tips, building codes & public records

Fair Housing Agency (FHA)
Links to laws on fair housing. Learn about discrimination laws and advertising guides

Fannie Mae
Financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes

Fannie Mae
Providing financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes of their own

Findlaw – Landlord Tenant
Articles and information on Landlord Tenant laws

Findlaw – Property Law
Links to various property law resources

Freddie Mac
Mission to stabilize the USA mortgage markets and expand opportunities for home ownership and affordable rental housing

Homes v. Kraus-Anderson Constr.
No error in court finding plaintiff had failed to satisfy the contractual condition precedent to litigation where it had not given written notice of its breach of contract claims to the project architect.

HUD User
Access research reports about housing and community & economic development, data sets that can be used for original research, HUD income limits and fair market rents, and much more!

HUDCLIPS
Information service offers HUD clients FREE access to HUD’s official repository of policies, procedures, announcements, and other materials.

iRed
50,000 + links to real estate related web sites throughout the world, Articles and editorial opinion by leaders in the real estate industry, and consumer advocates.

Johnson County, KS Appraiser’s Office
Look up the appraised value of your home or business, which will also list the property’s characteristics, and to look up your motor vehicle’s property tax. There is also information on: appealing your appraised value, an online video explaining the appraisal and appeal process, important dates and deadlines, and forms.

Land Use Law Center – New York
Offers lawyers, land use professionals, citizens and developers assistance that enables them to achieve sustainable development at the local and regional level.

Longie v. Spirit Lake Tribe
In a dispute over an Indian land transfer, the district court properly concluded that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction since the case is an intra-tribal contract controversy, centered around tribal law, and does not arise under laws of the United States.

Maryland SDAT
Source of business and real estate data

National Association of Realtors
Search for reators, lenders, residential property and movers

Property Statutes
States’ property statutes online

Real Estate 101
The basics on buying and selling real estate

Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act RESPA
Protecting consumers against unnecessarily high settlement charges

Real Estate Transactions
Article and links covering an overview of federal & state law regarding real estate transactions

Realty Locator
Over 100,000 Real Estate links Nationwide in 10,000 cities & towns in all 50 states

Tenant Net
Resource of residential tenants. Focuses on New York, but other state information also available

The Appraisal Bank
Meeting place for real estate appraisers with its main focus on the REO-Foreclosure segment of the mortgage industry, membership required

US v. Huber
Defendant’s convictions for farm program benefits fraud and crop-insurance payment fraud is affirmed; however, the sentence is vacated where the jury’s finding erroneously included approximately $1 million in premium charges and subsidies that were unaccounted for on the record.

Vandema Commercial Real Estate Resources
Real estate related links

Williams Associates
Real Estate Appraisers serving the Portland, OR metropolitan area

Williams v. Wells Fargo Fin.
Plaintiff-trustee’s complaint to avoid a lien should have been granted where the deed and acknowledgement in issue did not comply with Mississippi law and were not sufficient to provide notice of the defendants’ interest in a debtor’s property.

Winneshiek Iowa Property Records
County property records searchable by address or parcel number, comparables database also available

Technology Legal

Annotated Guide to Technology Resources for Non-Profits and Legal Associations
Title says it all, this resource free through ABA Net for both members and non-members
AntiVirus
Developers of Virus protection software. he private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge

Archive Index – Law
State laws on optical imaging. Purpose of this section is to educate the Value Added Reseller, Corporate Information Director, IS Manager, Government Information Officer, and Corporate Executive involved with managing agency or enterprise information, or thinking of installing a document imaging system

AVG – Anti-Virus
Virus protection software makers for computers and servers. Free edition available for personal computers.

Bit Defender
Developers of Virus protection software, offer information about viruses, tips. Free editions available for ICQ, MSN and Yahoo! Messenger, Palm, NetMeeting, Linux, Windows XP and Windows ME

BitLaw
Comprehensive Internet resource on technology law, containing over 1,800 pages on patent, copyright, trademark, and Internet legal issues

Bitpipe
Source of information technology content including white papers, product literature, webcasts, analyst reports, and case studies.

Bizi Law Singapore
News and Articles on practice management and various legal technology available to law offices

Bootminder
Free software for detecting viruses on disk boot

British & Irish Law, Education & Technology (BILETA)
Promote software & courseware standards, links to books, articles and other resources. Discussion lists

Bull Guard – UK
UK developers of Virus protection software focusing on broadband users. Information, guides and forum

Business Software Alliance (BSI)
Educates consumers on software management and copyright protection, cyber security, trade, e-commerce and other Internet-related issues, promoting a safe and legal digital world.

Central Command
Consults, designs, and markets Vexira Antivirus software, as well as, virus protection consulting, implementation and audit services. Top 10 threats and recently discovered viruses

CIC – Digital Signatures
Information about digital signatures but main thrust is to sell you their technology

CIRT – University of New Mexico
Network Request Forms, High-Speed Connectivity Projects, Building Networks, IP space

Cknow
Computer Knowledge has tutorials, info, acronyms, and much more

Courtroom 21 – a technology project
An ongoing international demonstration and experimental effort which seeks to determine how technology can best improve all components of the legal system.

Cram Session
Sells practice exams related to technology, provides a comparison chart for up to 3 exams, information on career tracks and competancies needed

CyberCrime.gov
Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), including cases, statutes & regulations, policy & programs Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), including cases, laws, statutes, policy and programs

Dennis Kennedy
Well known in the legal world as a technology expert, Dennis provides technology articles and news

Developer.com
Information and tools geared for the software and web site developer. Includes information about Open Source projects, security, databases, java, PHP, CSS, CGI, JavaScript and other related languages

F-Secure
Developers of Virus protection software. Offices based in Asia and Europe

IT Industry Portal
Information and reviews on hardware, software, IT management, networking & IT news

KuesterLaw
Comprehensive resource for technology law information

Lawyerware
Technology for lawyers, Articles and other technology information, forums. Some benefits require free registration

Microsoft Pocket PC
Information and fourms for those owning pocket PCs

Mobility Electronics
Developer and marketer of solutions for the mobile device user.

News Factor
Top technology news. When you want to find out what’s new in techology, check here.

Oasis – Legal XML
Produces standards for electronic court filing, court documents, legal citations, transcripts, criminal justice intelligence systems, and others. Some information and articles available to non-members. Membership is fee based

Palm Gear
Tips & Tricks and other frequently asked questions that have been converted into easily searchable knowledge base articles. Top 50 software downloads for PDAs along with user reviews. Information on various PDAs. And yes, you can buy gear for your PDA

Palm Info Center
Reviews, forums, articles, comparisons, Palm Graveyard

Panda Software
Developers of Virus protection software. Latest threats, repair utilities. Shareware product available

PDA Jr
Articles, product evaluations, forums. Also sell products

PDA Panache
Manufacturing custom stylus products for hand held and palmtop computers.

PHOSITA
Legal web blog (blawg) discussing patents, trademarks and copyrights

Rolodap – Open Source
An open source database for storing an organization’s contacts information. It uses PHP and LDAP

Sans
Source for information security training and certification. Develops, maintains, and makes available at no cost, the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of information security, and it operates the Internet’s early warning system – Internet Storm Center.

Sensei Enterprises
Articles on law office and court room technology

Solutions In Hand
Software applications allowing creation and modify Excel spreadsheets, access large Word documents, and accomplish much more while you are on the go.

SPI
Nonprofit corporation formed to provide courses and prior art about software technology to help improve the patent process

Stevens v Kabushiki Kaisha Sony Computer Entertainment
The High Court of Australia has ruled that Australian consumers and overseas travellers can buy cheaper computer games and hardware offshore and modify them locally Australia has ruled that Australian consumers and overseas travellers can buy cheaper computer games and hardware offshore and modify them locally.

Symantec (Norton)
Virus protection software makers, also provide free computer scans and information about viruses

Tech Law Journal
Email subscription – fee based, back issues archived after 45 days and free

Tech Net
A bipartisan network of CEO’s that promotes the growth of Technology Industries and the Economy by building long-term relationships between Technology Leaders and Policymakers and advocating a targeted policy agenda. Members area fee based. Non-members can read issue based articles, news and policy updates

Tech Soup
Offers nonprofits a one-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources, and support.

Tech Tutorials
Articles and tutorials, tech tools, discussion forums

Trend Micro
Developers of Virus protection software. Security warnings, free computer scan, security tips

Wendy Tech
A site for legal news, cybersavvy law talk, and articles about technology and the law.

Wired Law
Articles and legal links in the fields of technology, new/digital media, entertainment and intellectual property law

International Law Legal

A Guide to the Republic of Azerbaijan Law Research
Guide to the Republic of Azerbaijan’s legal system By Fakhri Akperov Gudrat

A Guide to the UK Legal System
Article from LLRX with links on doing UK legal research, 2002

Access to Justice Network (ACJ)
Search Canadian Law by providence or by the entire country. Site also includes international law

AdminNet
Links to International government sites

Afganistan, Land in Crisis
Site by National Geographic, good place for maps, news regarding the recent military situation, satellite views, ethnic views, and environmental features such as drought and vegetation

An Overview of Estonian Law and Web Resources
Current developments, Internet legal resources

Aneki
Interesting facts about countries from the most populist, most expensives, cleanest and most polluted. Economical, social, technological, enviromental, academic and miscellaneous categories

Ask the Attorney
Questions & Answers about Importing and exporting

Asylum Law
Help asylum seekers in Australia, Canada, the United States, and several countries in Europe, find infromation about the asylum process in 35 countries around the world.

Australasian Legal Information Institute
Case and Legislative databases for the Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia and Worldlaw.

Australian Institute of Criminology
Study of crime and criminal justice in Australia and criminal justice information including criminal justice statistics, libraries, and news releases related to Australia and New Zealand

Australian National Audit Office
A specialist public sector practice providing a full range of audit services to the Parliament and Commonwealth public sector agencies and statutory bodies

Babelfish
Babel Fish Translation tool

BISNIS
U.S. Government’s primary market information center for U.S. companies exploring business opportunities in Russia and other Newly Independent States

British & Irish, Law, Education & Technology
Promotes the use of technology in legal education throughout the UK and Ireland, Conference Papers and Publications, Information, Communications and Technology – resources for those interested or participating in the application of technology to law.

Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Advises the President, Secretary of State, other bureaus in the Department of State, and other departments and agencies within the U.S. Government on the development of policies and programs to combat international narcotics and crime.

Cabinet Chaillot
Industrial Property Attorneys company providing information regarding intellectual property in France and case law related to French Intellectual Property. Areas covered include patents, marks, domain names and software

Canada Copyright Law
Article by a Toronto lawyer on the law of copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret in Canada.

Canada Department of Justice
Resources, programs and services, laws, child support

Canada Wrongful Employment Dismissal
Article on wrongful employment dismissal in Canada, including “Just Cause” and the Employment Standards Act

Canada’s Privacy Information Bill
An Act to support and promote electronic commerce by protecting personal information that is collected, used or disclosed in certain circumstances

Chinagate
Large portal for information on China including weather and travel; many articles and resources on trade, including a Trade Show Calendar, Development Agenda, Poverty Elimination Requirements, Business Invitation Information, Expert Forum, Hot Topics, and World Bank in China

Chinese Law Resources on the Internet
Links to Chinese legal resources

Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés
Basic website in French, the independent commission bills itself as responsible for protecting the rights and freedoms of persons when processing of personal data

Consolidated Statutes & Regulations – Canada
Searchable by title or subject, also list of repealed acts

Constitution Finder
Search for the constitution, charter, amendments and other governmental type documents of numerous nations with the Constitution Finder

CORISweb
Web portal on anti-corruption, themes include healthcare, education, access to information (FOI), International Conventions and political

Costa Rica Government
Site is in Spanish only

Courts of British Columbia
Links to British Columbia courts, searchable judgment database

CrimeNet.Au
provide a combined information service on criminal records, stolen property, missing persons, wanted persons, con artists and unsolved crimes, mostly Australian, with emphasis on records relating to fraud, paedophilia, sex-related crimes and crimes of violence

Danish Law in English
Links to legal related resouces for Denmark

Debt Collection in The Netherlands
Information on debt collection in The Netherlands

Deed Poll (UK)
Name change information, forms and assistence for United Kingdom

Doing Legal Research in Canada
Primer with links to Canadian law resources, aimed primarily at researchers outside of Canada needing an overview of Canadian legal research

DutchESS
A Dutch national subject gateway aimed at the academic community. Quality resources are selected and classified according to the Nederlandse Basisclassificatie (Dutch Basic Classification).

ECLAS
European Commission Libraries Catalogue Bibliographic database of the European Commission library, containing approximately 172,000 catalogue records in a searchable database

Elexica
Free online legal resource created for lawyers by international law firm Simmons & Simmons, free registration required. Also offers email subscriptions to expert legal commentary and analysis on current topics of interest

Europa – Gateway to the European Union
Information on the European Union and guide to union’s institutions

European and Comparative Private Law
From the University of Girona (Catalonia, Spain). Links to France, Portugal, United States, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Austria, Italy, United Kingdom and Australia legal resources

European Roma Rights Center
ERRC is an international public interest law organisation, which monitors the human rights situation of Roma and provides legal defense in cases of human rights abuse, acts to combat racism and discrimination

Federation of International Trade Associations
The International Trade / Import-export Portal is the official Web site of the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) featuring trade leads, international trade and business directories.

Fiji Government
Government Portal, of government, ministries and departments

Financial Advisors from Canada
Articles and information regarding estate planning, insurance and investments

Finland Law and Government
Links to Finland’s government agencies, International law and US law

Folketinget Denmark Parliament database
Political Parties, referenda, Publications in English on the Danish Parliament

Foreign & International Resources – Cornell Law
Provides a Topical Index, Foreign and International Law Sources on the Internet: Annotated, Cornell Legal Research Encyclopedia

Foreign and International Regulation of Securities
Resources on Law and Policy in Print and Electronic Format, last update is 2000

Free Trade Area of the Americas FTAA
34 Ministers responsible for trade established twelve working groups to identify and examine existing trade-related measures in each area, with a view to identifying possible approaches to negotiations

German Case Law(GLAW)
Decisions of German courts (in German), with the holding and important parts of the reasoning

German Law & Government
German government, judiciary, legislative

Global Courts
A guide for researchers and legal practitioners seeking information on Supreme Court decisions from around the World. It will give you access to the decisions or a way of finding them.

Globastat
Wealth of geographic information comparing over 190 countries in 140 categories

Government Documents Library
Foreign Governments, links to national governmental websites, comprehensive database of governmental institutions

Government of Canada – Ontario
Includes Federal Organizations, business gateway, e-forms, about Canada

Government Online (GOL-IN) – Canada
International network, international news, country reports, some resources for members only

Guide to Australia
Good place to start if you want to look into down under

Guide to Foreign and International Legal Databases
By NYU law library, updated regularly

Guide to Indian Laws
LLRX 2002 research article

Guide to International Refugee Law Resources on the Web
LLRX 2000 Research Article

Guide to the Argentine Executive, Legislative and Judicial System
Basic structure, Court structure, legistlation

Gulf Law
Guide on Corporate Law in the Arab Middle East. Details on Islamic or Shariah Islamic Law are included

Hague Conference on Private International Law
Links to conventions, member states, authorities, publications and news

High Court of Australia Cases
Contains over 6,500 reported and unreported decisions of the High Court of Australia, frequently updated

Hong Kong Legal Resources
Legal Resources on the Internet, last updated 2002

Hungarian Patent Office (Hungary)
Explains filing patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial design, topography of semiconductors in Hungary. The basic library services, including the use of the databases stored by magnetic or optical media, are offered to the patrons for free except the copy service and the online reference service. Site in English

Infobel
Telephone area codes and searchable telephone directories

International Chamber of Commerce – ICC
ICC activities cover a broad spectrum, from arbitration and dispute resolution to making the case for open trade and the market economy system, business self-regulation, fighting corruption or combating commercial crime

International Child Abduction Database (INCADAT)
Established by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in order to provide access to many of the leading judicial decisions made by national courts worldwide with respect to the 1980 Hague Convention, fielded searching and full text searching, available in French and English

International Court of Justice
The principal judicial organ of the United Nations settles legal disputes submitted to it by States, and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized international organs and agencies. Contentious and Advisory cases

International Documents Task Force
Links to foreign governments and organzation sites

International Law Commission
Reports and Other Documentation involving the preparation of drafts on topics of international law

International Tax
Country-Specific Tax Sites, International Tax Associations, IRS Resources, European Union & VAT, Tax Treaties

Internet Chinese Legal Research Center
Provides links to Chinese (Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong) legal resources on the Internet, legal research guides and other information related to Chinese legal research.

Internet Resources of Latin America
Border & Latin American Information

Irish Law
Guide to Irish Law; Irish Legislation; Irish Cases

Kenya Government
Constitution, parliament, elections, administration

Kosovo & Yugoslavia: Law in Crisis
This site, developed during Kosovo conflict, was archived as-is in January 2000

Law Info Canada
Legal portal for Canadian law research

Law Web Saarbrücken
Comprehensive portal into contemporary legal affairs from Germany and around the world. The focus of the project is the application of computer technology in law, as well as the legal implications of information technology in society

Law-related Internet Project – Roman Law
Representation of some fragments of the Corpus Iuris (the collection of laws initiated by the Emperor Justinian) with the apposite parts of the gloss of Accursius

Legal Resources in the UK and Ireland
Set of links to useful legal resources maintained by Delia Venables

Legal Services Shop – UK
Articles covering employment, housing, consumer, motoring and personal injury laws

LegiFrance
An official French government website including laws and decrees from the Official Journal from January 1998 onward. Site in French

Lehman Law China Stats
China Economy News, Population and General Statistics, Government of the PRC

Lex Mercatoria
Information on international commercial law with subsidiary interests in commerce and (mostly open standard) Net and information technologies

Lexexakt
German monolingual legal dictionary

Links on Japanese Law
Law links, legal journals, law schools and organizations, government, research institutes

Location Switzerland
Statistical information, geography, economy, taxes, infrustruture, finance and administration, taxes

Mex Online
Information on politics & elections, various institutes, the Mexican cabinet, transportation, embassies & consulates, the Constitution of Mexico, government & private organizations

Mexico Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Information about the history, goals and organization of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the services it provides; Mexico’s foreign policy; its diplomatic offices and diplomatic service

Michigan Journal of International Law
International legal links

Mideast and Jewish Studies
Middle East Studies Internet Resources. an on-going compilation of electronic bibliographic resources and research materials on the Middle East and North Africa

Mishpat Legal Information
Collection of links to international law

National Centre of Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus
Official information on the legislation of the Republic of Belarus and the activity of the National Center of Legal Information

National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade
Dedicated to issues that affect the practical course of international trade in the Americas

New York Journal of International Law & Politics
Features articles on international legal topics

Pacific Islands Legal Material
Lists Pacific Islands legal material held in major New Zealand law libraries, includes primary material (law reports, statutes, gazettes) and some important secondary material

Polity
Policy and Law Online News from South Africa

Portals to the World
Links to electronic resources around the world

Portals to the World – Turkey
Learn about Turkey, doing business in Turkey, Turkish law and government

RAVE
European Law in English, French and German

REESweb
University of Pittsburgh’s comprehensive index of electronic resources on the Balkans, the Baltic states, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Central Europe, the CIS, Eastern Europe, the NIS, the Russian Federation, and the former Soviet Union

Republic of Turkey State Institute of Statistics (SIS)
Collection of databases covering statistics for workforce, economy, women and children, poplulation, etc.

Research Guide to Belgian Law
Review of the Belgian legal system, legal documentation, legislation, parliament, law reports, law reviews, encyclopedias, treatises, and more. Author Christoph Malliet, librarian at the Law Library of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, provides links to Web resources, as well as bibliographic data for hard copy materials

Research One – AU
A Short Guide to Australian Legal Research: site includes links to relative Austrailian law, articles and news items

Researching Australian Law
Tutorial article along with great links to major research sites for Australian legal resources by LLRX

Researching Tajik Law: A Guide to the Tajik Legal System
Article by LLRX on legal resources online for Tajik

Retsinformation
The official on-line legal information system of the Danish State

Riksdagen
Sweden’s Parliament Site documents: private members’ motions, committee reports, records, interpellations and questions, Information about elections and referendums as well as the political parties represented in the Riksdag, Databases containing parliamentary documents and various registers

SCALEplus
Legal information retrieval system owned by the Australian Attorney-General’s Department

Scottish Law Online
A web portal for lawyers, solicitors or advocates, academics, students or the public who are interested in Scots Law. Includes links to courts, legislation and journals

Scottish Supreme Court Opinions
Court of Session opinions from September 1998, including opinions in commercial cases from January 1998, are available. New opinions will be published here as they become available. Criminal opinions of the High Court of Justiciary, including opinions in some sentence appeals, are available.

Singapore Law (e-Citizen)
Information on the legal system, various areas of the law, such as real estate, wills, trusts, alternative dispute resolution, courts, bankruptcy, etc.

SINGOV – Singapore Government Online
Singapore statutes, government information

Supreme Court of Canada
Bulletins, news releases, recent judgments

Taiwan
Taiwan Government and Legal Resources on the Internet

Tenancy Agreement Service
Focuses on the obligations and rights of both landlords and tenants in England & Wales assured shorthold tenancies in the UK and Wales

The American Society of International Law (ASIL)
Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law continuously updated and expanded

The Fairness Document is Dead and Living in Israel
By Amit M. Schejter, published in the Indiana Federal Communications Law Journal, March 1999, vol. 51, No. 2, pdf format.

The Jurist – Yugoslavia
Constitution, Government, Human Rights, Government of the Republic of Montenegro

The National Internet Legal Portal of the Republic of Belarus
Legal news, legislation, state system of legal information, links to state bodies and Internet resources

The Netherlands National Library
Site in Dutch

The Republic of Slovania
Links to Slovania government and courts

The United Kingdom Parliament House of Lords
Judicial work and judgments of the final court of appeal on points of law for the whole of the United Kingdom in civil cases and for England, Wales and Northern Ireland in criminal cases

The United Kingdom Parliament Research Papers
Gives access to the text of Research Papers which are compiled for the benefit of British Members of Parliament by the staff of the House of Commons Library

Transparency International
TI fights corruption at its roots as well as its symptoms. TI pursues its systemic approach based on National and International Integrity Systems

Treaties and international law
Links from Law Guru

UK National Statistics
Statistical information on Britian’s economy, population and society for former years. Includes accidents, illiness, crime, health care.

University of Michigan Document Center
Foreign Government Resources on the Web

Update to An Overview of Polish Law
Article from LLRX on Polish law which also provides links to various Polish law and government resources

Update to Law of the Pacific Islands: A Guide to Web Based Resources
Resources for American Samoa; Cook Islands; Coral Sea Islands; Easter Island; Fiji; French Polynesia; Guam; Hawaii; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Midway Is.; Nauru; New Caledonia; Niue; Norfolk Island; Northern Mariana Is.; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Pitcairn Is.; Samoa; Solomon Is.; Tokelau; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna

US Committee for Refugees
Worldwide refugee information, news

Wales Legislation Online
Statutory functions of the National Assembly for Wales, retained functions of UK Ministers, secondary legislation made by the National Assembly for Wales with a summary

Web Resources for Foreign Law and Governments
A collection of resources for information regarding international governments and their laws

Web Sites of National Parliaments
Countries with a national listed alphbetically

World Legal System
Provided by University of Ottawa, Six categories were selected for the creation of this Website on World Legal Systems: Civil law, Common law, Customary law, Muslim law, Talmudic law, and Mixed law systems,

Enviornmental Legal

A Pathfinder to Information on The Endangered Species Act of 1973
Pointers to information on the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973

BINAS Online
International environmental information, BINAS provides information on competent environmental authorities e.g. responsible Ministry/Agency for Member States, for which data is available, as well as indicating the relevant laws, regulations and/or rules, and Contact points

Bioneers
Educational nonprofit that strengthens and expands networks of practical visionaries working on behalf of the environment and people

Council on Environmental Quality
Coordinates federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives

Department of Environment & Conservation Newfoundland & Labrador
Protect and promote healthy & natural environment

Endangered Species Act
Findlaw presents a primer and resources for the Endangered Species Act

ENTRI
Comprehensive online service for accessing environmental treaty data

EnviroLink
Non-profit organization providing access to thousands of online environmental resources

Environment Law Net
Law firm produced resource for environmental law research and news.

Environmental Impact Analysis Data Links
Agricultural ;Endangered Species ; Energy ; Hydrologic; Meteorologic; Pollution Prevention; Socio-economic; Spatial; Wetlands; State and Regional; International; Abbreviations Used

Environmental News Network
timely environmental news, daily feature stories, audio, video, interactive quizzes, polls and more

Environmental Protection Agency EPA
To protect human health and the environment

Environmental Research Foundation
Precaution Reports

Environmental Working Group
Team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmers pores over government data, legal documents, scientific studies and our own laboratory tests to expose threats to your health and the environment, and to find solutions

EPA ECHO
Use EPA ECHO to determine if Compliance inspections have been conducted by EPA or State/local governments, Violations were detected, Enforcement actions were taken and penalties were assessed in response to environmental law violations

Essential Information
Founded by Ralph Nader, provide provocative information to the public on important topics neglected by the mass media and policy makers

Green Party of US
Committed to environmentalism, non-violence, social justice and grassroots organizing

Greenpeace
Focuses on the the most crucial worldwide threats to our planet’s biodiversity and environment

Kansas Geological Survey
Conducts geological studies and research and to collect, correlate, preserve, and disseminate information leading to a better understanding of the geology of Kansas, with special emphasis on natural resources of economic value, water quality and quantity, and geologic hazards

Office of Fossil Energy
Responsible for several high-priority Presidential initiatives including implementation of the Administration’s $2 billion, 10-year initiative to develop a new generation of environmentally sound clean coal technologies, the $1 billion FutureGen project to develop a pollution-free plant to co-produce electricity and hydrogen, and the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve and Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve,

Oil Survey
Independent gas and oil information center

Organic Consumer Association
for Food Safety, Organic Agriculture, Fair Trade & Sustainability

Pollution Online
Looking for indicators to monitor changes in environmental conditions? Need to know if your company meets EHS regulatory and management system requirements? Looking for the latest gas analyzer products

Public Works Online
Would you like to learn more about drainage and erosion control? Do you need information on municipal construction and maintenance? Want to investigate new surveying technologies? Need to identify and select suppliers?

Resources Renewal Institute
Innovative solutions for long-term conservation and a sustainable future through various projects such as Green Plans and Defense of Place

Solid Waste Agency v. U.S. Army Corp. Engineers
Whether the United States Army Corps of Engineers may, consistent with the Clean Water Act and the Commerce Clause, exercise regulatory jurisdiction over a series of permanent and seasonal ponds and small lakes that are used as habitat for numerous species of migratory birds. Briefs and appellate court ruling for the U.S. Army Corp. are available

Solid Waste Online
Looking for the latest waste handling and treatment systems? Want to be sure that your waste conversion operating practices are in line with Federal Standards? Would you like to learn about solutions for contaminated groundwater? Need to identify and select suppliers

Water Online
Would you like to make your water filtration process more efficient? Need to expand your plant to keep up with growth and water demand? Looking for the latest pump, valve, pressure flow, and sealing devices?

Intellectual Property Legal


10 Big Myths about Copyright Explained
An essay about copyright myths

American AntiTrust Institute
Major resources on antitrust issues in IP

Anticircumvention Rulemaking
Classes of works subject to the exemption from the prohibition on circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works

ArtGally
Learn about copyright and trademark laws as applied to artwork, then drop in on the rest of the site and watch an artist at work

Austria Patents
Patent Resources for Austia

BitLaw
Comprehensive Internet resource on technology law, containing over 1,800 pages on patent, copyright, trademark, and Internet legal issues

Brint
law-student produced site is a comprehensive resource with IP links to more than 70 countries

Bust Patents
Legal resources and tools for surviving the patenting frenzy of the Internet, bioinformatics, and electronic commerce

Cabinet Chaillot
Industrial Property Attorneys company providing information regarding intellectual property in France and case law related to French Intellectual Property. Areas covered include patents, marks, domain names and software

Canadian Copyright Law
Consolidated Statutes & Regulations, Copyright Act ( R.S. 1985, c. C-42 )

Canadian Trade-marks Database
Searchable database of Canadian Trademarks

Capitol Records, Inc. V. Naxos of America, Inc.
Common law protects the rights of a record company for music recorded before the 1972 federal copyright law when performed in the United States.

Coca-Cola v. Purdy
US District Court of Minnesota discusses the laws regarding trademark infringement finding the defendant’s registration of domain names infringed on the trademarks of the plaintiffs.

Copyright and Fair Use
Overview, primary materials, current issues and legislation copyright and fair use guide

Copyright for Music Librarians
information about pending legislation, news, and litigation and its impact on music libraries. scenarios and guidance about general copyright provisions, reserves, preservation, performance rights, issues for composers and authors, and video in the library. selection of virtual and tangible copyright resources

Copyright Law of United States
Complete version of the U.S. Copyright Law

Copyright, an Overview
From Cornell Law, basics on copyright law

Costar v. Loopnet
ISPs do not copy material in direct violation of the Copyright Act when passively storing material at the direction of users in order to make that material available to other users upon their request; though an ISP can become liable indirectly upon a showing of additional involvement sufficient to establish a contributory or vicarious violation of the Act direct violation of the Copyright Act when passively storing material at the direction of users in order to make that material available to other users upon their request

Crash Course in Copyright
A great place to start if you need to know the basics about Copyright fast

Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Passed October 1998, pdf document

DirecTV v. Borow 03-CV-2581
Illinois Federal court ruled that online boasting about signal theft coupled with other telltale signs of pirate tradecraft are sufficient to establish an unlawful “circumvention” of DirecTV’s encryption technology. The court concluded the works are “protected” works even though DirecTV doesn’t hold the copyrights; unauthorized access to them violate DirecTV’s DMCA rights.

Electronic Frontier Patent Busting Project
Project plans challenges to patents granted without adequate review which impair ecommerce with a “re-examination request” to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

European Copyright User Platform
Legislation, exceptions, publications, licensing and technical issues, CELIP (Central and Eastern European Licensing Information Platform)

European Patent Office
Site in German, English and French, List of EPO state, facts and figures,

France Intellectual Property
Site in French only

Free Patents Online
Fast, easy-to-use access to millions of patents and patent applications

GEICO vs Google
Held GEIGO failed to establish a likelihood of confusion stemming from Google’s use of GEICO’s trademark as a keyword; however, GEICO has established a likelihood of confusion, and therefore a violation of the Lanham Act, solely with regard to those Sponsored Links that use GEICO’s trademarks in their headings or text. Opinion does not address whether Google itself is liable for the Lanham Act violations resulting from advertisers’ use of GEICO’s trademarks in the headings and text of their Sponsored Links, as accomplished through Google’s Adwords program.

General information about Copyrights
FAQ format, basic copyright information

Germany Patent & Trademark Office
Site in German only

Google Wins Geico Trademark Suit
Geico sued both Google and Overture (who settled) in a trademark dispute. Competitors ads were triggered at Google when a search contained “Geico”. Judge Leonie Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted Google’s motion to dismiss a trademark-infringement complaint,ruling that use of competitors trademark words to trigger an ad is not infringement.

Greece Intellectual Propety
Site in Greek and English provides technological information from worldwide patent databases

Hong Kong Patent & Trademarks
Site in Chinese and English, IP laws & forms, Trademark ordinance, HK Intellectual Property Journal, News, tenders & consultations, information and study aids

How to Copyright Music
Article from Music Biz Academy

IIPA
International Intellectual Property Alliance, news & resources, Copyright & trade issues, country reports, trade and economy

Intellectual Property Law Firms
Information about Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents and other intellectual property

Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Fair Use Resources
Faculty and students fair use rights to use intellectual property for educational (non-profit) activities

Inventor Fraud
Providing information to consumers about invention promotion companies and how people can market their ideas

IP Australia
Receive and process applications, conduct hearings and decide on disputed matters relating to the granting or denial of Australian IP rights

IP Crime
Protecting Intellectual Property Rights: Copyrights, Trademarks and Trade Secrets, including policy, cases, Economic Espionage Act

IP Menu
Searchable Internet system aimed at users and researchers working in the intellectual property field, country IP resources, IP news resources,

IP Toolbar
IP Toolbar basically provides framed content from other sites related to copyrights and trademarks

IP Watchdog
recent case summaries, study aids, Obscure Patent of the Week, Museum of Obscure Patents, Understanding IP, message forum subscription available

Korean Patent Office
Site in Korean & English, information about the Koren Patent system, laws and treaties, digital library

Legal Protection of Digital Information Index
Hyperlinks to sections by Lee Hollaar of the University of Utah

Lib License
Resource for librarians on licensing digital information

Luck’s Music Library, Inc. v Gonzales
Uruguay Round Agreements Act renews copyrights expired in the USA even though works had entered public domain in the United States

MGM, Inc v. Grokster
US Supreme Court ruling that those providing file sharing software can be liable for infringing uses under the notion of active inducement

Music Copyright Pages
Links to information related to copyrights and music

Music Copyright Sources
Links to information related to copyrights and music

Music Library Association
Music copyright for music librarians

Neifeld IP Law
Small, but nice collection of Intellectual Property links, also some good beginning and advanced articles in IP law

NMPA
National Music Publishers’ Association

Novagraaf
Novagraaf Netherlands (as part of a European group) is a trademark office. Information on trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights such as domain names

OAMI-Online
Register Community Trade Marks and Community Designs.

Patent News Sources
Blog Patently Obvious provides article on how to find the latest in patent news

Patent/Copyright Infringement Cases
A table listing the monetary awards that companies have received because they were either victorious in an IP infringement lawsuit, or they negotiated a deal in the absense/presence of a infringement lawsuit, or related technology litigation such as antitrust

Patent-Ideas
Neustel Law Offices provide information about trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets

Patenting Art & Entertainment
How to use the patent system to protect your art, entertainment creations and methods

Patents
Title 35, searchable, covering Patent & Trademark Act, patentablity of inventions, Patents and protection of rights, Patent Cooperation Tready

Patents Database
Free patent searches

Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights
Course ware from the National Paralegal Association

Robertson v. Thompson Corporation
Canadian court of Appeal upholds decision that ruled that one of Canada’s leading newspapers infringed the copyright of freelance writers by publishing articles online and in an electronic database without permission.

Rules of Practice Before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences; Final Rule
37 CFR Parts 1, 5, 10, 11, and 41 as amended August 12, 2004. Consolidates and simplifies the rules governing practice before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences to reflect developments in case law, legislation, and administrative practice.

Search Engine Disputes
Article and links discussing issues relates to the rights of creators (copyrights) and the technology of search engines

SICE Foreign Trade Information System
Trade agreements and Investment Treaties between numerous countries, FTAA process

Software Bill of Rights
Article proposing the rights of those who purchase software and detailing the state of the current law (2002)

Software Patent Institute
Database of Software Technologies to provide courses and prior art about software technology to help improve the patent process

Song File
Search by song title, writer, artist or album for the song. HFA (owners of Song File) will assist you in obtaining a license to make and distribute within the U.S. 2500 or less recordings. Search is free, licensing is not

Supnik Law
Links to Copyright & Trademark legal resources

The Protection of Soft Property
This article provides a treatment of intellectual property protection for all forms of intellectual, informational, and behavioral property.

The Publishing Law Center
Articles, newsletter, copyright, trademark, marketing plans, acquisition information, and subsidiary rights information related to the publishing industry

The Trademark Blog
Trademark news, articles and comments about current events

Tracking Trademarks on the Web
Article by Genie Tyburski providing resources and strategies for determining common law trademarks

Trademark Applications and Registrations Retrieval (TARR)
Retrieve information about pending and registered trademarks obtained from the USPTO’s internal database

Trademark Compliance Center
Monitoring foreign compliance with trade agreements

Trademark Document Retrieval (TDR) system
Access all pending applications and all Madrid Protocol filings, and also many registrations, via TDR

Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
you can fill out a form, check it for completeness, and then submit the form directly to the USPTO over the internet, making an official filing on-line

Trademark Electronic Search System(TESS)
Search Trademark Database

Trademark Law
Title 15, Chapter 22 of US Code

Travel Photography and the Law
Information about pictures you might take and possible copyrights that protect them.

Trinidad Law Firm
Trademark Issues

UNESCO
Collection of national copyright laws e-Copyright Bulletin administration of the Universal Copyright Convention and the 1961 Rome Convention and the Guide to the Collective Administration of Authors’ Rights

Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act
Last Revisions or Amendments Completed Year 2002

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Offers web access to their bibliographic and full-text patent databases bibliographic and full-text patent databases, covering from January 1, 1976 to the most recent weekly issue date bibliographic and full-text patent databases, covering from January 1, 1976 to the most recent weekly issue date

US Copyright
Copyright basics, including notice, filing, length, transfer, international protection

US Patent & Trademark Office
File, search and check the status of patents and trademarks, policy & reports

US v. Microsoft
Filings, settlement information, public comments, Proposed Consent Decree and Documents

USA vs. Jean Martignon United States of America vs. Jean Martignon United States of America vs. Jean Martignon
A U.S. federal judge has struck down a 1994 law banning the sale of bootleg recordings of live music, ruling the law unfairly grants seemingly perpetual protection’ to the original performances. The judge dismissed a federal indictment of Jean Martignon, who runs a Manhattan mail-order and Internet business that sells bootleg recordings.

Vietnamese Copyright Laws: Foreign Copyright Owners Beware!

A Comparative analysis of its evolution and shortcomings.by Frederic P. Vimeux, J.D

World Intellection Property Organization
Member states to the WIPO, Treaties and Contracting Parties

Government/Courts Legal


A Guide to the U.S. Federal Legal System

Web-Based Publicly Accessible Sources

Abbreviations & Acronyms of the US Government

Published by the US Government, definitions of abbreviations and acronyms

ACLU v. City of Plattsmouth

Defendant-City’s monument, inscribed with a nonsectarian version of the Ten Commandments, does not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.

Appellate Counselor – California

Tips, Judges, Tools

Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals

ASBCA decisions, rules and other documents that are released weekly

Aspals Web Resource for Millitary Lawyers – UK

Links for military/international lawyers who are searching for pointers to onward research, or who are briefed to appear before a British court-martial. Also publish summaries of Court-Martial Appeal Court cases

Bill Tracking

LLRX article on Federal, State and Commercial Bill Tracking Resources

Biographical of US Congress

Search database of all members who have served in the US Congress from 1774 to present

Board of Veterans’ Appeals

Review benefit claims determinations made by local VA offices and issue decision on appeals

Cases & Codes

Comprehesive resource links from Findlaw to federal and state court opinions and state statutes

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

Provides an index to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies

Central Intelligence Agency – CIA

Coordinating the nation’s intelligence activities and correlating, evaluating and disseminating intelligence which affects national security

Commodity Futures Trading Commission – CFTC

Protecting market users and the public from fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures and options

Comptroller of Currency

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) charters, regulates, and supervises national banks to ensure a safe, sound, and competitive banking system

Congress.org

A service of Capitol Advantage, a private, non-partisan company that specializes in facilitating civic participation. Sources for sounding off, sending letters to Congress, alerting media, federal state and local officials, congressional votes, federal agencies, Supreme Court

Congressional Record

Official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. The “Daily Digest,” which summarizes the day’s floor and committee activities

Constitution Finder

Search for the constitution, charter, amendments and other governmental type documents of numerous nations with the Constitution Finder

Court Rules, Forms & Dockets

Links to Federal and State rules, forms and dockets

Courts.net

Provides access to web sites maintained by courts nationwide. Covers courts in all states and the Federal system, as well as D.C., territories, Canada and Australia access to web sites maintained by courts nationwide

Cryptography and Encryption Law

Information on the technology of cryptography and electronic communications.

Decisions of the Comptroller General

Decisions issued within the past 60 days are available, areas cover federal law applied to appropriates, bid protests, major rules and other decisions

Department of Commerce

Reports on US commerce, economic indicators, economic development, minority business development, grant opportunities

Doe & Moffitt Libraries

Aquired government publications through depository, exchange, and cooperative programs in a variety of formats including print, microfiche, electronic, and Web resources. The collection has extensive holdings in subject areas such as development, population, human rights, and economics

Doe v. Ashcroft

Parts of Patriot Act ruled unconstitutional: (1) the power the FBI has to demand confidential financial records from companies as part of terrorism investigations; (2) requiring Internet and telephone companies to surrender customer records sought in terrorism investigations and barring notice to clients that their data was handed over

Electronic Embassy

Provides information on each of the embassies in Washington D.C., with links to Web-based resources where available

Emergency Preparedness & Response

Agents, Diseases, & Other Threats, Bioterrorism, Chemical Agents, Radiation, Recent Disease Outbreaks

FBI Most Wanted

Ten most wanted US fugitives with pictures, personal facts and information about their crimes

FBI Most Wanted Terrorists

These individuals will remain wanted in connection with their alleged crimes until such time as the charges are dropped or when credible physical evidence is obtained, which proves with 100% accuracy, that they are deceased

Federal Acquisitions Regulation – FAR

FAR available for download, Subscriptions to FAR available

Federal Communications Commission

Consumer alerts and fact sheets, hot topics in communications

Federal Courts Finder

From the school of Emory Law, links to federal courts

Federal Elections Committee – FEC

Administers and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), discloses campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections

Federal Grand Jury

Learn what a grand jury (federal and state) is, and what it does

Federal Housing Finance Board

Regulates the 12 FHL Banks that were created in 1932 to improve the supply of funds to local lenders that, in turn, finance loans for home mortgages

Federal Judges Biographical Database

Contains the service record and biographical information for all judges who have served on the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Circuit Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the Supreme Court since 1789

Federal Register

Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

One of 12 regional Reserve Banks making up the federal reserve system an independent governmental entity created by Congress in 1913

Federal Rules of Evidence

Govern the introduction of evidence in proceedings, both civil and criminal, in Federal courts

Federal Rules of Procedure

Govern the conduct of all civil actions brought in Federal district courts

Federal Trade Commission – FTC

Federal Manager’s Financial Integrity Act Reports, Congressional Justification Budget Summary, A Positive Agenda for Consumers: The FTC Year in Review, Audit Reports, Government Performance and Results Act

FedLaw

Federal court links

FedStats

Links to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies

FedWorld

Gateway to Government Information

FedWorld – Supreme Court

System contains the full text of 7,407 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions from 1937 to 1975 available in ascii text

FFIEC

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial institutions

Financial Accounting Standards Board

Since 1973, the designated organization in the private sector for establishing standards of financial accounting and reporting

First Gov

US Governments’ official site, online information, services and resources

FR Documents for Public Inspection

List of proposed and final federal documents open for public inspection and dates documents will appear in the Federal Register

Freedom of Information Act – FOIA

Opinions, Policy Statements and Staff Manuals, DOJ Reference Guide, Executive Office for United States Attorneys Major Information Systems, FOIA contact information

Geography & Map Reading

Provides cartographic and geographic information for all parts of the world to the Congress, Federal agencies, state and local governments, the scholarly community, and to the general public, online map collection from 1500 to present

Government Accounting Office – GAO

GAO examines the use of public funds, evaluates federal programs and activities, and provides analyses, options, recommendations, and other assistance to help the Congress make effective oversight, policy, and funding decisions. Provides financial audits, program reviews and evaluations, analyses, legal opinions, investigations, and other services

Government Forms

Offered by LexisOne – free government forms

Government Printing Office – GPO

Disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government

GrayLit Network

Portal to Federal gray literature, taps into the search engines of distributed gray literature collections, enabling the user to find information without first having to know the sponsoring agency

Guide to Securities & Exchange Commission

LLRX provides information, resources and articles on the Securities & Exchange Commission

History & Politics Outloud

Searchable multimedia archive of politically significant audio materials

House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Principal responsibility for legislative oversight relating to telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health, air quality and environmental health, energy and commerce

Indian Nations and Tribes

Links to Indian tribal information and documents

Internal Revenue Service – IRS

Information and tax forms

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

US tax system

Internet Fraud Complaint Center – IFCC

A partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center, to address fraud committed over the Internet. Easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of a suspected criminal or civil violation

Lobbyists Database

Use the search engine to look for a company, lobbying firm or individual lobbyist or you can search for the total spending by a particular industry.

Map Stats from Fed Stats

View a profile of your State, county, city, congressional district, or Federal judicial district

McBride’s Ecommerce Spotlight

Offers a comprehensive summary of the most current legal initiatives regarding electronic commerce and digital signatures and electronic health care issues

MedPAC

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission advising the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program

Military Acronyms

Offered by the Military Factory

Military Court Martials

Overview of the Military Court Martial procedure

Military Law and Justice

Consult with and represent military personnel and the family on military law and related legal problems. Research links and links to military related articles

Model Acts and Interstate Compacts

Free public access to the basic documents of U.S. law

Model Jury Instructions

For Criminal and Civil Federal trials, downloadable PDF files

Mosley v. City of Northwoods

In a section 1983 suit, the district court did not violate the law of the case doctrine when it allowed defendant-City to file a second motion for summary judgment.

MuniCodes

Codes for more than 1,100 local governments in searchable online databases,

MuniSource

Search by municipality or county, Canadian Municipal profiles, a discussion group for local governments, Government technology and jobs database

My Government.com

Simply enter your zip code and see pictures and links to your representatives. Track the recent votes of your member of Congress

National Association of Counties NACo

Primary members are the nation’s counties. NACo represents their interests on Capitol Hill and throughout the federal bureaucracy

National Center for Education Statistics NCES

Primary federal entity responsible for collecting and analysing data related to education

National Center for State Courts NCSC

Provides information and assistance to court leaders that helps them better serve the public, research, consulting services, publications, and national educational programs

National Endowment for the Arts

Supporting works of artistic excellence, advancing learning in the arts, and strengthening the arts in communities throughout the country

National Governors Association

Links to each state’s governor biography, news, highlighted issues in various states

National Security Archive

A research institute on international affairs, a library and archive of declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, a public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information through the FOIA, and an indexer and publisher of the documents

Ninth Circuit Courts

Links to ninth circuit courts and other government offices on the web, including district, bankruptcy, probation offices

Office of National Drug Policy ONDCP

Coordinates, and oversees both the international and domestic anti-drug efforts of executive branch agencies and ensures that such efforts sustain and complement State and local anti-drug activities

Office of Science and Technology

Advises the President and others within the Executive Office of the President on the affects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs

OPE Campus Security Statistics Website

Searchable database of reported criminal offenses for over 6000 colleges and universities in the United States

OTS Regulatory Guidence

Office of Thrift Supervision, Regulatory Compliance Documents

Privacy and the USA Patriot Act – BC Report

Report discusses continued outsourcing of public health insurance program to US in light of implications of the USA Patriot Act

SciTech Resources

Provides the scientist, engineer, and science aware citizen with easy access to key government web sites

SearchMil

Over 1 million military pages indexed and ranked in order of popularity

SEC Filings & Forms

Security Exchange Commission EDGAR Database, foreign and domestic business registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms

Senate Banking Committee

Broad jurisdiction over US financial institutions, housing and mass transit

State Law Sources

Links to state information, codes, statutes, opinions, courts, rules, state law libraries

Supreme Court of the United States

About the court, docket, calendar for oral arguments, rules, case handling guidelines, opinions

Thomas

Legislative information on the Internet, searchable database for senate and congressional documents and information

Thrift Financial Reports

Thrift Financial Report (TFR) forms, instructions, and filing information

U.S. Federal Agencies, Laws and Courts U.S. Federal Agencies, Laws and Courts

Links to Federal agencies, laws and courts

University of Arkansas Federal Links

A complete table of links for Federal Rules and Law, Government Agencies, Circuit Court Decisions

US Census Information

Population, housing, economics, geographic data

US Code Search

US Code searchable using boolean and proximity connectors and parentheses

US Congressional Documents & Debates

Journals, statutes, documents, letters, debates from 1774 to 1875

US Copyright Office

Information on copyrights, how to file, search copyright records, law, publications

US Court of Appeals

Court opinions, orders, rules & forms, calendar, information and statistics

US Court of Appeals – 10th Circuit

Opinions, circuit library, calendar, judges

US Court of Appeals – 9th Circuit

Opinions, pending en banc cases, calendar, court links

US Courts

Links to US Courts, court library, publications, federal court decisions

US Department of Education

Collecting data on America’s schools and disseminating that research. Establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds. Focusing national attention on the educational issues it prioritizes.

US Department of Homeland Security

Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America’s vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters

US Department of State

International security, economic & global issues, democracy, human rights, society, culture & values

US Department of Treasury

Accounting & budget, currency & coins, financial markets, business, taxes, international

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Online applications for education, compensation, pensions, rehabilitation services. Information about special programs

US Dept of Housing & Development

Manages housing, development, fair housing and equal opportunity in housing

US District Court Northern Ohio District

Document retrival for attorneys, policies and procedures, PACER information

US District Court Western District of Michigan

Electronic filing information, technology, jury information, plans & policies

US Federal Laws

Links to federal laws by category

US Food & Drug Administration

Regulates food, drugs, medical devices, biologics, animal feed & drugs, cosmetics, radiation emitting products

US House of Representatives

Schedule and legislative information, Representative information

US Inspector General

Social Security Administration`s (SSA) programs and operations and protect them against fraud, waste, and abuse by conducting independent and objective audits, investigations, and evaluations.

US International Trade Commission

Investigations, dockets, publications. An independent, nonpartisan, quasi-judicial federal agency that provides trade expertise to both the legislative and executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs actions against certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, and copyright infringement

US National Archives & Records Administration

Enables inspection of the record of what government has done and ensures continuing access to essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience

US Northern District of Texas

Forms, jury information, court records, judges

US Patriot Act

Changes which significantly increased the surveillance and investigative powers of law enforcement agencies in the United States

US Postal Service

Postal information, zipcode information

US Secret Service

Mandated by statute and executive order to carry out two significant missions: protection and criminal investigations related to counterfeiting

US Secrurities & Exchange Commission SEC

Company filings, SEC Forms, Regulatory Actions, investor information

US Senate

Find your senator, committees, legislation & records, books, bibliographies and documents on the US Congress

US Small Business Association – SBA

Information on starting, financing and managing a business

US Treasury

Information about the US money supply, coins and currency

Washington Legal Foundation vs. Legal Foundation

contains a description of each of the more than 1,200 current legislative and governmental policies adopted by the ABA House of Delegates and Board of Governors.

Whitehouse
Issues, news, appointments, offices, major speeches. Web sites for president, first lady, v. president & wife

Social Security Legal


Ahlborn v. Ark. Dept. of Human Serv.

The federal Medicaid statutes, which provide for the assignment of rights to third-party payments, but prohibit placing a lien on a Medicaid recipient’s property, limit the State’s recovery to only those portions of the payments made for medical expenses.

Brown v. Barhart

Denial of plaintiff’s application for disability insurance benefits, under the Social Security Act, is affirmed where plaintiff retained the residual functional capacity to perform light work and was noncompliant with prescribed treatment without good reason.

Chunn v. Barnhart

Denial of plaintiff’s claim for disability insurance benefits is reversed where the administrative law judge’s findings are not supported by the claim of mental retardation was considered.

Desselle v. Barnhart

Defendant-Commissioner’s determination that plaintiff did not meet the earnings requirements for social security disability insurance benefits is reversed where the administrative law judge failed to find that plaintiff’s second amended 1993 tax return was fraudulent.

Johnson v. Barnhart

Denial of plaintiff’s application for supplemental security income is affirmed where the Administrative Law Judge’s conclusion that plaintiff is not under a disability as defined by the Social Security Act is supported by substantial evidence.

Medicare Rights Center

Medicare information and assistance in the United States. Helps older adults and people with disabilities get high-quality, affordable health care.

National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives Social Security Claimants’ Representatives

NOSCCR forum, FAQ, caselaw topic summaries, research links

Neal v. Barnhart

Defendant-Commissioner’s decision that plaintiff’s childhood supplemental security income benefits should terminate is affirmed where her disabilities are no longer medically or functionally equal to mental retardation.

Smith v. Barnhart

A denial of supplemental security income benefits is reversed and remanded with directions to develop the record to determine what level of work, if any, claimant can perform where the administrative law judge’s conclusions were not supported by substantial evidence in the record.

Social Security Acquiescence Rulings

Cumulative Listing of Current Court Case Decisions Published As Acquiescence Rulings (1986-2000)

Social Security Benefits Calculators

The calculators will show your retirement benefits as well as disability and survivor benefit amounts on your record if you should become disabled or die today.

Social Security Court Case Decisions

Cumulative Listing of Current Court Case Decisions Published As Social Security Rulings (1960-2000)

Social Security Law

An overview of the social security program and links to additional information

Social Security Legislation

Legistlation during recent congressional sessions, testimony, program fact sheets & data, Congressional Inquiries Guide

Social Security Office of Policy

Serves as the Social Security Administration’s focal point for policy analysis and research, evaluation, and statistics

Social Security Online

News, forms, publications, history, research & data, online claims and service, disability and SSI

Social Security Program Rules

program rules include the law; regulations; Commissioner rulings; and, employee operating instructions

Social Security Rulings

Finding List of Social Security Rulings (1960 – 2004) and Acquiescence Rulings (1986 – 2004)

Social Security Rulings – Cumulative Index

This Index reflects all Rulings published in Rulings during 1960-2003 that are currently in effect

United States Sentencing Commission USSC

Federal sentencing guidelines overview, Sentencing Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure, Publications and Resources Guide 2003 – 2004

Vandenboom v. Barnhart

Denial of plaintiff’s application for disability insurance benefits is affirmed where substantial evidence supported the administrative law judge’s finding that plaintiff’s complaints were not fully credible and that his symptoms were not as ailing as he alleged.

Vester v. Barnhart
Denial of plaintiff’s claim for supplemental social security income is affirmed where the administrative law judge did not err in finding that alcohol abuse was a contributing material factor to plaintiff’s disability and that she was not disabled apart from her alcoholism.

Family Law Legal


ABA Family Law

Provides summary of issues in family law by state

Adoption: an overview

Cornell University site includes links to recent Supreme Court and U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Decisions, State Statutes and International Law

Advanced Family Law Guide

Articles on paternity, adoption, grandparents, child protection, abuse

Aging Solutions

Information regarding care for elderly parents

Building Block for Youth

an alliance of children and youth advocates, researchers, law enforcement professionals and community organizers. conducts new research on the disparate impact of the justice system on youth of color, particularly with respect to transfer of youth to adult criminal court and the over-incarceration of youth of color in secure facilities.

California Family Law

Family law resources from Kinsey Law

Candian Family Law

Questions and answers about divorce, child support, child custody, property division, spousal support

Child Custody: an Overview

Summary of child custody from Legal Information Institute

Child Support Calculators

Calulators for child support by state

Child Support FAQ

Frequently asked questions about child support

Cyber Tipline

Provides services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children

Divorce as Friends

How to end conflict, restore cooperation and heal your relationship, one human being to another

Divorce Headquarters

Links to divorce lawyers, mediators, books, support calculators, articles on divorce

Divorce Institute

Laws, bulletin boards, custody evaluators, articles on family law, divorce, child support, custody, visitation, alimony, annulments, property divisions, paternity, and domestic abuse.

Divorce Institute

National site providing laws, bulletin boards, custody evaluators, divorce lawyer and divorce articles on family law, divorce, child support, custody, visitation, divorce, alimony, annulments, property divisions, paternity, and domestic abuse

Divorce Interactive

State information on divorce, mediation articles, financial planner

Divorce Lawyer Source

Offers information on Divorce Law, family law and child custody. The experienced divorce lawyers in our nationwide network are ready to assist you.

Divorce Lawyers

Divorce information including Pre Nuptial Rights, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony Law, Visitation Rights, Contested Divorce and Absolute Divorce.

Divorce Magazine

Divorce and separation resources, information available on states’ divorce law

Divorce Manual

Offered on-line by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, explains the divorce process, child custody, relationship with attorney and client, domestic violence and estate planning considerations

Divorce Mediation

Helping people who are going through divorce stay in control

Divorce Message Boards

From Lawyers.com, requires registration

Divorce Military

Information about military pensions and other issues in divorce

Divorce Net

Links to state resources

Divorce Online

An electronic resource for people involved in, or facing the prospect of, divorce. Articles and information

Divorce Professionals – MN

Minnesota Divorce web site with a significant number of legal articles, bulletin boards, free forms and an ask-a-lawyer function

Divorce Source

Provides links, mostly to independent resources regarding divorce, State specific divorce law information

Domestic Violence

Provides information and resources for Michigan

Family Law Articles

From Crouch & Crouch, Articles originally written for divorce lawyers

Family Law Source

Information and resources on family law and mediation.

Famlies in Transition

Site offers resources for families including links to mediators, Custody Evaluators, list of Parent Coordinators and the Early Settlement Mediation Program, child support Calculator for Oklahoma and a variety of forms

Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances

U.S. Code Title 18, Part I, Chapter 13, Section 248, adopted 1994 outlawing violent protests blocking access to abortion clinics. April 18.2001U.S. Supreme Court rejected constitutional challenge

International Family Law: A Selective Resource Guide

Article by Marilyn Rasich at LLRX providing researchers with a selective quick hyperlinked guide to basic and significant materials, both print and electronic, in the area of international family law

Juvenile Indigent Defense Assessments

assessments of access to counsel and quality of representation in juvenile delinquency proceedings

Marriage Savers

Pastors, priests and rabbis join together to strengthen marriages with the conscious goal of pushing down the community’s divorce rate

Military Divorce Online

Aspects unique to military divorce

Millennium Divorce

Nationwide information on separation, divorce, child support, and child custody

My Family Law

Information on family law, marriage, divorce, children, financial and property

North Carolina Divorce Law

Articles and information about divorce issues in NC

Postive Parenting Through Divorce

Court Approved Parenting Class to ensure the well being and healthy adjustment of children to divorce class to ensure the well being and healthy adjustment of children to divorce – fee

Sharing Pensions – UK

Focuses on retirement options including UK pension annuity, audits for pension on divorce and other pension solutions

Skelton v. Henry

In a challenge to Missouri’s practice of calculating debt owed by non-custodial parents, plaintiff’s claim for retroactive refunds is barred by the Eleventh Amendment.

SRIS Attorneys At Law

Divorce law resources for Maryland, Virginia and Massachusetts

Support Guidelines

Resource for the Interpretation and Application of Child Support Guidelines in the United States

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

Proposed uniform law supported by ABA

Uniform Family Law Interrogatories

Items to consider when making requests of the opposing party

Uniform Matrimonial and Family Laws Locator

Available by State

Wrights Law
Education law and advocacy for children with disabilities

State Information Legal


4 Injury Net

Short articles on injury and product liability laws in Colorado

50 States

Information for each of the 50 states (capitals, size, databases etc) and links to state resources

Alabama Code – ALISON

Alabama’s legislative information system online, links to searchable code

Alabama State Information

Links to information about and government of Alabama

Alaska Administrative Code

Code available by chapter

Alaska Courts

Links to courts, forms, rules, legal research

Alaska Legal Services

Private, nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans.

Alaska State Site

Links to information about Alaska, courts, legislative

Arizona DUI

Site maintained by defense attorney, provides information on Arizona DUI laws

Arizona Revised Statutes

Searchable database, listed by Title

Arizona State Courts

Appellate Courts, Superior Courts Limited Jurisdiction Courts, Federal Courts in Arizona Limited Jurisdiction Courts, Federal Courts in Arizona

Arizona State Legislature

Full text searching of house and senate

Arkansas Code

Available by chapter title and searchable

Arkansas Courts

Links to courts and legal resources for the state of Arkansas

Arkansas State Site

Information about Arkansas and state government

Bill Tracking – by State

Article by LLRX regarding tracking state legislation, links to states legislative sites

Budler v. General Motors Corp.

Nebraska’s ten-year statute of repose for product liability actions is not tolled by a person’s status as a minor when the accident occurred.

Business Filings Database

Information about each state’s secretary of state, corporations and business filing requirements

California Code

State constitution and statutes, searchable

California EZ Legal Research

Provides free access to Internet legal research links focusing on California & federal law

California State

Information about the state of California and government

California State Courts

Links to superior courts, courts of appeal and CA supreme court.

Chicago (Illinois) Info

Official government site, providing links to federal state and city resources

City of Waterloo (Illinois)

City services and information

Colorado Judiciary

Links to Colorado courts and information

Colorado Lawyer

Free public lawyer & legal resources

Colorado Municiple Codes

Links to some Colorado city municiple codes online

Colorado State

State and government information

Connecticut Code

Searchable state code

Connecticut General Assembly

Search Legislative Documents, legislative committees, CT Statutes

Connecticut Judiciary

CT courts, case lookup,

Connecticut State

State and government information

Delaware Code Online

By title, searchable

Delaware Courts

Links to state courts, opinions, forms and information

Delaware State

Links to Deleware courts, general assembly, residential and business information

Ethics Links – Wyoming

Wyoming Codes of Professional Responsibility for Attorneys

Florida Attorney General

Consumer protection, safety, crime prevention, news, crime victims, civil rights, technology

Florida Courts

Links to Florida state courts and information

Florida Monitor Weekly

Free electronic newsletter highlighting OPPAGA publications and other reports from the Legislature, state and federal government reports, think tank research, website resources, and other sources for policy research and program evaluation

Florida Statutes

Searchable statutes, digest of laws, legislative information

Forum for Massachusetts Law

A collection of free legal resources, including books, links, and discussion forums about MA law

Georgia Government

Links to government resources and departments

Georgia Law Links

Links to Georgia court, codes, statutes and legal information

Hawaii State Judiciary

Courts, searchable opinions, services, attorneys database

Hawaii Statutes

Searchable statutes by keyword

Idaho Judiciary

Links to courts, opinions, rules, forms, jury information

Illinois Compiled Statutes

Searchable complied state statatues

Illinois Cyberdrive – Administrative Codes

Presented by title in pdf format

Illinois State

Information about Illinois and government

Illinois Supreme Court

Links to state courts, court documents (opinions), research

Indiana Code

Code available by chapter, pdf format

Indiana Courts

Court links, information, forms, opinions and decisions

Iowa Code

Iowa Constitution, the Code of Iowa, the Iowa Acts, The Iowa Administrative Code, and the Iowa Court Rules.

Iowa Courts

Information and links to Iowa courts, court rules, court opinions

Iowa State

Information and links to state and government information

Kansas Codes & Regulations

Statutes, attorney general opinions, constitution, residential landlord tenant act

Kansas Courts

Links to Kansas Courts, opinions, judicial districts, court informaiton

Kansas State

Information and links to state and government information

Kentucky Courts

Links to courts, opinions, case information and judiciary

Kentucky Revised Statutes

Revised Statutes for the state of Kentucky

Kentucky State

Information and links to state and government information

LOCE’s District of Columbia Pro Bono Library

Site contains links to D.C. courts, statutes and agencies which deal with problems facing the indigent as well as other links for the indigent

Louisiana Administrative Codes

Adopted rules, notice of intent. Title 42 of the Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) contains the rules for the Office of Charitable Gaming. Title 55 of the LAC contains the rules for the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control. Title 61 of the LAC contains the rules for taxes administered by the La Department of Revenue.

Louisiana State

Information and links to state and government information

Louisiana Supreme Courts

Search court opinions, links to other state courts, judicial agencies, legal research resources

Louisiana Web Portal to State Legislature

Laws table of contents, Amendments to State Constitution, Search Louisiania Law

Maine Judiciary

State courts, opinions and decisions, forms, rules, judiciary information

Maine Revised Statutes

Presented by title, searchable

Maine State

State and government information

Maryland Courts

Information on State courts, court forms, jury information

Maryland Judiciary

Links to courts, opinions, forms and court information

Maryland State

State and government information

Maryland Statutes & Rules

From Michie’s Legal Resources

Massachusetts Commonwealth

Commonworth information and government

Massachusetts Courts

Judiciay information, links to courts, opinions, administration and court information

Massachusetts General Laws

General Laws are presented in 5 parts. Each part is linked to a list of the Chapters contained in that part. Each Chapter is in turn linked to a list of the Sections contained within that chapter. The text of the laws are contained within the Sections.

Michigan Codes & Statutes

Searchable complied laws, constitution, administrative rules

Michigan Courts

Court information, forms, rules, opinion digests

Michigan Drunk Driving Laws

Michigan laws on DUI

Michigan State

State and government information

Minnesota State

Government and state information

Minnesota State Court System

Links to courts, opinions, court information

Minnesota State Criminal Code

Available by chapter

Minnesota Statutes

Search by key words or phrases

Missiouri Revised Statutes

Search by keyword, section

Mississippi Code Search

Mississippi Unanotated Code Search

Mississippi State

Government and state information

Mississippi Supreme Court

Links to Mississippi courts, opinions, court information

Missouri Courts

CaseNet for searching on cases, forms, recent case opinions, watercraft violations (fine collector), links to courts

Missouri State

Information about Missouri and its government

Montana Code Annotated

Search Montana’s code & constitution

Montana Courts

Links to courts, opinions, administrative rules, forms, judiciary

Montana State

Information about Montana and its government

National Center for State Courts

Offers solutions that enhance court operations with the latest technology; collects and interprets the latest data on court operations nationwide; and provides information on proven “best practices” for improving court operations in many areas, such as civil case management.

Nebraska Courts

Links to courts, opinions, administrative rules, forms, judiciary

Nebraska State

Information about Nebraska and its government

Nebraska Statutes

Search Nebraska statutes reflecting actions taken through the end of regular legislative session

Nevada Revised Statutes

Search Nevada statutes, rules, supreme court opinions

Nevada State

Information about Nevada and its government

Nevada Supreme Court

News, opinions, forms rules, Nevada legal resources

New Hampshire Courts

Links to courts, rules, opinions, forms, judiciary information

New Hampshire Revised Statutes

Browse by title

New Hampshire State

Information about New Hampshire and its government

New Jersey Courts

Links to courts, opinions, administrative decisions, mass torts area, forms, judiciary information

New Jersey Courts Online

State resources, attorney regulation, mass tort information, federal resources, about NJ courts

New Jersey State

Information about the state and its government

New Jersey Statutes

Presented by title, searchable by keyword

New Mexico Codes

Presented by title, constitution, laws and treaties, local rules

New York State

Information about New York and its government

New York State Laws

Constitution, consolidated and unconsolidated laws

New York Unified Court System

Links to courts, opinions, forms & instructions, rules, juror information

North Carolina Courts

Links to courts, forms, opinions, judiciary information

North Carolina Municipal Codes

Municipal codes listed alphabetically

North Carolina State

Information about the state and its government

North Carolina Statutes

Search statutes by title and keyword

North Dakota Criminal Justice

CJIS Implementation Plan, links to sex offender site, local law enforcement

North Dakota State

Information about North Dakota and its government

North Dakota Statutes

Constitution and statutes for North Dakota

North Dakota Supreme Court

Links to courts including municipal courts, opinions, forms, judiciary information, county information

Ohio Courts

Links to courts in Ohio, rules, decisions, judiciary information

Ohio GovEngine

Links to state constitution, branches of government, municipalities, cournties, state resources

Ohio State

Information about state and its government

Oklahoma Courts

Links to courts including county district courts, opinions, judiciary information, forms

Oklahoma State

Information about state and its government

Oklahoma Statutes

Searchable by keyword

Oregon Courts

Court links, opinions, forms, juror information, rules, library

Oregon Revised Statutes by Volume

Statutes for State of Oregon maintained by students to assist in public access to the law

Oregon State

Information about state and its government

Oregon Statutes

Statutes and constitution available by title, searchable

Pennsylvania Code Online

Search or browse code and constitution

Pennsylvania States

Information about state and its government

Pennsylvania Unifed Court System

Forms, courts, court structure, opinions, administration

Rhode Island Adult Criminal Database

Searchable by name or case number

Rhode Island Codes

General laws presented by title and searchable

Rhode Island Courts

Links to courts, forms, opinions, judiciary information

Rhode Island State

Information about state and its government

South Carolina Codes

Presented by title, searchable

South Carolina Courts

Links to state courts, forms, information and opinions

South Carolina State

Information about state and its government

South Dakota State

Information about state and its government

South Dakota Statutes

Statues and constitution, search by title or text

South Dakota Unified Courts

Court structure, links to courts and opinions; probabtion procedures and juror information,

Stateline.org

Politics & policy news, state by state

Tennessee Codes

Tennessee Codes, constitution provided by Michie’s Legal Resources

Tennessee Courts

Court rules, links to courts and opinions,

Tennessee State

Information about state and its government

Texas Courts

Links to Courts, case information, court rules, orders & opinions

Texas Online

Information about Texas and its government

Texas Statutes & Constitution

Texas Statutes & Constitution

TruCounsel

Nevada State Law

US City Link

Listing of states and cities offering information on travel, tourism, and relocation.

Utah Courts

Opinions, Forms, Rules, Publications, Case History, Online Search, Weekly Case, forms

Utah State

Information about government and state

Utah Statutes

Presented by title, searchable by keyword

Vermont Judiciary / Codes

Courts, Codes, child support guidelines, opinions

Vermont State

Information about state and its government

Village of Palos Park, Illinois

Village services and information

Virginia Code

Code by title and searchable, administrative code, bill tracking, constitution

Virginia Courts

Links to courts and related agencies, opinions, dockets and judiciary information

Virginia State

Information about state and its government

Washington Courts

Links to courts, forms, opinions, information about judiciary

Washington Revised Code

Presented by title

Washington State

Information about state and its government

West Virginia Code

Presented by title, also searchable by keyword

West Virginia State

Information about state and its government

West Virginia Supreme Courts

Links to and information about courts, opinions, rules, model jury instructions, juror information

Wisconsin

Information about the state and its government

Wisconsin Courts

Case search, opinions & rules, court services, news

Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations

Searchable codes, codes as applied to cases, administrative rules, emergency rules

Wyoming Judiciary

Links to courts, slip opinions, Per-Curium Opinions, information about the courts

Wyoming State

Information about state and its government

Wyoming Statutes
Wyoming statutes presented by title, constitution also available

Public Records Legal


Arizona State Libraries, archives and public records

Arizona History, Research Library and State Law Library

Free Public Records Sites

BRB provides a core group of links to FREE government searchable sites along with some important non-government sites.

How Public are Public Records

From Intenert for Lawyers, article about public records

Know X

Most of the information on site requires membership and payment for information. Provides instant access to comprehensive public record information. Public records are compiled by public offices and agencies, information is compiled from official sources and updated regularly; however, there are some resources that are free

Microdecisions Inc. v. Skinner

Florida appeals court ruled that an online real estate company can use government property records for profit without paying royalties to the county appraiser’s office that created them.

National Archives

Searchable database of historical government documents, information on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Political Money Line

Candidates, dispursements, PACs and parties, lobby database, soft money and more. Some information is subscription only.

PRRN

Public record Retriever Network, links to free public records

Public Record Finder

Search the 50 States for Public Records

Public Records

Searchers can find detailed website and contact information for: vital records, court records, criminal records, and adoption records on the federal, state, and county level.

Search Systems

Over 20194 Free Searchable Public Record Databases

US Securites & Exchange Commission

EDGAR search for company filings

Vital Records Information – US
Information about where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage certificates and divorce decrees) from each state, territory and county of the United States.

Probate/Trusts/Estates Legal


AARP

Find research results and reference information to answer your questions about a variety of subjects related to aging.

Administration on Aging

Access information about the agency, its mission, budget, and organizational structure. In addition, you can learn more about the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation establishing the AoA and authorizing a range of programs that offer services and opportunities for older Americans and their caregivers.

Advanced Estate and Charitable Trust Planning

Case studies, workshops and professional planned giving resources

Aging Parents and Elder Care

Information and articles on elder care and aging parents

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

An exclusive, national membership organization serving the needs of attorneys and law firms who focus on one or more of the following areas: estate planning, elder law, post-mortem services and financial services.

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Internet estate planning links, Public Information and FAQ on Estate Planning

Arizona Probate Statutes

Search title 14 from the Arizona Revised Statutes by keyword

Cornell Probate Statutes on line by State

Links to several states statutes

CT Elder Law

A public service of Connecticut Legal Aid, information on living wills, POA, funerals, nursing homes and other senior resources

De Maio & De Maio Reading Room

Articles on estate and tax planning topics

Elder Law & Legal Resources on the Web

Nursing home law, estate planning resource, federal & state law, elder care

Estate Attorney

Providing information to the consumer on topics including estate planning, living trusts, wills, estate tax, powers of attorney, probate, nursing homes, Medicaid, elder law and related issues.

Estate Planning Excel Sheet Templates

Downloadable beta templates for Excel including Form 706 Federal Estate Tax, Texas Probate Significant Dates, Minimum Distribution Calculations

Estate Planning Links

Wealth preservation resources on the Internet. For consumers and estate planning professionals, this site contains hundreds of well-organized, time saving links to Estate Planning, Elder Law, Tax and related websites.

Estate Valuations

Providing ready-to-file historical securities valuations for Form 706. Fee based

Florida Probate FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Florida Probate law.

Hansen vs. U.S.

Estate must be current in installment tax payments to make a claim for refund

Harrison v. Singer Asset Fin. Co.

No evidence Chapter 7 trustee had failed to perform duties to act on behalf of the plaintiff-debtor or the estate, plaintiff did not have standing to bring adversary action to administer property of the estate.

HG, Wolrdwide Legal Directories

Estate Planning and Trust, Guide to Estate Planning and Trusts Law

Jones v. Corr. Med. Serv.

28 U.S.C. Sec. 1654 prohibits a non-attorney administrator of an estate from filing a pro se law suit on behalf of the estate when there are other beneficiaries or creditors of the estate.

Mega Law – Probate

Probate, Trusts, & Estates Decisions, statutes & regulations include state probate statutes

Probate & Property Magazine

Browse all topics 1997-2003. Articles available in pdf or online Direct links to articles

Real Property, Trust & Estate Law

Information to provide answers to the most common questions about the estate planning process, probate and administration of estates, transfer taxes and tax planning for your assets, and disability planning.

Rushforth Firm’s Estate Planning Pages

By Las Vegas, Nevada Trust and Estate Attorney Layne T. Rushforth

Senior Law

Elder Law & Legal Resources on the Web

Texas Probate Forms

Texas Probate Site

Information and links to texas probate resources

Time Travel – Locating Sources of Historical Stock Quotes

We all need them from time to time, LLRX’s Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen provide us some solutions

Trusts & Trustees

Library contains online slected articles from volumes 109 of Trust & Trustee magazine

Trusts and Estates

Guildes and articles, charitable giving

Viatical & Life Settlements

Consumer information 200+ pages of information

Virtual Law Office

Information and resources on Florida Elder law

Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate
Topical links from Findlaw

Private Investigation Legal


Document Examination

Information on forensic document examination. Sample document examination support.

Find A Friend

Find people using a phone number, search an address, search a name, search a social security number, search people locator services. Fee based

Global Investigators

Members only worldwide electronic network created for the discussion, networking, referring and furtherance of investigative issues. Fee based

Law Info – Private Investagators

Search for a private investigator by state

PI News Blog

Discussions and news for Private Investigators

Private Detective Gary Ermoian

List of services available – fee based

SERAPH.net

Corporations, school, colleges, hospitals, government agencies, law firms, individuals and families a vast array of programs to solve problems.

Shadow Trackers

List of services available

Tech Target – What is?

IT-specific encyclopedia

Virtual Gumshoe
Resource for Investigators, researchers, journalist, geneologists and others. Includes criminal records, civil litigation records, bankruptcy records, property records, divorce records, marraige records, sex offender records.

Paralegals Legal


ABA Standing Committee on Paralegals

Information on preparing for a career as a paralegal, where to get training and what it means to graduate from an ABA-approved paralegal education program. ABA Guidelines for the Approval of Paralegal Education Programs

Alaska Association of Paralegals

Alaska’s Statewide Association for the Paralegal Community

American Alliance of Paralegals

A not-for profit corporation, is dedicated to advancing the paralegal profession by focusing on the individual paralegal.

American Association For Paralegal Education (AAfPE)

A national organization serving paralegal education and institutions which offer paralegal education programs.

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

Promotes the professional advancement of registered nurses consulting within the legal arena by providing a forum for education and exchange of information

Arizona Paralegal Assocation (APA)

An active chapter providing educational and networking opportunities for our members

Association of West Virginia Paralegals

A voluntary non-profit organization composed of legal assistants interested in professional development and dedicated to promoting and upholding the highest standards of the legal profession through training, education, and networking.

Baton Rouge Paralegal Association (BRPA)

Promotion of the paralegal profession in Baton Rouge and Louisiana as an integral and indispensable element of the legal community; application of the highest ethical standards of conduct in performance of paralegal duties; and encourage training and education of its members in this continually evolving and vital profession.

California Alliance for Paralegal Associations

Statewide non-profit, mutual benefit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession and the proposition that paralegals gain strength through alliance

Canadian Association of Paralegals

Information regarding CAP, membership requirements and application forms, legal resources, our events calendar, a career section as well as our information bulletin “Liaison”.

Capital Area Paralegal Assocation

A professional association for paralegals and legal assistants in Austin, Texas, and surrounding areas.

Central Florida Paralegal Association

An organization for Central Florida paralegals/legal assistants who desire to promote high standards of professionalism in their career field.

Cincinnati Paralegal Association

Information on CPA, articles and news

Cleveland Association of Paralegals

Instrumental in allowing paralegals to keep abreast with rapid growth and technological changes in various legal sectors while advancing a continuing education and the individual role of the paralegal in executing legal services.

Dallas Area Paralegal Association

Information regarding DAPA

Delaware Paralegal Association

Information about DPA

of Schools – Paralegal – Legal Secretary

Paralegal- Legal Office Administration – Court Reporting all lumped together. Article discusses uses of paralegals

Empire State Alliance of Paralegals (NY)

Information about the Empire State Alliance of Paralegals

Fort Worth Paralegal Association

Promotes the professional objectives and goals of paralegals, to encourage, promote and conduct programs of continuing education and professional development and to promote the advancement of high standards of integrity and professionalism for paralegals to the end that both the public and the legal profession are better served.

Georgia Association of Paralegals (GAP)

To enhance the role of paralegals in the legal profession; improve the working conditions of paralegals; and maintain a continuing relationship with bar associations throughout the state.

Hawaii Paralegal Association (HPA)

A non-profit Hawaii corporation that was formed in 1978 to meet the need for a professional association for paralegals. It continues to be the only such association in Hawaii. HPA is an active participant in the legal community and sponsors regular activities, individually and in conjunction with the State Bar Association and the Hawaii Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Houston Corporate Paralegal Association

HCPA’s primary purpose is to promote continued professionalism of the corporate paralegal by:Recognizing the unique challenges facing the corporate paralegal

Houston Legal Assistants Association

Non-profit organization to promote the professional advancement of legal assistants in Houston.

Houston Paralegal Association (HPA)

Dedicated to promoting the education and understanding of legal professionals and the general public, regarding the utilization of paralegals to assist attorneys in providing effective legal services

Illinois Paralegal Association (IPA)

To promote communication among members of the paralegal profession, the legal community, civic and professional organizations, encourage and provide for the continuing education of paralegals; to inform members of developments in the paralegal profession; and to promote the paralegal profession.

Iowa Association of Legal Assistants

a non-profit professional association, consolidated several Iowa Paralegal associations. Information about membership

Kansas Association of Legal Assistants (KALA)

Endorses recognition of a system of professional credentials for legal assistants through certification, legal education, and/or specialized training.

Kansas City Paralegal Association (KCPA)

Kansas City, MO Association for Paralegals

Kansas Paralegal Association (KPA)

A nonprofit, professional organization comprised of three districts in the State of Kansas. KPA affirms the paralegal profession as an independent, self-directed profession

Kentucky Paralegal Association

Information about KPA

Lafayette Paralegal Association (LPA)

Information about LPA

Legal Assistant Management Association (LAMA)

Promotes the development, professional standing and visibility of legal assistant management professionals. A rich resource of information including current and up to date topics in the area of legal assistant management.

Legal Assistant Today

The only national paralegal magazine, rich with legal information and articles concerning the Paralegal career field, online forum

Little Known Facts About Paralegals

Yesterday’s Unsung Heros — Today’s Knowledge Managers, article by Christine A. Gilsinan, Attorney at Law

Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA)

Dedicated to developing, strengthening, and advancing the paralegal profession.

Louisiana State Paralegal Association (LSPA)

Information about LSPA

Louisville Association of Paralegals (LAP)

Expand the use of Paralegals in all aspects of the legal profession;

Madison Area Association of Paralegals

Strong group of paralegals in Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Our primary purpose is to provide substantive legal and professional education opportunities and to promote the paralegal profession within our legal community.

Massachusetts Paralegal Association, Inc. (MPA)

MPA was organized in 1975 by paralegals in Massachusetts to promote the development of the paralegal profession.

Metroplex Association of Corporate Paralegals (MACP)

Formed to promote and encourage the professional objectives and goals of paralegals for in-house counsel, to provide programs of continuing education and development, to encourage high standards of integrity and professionalism.

Minnesota Paralegal Association (MPA)

Information about MPA

Mississippi Paralegal

Page provides resource links, no information about an association

National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)

Professional association for legal assistants and paralegals, providing continuing education and professional development programs.

National Capital Area Paralegal Association (NCAPA)

Voluntary, non-profit organization composed of paralegals interested in furthering their professional development, and we are dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession.

National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA)

Information about NFPA, Reporter publication for download in pdf format

National Paralegal Association (NPA)

An international organization offering benefits and services to individuals, law firms, corporate legal departments, independent paralegals, paralegal training schools and colleges as well as those offering services or products to those involved in the paralegal profession.

Nebraska Association of Legal Assistants (NeALA)

Professional association for legal assistants/paralegals across Nebraska

North Carolina Paralegal Association (NCPA)

A self-governing organization run by paralegals for paralegals. Through its educational and informational network, NCPA strives to help its members better assist the legal community in fulfilling its duty to their clients and the public.

Northeast Florida Paralegal Association (NeFPA)

Information about NeFPA

Northwest Florida Paralegal Association

To encourage a high order of ethical and professional attainment, further education among members of the profession, establish good fellowship among society members and members of the legal community, and cooperate with the bar association.

Oklahoma Paralegal Association (OPA)

The promotion of professional legal assistants, education of the public for the advancement and improvement of the profession, and broadening public understanding of the legal assistant conceptthe State of Oklahoma and in furtherance of the delivery of quality legal services.

 

Orange County Paralegal Association (OCPA)

Information about OCPA

Oregon Paralegal Association (OPA)

Information about OPA

Paralegal Advice Web Site

Based on the paralegal manual produced by the Black Sash & ETU

Paralegal Association of Central Nevada (PASN)

A voluntary nonprofit corporation composed of paralegals working in all areas of the law, who are interested in furthering their own professional development and are dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession as a whole.

Paralegal Association of Central Ohio (PACO)

A professional association for legal assistants/paralegals in the Central Ohio area

Paralegal Association of Florida (PAF)

Information about PAF

Paralegal Association of New Hampshire (PANH)

A state-wide non-profit organization dedicated to the development of the paralegal profession.

Paralegal Association of Santa Clara County (PASCCO)

A professional and educational organization for legal assistants. The majority of members are paralegals employed by Santa Clara County law firms, corporations, and governmental agencies. Additional members include students, educators, and other persons interested in the development of the paralegal profession.

Paralegal Association of Wisconsin (PAW)

Information about PAW

Paralegal Database

Database by Lawinfo, allowing search of paralegal services by state

Paralegal Gateway

Everything paralegal related found here, great articles by paralegals for paralegals, career and education information

Philadelphia Association of Paralegals (PAP)

A non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession.

Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association (RMPA)

Information about RMPA

Sacramento Valley Paralegal Association (SVPA)

Information about SVPA

San Diego Paralegal Association

A place where you can network with other Paralegals and find information relevant to the profession.

San Francisco Paralegal Association (SFPA)

A non-profit organization comprised of individual members. The purposes are to represent the paralegal profession as an independent, self-directed profession, to enable paralegals to enhance their professional development and to support the expansion of the delivery of legal services in an economic and efficient manner.

Santa Barbara Paralegal Association (SBPA)

An organization of professionals who share an interest in the field of law and in career advancement.

Scottish Paralegal Association – UK (SPA)

Information about SPA

Sequoia Paralegal Association (SPA)

Information about SPA

Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association (SMPA)

A non-profit, professional, NALA affiliated association of paralegals and supporters of the profession the use of paralegals in East Tennessee.

South Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.(SFPA)

Enhances the competence, and to strive for the acceptance and effective use of professional paralegals in the Miami-Dade County area. To help achieve these goals, SFPA’s programs and meetings are geared toward the continuing education of its members.

South Texas Organization of Paralegals (STOP)

A group of individuals that share our experience, education, talent, and belief that continuing legal education should be, and should always remain, top priority.

Supreme Court NJ Administrative Determinations (1999)

The Court concluded that direct oversight of paralegals is best accomplished through attorney supervision rather than through a Court-directed licensing system

Tennessee Paralegal Association (TPA)

Information about TPA

Texas State Bar – Legal Assistants Division

Leadership, professionalism and public service

Western New York Paralegal Association (WNYPA)

Promotes the professional development and continuing legal education in the Western New York region

What is a Paralegal?

Definitions from NALA and ABA, explaination of paralegal / legal assistant tasks

WisBar – Paralegal Ethics
Ethics Rules for Paralegals – Definitions

Non-Profit, Charitible Legal


ABA Pro Bono Program

Provided by state by the ABA

About.com – Nonprofit

Links and some information to nonprofit organizations

Children’s Rights Council

A national non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that works to assure children meaningful and continuing contact with both their parents and extended family regardless of the parents’ marital status. Included Info for Parents site

GuideStar

Search national database of nonprofit organizations. Some services fee based

Hurwit Associates

Nonprofit Law Resource Library with legal resources including start-up, required filings, tax information, etc

ID Theft Alleged at D.C. Blockbuster

News story on alleged idenity theft by former Blockbuster employee

Internet NonProfits

Publishes the Nonprofit FAQ, a resource of information provided by partcipants in many online discussions about nonprofits and their work. Resources for fund raising, Bill Levis on “Fundraising Productivity”, Multistate Filing for Charitable Solicitations

Network for Good

A nonprofit organization dedicated to using the Web to help people get more involved in their communities – from volunteering and donating money, to getting involved with issues they care about. Crisis relief center, resources for nonprofits

Philanthropy News Digest (PND)

A weekly news service of the Foundation Center, of philanthropy-related articles and features in digest form from print and electronic media outlets nationwide

Planned Giving Resources

Links to State Regulations and contracts, Model Act, Gift Annuities, Pooled Income Funds

Volunteer Match

Post a listing seeking volunteers or search opportunities to give of your time and talents. Online database allows volunteers to search thousands of one-time and ongoing opportunities by zip code, category, and date

Legal Blogs, Periodicals, Journals Legal

ABA Journal
Legal news, resources for the public, member resouces, subscription information

Academic Law Reviews and Journals
List of journals available by topic or by school,

American Law and Economics Review
A refereed journal, published twice a year, includes practising lawyers, consulting economics and academic lawyers, and academic economists from around the world. Fee

Appeal
Original work of current and recently graduated law students, articling students, and students pursing undergraduate or graduate studies both in law and in other disciplines. Appeal endeavours to publish articles that are timely, relevant, and which address possibilities for Canadian Law reform.

Bag and Baggage
Intellectual property blog written by Denise Howell, an appellate and intellectual property lawyer

Berkeley Technology Law Journal
As a service to its subscribers and the law and technology community, has placed electronic versions of most of its articles on-line.

Blawg
Emphasis on the law or legal related issues

Blog Book
A Guide to Legal Blogging

California Law Review
Masthead and table of contents, subscription information

CCH
Provider of information services, software and workflow tools for tax, accounting, legal and business professionals.

Chicago – Kent Law Review
Articles are downloadable pdf format

Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems
Article abstracts and subscription information online

Dallas Criminal Blog
Discusses criminal law and criminal cases in the news

Defense Base Act Blog
Blog covering suits based on the Defense Base Act for civilians working on International Military Bases

Dennis Kennedy Blog
Well known in the legal world as a technology expert, Dennis’ blog provides a variety of legal and technology topics

Denver Journal of International Law
Several articles online, downloadable in pdf format, subscription information

Digital Practice of Law
A daily digest of cases, comments and practical references for applying technology to the practice of law and litigation support.

Duke Journals
Links to Journals published by Duke University and subscription prices

eLawyer Blog
To promote the use of technology, especially the Internet, to improve the delivery of legal services to Americans of moderate to low income.

Ernie The Attorney
Everything from Apple to technology with judges inbetween

Esq. Tech Law
A weblog dedicated to law office technology tips, tools, and tricks for lawyers.

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review
Published four times a year by students of the Georgetown University Law Center, serving the interests of international environmental legal practitioners and scholars

HeinOnLine
Ever-expanding, image-based collection of legal research material. Subscription based

Hofstra Law Review
Subscription information

Indiana Law Review
Some full articles available free in pdf format, subscription information

Inter-Alia
Internet legal research blog, among other things

International Commentary on Evidence (ICE)
A Journal of Law and Theory in Electronic Format

Internet Cases
Blog discussing legal cases involving the Internet

Is That Legal?
A law professor’s musings with guest bloggers

Jurist Law Reviews
Provides listings of all American law reviews that currently have a substantial presence on the Web

Knowledge Aforethought
Knowledge Management

Law Journals on the Net
This listing does not include the many journals that provide information about their contents on-line but do not provide full text Internet access

Law Professor Blogs
A network of web logs designed from the ground-up to assist law professors in their scholarship and teaching. Each site focuses on a particular area of law and combines both (1) regularly-updated permanent resources and links, and (2) daily news and information of interest to law professors.

Law resources on BATR
A different take on the law and legal issues, presenting essays involving controversial legal issues

Law Review
Law Journals on the Internet, full text search

Law Tech Guru
Dedicated to providing legal technology information, tips and tricks

Law, Social Justice & Global Development
Electronic Law Journals project at Warwick (England) Law School focusing on recently industrialized countries and social, economic, and political changes in Central and Eastern Europe

Legal Blogs with UK and Irish Content
List and description of UK and Irish legal blogs maintained by Delia Venables

Legal Dockets
Court docket portal, provide updated resource links and information for all available federal, state, and local courts that offer case information online, as well as databases that provide additional criminal records.

Legal Real Deal Docs
Legal news blog featuring up to date legal news, articles and information for attorneys

Legal Tags
Tech law by Wendy Seltzer

Legal Technology Blog
This is a blog containing timely and useful information about legal technology trends and issues

Legally Inclined
A ring of attorneys, law students, and other legal professionals who maintain weblogs or personal websites

LibLicense-L
An internet discussion list on the topic of Electronic Content Licensing for Academic & Research Libraries.

LIS News
Collaborative weblog devoted to current events and news in the world of Library and Information Science

Litilaw
Free collection of over 800 recently published articles of interest to litigators and related legal professionals

My Shingle
For and about small and solo law practice

National Journal
Publisher of magazines, newsletters, books and directories for people who have a professional interest in politics, policy and government, campaigns, buzz columns. Some services require membership

New York Civil Law
A forum for New York Appellate Law, Civil Procedure, Insurance Coverage and Defense and other interesting issues.

New York Lawyer
Online career guide for young lawyers, updated daily with exclusive news and information to help you navigate the new rules of practicing law in the world’s most important legal market.

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP)
Features articles on international legal topics by leading scholars and practitioners, as well as notes, case comments, and book annotations written by Journal members. Subscription based.

New York University Law Review
Beginning with Volume 73, Number 6 (December 1998), the full content of the Law Review is available online in Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

Notes from the (Legal) Underground
A blawg that asks the question–Can lawyers be entertaining?

Planning Notes
Blog discussing fundamental concepts and issues relevant to estate planning law

Practice Source
UK based blog on knowledge management

Rutgers Law Review
Mast head and table of contents, subscription information

Scotus Blog
U.S. Supreme Court blog by Washington D.C. firm, Goldstein and Howe.

Southern Illinois University Law Journal
Issues online in pdf format

Stanford Technology Law Review
Abstract available online, full article available in pdf format

Strategic Legal Technology
Articles, publications, commentary

Tarlton Law Library
Keyword-searchable database of tables of contents from more than 750 law reviews and other scholarly publications related to the law published in the United States and abroad. Articles and journals can be ordered (for a fee) through the document delivery request form

Tech Law Advisor
Covers law and the Internet and directed towards the expression of fair use and free speech rights, issues which frequently intersect with intellectual property issues.

The (Non) Billable Hour
bLAWgs & Blogs & What We Read

The Anonymous Lawyer
Tongue in cheek funny look at life in a fictional law firm.

The Defense Prospective
Texas criminal lawyer provides commentary on defense strategies and issues

The Law Blog
Featuring discussion on personal injury and disability legal cases in Canada

The Law Letter
A newsletter prepared by the attorneys of the National Legal Research Group.

The Tech Law Journal
News, records, and analysis of legislation, litigation, and regulation affecting the computer and Internet industry

The TTABlog
News, TTAB decisions

University Law Review Project
Full Text Search of Law Journals on the Internet

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Journal of Constitutional Law
Published quarterly by students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia. Hard-bound issues are available by subscription or by special order. The full text of both the current issue and back issues may be read on-line.

Virginia Journal of Law and Technology
Full text articles available in pdf format online

Yale Law Journal
Masthead, subscription information, a few articles available for free online

Employment Legal


Affirmative Action and Diversity Project
Presents diverse opinions regarding Affirmative Action topics

Affirmative Action.org
Association of professionals managing affirmative action, equal opportunity, diversity and other human resource programs

Age Discrimination Act
US Code, Title 29 Chapter 14 Sec. 621.

Benefits Link
Provided free compliance information and tools for employee benefit plan sponsors, service-providers and participants

Campbell v. General Dynamics
Email not sufficient notification of a new mandatory arbitration clause. No proof of receipt, opening and reading

Civil Rights Act
US Code Title 42 Chapter 21 Subchapter VI Sec. 2000e

Conti Law
Employment law site by Adam J. Conti, LLC, providing links to employment law cases, articles, federal employment law and Georgia law links

Disabilities Act
US Code Title 42 Chapter 126 Sec.12101

Discrimination Attorney
Information regarding Sexual Harassment, Racial Discrimination, Whistle Blowing, court rulings

Duncan v. Delta Consolidated
Plaintiff failed to raise claim of sex discrimination in her EEOC complaint, the district court did not err in dismissing her sex discrimination claims for failure to exhaust administrative remedies.

Electronic Media Policies
Sample policy

Employment Law – list of new articles
Discrimination, deductible expenses, overtime house, sexual harrassment

Employment Law Information Center
Links to federal laws, state and federal case law, emplyment law news, newsletter and job board

Employment Law Links
From Nolo Press, links to help you research your situation

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Federal employment laws, types of discrimination, statistics, filing a claim

HR Gopher
Employer and employee resource site. Links to policy manuals, discussion group, COBRA, employee ownership, discrimination, FLSA, FMLA, Unions, performance reviews, safety issues and just about anything related to employment

Internet Usage Policies in the Workplace
Three part article regarding policies needed for technological advances

Levine & Baker Articles
Articles on employment and executive compensation based on recently decided cases

Mens Rights
Site set up to assist men wrongly charged with Sexual Harrassment in the workplace

Monitoring Employee Email
Privacy rights of non public-sector employees are relatively unprotected by the federal and state constitutions, broad judicial interpretations of enacted privacy legislation favor legitimate employer-monitoring practices

My Employment Lawyer
Employment law articles and FAQ. Got a question? Ask the Employment Lawyer, your question will be emailed to a lawyer in your state for an answer. Find an employment lawyer in your state.

National Labor Relations Board
NLRB, investigates and remedies unfair labor practices by employers and unions, hold elections for union representation

OSHA
Occupational Safety & Health Administration to assure the safety and health of America’s workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health

Pandemic Flu
Government Site on Health & Safety and Flu Pandemics

Telecommuting – Tools and FAQ
Telecommuting, teleworking, the virtual office, and related topics

US Department of Labor
Find answers to questions on various labor topics, links to federal employment laws

Vermont Employment Termination Law
Put into context the more recent Vermont court decisions

White Collar Overtime Regulations Summary
From Nixon Peabody, June 2004

Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission
Conduct hearings and issuing labor relations decisions in administrative law and contract grievance disputes; mediating contract negotiation and grievance disputes; conducting secret-ballot employe votes; and providing labor management cooperation training and facilitation

Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act
A guide to advance notice of closings and layoffs

Workers Compensation
Links to all 50 states and DC Worker’s Compensation Agencies

Workplace Attorneys
List of employment lawyers who practice in the United States

Workplace Fairness
Provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide and promotes public policies that advance employee rights

Workplace Issues Today
Daily news addressing workplace issues

Immigration Legal


4 Immigration Services
Information about various types of immigration and requirements.

ACACIA
Australia immigration information

Alyas v. Gonzales
Plaintiff’s petition for review is denied where substantial evidence supports the immigration judge’s determination that plaintiff has not demonstrated past persecution on account of his membership in the Pakistan People’s Party.

American Immigration Lawyers on the Web
Links to firms and attorneys handling immigration matters

ASA Group Global
Australia immigration information plus links to business related information in Australia, online forums

Asylum Seekers
Help asylum seekers in Australia, Canada, the United States, and several countries in Europe

Australian Migration & Visa Solutions
Useful links about Australia for those interested in immigration

BCC Visa Law
US immigration attorney concentrating in the areas of employment-and family-based immigration law

Bernal-Rendon v. Gonzales
Denial of plaintiffs’ asylum claim is affirmed where they failed to establish that they applied for asylum within one year of arrival in the United States.

Beyderwellen & Co.
Information and resources on immigration to Australia

Douglas Holmes, Immigration
Immigration Web site of Douglas Holmes, North Carolina Immigration attorney

Foreign Born
Sending money abroad, banking, credit cards, social security, driver’s license, buying a car, careers, schools, city & hotel guides, immigration, visas and more

Gebrehiwot v. Ashcroft
Citizen of Ethiopia’s petition for review of decision denying asylum and withholding removal was denied, because the immigration judge properly relied on State Department documents contradicting claims made by the plaintiff and because of the speculative nature of plaintiff’s fear of future persecution.

Gonzales vs. INS 11th Circuit
Because the preexisting law compelled no particular policy, the INS was entitled to make a policy decision. The policy decision that the INS made was within the outside border of reasonable choices. And the INS did not abuse its discretion or act arbitrarily in applying the policy and rejecting Plaintiff’s purported asylum applications.

Immigration Legal Services
Immigration Information in English and Spanish, Spain Visas, immigration quotas, Resident permits, student visas, work permits

Immigration Overview
Links to legal information regarding US immigration

India Focus Immigration
Immigration information for Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, USA

Live in Australia
Online immigration advice service, providing ‘Online Immigration Strategies’ to Skilled and Business Professionals seeking migration to Australia

Macpherson & Kelley Migration Services
Visa categories, online assessment, FAQ area

Messer Smith Law Firm
US Immigration, information about various immigration forms

Migrant Law
Articles and information on immigration to Australia

Migration Expert
Links to embassies, Information on migrating to Australia

Parish Patience Immigration – Australia
Immigration news, visas, skilled migration, student visas, assylum, basics of immigration law

Thailand Visa Law
Information on various types of visas available and Thai immigration law

US Citizenship & Immigration Services
Immigration forms & fees, citizenship, laws, regulations and codes

US Customs & Border Protection
Information on importing, exporting, travel and Customs enforcement

USA Immigration
Immigration information for immigration to USA including who qualfies and ways to qualify

Victoria Australia
Immigration information for Victoria Australia

Visa Pro
US Immigration Lawyer Services – K-1 Fiancee Visa, H-1B, Green Card, US Citizenship, and over 100 Immigration Services, green card lottery information

Work Permit
Immigration information for UK, Australia, US, New Zealand and Canada

Consumer Resources Legal


Fair Debt Collection Act
Attorney site providing information on the Fair Debt Collection Act

3River Legal Services
Providing free civil, legal assistance to the low-income community of north central Florida

Acadiana LA Legal Service
Provide advice and representation to low-income residents of the following parishes: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Vermilion, and Vernon. In addition, we provide the same services to elderly residents of most of these parishes and Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle and Winn Parishes

Advocacy Inc. Texas
Advocating the Legal Rights of Texans with Disabilities Implementing the Client Assistance Program for Rehabilitation Clients

AIDS Law of Louisiana
Provide direct services to citizens affected by HIV disease

Alaska Legal Aid
Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans

Alcohol Policy Information System
An online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels.

All Law
Links to legal resources, cases,

AMA Physician Finder
Search for a physician by location and/or specialty

Arizona Legal Aid
Central resource for legal service organizations, probono attorneys, poverty law practioners, and community advocates representing low income populations in Arizona.

Atlanta GA Legal Aid Society
Helping clients Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett Counties in Georgia secure a safe home, enough food to eat, a decent education, protection against fraud, and personal safety

Attorney
Search for an attorney by practice, geographic location

Bay Area FL Legal Services
Non-profit legal organization that delivers free legal services to indigent individuals and families in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties

Bay Area Legal Aid
Provider of free civil legal services in the CA Bay Area

Be Wise
Information about Elder financial abuse

Benford v. Bridgestone/Firestone
Firestone Tire law suit contending tires unsafe

Bet Tzedek Legal Aid
legal services organizations, providing free assistance to more than 10,000 people at its headquarters in the Fairfax, CA area and at more than 30 senior centers throughout Los Angeles County and at more than 30 senior centers throughout Los Angeles County and at more than 30 senior centers throughout Los Angeles County

California Indian Legal Services
First Indian-controlled law firm organized to provide specialized legal representation to Indians and Indian tribes

California Rural Legal Assistance
In support of the CA farm workers and other poor people

CARPLS
Cook County, IL Co-ordinating legal services for lower income individuals addressing their legal needs in a timely and cost effective manner

Center for Disability Law & Policy Pennsylvania
Provides advocacy to individuals with disabilities throughout Pennsylvania

Central California Legal Services
Provide free legal assistance to low income familes and individuals in Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare, and Tuolumne counties

Central Virginia Legal Aid Center
A non-profit organization providing legal assistance in Family Law, Elder Law, disability, civil rights, employment, public benefits, consumer and housing law

Clark County Nevada Legal Services
Providing free community legal services to those in need in Nevada

CLASP
A national non-profit organization with expertise in both law and policy affecting the poor

Class Action Links
Links to various sites that contain information on class action suits and other legal hot topics

Committee for Public Counsel Massachusetts
Oversee the provision of legal representation to indigent persons in the Commonwealth

Community Legal Services Pennsylvania
Providing free legal services to Philadelphia’s low-income communities

Connecticut State-Wide Legal Services
Non-profit corporation dedicated to helping Connecticut residents on limited incomes with civil law matters

Consumer Affairs
If you have a complaint or want to know more about a product, check out the Consumer Affairs Web Site

Consumer Law
helping consumers, their advocates, and public policy makers use consumer laws to assure justice for vulnerable, low income Americans

Consumer Law Page
Collection of more than 200 articles and brochures of practical law related information to help consumers

Consumer Net
Consumer information, links to consumer resources

Consumer Sentinial
Secure investigative cybertool and complaint database that provides hundreds of law enforcement agencies immediate access to Internet cons, telemarketing scams and other consumer fraud-related complaints

Consumer Tips
Consumer information with links for filing complaints, Internet fraud, most wanted terrorists, theft idenity and more

Country Reports
Countries profiled from around the world over 6,600 pages and 6,400 related links on over 260 countries

Court TV
Follow major trials, message boards,

CT Elder Law
A public service of Connecticut Legal Aid, information on living wills, POA, funerals, nursing homes and other senior resources

Delaware Legal Link
Providing legal representation to Delaware’s low-income population

Denver Lawyer
A free consumer site to find lawyers and other legal resources for Denver, Colorado.

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
A national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education

Discrimination Law Today
Information about race discrimination and employment

Dream Home Source
Information and resources for building homes

DUI Laws
General laws and information regarding DUI and DUID

e-Consumer
Report & resolve complaints, complaint trends

Equal Justice Coalition Massachusetts
Diverse group of more than 150 organizations and individuals committed to ensuring that poor families throughout Massachusetts have access to the courts when they have a civil (non-criminal) legal problem

Equal Justice Foundation NC
Non-profit organization providing legal representation in civil matters to disadvantaged individuals and groups throughout the state of Ohio

Eviction Law CA
Explanation of CA law on eviction

FDIC: Consumer Resources
Search to see if an Online Bank is legitimate, information on correcting banking errors, mortgages, financial rights

Federal Citizen Information Center
Consumer information on autos, computers, federal programs & publications, housing, travel

Federal Trade Commission – FTC – Consumer
Publications with advice on avoiding scams and rip-offs, as well as tips on other consumer topics.

Florida Legal Services
Provide civil legal assistance to indigent persons in FL

FTC Consumer Protect – Complaints
Collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media

FTC: Dirty Dozen 1998 Spam Scams
The FTC has identified the 12 scams that are most likely to arrive in consumers’ email boxes

Georgia Legal Services
Non-profit organization, provides free legal services to low-income people in civil matters in the 154 Georgia counties

Go Toll Free
Internet source for toll free numbers

Greater Boston Legal Services
Provides free civil (noncriminal) legal assistance to low-income people in Boston and thirty-one additional cities and towns

Greater Hartford, CT Legal Aid
Not-for-profit legal services agency whose staff helps clients with civil legal issues

Gulf Coast FL Legal Services
Non-profit corporation providing free legal assistance to income eligible residents of Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota Counties

Handling Movers With Care
If you are getting ready to move, you will want to read this article

Idaho Legal-Aid Services
Non-profit legal services program that seeks equal justice for the poor of Idaho

Idenity Theft: A Bibliography of Federal, State, Consumer and News Resources
Federal links for those whose idenity has been stolen

Illinois Legal-Aid
Improve and expand Illinois legal services in a coordinated and cost-effective way and increasing the public’s understanding of their legal rights and responsibilities and their ability to satisfactorily resolve their legal problems

Indiana Legal Services
Nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana

Info Space
Telephone yellow and white pages, reverse look-up

Itools
A combination site providing dictionaries, thesaurus, language translator, language identifier, shipping tracking, quote finder and biographical finder

Junk Busters
From junk mail to junk faxes, telemarketing and Spam, learn how to protect yourself

Kansas Legal Services
A statewide non-profit organization, is dedicated to helping low income Kansans meet their basic needs through the provision of essential legal, mediation and employment training services

Kelley Blue Book
Find market and wholesale value of new and used cars

Kentucky Legal Services
Assist and to enable low-income families as well as elderly, disabled and other vulnerable individuals in South Central and Western Kentucky to resolve legal problems that are barriers to self-sufficiency, and to provide these individuals an opportunity for an improved quality of life

Lane County OR Legal Services
Serve the legal needs of low-income persons in Lane County Oregon

Law Guru Submit a Question
Submit legal questions, search previous database of over 70,000 questions and answers

Lawyer Check
Worried you might be hiring a lawyer who has run afoul of the bar disciplinary authorities? Use this free service to run a check

Legal Action of Wisconsin
Provides creative and effective legal representation in order to achieve justice for low-income people and others to whom it would otherwise be denied

Legal Aid Employment Law Center
Promotes the stability of low income and disadvantaged workers and their families by addressing issues that affect their ability to achieve self-sufficiency

Legal Aid of Orange County, CA
Civil legal services to low-income persons and seniors who live in Orange County, California and southeast Los Angeles County

Legal Aid of San Mateo County, CA
Legal Aid for residents of San Mateo County, CA

Legal Aid of Santa Clara County, CA
Civil legal services for Santa Clara County, CA residents

Legal Aid Service of New York
Provides legal services to individual clients often involving children, seniors, persons with disabilities, survivors of domestic violence, immigrants, uninsured families and individuals, persons moving from welfare to work, homeless children and families, persons with HIV/AIDS and persons with mental illness

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota
Provide free legal advice and representation to low income people who live in Northeastern Minnesota

Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati OH
Resolve serious legal problems of low-income people in Cincinnati OH

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland OH
A non-profit organization that provides free legal assistance to indigent clients in Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Ashtabula, and Geauga counties

Legal Aid Society, District of Columbia
Free legal assistance to the poorest residents in Washington, DC

Legal Foundation of Washington
Dedicated to the provision of equal access to the justice system by funding legal and educational programs for low-income persons

Legal Help for West Virginians
Cooperative project of civil legal services providers in West Virginia designed to help clients, practitioners and members of the public to understand our legal system

Legal Services Law Line of Vermont
Provides free consultation, advice, and community education for low income Vermonters

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
Provides high-quality legal assistance and equal access to justice to low-income people

Legal Services of New Jersey
Strives to ensure equal access to justice under law to all people of New Jersey, providing free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters.

Legal Services of North FL
Non-profit corporation providing free legal representation to low income people with civil legal problems in Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington Counties

Legal Services of North Louisiana
Non-profit law firm providing free civil services to low income and elderly Louisiana residents

Legal Services of Northern CA
Provides advocacy and access to systems of justice, for poor individuals, families, and communities in 23 counties throughout northern California

Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Provides free legal assistance in civil cases to individuals who are elderly, or who have low incomes, mental or physical disabilities, or HIV/AIDS

Legal Services Program for Pasadena and San Gabriel-Pomona Valley
Civil law assistance, concentrating in Housing Preservation and Enhancement, Families and Children, Basic Needs of Families and Individuals, and Telephone Advice and Referral

Lemon Laws
Articles, forms and links to other resources

Lone Star Legal Aid
Fourteen branch offices that serve East Texas and Southwestern Arkansas. Eligible can receive legal assistance and representation in civil cases

Maine Equal Justice Partners
Working in the legislature, before administrative agencies and the courts, to give low-income Maine people an effective voice

Maine Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project
Nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing information and legal assistance to low-income residents of Maine who need help with immigration law and related issues

Maine Legal Services for Elderly
Free, high quality legal assistance to socially and economically needy Maine residents age 60 and older

Marion-Polk Legal Aid Service OR
A non-profit corporation which provides free assistance in civil legal matters to Marion and Polk County residents in the state of Oregon,

Martindale Hubbel
Find a lawyer by name location/area of practice, by firm, or for lawyers in corporations, agencies of the US government, or law school faculty.

Marvin Lumber and Cedar Co. v. PPG Indus.
In a contract dispute concerning defective wood treatment products, an award against defendant-manufacturer, for breach of an express warranty, is affirmed where plaintiff gave timely and proper notice of the breach.

Maryland Legal Services
Provide information to interested persons and organizations about legal resources for low and moderate income families in Maryland.

MI Law Help
A guide to free & low-cost civil legal services in Michigan

Michigan Farmworker Legal Services
Provides free legal assistance and referrals to migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout the state of Michigan

Minnesota Legal Services Coalition
Association of seven Minnesota regional legal services programs supports the regional programs that help low-income Minnesotans with a broad range of civil legal matters

Missouri Legal Aid
Provides potential clients, attorneys, social service providers and other legal service providers with information on the programs in Missouri which provide legal help for low-income persons

MLN Law Altanta GA
Helping those who have suffered personal injury from auto or truck accidents, other acts of negligence including medical malpractice, premises liability and violent crime victims

National Association of Consumer Advocates
More than 1000 attorneys and consumer advocates who have a wide range of experience curbing abusive and predatory business practices and promoting justice for consumers

National Center on Elder Abuse
A gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation

National Fraud Information Center
Telemarketing fraud, scams, Internet fraud, Elder fraud, Online complaint form

Nebraska Equal Justice Clearing House
Provides free legal representation to low income clients in a number of civil legal problems

Neighborhood Legal Services
Provides free legal services in civil cases to low-income people in Western Pennsylvania

Neighborhood Legal Services NY
A not-for-profit agency located in Buffalo, New York. NLS provides free legal services to persons with low-income and persons with disabilities.

New Hampshire Legal Services
Cooperative effort of the Legal Services Agencies serving New Hampshire’s low income population

New Haven Legal Assistance
high-quality legal services to individuals, families and groups with limited incomes in the greater New Haven area

New Jersey Education Law Center
Advocates on behalf of New Jersey’s public school children for access to an equal and adequate education under state and federal laws

NHTSA
Listing of search engines which retrieve information from the available Database Files from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

No Sexual Harrassment
Information about sexual harrassment, discrimination and retaliation

Nolo Press
Do it yourself help resources. reliable, plain-English books, software, forms

North Carolina Industrial Commission
Workers Compensation News, NC

North Carolina Justice
Providing links and resources for the North Carolina working poor, low income and minorities

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
Provide to poor people, the highest quality of legal and technical assistance, which improves the daily quality of life, while contributing to the attainment of social, economic, and political equality

North Penn Legal Services
Provides free legal aid services on civil cases to low-income families, individuals, and groups in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Northwest Justice Project WA
Clearinghouse of legal self-help materials and tools that provide information about non criminal legal problems affecting low-income people in Washington state

Northwestern Legal Services PA
Providing free legal representation to low income people with civil legal matters, such as, public benefits, family law, housing, health care, education, and employment, and more in Northern Pennsylvania

NY Legal Services
A non-profit corporation that provides low-income residents and the elderly of Bronx County with legal representation that provides low-income residents and the elderly of Bronx County with legal representation in civil matters at no charge

NYC Transit
Traveling to New York City and want to use the local transit system? Check out this website. There are maps of the New York City Subway System, Manhattan Bus routes, and the Staten Island Railway System. There is also information on the schedules, stations and lines

Open Secrets
Non-partisan, non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. that tracks money in politics

Out-Law
Provides guides, articles and news stories relating to drawing up of on-line contracts and agreements to issues of taxation and defamation. UK based, free and fee services, registration required

Over Lawyered
An interesting site that chronicles some of the less than finer moments of the American Judicial System

Panix
Email spam, how to deal with it

Pennsylvania Legal Services
The principal funder and oversight agency for organizations that provide legal assistance to low income residents of Pennsylvania.

Population Database Annual Review
Database containing summaries and excerpts of legislation, constitutions, court decisions, and other official government documents from every country in the world relating to population policies, reproductive health, women’s rights, and related topics. It is produced jointly by Harvard Law School and the United Nations Population Fund.

Power of Attorneys
Lawyer jokes, silly lawsuits, high profile lawsuits

Price Line
Bid for airfare, cruises, auto rentals based on your schedule

Pro Bono Programs
Listings by state from the ABA

Pro Seniors Ohio
Non-profit organization that provides free legal and long-term care help to older adults in Ohio

Public Utility Law Project NY
Represents residential low income and rural consumers in utility, telecommunications and energy-related matters seeking to advance universal service, affordability, and consumer protection.

Rini, Coran & Lancellotta, P.C.
Telecommunications law, links included legal, legislative and related services primarily in the area of U.S. and foreign telecommunications, multichannel video, broadcast, Internet, copyright and trademark

Secure Transactions
Explanation of secure transactions such as mortgages

Self Growth
Information for Self Improvement

Senior Law – Wisconsin
A program of Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc., dedicated to serving individuals who are 60 and older

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
A law office for low income persons and senior citizens (over 60) who reside in Minnesota

Southwest Virginia Legal Aid
Provides free legal services regarding civil matters to income eligible persons

State Alcohol Law
The state law grid on alcohol beverage control and sales – edited by laypeople

Stop Junk E-Mail
Goal to eliminate all junk email, information about junk email and what you can do.

Strong Numbers
Here’s a way to find the going rate for items before you buy. Strong Numbers is a price guide that calculates values for a wide variety of items based on prices from over 5 million online auctions each week

Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services
Statewide non-profit organization that seeks to build partnerships to support the delivery of effective civil legal services for low income and elderly Tennesseans

Terra Server
The world’s largest online database of aerial and satellite photographs. See your house from space!

Texas Legal Aid Finder
Find a Legal Aid office anywhere in Texas

Texas Legal Services Center
A service to the legal services community and other segments of the community involved in delivering welfare-related services

The Angry Consumer
Don’t you just love it? The title says it all! Site created to let you share your consumer experiences with the rest of the world

The Children’s Law Center
Helps at-risk children in the District of Columbia

The Claims Connection – UK
UK resource designed to provide members of the public with advice on making an accident claim following a personal injury

The Complaint Station
The purpose of The Complaint Station is to provide you with a central location to file your complaints or research previous complaints. You can complain about issues related to companies products, services, medicine, employment, get rich quick scams, diets or pills that don’t work or cause side effects, any issue you can think of, the list is endless

The Injury Guide
Short articles about various types of personal injury along with statistics and brief comments about the law

The Pennsylvania Health Project
Provide access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities

The Reference Desk
This site is more of an encyclopedia index providing links to calendars, airlines, search engines, measurement converter

The Support Network – Canada
A safe place to call when life hurts. Lines are free, anonymous, confidential and available every hour, every day.

Tips on Telephone Service Scams
Slamming, Cramming, Toll Fraud, Prepaid Phone Cards, etc.

Top Class Actions, settlement details, no fees
Class action law suits in the news

U.S. Zip Code, Addresses & More
United States Post Office, zip code look up

United Airlines, Inc. vs. Int’l Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
Deals with preliminary injunction against work slow downs by Unions, 7th Circuit

Vermont Legal Aid
Non-profit law firm organized into specialized projects serving clients from six offices located throughout Vermont.

Virginia Legal Aid Society
Providing free legal information, advice and representation in civil cases to low-income families and individuals in Central, Southside and Western Tidewater Virginia

WA Equal Justice Coalition
Non-partisan coalition that increases awareness and support for civil legal aid programs in Washington State

Whitman-Walker Clinic
Offering comprehensive pro bono legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS

Wisconsin Equal Justice
Wisconsin’s legal service firms perform honorable work for a fundamentally important right: ensuring that all prople will have equal footing when they seek access to justice.

Wisconsin Judicare
Serving the legal needs of low-income people in northern Wisconsin

Criminal Law Legal

California DUI
Source of information about California DUI laws, California DUI attorneys, lawyers and law firms, penalties for driving under the influence, California DMV driver’s license suspensions, breath alcohol tests, criminal courts, car insurance after a DUI California arrest and police investigative procedures

California DUI
Everything you wanted to know about DUI arrests and defense, but were afraid to ask.

Center for Criminal Justice Advocacy
Body of materials that support a structured analytical approach to planning, preparing, and conducting a persuasive and convincing criminal trial.

Center for Sex Offender Management
Enhance public safety by preventing further victimization through improving the management of adult and juvenile sex offenders who are in the community

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
Promotes balanced and humane criminal justice policies that reduce incarceration and promote long-term public safety

Community Policing Consortium
Compiles and update community policing resources nationally and internationally

Cop Seek
An excellent source of law enforcement links, agencies, associations, investigative resources, statistics

Crime Library
Rapidly growing collection of more than 500 nonfiction feature stories on major crimes, criminals, trials, forensics and criminal profiling

Crime Net
An Australian based site with primarily Australian information, growing criminal database which requires a small fee to access; You can also register missing persons for a small fee. Links section has some great links to Australian criminal resources and agencies.

Crime Prevention
to national and state crime prevention resources

Criminal Defense Lawyer
Information about various criminal charges

Criminal Defense Online – Michigan
Representing convicted indigent felons on appeal, throughout the State of Michigan, support services to Criminal Defense attorneys

Criminal Law – Kinsey Law
Links to Federal and California Penal Code

Criminal Law from Findlaw
Definitions, stages of a criminal case, your rights

Cybrary
100 Top Criminal Justice Links

Death Penalty Information Center
Statistics, information and resources for dealth penalty cases

Department of Criminology
Australia University of Melbourne

FBI
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center
Database contains information about suspects and defendants processed in the Federal criminal justice system

Florida Crime Information Center
Provides opportunity to assist law enforcement agencies in locating stolen property, missing persons and persons wanted in connection with ongoing investigations

For The Defense NC
Attorney Douglas E. Kingsbery’s NC Criminal Practice Site

GA Drunk Driving Lawyer
Information about Georgia drunk driving laws, Georgia DUI “drugs” offenses, Georgia Administrative License Suspension & Revocations, plus links to drunk driving defense attorneys in every state

Institute of Criminology
The University of Sydney

Institute of Criminology
University of Cambridge

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Juvenile Law Center
Work on behalf of children who have come within the purview of public agencies, national links to agencies who assist children

Manual on Recurring Problems in Criminal Trials in Criminal Trials
Written by judge of the Western District of WA

National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving the criminal justice system through the effective application of information and identification technology. Criminal Justice links, index of criminal justice software, featured articles and news feeds

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Information on courts, drugs, corrections, juvenile justice and more

Ninth Circuit Capital Punishment Handbook
Handbook is a reference tool and not an official publication of the Judicial Council or of the Ninth Circuit. Therefore, it may not be cited as authority

Officer.com
A comprehensive national law enforcement resource site. Site contains links to state and federal laws, criminal justice sites, case decisions, criminal justice news and much more.

Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police
Links to other Oklahoma FOPs, Police related links

Penal Law Web
Criminal law site by professor at New York at Buffalo, School of Law

Polygraph, FAQ
Frequently asked questions about polygraph examinations

Prison Fellowship Ministry
Taking the Gospel to prisoners, and ministering to prisoners’ children

Searching and Seizing Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations
Manual by the Department of Justice (DOJ)

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice
Brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States

The Corrections Connection
Inmate locater by state

The National Fraud Information Center
Includes links on internet fraud, telemarketing fraud and fraud on the elderly.

The Polygraph Place
Find a polygraph examinar or learn more about polygraphs

TnCriminalLaw
Tennessee Criminal Defense Links

U.S. Department of Justice
Documents, reports, budget, organizational chart, fugitives

U.S. Sentencing Commission
Federal Register Notices, Public Hearing Testimony, Research Series on the Recidivism of Federal Offenders, State sentencing links

United States Attorneys’ Manual Attorneys’ Manual Attorneys’ Manual
Provided by title, searchable

Wilcox vs. Hopkins
Defendant chose to enter a guilty plea and therefore cannot later blame attorney for not having ordered ballistics report prior to plea proceedings

Wilkinson vs. Dormire
“Could I call

my lawyer?” is not a clear request to exercise a fifth amendment right and does not require ceasing interrogation nor is it grounds for a petition for habeas relief