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Compiled by our law librarians, this page contains hundreds of special-interest resources found on the Internet. Resources are grouped by subject, then by category. Expand a category by clicking on the plus (+) sign to the left of the category name. If you cannot expand a category (those using Firefox may not be able to), or if you would like to be able to sort and/or filter the contents, please click the link labeled Sort/Filter List located to the right.

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expand Subject: Federal Legal Sources

ABA Administrative Procedure Database ArchiveClick to follow link
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(ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice & Florida State University College of Law) Includes a bibliography of papers funded and sponsored by the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). In addition, recommendations made by the ACUS are available.


ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory PracticeClick to follow link
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Homepage of the ABA section dedicated to administrative law. This site contains the full-text of the publication, Administrative and Regulatory Law News.  


Administrative Code & RegistersClick to follow link
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(National Association of Secretaries of State) Access administrative codes, registers, and related documents for federal, state & U.S. territorial governments.


Agency IndexClick to follow link
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(WashLaw - Washburn University School of Law) Table with links to cabinet-level department and individual agency homepages, publications, forms, charts, and decisions.


CIS Congressional UniverseClick to follow link
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Full-text of the Federal Register, 1980 to present. This link works only from computers in the law school.


Code of Federal RegulationsClick to follow link
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Full-text of the most recent general and permanent rules published by executive departments and agencies. Past versions are available beginning with 1996.


Federal Administrative Decisions and Other ActionsClick to follow link
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(University of Virginia) Provides links to administrative actions outside the scope of the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations.


Federal Agency Administrative Decisions - By Subject MatterClick to follow link
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(University of Virginia) Web site of administrative actions and decisions organized topically.


Federal Citizen Information CenterClick to follow link
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Provides answers to questions regarding federal programs, benefits, and services. This site also contains a directory of federal telephone numbers.


Federal RegisterClick to follow link
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(FDsys) Contains the full-text of the current version of the Federal Register and previous versions starting with 1994.


Forms.govClick to follow link
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Provides a searchable catalog containing federal agency forms.


GPO Access - Executive Branch ResourcesClick to follow link
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(Government Printing Office) Full-text of the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, and other federal documents.


List of CFR Sections Affected: 1997-PresentClick to follow link
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(FDsys) Features access to regulations by date.


List of CFR Sections Affected: 1986-2000Click to follow link
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(GPO Access) Features access to regulations via volumes: Volume I (Titles 1-16); Volume II (Titles 17-27); Volume III (Titles 28-41); and Volume IV (Titles 42-50).


National Archives's Access to Archival DatabasesClick to follow link
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(National Archives and Records Administration) Contains documents, reports, and other information on topics ranging from Japanese-American internees during World War II to special prosecutors and independent counsels.


National Association of Attorneys General - NAAGClick to follow link
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Homepage of NAAG, which contains a directory of all attorneys general in the 50 states and U.S. territories.


National Association of Secretaries of StateClick to follow link
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Homepage of NASS which includes links to individual secretary of state offices as well as information on elections, business services, and electronic government.


Office of Administrative Law JudgesClick to follow link
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(U.S. Department of Labor) Allows a user to search the docket of the OALJ. Collections of information on whistleblowing, Black Lung, ERISA, and immigration are also available.


Regulations.govClick to follow link
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Features announcements of proposed rule changes, full-text of the changes, and a link to the information on making comments. (Note: Not all agencies allow emailed comments.)


Texas Tech Administrative Law JournalClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, a student publication produced in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas.


The National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary - NAALJClick to follow link
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Homepage of the NAALJ which contains information on central and non-central panel states. The NAALJ also publishes a newsletter, NAALJ News, that is available electronically.


The White HouseClick to follow link
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Includes Presidential radio addresses, information on important political issues, news, executive orders, press briefings, and proclamations.


Title 5 U.S.C., Chapter 5 - Administrative ProcedureClick to follow link
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(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Full-text, searchable version Administrative Procedure, Chapter 5 of Title 5 U.S.C.


U.S. Department of Justice - DOJClick to follow link
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Contains the history and organizational structure of the DOJ, as well as information regarding task forces, terrorism, trafficking in persons, community safety, victim assistance, and fraud.


USAgovClick to follow link
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Formerly FirstGov, this site is a great starting point for all types of federal government information.


Federal Court LocatorClick to follow link
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(Villanova University School of Law) Provides links to the federal courts, including district courts organized by state.


GPO Access - Judicial Branch ResourcesClick to follow link
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(Government Printing Office) Contains information primarily concerning the U.S. Supreme Court, but does provide links to federal trial and appellate courts.


LexisONEClick to follow link
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From the Lexis publishers, Supreme Court decisions from 1790 to present.


Supreme Court of the United StatesClick to follow link
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Contains the latest slip opinions, court opinions, docket, case handling guides, court rules, and information regarding bar admissions.


U.S. 5th Circuit Court of AppealsClick to follow link
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Contains published and unpublished opinions from 1992, court costs and fees, docket information, pattern jury instructions, and biographies of the judges.


U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion SearchClick to follow link
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Search opinions from all of the circuit courts or limit the search to a particular court. **Caveat: The results list may not be comprehensive.


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed ForcesClick to follow link
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Includes information regarding the history of the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and appellate review of courts-martial. Audio files for select hearings and full-text opinions beginning in 1997 are also available.


U.S. CourtsClick to follow link
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Information about and links to federal courts.


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of TexasClick to follow link
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The homepage of the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas includes e-filing information, forms, biographical information of the judges, a report of technology available in the courtrooms, and local rules.


U.S. District Court for the Northern District of TexasClick to follow link
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This site provides the local rules adopted by the Northern District, filing information, directories of courts and legal resources, forms, court publications, and opinions organized by judge.


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of TexasClick to follow link
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Homepage of the District and Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern District. This website contains procedures and rules adopted by individual judges and magistrates, select orders and opinions, information on alternative dispute resolution and attorney admissions, and notable cases.


U.S. District Court for the Western District of TexasClick to follow link
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Provides the rules used by the courts, forms, a pro se manual, jury information, and notable cases.


U.S. Supreme Court CollectionClick to follow link
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(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Collection of Supreme Court decisions, including an archive of decisions by topic, author, and party. A preview of cases argued during the current term is also provided.


Understanding the Federal CourtsClick to follow link
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(Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) Provides an introduction to the federal judicial system, its organization and administration, and its relationship to the legislative and executive branches of the government.


Biographical Directory of the U.S. CongressClick to follow link
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Search for representatives and senators by last name, first name, position, state, party, year, and Congress.


CIS Congressional UniverseClick to follow link
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Indexing and full-text of Congressional publications, 1970 to present, plus the full-text of the Federal Register, 1980 to present. This link works only from computers in the law school.


Congressional Budget Office - CBOClick to follow link
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Includes cost estimates for potential legislation, studies conducted by the CBO, briefs, and other publications. A new document notification feature is also available.


Congressional Research Service ReportsClick to follow link
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(Univeristy of Michigan Library, Government Documents Department) Provides links to selected reports from the nonpartisan, analytical, research and reference arm for Congress. This page contains links organized by subject.


C-SPAN Congressional ChronicleClick to follow link
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An index to the C-SPAN video recordings of the House and Senate florr proceedings.


Federal Digital SystemClick to follow link
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(FDsys) Information on GPO Access is being migrated to FDsys.  Congressional Record, Congressional Reported, and Federal Register are just some of the information currently available on FDsys.


GPO AccessClick to follow link
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(Government Printing Office) Official source for congressional, legislative, judicial, and administrative resources, including bills, U.S. Code, Congressional Record, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, and links to federal courts.


GPO Access - Congressional Committee MaterialsClick to follow link
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(Government Printing Office) Provides access to hearings and prints of Senate and House standing committees.


How Our Laws Are MadeClick to follow link
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(THOMAS) Provides a detailed explanation of the lawmaking process.


Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C.Click to follow link
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Contains links to House and Senate committee hearings with contact and membership information, news, and audio and visual connections during committee meetings.


Law Library of CongressClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Law Library of Congress, which provides research and legal information to Congress, the federal courts, and executive agencies. This site contains many links to information regarding international events and foreign countries.


Office of Law Revision CounselClick to follow link
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Provides information about the office which publishes the U.S. Code, as well as downloadable copies of the current Code, prior versions, and classification tables.


Office of the Legislative Counsel - U.S. House of RepresentativesClick to follow link
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Homepage of the legislative drafting service for the U.S. House of Representatives. This site contains information on drafting federal statutes and links to state and foreign drafting organizations.


Open CongressClick to follow link
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Provides RSS feeds on the legislative activities of representatives and senators. This site also contains a list of the most viewed bills as well as blog entries.


OpenCRS - Congressional Reports for the PeopleClick to follow link
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Contains a collection of reports produced by the Congressional Research Service for members of Congress on current issues.


THOMASClick to follow link
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Named after Thomas Jefferson, this site from the Library of Congress has the full-text of legislation and the Congressional Record.


U.S. Government Accountability Office - GAOClick to follow link
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Homepage of the office that studies the programs and expenditures of the federal government. Full-text of GAO reports are available and can be accessed by date, topic, and agency.


U.S. House of RepresentativesClick to follow link
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Contains links to roll call votes, the full-text of bills and the U.S. Code, and an online form to write your representative.


U.S. SenateClick to follow link
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Includes links to senators' webpages, information on committees, records and full-text of active legislation, and a virtual reference desk.

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Camara de DiputadosClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Mexican Congress.


Canadian Legal Information InstituteClick to follow link
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Site is managed by a non-profit organization in order to allow free access to Canadian law on the Internet.  Federal law as well as the laws of the provinces and territories are included.


Constitutions of the World OnlineClick to follow link
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Access to constitutional documents from around the world.  Coverage includes constitutions written between the years 1776 to 1849.


Department of State Background NotesClick to follow link
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Site has background notes on foreign countries compiled by the U.S. Department of State.  The background notes include information on each country's government, history, economy, foreign relations, and many other facts.


Electronic Guide to Mexican LawClick to follow link
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(Compiled by Francisco Avalos and Elisa Donnadieu, University of Arizona College of Law Library) Contains an overview of the Mexican Legal System with links to relevant internet sites.


EuropaClick to follow link
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The gateway to the European Union, which includes information on topics such as external relations, customers, human rights, food safety, foreign and security policy, development, and others.


Eye on the U.N.Click to follow link
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Homepage of an organization dedicated to making sure the U.N. identifies and protects against human right violations. This site contains human rights news and a list of U.N. shortfalls by category.


Foreign & International Law on the InternetClick to follow link
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(Cornell University Law Library) Comprehensive list of internet resouces divided by location, topic, and organization.


Foreign and International Legal Databases--ForeignClick to follow link
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(Willamette College of Law Library) A collection of Foreign Law and Government sites.


Foreign and International Legal Databases--InternationalClick to follow link
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(Willamette College of Law Library) A collection of Foreign Law and Government sites. ​



Foreign and International Legal Databases--TopicalClick to follow link
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(Willamette College of Law Library) A collection of Foreign Law and Government Sites. ​



Foreign, Comparative, and International Law ResourcesClick to follow link
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(University of Iowa College of Law) Provides links to general international, international organizations, treaties, international human rights, and law journal sites.


Governments on the WWWClick to follow link
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Comprehensive database of governmental institutions online.


Guide to Electronic Resources for Mexican LawClick to follow link
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(Prof. Jorge Vargas, University of San Diego School of Law) Compilation of electronic sources on Mexican law organized by country of publication and organization.


Guide to Foreign and International Legal DatabasesClick to follow link
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(New York University School of Law) A comprehensive list of sites divided by such topics as foreign and international search engines, constitutions, environmental law, human rights, international criminal law, and the United Nations.


Institute of Global Law - French and German LawClick to follow link
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(University College London & University of Texas at Austin) Contains a collection of translated materials, primarily French and German cases, statutes, and news.


Instituto de Investigaciones JuridicasClick to follow link
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Contains information regarding the Mexican constitution and federal legislation. A website translator will be necessary for non-Spanish speakers.


InterAm DatabaseClick to follow link
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(National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade) A collection of laws, regulations, caselaw, and other materials for countries in the Americas. A fee is required to access some materials.


International Constitutional LawClick to follow link
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Provides English translations of international constitutional documents.


International Justice Resource CenterClick to follow link
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The International Justice Resource Center (ijrcenter.org) is making available online resources to assist activists, victims, attorneys, and law students researching or practicing international human rights law. On ijrcenter.org, visitors will find explanations of the stubstance of human rights law and related areas of public international law, in addition to descriptionsof the international and regional bodies that enforce these norms. The 'Research Aids' section of the siet (under the "Learn and Research" heading) explains and links to a variety of databases for researching primary and secondary sources of international human rights law, human rights conditions, and civil society actors. Other resources, such as the IJRC Interview Series (under the "Engage" heading) provide insights into the practice of international human rights law. ijrcenter.org also includes a Twitter feed, news releases and a list of upcoming events. ​​



International Law CommissionClick to follow link
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Contains a research guide to help locate documents and history produced by the Commission. Documents are also accessible by session and are available in a variety of languages.


International Money Laundering Information NetworkClick to follow link
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Contains model laws and treaties from the United Nations and other sources.


International Relations & Security NetworkClick to follow link
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Created by the Center for Security Studies & Conflict Research, ETH, Zurich.


NAFTA Full-TextClick to follow link
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(SICE - Foreign Trade Information System) Contains the full-text of the North American Free Trade Agreement.


NAFTA Research GuideClick to follow link
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NAFTA research guide by Duke Law Library.


NAFTA Research GuideClick to follow link
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NAFTA research guide by Harvard Law Library.


NAFTA SecretariatClick to follow link
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Includes Secretariat decisions and rules of procedure.


Treaties in ForceClick to follow link
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(U.S. State Department) A list of treaties and other international agreements of the United States as of January 1, 2000.


Treaty ActionsClick to follow link
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(U.S. State Department) Treaty actions from 1997 to 2008.


Treaty DocumentsClick to follow link
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(GPO Access) Includes U.S. Senate treaty documents from the 104th Congress to present.


United Nations - International LawClick to follow link
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Provides information and research guides on topics including human rights, peace and security, economic and social development, humanitarian affairs, and international law.


United Nations Documentation - A Research GuideClick to follow link
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An excellent guide to UN publications and agencies.


WhiteCase JessupClick to follow link
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(Sponsored by the White & Case Law firm) a partner in the Jessup competions. Focuses on competitions in Australia, Georgia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.


World Legal Information InstituteClick to follow link
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Provides free access to laws worldwide including databases on the laws of foreign countries, international decisions, law journals, treaties, and much more.

expand Subject: Multistate Legal Sources

Council of State Governments - CSGClick to follow link
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Homepage of the organization that provides information on trends to officials in all state government branches. This site includes policy materials on aging, education, health, immigration, and more.


National Association of Attorneys General - NAAGClick to follow link
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Homepage of NAAG, which contains a directory of all attorneys general in the 50 states and U.S. territories.


National Association of CountiesClick to follow link
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This website contains the resources that the National Association of Counties collects, researches, and publishes on a variety of topics for, on and about counties.


National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws - NCCUSLClick to follow link
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Contains full-text versions of the unifor acts written by NCCUSL's Uniform Law Commissioners and legislative tracking for all states.


National Conference of State Legislatures - NCSLClick to follow link
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Bipartisan organization which serves state legislatures by providing research and technical assistance. This site is full of information on issues facing states.


State Constitutions ProjectClick to follow link
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Searchable access to the texts of state constitutions of the United States and amendments with coverage through the year 2000.  Provided by the University of Maryland and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).


Uniform LawsClick to follow link
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(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Includes the full-text of the UCC, links to the adopted versions of the UCC, the Uniform Probate Code, the Uniform Code of Evidence, as well as uniform laws concerning marriage, family, health, business, and finance.


Uniform Laws & Model ActsClick to follow link
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(ALSO!) Provides an extensive list of uniform laws and model acts drafted by NCCUSL with links to state-enacted versions.

expand Subject: Texas Legal Sources

Office of the GovernorClick to follow link
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Contains a biography of the governor and his priorities, as well as news and links to the governor's administrative divisions.


Texas Administrative CodeClick to follow link
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Contains the full-text of the Texas Administrative Code, a compilation of all state agency rules in Texas.


Texas Attorney GeneralClick to follow link
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Hompage of the Texas Attorney General that includes information on child support, crime victim services, cyber crimes, open government, and the Texas-Mexico border.


Texas Attorney General OpinionsClick to follow link
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Provides full-text of Attorney General Opinions. Opinions may be accessed through a search or through an index categorized by attorney general or by subject.


Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services - DADSClick to follow link
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Homepage of the agency which provides a comprehensive array of aging and disability services, support, and opportunities.


Texas Department of Criminal Justice - TDCJClick to follow link
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The TDCJ homepage contains an online offender search function as well as information on victim services and individual TDCJ units.


Texas Department of Insurance - TDIClick to follow link
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Homepage of the department that regulates Texas's insurance industry. This website contains insurance-related news, research on insurance agents and companies for a variety of coverages, and directions on how to file a complaint.


Texas Department of Public Safety - DPSClick to follow link
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Allows a user to search for criminal history (for a fee) and for sex offenders (no charge). In addition, information on victim services, driving, ID theft, and the Amber Alert Network is available.


Texas Department of State Health Services - DSHSClick to follow link
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DSHS provides health, medical care, mental health, and substance abuse services. Users can browse services by topic or search all services that DSHS provides. In addition, vital statistic records may be ordered directly through this website.


Texas Ethics Commission - TECClick to follow link
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TEC is responsible for administering and enforcing laws related to campaign finance, lobbying, and financial disclosures made by state officers and employees. This website provides the full-text of campaign finance and lobby reports as well as advisory opinions.


Texas General Land Office - GLOClick to follow link
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Homepage of the agency charged with managing state lands and mineral-right properties.


Texas Health & Human Services Commission - HHSCClick to follow link
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HHSC oversees the operations of the health and human services system. Because HHSC directly administers the Texas Medicaid Program, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), some family services programs, Texas Works, and Disaster Assistance, detailed information on these programs is available.


Texas Homeland SecurityClick to follow link
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Contains information on the current threat level, tips for creating a safety plan, how to volunteer, and additional resources for communities, schools, and businesses.


Texas OnlineClick to follow link
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Provides online services, such as driver licenses renewals, vehicle registration, and eFile of court documents, as well as helpful links to other governmental units.


Texas Records and Information Locator - TRAILClick to follow link
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TRAIL searches and locates information collected in an archive of more than 180 Texas state agency web servers.


Texas RegisterClick to follow link
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The Texas Register contains changes and additions to rules made by Texas administrative agencies. The full-text of the current issue is available with a link to the archived issues.


Texas Secretary of StateClick to follow link
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Provides information on elections and voting; state rules and open meetings; business and public filings; and Texas border and Mexican affairs. A collection of business forms can be accessed under SOSDirect.


Municipal Code CorporationClick to follow link
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Provides many municipal codes adopted by cities throughout the United States with a user-friendly table of contents.


Municipal Codes OnlineClick to follow link
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(Seattle Public Library) Provides a limited number of U.S. city and county codes organized by state.


National Association of CountiesClick to follow link
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This website contains the resources that the National Association of Counties collects, researches, and publishes on a variety of topics for, on and about counties.


Judicial Advisory Council - JACClick to follow link
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JAC advises the Community Justice Assistance Division and the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on matters of interest to the judiciary. This website contains information regarding terms and current membership.


Judicial Committee on Information Technology - JCITClick to follow link
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The JCIT homepage contains resources and standards designed to integrate technology into Texas courts.


Office of Court Administration - OCAClick to follow link
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Homepage of OCA, an organization that provides training, technical assistance, and research on court administration.


Task Force on Indigent Defense - TFIDClick to follow link
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Contains model policies, forms, and standards concerning indigent defense in Texas. In addition, TFID provides the local procedures implemented by counties to fulfill the requirements of the Texas Fair Defense Act.


Texas Center for the JudiciaryClick to follow link
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The Texas Center for the Judiciary provides specialized judicial education and training opportunities for Texas judges. This website contains links to ethics opinions, court rules, rules of judicial education, and copies of their official publication, In Chambers.


Texas College of Probate Judges - TCPJClick to follow link
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Homepage of the TCPJ with helpful links to probate law and Texas law.


Texas Court of Criminal AppealsClick to follow link
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Includes rules and procedures, issues, oral argument instructions, as well as the option to search and track cases and opinions of the Court of Criminal Appeals.


Texas Courts of AppealClick to follow link
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Homepage of all 14 Courts of Appeals with links to the individual courts. The websites of the specific courts contain local rules, cases, and opinions.


Texas Courts OnlineClick to follow link
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Contains a helpful diagram of Texas's judicial structure with links to the homepages of the individual courts, where specific cases and opinions can be viewed.


Texas Judicial CouncilClick to follow link
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The Texas Judicial Council studies methods to simplify judicial procedures, expedite court business, and better administer justice. Reports included on this website cover topics such as public access to court records, jury service, judicial workload, and state funding.


Texas Reports (1846-1881)Click to follow link
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The portal to Texas History at University of North Texas Libraries has Texas Reports from 1846-1881. 


Texas State Commission on Judicial ConductClick to follow link
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Homepage of the agency responsible for investigating and disciplining judicial misconduct and disability. This website includes an overview of the complaint process; complaint forms; and summaries of past and private public sanctions, resignations, and suspensions.


Texas State Law LibraryClick to follow link
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Provides research guides and links to legislative information, as well as an online catalog.


Texas Supreme CourtClick to follow link
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Provides information regarding filing, fees, and rules and standards prescribed by the Texas Supreme Court. Users may search and track specific cases and opinions.


Texas Supreme Court - Oral Arguments Audio/VideoClick to follow link
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Contains video webcasts of oral arguments, maintained by St. Mary's School of Law, and audio files of arguments made before the Texas Supreme Court.


Legislative Archive SystemClick to follow link
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(Texas Legislative Reference Library) provides scanned copies of bills  and analysis from the 54th Session (1955) through the 80th Session (2007) of the Texas Legislature.


Revised Civil and Criminal Statutes of Texas (Historical)Click to follow link
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The Texas State Law Library has digital versions of the Texas Statutes from 1879 through 1925.


Texas ConstitutionClick to follow link
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Contains the full-text of the latest version of the Texas Constitution. The Constitution may be downloaded in its entirety or viewed by Article.


Texas Constitution and StatutesClick to follow link
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Homepage for the Texas Constitution and Statutes online. Sponsored by the Texas Legislature Online.


Texas Constitutions Digitization ProjectClick to follow link
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A project of the Jamail Center for Legal Research at the University of Texas School of Law, this website contains historic versions of the Texas Constitution.


Texas House of RepresentativesClick to follow link
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Contains news, schedules, profiles of representatives, and bill research.


Texas House Research Organization - HROClick to follow link
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The website of the independent administrative department of the Texas House of Representatives that publishes non-partisan information on legislation and issues considered by the Texas legislature.


Texas Legislative Council - TLCClick to follow link
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Provides information about the legislative process and how a bill is drafted in Texas.


Texas Legislative Reference LibraryClick to follow link
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Provides a guide to compiling legislative intent, bill/chapter number cross-references, and an index to code sections affected.


Texas LegislatureClick to follow link
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Prime source for Texas bills, bill analysis, and statutes.


Texas SenateClick to follow link
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Includes information on senators and committees, as well as live and archived webcasts.


Baylor University Law LibraryClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Baylor University Law Library. The online catalog may be searched for law library holdings only by limiting the collection.


Justices of the Peace & Constables Association of TexasClick to follow link
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Homepage of the JPCA, an association that protects the joint relationship existing between Justices of the Peace and Constables.


South Texas College of Law LibraryClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Fred Parks Law Library at South Texas College of Law, which contains a comprehensive list of law-related links. The online catalog is also available.


Southern Methodist University Law LibraryClick to follow link
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SMU's Underwood Law Library Web site contains the online catalog for all SMU libraries, a list of internet resources, and numerous legal research guides.


St. Mary's University School of Law LibraryClick to follow link
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Homepage of St. Mary's Sarita Kenedy East Law Library. The online catalog may be searched for volumes contained in the law library by limiting the collection to "Kennedy East Law Library."


State Bar of TexasClick to follow link
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Contains information on filing a grievance against a lawyer, law practice management, the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, the Texas Rules of Professional Conduct, attorney profiles, the Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program, and the Lawyer Referral Information Service. Law students may access CLE materials free of charge by registering and following the "Subscribe Now!" link on the CLE webpage under "Your Own Library."


State Bar of Texas - Administrative and Public Law SectionClick to follow link
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Contains links to Texas state agencies; the State Capitol telephone directory; the Texas Register; and Texas rules, procedures, and statutes.


Texas Association of Defense CounselClick to follow link
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Homepage of the organization of Texas civil trial attorneys in private practice who devote a substantial amount of time to representation other than plaintiffs' personal injury cases.


Texas Board of Law ExaminersClick to follow link
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Contains information on the requirements of becoming an attorney in Texas as well as the full-text of past bar examinations.


Texas Board of Legal SpecializationClick to follow link
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Includes information on becoming certified in one of 20 areas and a directory of certified attorneys and legal assistants.


Texas Center for Legal Ethics & ProfessionalismClick to follow link
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Includes citations for print materials and links to online sources related to legal ethics and professionalism.


Texas Civil Justice LeagueClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Texas Civil Justice League, a legal reform coalition in Texas. This site contains news, information on tort reform, and the Texas Civil Justice League Journal.


Texas Comptroller, Window on Texas GovernmentClick to follow link
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View state expenditures, unclaimed property auctions, and sales and franchise tax information.


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - TCDLAClick to follow link
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Homepage of TCDLA, which provides assistance, support, and continuing education for Texas criminal defense attorneys.


Texas District & County Attorneys AssociationClick to follow link
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TDCAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving Texas prosecutors and attorneys in government representation. This website contains sample jury charges, forms, briefs, news, and a job bank for government attorneys.


Texas Ethics ReporterClick to follow link
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(University of Houston Law Center) Includes the full-text of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, Ethical Considerations, Canons, and Ethics Opinions.


Texas LawyerClick to follow link
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Online edition of the Texas Lawyer which provides information on the latest legal news and caselaw.


Texas Lawyers CenterClick to follow link
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Includes links to a variety of expert witnesses and attorneys.


Texas Municipal Courts Education Center - TMCECClick to follow link
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Homepage of the organization that provides educational training, assistance, and resource materials to municipal courts. This site contains TMCEC publications, caselaw, and seminar materials covering municipal court issues.


Texas Publications Depository ProgramClick to follow link
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Contains indexes of Texas state publications and resources for depository libraries.


Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law LibraryClick to follow link
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TSU's Law Library site contains many links to Texas legal sites, other Internet sources, and the online catalog.


Texas Tech University Law LibraryClick to follow link
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The TTU Law Library site includes information regarding hours of operation, the Certificate of Excellence in Legal Research, as well as career and research guides, lists of databases, library presentations, and the online catalog.


Texas Trial Lawyers Association - TTLAClick to follow link
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Homepage of TTLA, an association of plaintiffs' attorneys, who seek to protect the rights of Texas families.


Texas Wesleyan University Law LibraryClick to follow link
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Homepage of the Dee J. Kelly Law Library with a link to the online catalog.


Texas Young Lawyers AssociationClick to follow link
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Homepage of the State Bar of Texas department aimed at new attorneys. This site contains a survival guide, resources for solo practitioners, and 10-minute video practice tips.


University of Houston Law LibraryClick to follow link
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The Web site of the O'Quinn Law Library at the University of Houston includes online collections covering the Anglo-American Legal Tradition, Foreign & International Law, and Admiralty & Maritime Law; legal information Web sites categorized by jurisdiction; research guides on topics such as federal tax law and Texas legal ethics; and an online catalog which can be limited to volumes within the Law Library by selecting UH-Law.


University of Texas at Austin - Tarlton Law LibraryClick to follow link
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The Tarlton Law Library provides a law in popular culture collection; legal research outlines on foreign and international law; subject guides; lists of current literature related to domestic violence, capital punishment, and copyrights; and an online catalog.


Work in TexasClick to follow link
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Allows employers to search for potential employees and job seekers to search job listings.

expand Subject: Topical Legal Sources

Admiralty & Maritime Law GuideClick to follow link
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Contains over 1,500 links to codes, opinions, guides, courts, and associations related to admiralty law.


Forwarder LawClick to follow link
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Resource for legal issues in freight forwarding and global logistics.


Maritime Legal ResourcesClick to follow link
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Provides background information on the history and jurisdiction of maritime law; purchase, sale, and registration of vessels; salvage; and personal injury claims.


Oceans and the Law of the SeaClick to follow link
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(United Nations - Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) Homepage of the division responsible for providing assistance in implementing the UN Convention on Law of the Sea. This site contains the full-text of the convention and related agreements, reports of the Secretary-General, plus links to international courts hearing disputes.


Tetley's Maritime & Admiralty LawClick to follow link
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(McGill) A comprehensive collection of full-text maritime-related articles authored primarily by Prof. William Tetley.


Agriculture & the LawClick to follow link
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(LawMoose) Contains links to general agriculture sites, as well as relevant statutes and court cases.


Agriculture Law MaterialsClick to follow link
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(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Provides an overview of agricultural law with links to federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


American Agricultural Law Association - AALAClick to follow link
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National organization focusing on legal problems of the agricultural community. This site contains links to government, commercial, and educational resources.


Animal Laws & RegulationsClick to follow link
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(Michigan State University College of Law) The Animal Legal & Historical Center provides access to state and international animal laws and regulations. It also contains news, cases, and links to the Journal of Animal Law.


Animal Legal & Historical Web CenterClick to follow link
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(Michigan State University College of Law) Provides laws and cases regarding animals accessible by state, topic, and species. This site also contains some international resources.


Animal Rights: The Abolitionist ApproachClick to follow link
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Website of an organization dedicated to a nonviolent approach to animal rights and veganism.


AnimalConcerns.orgClick to follow link
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(EnviroLink Network) Provides environmental and animal rights/welfare links divided by topic.


Farmer's Legal Action GroupClick to follow link
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Nonprofit center that provides legal help to farmers and rural communities. This site contains research links to ag resources and farm law research.


Guide to Agriculture LawClick to follow link
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(Hieros Gamos) Includes links to international resources, federal laws and agencies, state information, and publications related to agriculture law.


Legal Treatment of AnimalsClick to follow link
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(LawMoose) Contains links to state statutes and agencies, foreign laws, international conventions, and general resources related to the treatment of animals.


National Agricultural Law CenterClick to follow link
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(University of Arkansas School of Law) Comprehensive site containing links to statutes, regulations, caselaw, publications, and reference resources on 33 topics including biotechnology, food safety, packers & stockyards, and pesticides.


Texas Agriculture & Natural Resources LawClick to follow link
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Addresses primarily agricultural production contracts and farm bankruptcies.


Texas Department of AgricultureClick to follow link
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Provides information on all Texas Department of Agriculture services and programs, chid nutrition, compliance, livestock export pens, and marketing news.


U.S. Department of Agriculture - USDAClick to follow link
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Homepage of the USDA containing information on agricultural laws and regulations, food and nutrition, conservation, marketing and trade, and travel.


American Arbitration AssociationClick to follow link
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Includes the rules and procedures used by the AAA; online case-filing services; a collection of ADR guides, articles, and news; and international, national, and state laws.


Arbitration & Mediation (ADR)Click to follow link
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(FindLaw) Links to attorneys and firms, articles, FAQ and more. 


Mediate.comClick to follow link
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Contains a mediator locator as well as an expansive collection of articles organized by topics such as commercial, divorce & family, ethics, school, and workplace.


Texas State Bar ADR SectionClick to follow link
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Contains a list of articles, ethical guidelines, both federal and Texas statutes, and a compilation of academic, research, and professional links.


ABA Antitrust Law SectionClick to follow link
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Under "Resources," the Antitrust Law Section provides a searchable antitrust library and a list of online resources.


Antitrust & Monopoly LawClick to follow link
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(LawMoose) Contains a list of internet resouces pertaining to antitrust and monopoly law, including links to organizations, court decisions, and statutes.


Antitrust Case Summary BrowserClick to follow link
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Contains listings of antitrust cases organized alphabetically, chronologically, by legal area, and by product. Select antitrust statutes are also available.


Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of JusticeClick to follow link
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Contains Division documents filed in cases since 1994 and other public documents. Information on making an antitrust complaint is also provided.


Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam - MPREClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Admissions & Exam Information
(National Conference of Bar Examiners) Provides MPRE information and online registration.


National Conference of Bar ExaminersClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Admissions & Exam Information
Includes information and study aid information for the following exams: Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), Multistate Performance Test (MPT) and the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE).Includes an online registration form for the MPRE.


Texas Board of Law ExaminersClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Admissions & Exam Information
Includes bar admission information, rules, application forms, instructions, and bar exam results.


The BarClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Admissions & Exam Information
(FindLaw) Bar exams results and information published by state, links to state bar home pages, bar review courses, sample bar exams, a related Web sites.


ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the BarClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Admissions & Examination Information
Includes the full-text of the ABA publication, Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements.


Austin Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
The Austin Bar Association is composed of attorneys practicing in Travis County. This site contains a lsit of Austin-area legal resources, including referral, dispute resolution, and population-specific services.


College of the State Bar of TexasClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Honor society formed to promote voluntary attendance at CLE programs. Membership requires eighty CLE hours in the past three calendar years or forty-five hours during the current calendar year.


Dallas Asian American Bar Association - DAABAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Contains Dallas-area job listings and links to other bar associations.


Dallas Association of Young Lawyers - DAYLClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
DAYL is composed of 2,000 lawyers and seeks to improve the quality of life for these lawyers while completing a variety of community service projects.


Dallas Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Homepage for the Dallas-area bar that consists of approximately 9,000 attorneys.


Dallas Hispanic Bar Association - DHBAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Site contains membership information and an archive of DHBA's newsletter.


Denton County Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Denton County bar of approximately 230 lawyers.


Frisco Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

Organization of Frisco attorneys.



Houston Bar Association - HBAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
A 12,000 member bar association for Harris County attorneys. This site contains the full-text of current and past issues of The Houston Lawyer.


Houston Northwest Bar Association - HNBAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Contains a directory of attorneys practicing in the northwest Houston area.


J.L. Turner Legal Association - JLTLAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

African-American bar association in Dallas. JLTLA's site contains job postings and an attorney directory.



Jefferson County Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

Contains lawyer referral information for individuals in Jefferson County.



Rockwall County Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

One hundred fifteen member bar consisting of Rockwall area attorneys.



San Antonio Bar Association - SABAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

The SABA site contains a San Antonio lawyer referral service, a number of publications for the public, information on the pro bono Community Justice Program, and e-filing resources.



State Bar of TexasClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Contains information on filing a grievance against a lawyer, law practice management, the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, the Texas Rules of Professional Conduct, attorney profiles, the Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program, and the Lawyer Referral Information Service. Law students may access CLE materials free of charge by registering and following the "Subscribe Now!" link on the CLE webpage under "Your Own Library."


Tarrant County Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

Bar association of Tarrant County/Fort Worth area attorneys.



Texas Aggie Bar AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Bar association whose membership is comprised of Aggie lawyers. This site also contains a directory of members.


Texas Bar FoundationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
(State Bar of Texas) Philanthropic organization that awards grant funds to organizations dedicated to advancing the justice system.


Texas Board of Legal SpecializationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Includes information on becoming certified in one of 20 areas and a directory of certified attorneys and legal assistants.


Texas Center for Legal Ethics & ProfessionalismClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Includes citations for print materials and links to online sources related to legal ethics and professionalism.


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - TCDLAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Homepage of TCDLA, which provides assistance, support, and continuing education for Texas criminal defense attorneys.


Texas Independent Bar Association - TIBAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

Bar association that provides weekly seminars covering criminal law topics and developments.



Texas Trial Lawyers Association -TTLAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Homepage of TTLA, an association of plaintiffs' attorneys, who seek to protect the rights of Texas families.


Texas Women Lawyers - TWLClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas
Organization of women lawyers practicing in Texas for networking, educating, and promoting women's issues.


Travis County Women Lawyers' Association - TCWLAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - Texas

An association of women attorneys in the Austin area.



American Bar Association - ABAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - U.S., Foreign, & International
Provides practice resources and tools as well as information regarding professional development, CLE, and legal education.


Legal Association Internet SitesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - U.S., Foreign, & International

(ABA Legal Technology Resource Center) Contains a variety of links to national legal organizations.



Legal Associations & Organizations PageClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - U.S., Foreign, & International
(FindLaw) Contains lists of national, specialty, state, local, foreign, and international legal associations.


Worldwide Bar AssociationsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bar Associations - U.S., Foreign, & International

A listing of bar associations by continent.



National Association for Law Placement - NALPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Career Placement Resources

Contains directories of law schools and legal employers plus information on job searches and public service opportunities.



Texas Tech School of Law - Career ServicesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Career Placement Resources
Contains an overview of job placement services provided by Career Services and contact information.


ABA-CLEClick to follow link
Subcategory:Continuing Legal Education - CLE
Includes information on CLE programs offered by ABA, career articles and resources, and a listing of jobs for law students and attorneys.


ALI-ABAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Continuing Legal Education - CLE
ALI-ABA is a national CLE provider. This site contains course descriptions and registration materials for live, webcast, telephone, and online programs.


Practising Law InstituteClick to follow link
Subcategory:Continuing Legal Education - CLE
Continuing legal education programs offered nationally and via the Web, course handbooks and other publications.


Texas Bar CLEClick to follow link
Subcategory:Continuing Legal Education - CLE
(State Bar of Texas) Find Texas Bar CLE schedules and materials. Law students can access all the materials free of charge by registering.


Texas Institute of Continuing Legal EducationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Continuing Legal Education - CLE
This site contains information on upcoming conferences and links to online CLE courses.


West LegalEdcenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:Continuing Legal Education - CLE
(Thompson/West) West LegalEdcenter provides online CLE programs from local, state and national providers.


ABA Lawyer Referal ServicesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Directories - Lawyers, Law Firms, & Lawyer Referrals
Includes a directory of lawyer referral services for all 50 states.


FindLaw Legal DirectoryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Directories - Lawyers, Law Firms, & Lawyer Referrals
(FindLaw) Find lawyers by state and by legal issue.


Lawyer Referral Information ServiceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Directories - Lawyers, Law Firms, & Lawyer Referrals
(State Bar of Texas) Provides attorney referrals for individuals in counties that do not have their own referral service.


Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer LocatorClick to follow link
Subcategory:Directories - Lawyers, Law Firms, & Lawyer Referrals

(LexisNexis) International directory of attorneys. Search by location, name, law school, and practice area.



Sweet & Maxwell Bar DirectoryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Directories - Lawyers, Law Firms, & Lawyer Referrals

Listing of practicing barristers in England and Wales.



U.S. Attorneys Offices Contact InformationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Directories - Lawyers, Law Firms, & Lawyer Referrals

(U.S. Department of Justice) Provides phone numbers, fax numbers, and addresses for U.S. attorneys by state.



ABA Center for Professional ResponsibilityClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Includes the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, ABA ethics opinions, contact information for state disciplinary agencies, as well as links to other ethics resources.


American Legal Ethics LibraryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) "This digital library contains both the codes or rules setting standards for the professional conduct of lawyers and commentary on the law governing lawyers, organized on a state by state basis."  Links to state PR codes & opinions, comparisons with ABA Model Rules and Code, and more.


Code of Conduct for Judicial EmployeesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) Provides the full-text of all five canons of the Code of Judicial Conduct for Judicial Employees with references to the United States Code.


Code of Conduct for United States JudgesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) Includes the full-text of all seven canons plus checklists for financial and other conflicts.


Code of Ethics Online ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(Center for the Study of Ethics in the Profession, Illinois Institute of Technology) Includes over 850 codes of ethics of professional societies, corporations, government, and academic institutions.


Departmental Ethics OfficeClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice) The Departmental Ethics Office Web site contains references to ethics statutes for the executive branch and information on travel, conflicts, entertainment, and political activities.


Ethics & Professional Responsibility LinksClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(FindLaw) A collection of news and caselaw on various professional responsibility topics.


EthicsWeb.caClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(Dr. Chris MacDonald, Philosophy Dept., St. Mary's Univ. Halifax, Canada) A collection of ethics-related Web sites, many with a Canadian perspective.


Filing a GrievanceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(State Bar of Texas) Includes the full-text of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure as well as information for the public regarding when and how to file a grievance.


House Committee on Standards of Official ConductClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(U.S. House of Representatives) Contains forms, ethics rule changes, financial disclosure details, and advisory memorandum.


Legalethics.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Focuses on legal ethical issues raised by the Internet and Internet technology. Includes links to articles, rules, and other information.


Senate Select Committee on EthicsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility

(U.S. Senate) Contains an overview of the Senate Code of Conduct, the Senate Ethics Mannual, and final disclosure information and forms.



Texas Center for Legal Ethics & ProfessionalismClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Includes citations for print materials and links to online sources related to legal ethics and professionalism.


Texas Ethics Commission - TECClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
TEC is responsible for administering and enforcing laws related to campaign finance, lobbying, and financial disclosures made by state officers and employees. This website provides the full-text of campaign finance and lobby reports as well as advisory opinions.


Texas Ethics ReporterClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
(University of Houston Law Center) Includes the full-text of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, Ethical Considerations, Canons, and Ethics Opinions.


U.S. Office of Government Ethics - OGEClick to follow link
Subcategory:Ethics & Professional Responsibility
The OGE is an executive branch agency responsible that deals with conflicts of interest issues on the part of government employees within the executive branch.


JURIST - Law ProfessorsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Law Professors
A directory of U.S. law school faculty pages with biographies, contact information, and personal homepages.


JURIST SelectClick to follow link
Subcategory:Law Professors
In co-operation with JURIST: The Law Professors' Network, FindLaw presents a rotating selection of course pages, resource pages, online articles and home pages posted by law professors in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and other common law jurisdictions world-wide.


ABA Law Student DivisionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - Associations & Organizations
Contains membership and scholarship information, career resources, and writing and advocacy competition details.


ABA Section of the Legal Education and Admission to the BarClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - Associations & Organizations
Contains resources on accreditation, bar admissions, distance education, pre law, pro bono, and legal education statistics.


Association of American Law Schools - AALSClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - Associations & Organizations
The AALS site contains statistics on the characteristics of law school faculty, a world directory of law schools, plus links to other legal education organizations and standards of good practices for recruiting and hiring faculty.


Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction - CALIClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - Associations & Organizations
Provides online lessons on a variety of topics. The lessons are organized by subject, by casebook, and by course outline. CALI also has a directory of law schools with links to the individual homepages.


Council on Legal Education Opportunity - CLEOClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - Associations & Organizations
Non-profit organization seeking to increase law school opportunities for minorities and low-income individuals.


ABA-LSAC Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law SchoolsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
This searchable edition allows you to locate law schools based on bar passage rate, geographic location, and post-graduation employment. The guide also provides basic information about the admissions process and preparing for law school.


Directory of ABA-Approved Law SchoolsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
(ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar) Includes a listing of all law schools. Separate lists for public and private schools are available. In addition, those schools who have been provisionally approved or have been placed on probation are also listed.


Directory of U.S. Law Schools - By School NameClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
(Justia) A listing of U.S. law schools organized alphabetically.


Directory of U.S. Law Schools - By StateClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
(Justia) A listing of U.S. law schools organized by state.


Judging the Law SchoolClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
Evaluation and rankings in various categories by Thomas E. Brennan, Sr., President of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.


Law School NewsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
Contains news, rankings, bar classes, bar passage rates, and information on law reviews and competitions.


LSAC - Law School Admission CouncilClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
Information on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and the Law School Data Assembly Service (LSDAS). Includes test preparation materials, information on choosing a law school and law school recruitment forums, financial aid and downloadable forms.


Post-J.D. ProgramsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions
(ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar) Directory by schools and categories. Includes a list of programs for foreign lawyers and definitions of graduate law degrees.


U.S. News & World Report - Law School RankingsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Education - News, Directories, Rankings, & Admissions

Contains the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings by tier as well as information on specialties.



ABA Section on Business Law - Banking Law CommitteeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains the full-text version of the Banking Law Committee Journal, a list of sites of interest, and a calendar of committee events.


BankingClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) An overview of banking law with links to the full-text of relevant federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


Banking LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(LawMoose) Contains links to general banking law information, state statutes, constitutional provisions, and foreign laws.


Conference of State Bank Supervisors - CSBSClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Homepage of the national organization dedicated to the advancement of the state banking system.


Federal Deposit Insurance Company - FDICClick to follow link
Subcategory:
The FDIC website contains a calculator to determine if deposits are insured, guidelines on deposit insurance, industry analysis, an institution directory, and loan sale announcements.


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides economic research and data for the region and the nation, information on filing a complaint against a bank, and a list of publications.


Federal Reserve BoardClick to follow link
Subcategory:
The Federal Reserve homepage contains economic research and data, statistics, reporting forms, monetary policy, consumer information, and speeches and testimony of officials and board members.


Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Administrator of National Banks - OCCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(U.S. Department of the Treasury) Office charged with chartering and supervising national banks. This site contains a list of pending and recently enacted relevant legislation, as well as information on filing a complaint against a national bank and electronic banking.


Recovery.govClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Federal Goverment site that tracks the funds provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.


Texas Department of BankingClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains a large amount of information and resources regarding banks & holding companies, foreign banks, trust companies, money services businesses, prepaid funeral contracts, perpetual care cemetaries, and private child support enforcement agencies, as well as a Law & Guidance Manual that provides the relevant statutes for the above topics.


U.S. Federal Trade Commission - FTCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
The FTC homepage contains information on competition, consumer protection, and identity theft, as well as a consumer complaint form, economic reports, and statutes enforced by the FTC.


U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission - SECClick to follow link
Subcategory:
The SEC website contains forms, relevant acts with links to corresponding rules and regulations, a variety of investment calculators, and commission opinions.


Financial Crisis TimelineClick to follow link
Subcategory:Economics
Time is the only single cource for all government announcements relating to the financial crisis since March 2008.


American Bankruptcy Institute - ABIClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides an overview of bankruptcy, filing information, and full-text of ABI published journals and newsletters.


Bankruptcy & Debt Collection LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(LawMoose) Contains a list of general internet resources, federal bankruptcy statutes, foreign laws, and relevant cases.


National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys - NACBAClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Website for the national organization for consumer bankruptcy attorneys that contains an attorney finder as well as a list of links and articles.


The Bankruptcy Law TroveClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Law Offices of Swiggart & Agin) Includes Frequently Asked Questions and links to general bankruptcy sites, statutes and court cases, government resources, and vendors (office software and auctions).


Federal Rules of Civil ProcedureClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Contains the full-text of the Federal Rules  of Civil Procedure accessible by an easy-to-use table of contents.


Texas Civil Practice & Remedies CodeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains the full-text of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code divided by title and chapter.


Texas Rules of Civil ProcedureClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains the full-text of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. The entire document or individual sections may be viewed or downloaded.


Adversity NetClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Homepage of an orgnaization supporting equal treatment of law without racial, gender, or ethnic preferences.


American Civil Liberties Union - ACLUClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains summaries and previews of Supreme Court terms as well as a function that allows a user to browse cases by issue.


Civil Liberties, Civil Rights: GeneralClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(LawMoose) A collection of constitutions, statutes, cases, and other resources on the topic of civil rights.


Civil RightsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(FindLaw) List of civil rights resources including newsletters, attorneys, witnesses, job openings, documents, briefs, articles, and internet sites.


U.S. Commission on Civil RightsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains a complaint referral service to assist individuals in filing a civil rights complaint as well as commission reports, state advisory committee reports, and other resources which can be accessed by type of resource or topic.


U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights DivisionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Site of the DOJ division responsible for enforcing numerous civil rights laws, including those related to race, sex, disability, religion, and nationl origin. The pages of the Division's sections contain great overviews of the relevant statutes.


Uniform Commercial Code - UCCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Includes the full-text of Articles 1-9 with a table of contents and a feature that searches the individual articles or the entire UCC.


Communications LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(LawMoose) Contains a list of links to general communications law websites, as well as federal, state, and foreign statutes and caselaw.


Federal Communications Commission - FCCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
In addition to information on major intiatives, the FCC website contains information regarding media regulations and wireless communications. Consumers may also make a complaint online.


National Telecommunications & Information Administration - NTIAClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Homepage of the organization that advises the executive branch regarding telecommunications and information policy issues.


ABA Legal Technology Resource CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides a wealth of resources on law office and courtroom technology, communications, online researching, mobile lawyering, and metadata.


Berkman Center for Internet & SocietyClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Harvard Law School) The Berkman Center is a research program that examines the relationship between democracy, the internet, and society. The Center's publications and current projects can be accessed.


Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section - CCIPSClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(U.S. Department of Justice) Contains news and information on reporting computer and IP crimes, as well as cases and legal resources concerning electronic evidence, computer crimes, and intellectual property.


Computers & the LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(LawMoose) Contains a list of internet resources pertaining to computer law, including links to organizations, court decisions, and statutes.


CybercrimesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(University of Dayton School of Law) This site contains model cybercrime laws, a number of articles written by Prof. Susan Brenner on cybercrime issues, and cybercrime news.


Cyberlaw EncyclopediaClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A collection of online cyberlaw sites which can be browsed by category.


Cyberspace LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(FindLaw) Contains listings for cyberspace law jobs and attorneys; computer and technology law documents and articles; and web guides covering computer crime, domain names, e-commerce, privacy, freedom of expression, and technology licensing.


Internet Crime Complaint CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Federal Bureau of Investigations & the National White Collar Crime Center) Includes an online complaint form, annual reports about widespread abuses and information on how to avoid being scammed.


UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law & Policy - ArchiveClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A collection of resources collected and posted over the past ten years is provided. The Institute is not currently addressing developments in the area.


Center for Constitutional Rights - CCRClick to follow link
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Includes news, information on Guantanamo, and synopses of lawsuits filed by the CCR alleging government misconduct; racial, social, or economic discrimination; violations of international human rights; and corporate accountability.


Constitution FinderClick to follow link
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(University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law) This index offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world and states are listed alphabetically.


Constitutional LawClick to follow link
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(FindLaw) Guide containing links to government agencies, laws and documents, select Supreme Court decisions, and relevant internet sites.


Constitutions of the WorldClick to follow link
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(FindLaw) Links to constitutions of countries worldwide and related resources.


First Amendment CenterClick to follow link
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(Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies) Contains research materials, articles, and news concerning First Amendment freedoms to speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.


The American Constitution: A Documentary RecordClick to follow link
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(Yale Law School - Avalon Project) Documents related to the U.S. Constitution from pre-colonial, e.g., Magna Carta (1215 to constitutional ratification documents.


The Charters of Freedom: The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of RightsClick to follow link
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(National Archives and Records Administration) An online exhibit of "some of the most highly detailed photographs... of these documents."Includes the text of the Eleventh through Twenty-Seventh Amendments and biographies of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention.


The Founders' ConstitutionClick to follow link
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Web edition of the five volume set, edited by Profs.Kurland and Lerner of the Univ. of Chicago, containing an anthology of documents from the early seventeenth century to the 1830s arranged under "Major Themes" of the U.S. Constitution and then arranged by article, section and clause of the Constitution from Preamble through the Twelfth Amendment.


U.S. State ConstitutionsClick to follow link
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Links to the constitutions of all 50 states as well as the official state websites.


USConstitution.netClick to follow link
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A site all about the U.S. Constitution with many links to other constitution sites and an extensive FAQ section.


Consumer IssuesClick to follow link
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(FindLaw) Contains information to help consumers, including how to get a passport, avoid identity theft, and resolve marketplace disputes.


Consumer Protection InformationClick to follow link
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(Texas Attorney General) Provides an online complaint form, a list of major lawsuits and settlements, and information regarding consumer protection.


Federal Trade Commission - FTCClick to follow link
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Includes the Bureau of Consumer Protection, online consumer complaint and identity theft complaint forms as well as consumer information publications in English and Spanish.


Internet Crime Complaint CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Federal Bureau of Investigation & National White Collar Crime Center) Includes an online complaint form, annual reports about widespread abuses, and information on how to avoid being scammed.


National Consumer Law CenterClick to follow link
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Advocacy organization for low-income consumer justice issues and leading publisher of practical, practice oriented consumer law publications.


Texas Consumer Protection StatutesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A collection of links to Texas consumer protection statutes, including the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.


Texas Department of Transportation - Lemon Law InformationClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides an overview of the state's lemon laws. Has not been updated since 2004.


Texas State Bar - Consumer & Commercial Law SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes back issues of the Journal of Texas Consumer Law and information on consumer laws, identity theft, Check 21, small claims court, lemon law, three day right to cancel, landlord lockouts, and security deposits.


Corporations, Partnerships, & Business AssociationsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(LawMoose) Contains a list of internet resources on corporations, partnerships, and businesses, including links to state constitutional provisions, court decisions, and organizations.


State Corporation & Business FormsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A compilation of business form links divided by jurisdiction.


Texas Secretary of State - Corporations SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains Business Organizations Code forms, links to corporation related Texas laws, filing information, and information on starting a business.


ABA Judicial DivisionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Homepage of the ABA division seeking to address the needs of the judiciary.


American Judges AssociationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Homepage of the ABA organization of judges.


American Judicature SocietyClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Association of American and Canadian judges. AJA's site contains a list of links and the text of their publications - Benchmark, Court Review, and Domestic Violence.  


American Political Science Association (APSA) - Law and Courts SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
(Institute for Law and Society, New York University School of Law) Contains a list of data and statistical resources on a variety of legal topics.  


Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of AppealsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Archive of the Commission's hearings, testimony, and reports. The Commission completed its duties March 19,1999.  


Conference of Chief JusticesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Association composed of the highest judicial officers of each state.


Conference of State Court Administrators - COSCAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Organization composed of the state court administor of each state. COSCA's site contains policy statements, a list of related organizations, and state contact information.  


Federal Court Clerks Association - FCCAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
FCCA is an organization composed of clerks of federal courts. This site contains the full-text of FCCA's journal as well as links to job openings and other court administration sites.


Federal Judicial Center - FJCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
FJC's site contains an extensive list of their publications and videos; a biographical directory of federal judges; and historical, administrative, and judicial legislation information.


Judicial Education Reference, Information and Technical Transfer Project - JERITTClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Contains a database of judicial education programs, grants, organizations, and individuals as well as a Resources page with links to other judicial education organizations and resources.


National Association for Court Mangement - NACMClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations

Contains a code of conduct for court administrators and a glossary of common legal terms.



National Association for State Judicial Educators - NASJEClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations

Provides links to other judicial education sites and DUI resources.



National Association of Women Judges - NAWJClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations

Organization seeking gender equality in American courts.



National Center for State Courts - NCSCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Organization that conducts research and provides education for state courts. This site contains the full-text of NSCS studies and and research publications on topics such as Access & Fairness, ADR, Courthouse Facilities, Juries, Court Administration, and Technology.


National College of Probate JudgesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations

Organization of probate judges. The National College's site contains information on elder abuse as well as links to various probate courts.



National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks - NCACCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Contains a Code of Professional Conduct for appellate court clerks as well as a full listing of state and federal appellate courts.


National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges - NCJFCJClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations

Contains numerous publications concerning child abuse and neglect, delinquency, family violence, juvenile justice, and substance abuse.



National Judicial College - NJCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations

NJC is a national judicial education provider that is also responsible for the Tribal Judicial Center and the National Center for Courts and Media.



Court FormsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Court Rules, Forms, & Dockets
(FindLaw) Court forms for federal, state and bankruptcy courts.


Court Rules, Forms, & DocketsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Court Rules, Forms, & Dockets
(LLRX.com) Includes links to over 700 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets.


Code of Conduct for Judicial EmployeesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Courts
(Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) Provides the full-text of all five canons of the Code of Judicial Conduct for Judicial Employees with references to the United States Code.


Code of Conduct for United States JudgesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Courts
(Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) Includes the full-text of all seven canons plus checklists for financial and other conflicts.


Supreme Court of the United StatesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Courts
Contains the latest slip opinions, court opinions, the docket, case handling guides, court rules, and information regarding bar admissions.


Texas Courts OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:Courts
Contains a helpful diagram of Texas's judicial structure with links to the homepages of the individual courts, where specific cases and opinions can be viewed.


U.S. CourtsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Courts
Information about and links to federal courts.


Electronic Discovery LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:Electronic Discovery Law
(K&L Gates) Blog covering electronic discovery news and information written by K&L Gates's e-Discovery Analysis & Technology Group


kenwithers.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:Electronic Discovery Law

(Ken Withers, Senior Judicial Education Attorney for the Federal Judicial Center) Contains articles and resources on computer disclosure and discovery.



Daubert ExpertClick to follow link
Subcategory:Evidence
Contains background information on the case, as well as Recent Daubter Matters and how to apply the case to commercial litigation.


Federal Rules of EvidenceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Evidence
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School) Full-text of the Federal Rules of Evidence with notes. Accessible through a table of contents.


The Recovered Memory ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:Evidence

(Prof. Ross E. Cheit, Taubman Center for Public Policy, Brown University) Cases and academic research studies regarding forgetten and later remembered traumatic events.



Uniform Rules of Evidence ActClick to follow link
Subcategory:Evidence
(National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws - NCCUSL)


CNN Crime SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trials
A great source for information on high-profile trials.


Famous TrialsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trials
(University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Douglas O. Linder) Contains photographs, summaries, procedural information, and other resources on famous trials from Socrates in 399 B.C. to Zacarias Moussaoui in 2006.


Nuremberg Trials Project - A Digital Document CollectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trials
(Harvard Law School Library) Trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, and other papers from the library's extensive collection of documents relating to the trial of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany.


Researching Jury Verdicts & AwardsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Verdicts, Awards, & Settlements

(University of Minnesota Law School) Contains a list of resources for locating jury verdict and settlement information.



ABA Criminal Justice SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
Contains a collection of links on topics such as prosecution, defense, corrections, military justice, and victim services.


Buffalo Criminal Law CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
Contains past issues of the Buffalo Criminal Law Review and many criminal law internet resources, particularly international and victim  information links.


Bureau of Justice Assistance - BJAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Homepage of the organization that provides grant assistance and criminal justice policy development.


Bureau of Justice Statistics - BJSClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Statistics on crime, victims, offenders, drugs, deaths in custody, trends, international comparisons, law enforcement, prosecution, sentencing, and corrections.


Crime, Law Enforcement, and Prisons: GeneralClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(LawMoose) Contains links to state statutes and agencies, foreign laws, international conventions, and general resources related to the criminal law and criminal justice.


Criminal Justice LinksClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Florida Department of Corrections) A comprehensive collection of links on areas of criminal justice, sorted by federal and state governments.


Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBIClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
Provides information on investigative priorities, wanted fugitives, safety, and the history of the bureau. Also available is Crime in the United States (CIUS), an annual publication containing crime and enforcement statistics.


Federal Bureau of Prisons - BOPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(U.S. Department of Justice) Includes an inmate and facility locator, BOP annual reports, and information on inmate matters such as work, healthcare, education, temporary release, and substance abuse.


Federal Public DefendersClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Defender Services Division Training Branch, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) Includes publications, materials and links to federal criminal law resources.


Justice Research and Statistics Association - JRSAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
National organization of state Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs) personnel. This site contains an electronic clearinghouse of SAC research; however, most results will be only be abstracts-you will have to contact the SAC for full-text.


National Archive of Criminal Justice Data - NACJDClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
Contains data collected by NACJD grantees, which users can manipulate and run statistical analyses with. In addition, users may search an online bibliography of data-related literature. Each entry provides a link to the data analyzed by the article's author(s). See also the NACJD list of related sites for more criminal justice resources.


National Criminal Justice Reference Service - NCJRSClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Provides information concerning substance abuse and justice. Topics include corrections, courts, crime, crime prevention, drugs, justice system, juveniles, law enforcement, and victims.


National Institute of Justice - NIJClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Provides numerous full-text NIJ publications and research reports on a wide-range of crime-related topics. See the index of topics for more information.


Office for Victims of Crime - OVCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Contains resources and information on topics such as campus crime, death notification, domestic and family violence, drunk driving, hate and bias crimes, homicide survivors and covictims, impact statements, mental health, restorative justice, and victim's rights and services. OVC's Web site also includes statistics on crime victims and resources for international victims.


Office of Justice Programs - OJPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(U.S. Department of Justice) Information on corrections, courts, identity theft, the Prison Rape Elimination Act, prosecutions, safer schools, substance abuse & crime, technology to fight crime, terrorism & domestic preparedness, victim services, and youth violence prevention.


Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention - OJJDPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Office that provides juvenile delinquency and victimization resources. OJJDP's Web site contains information on their programs, plus publications, state contact information, and statistical materials.


Office of National Drug Control Policy - ONDCPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
ONDCP provides many resources and publications concerning drugs, including drug facts, policy, news, prevention, treatment, and enforcement.


Sourcebook of Criminal Justice StatisticsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
(Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice) Provides raw opinion data on criminal justice characteristics; public opinion; crime and victims; arrest and seizures; courts, prosecution, and sentencing; and parole, jails, prisons, and the death penalty.


U.S. Department of Justice - DOJClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal/General
The DOJ's Resource page contains publications as well as cases and documents relevant to each division, including antitrust; alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and explosives; civil rights; Enron; environment; immigration; and terrorism.


Crime, Law Enforcement, and Prisons - Sentencing & ParoleClick to follow link
Subcategory:Sentencing
(LawMoose) Contains links to general sentencing and parole sites, as well as relevant statutes and court cases.


The Sentencing ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:Sentencing
Organization promoting sentencing reforms. This site contains statistics; information on sentencing policy, incarceration, racial disparity, felony disenfranchisement, drug policy, women in the justice system, and collateral consequences; Sentencing Project publications; and a collection of true stories.


U.S. Sentencing CommissionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Sentencing
Homepage of a judicial branch agency responsible for establishing and researching federal sentencing policies. This site contains sentencing statistics; the sentencing guideline manual with commentary; information on Booker, Fanfan, and other Supreme Court cases regarding the guidelines; and state sentencing information from the National Association of State Sentencing Commissions.


Texas Attorney General - Criminal Justice ResourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
Resources for law enforcement regarding fugitive sex offenders, gangs, nuisance abatement, cyber crimes, detained foreign nationals, and training.


Texas Criminal Justice Coalition - TCJCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
Organization looking to solve problems faced by Texas's criminal justice system. TCJC promotes ending racial profiling, ensuring the right to an attorney, stopping over-incarceration, and educating the public.


Texas Department of Criminal Justice - TDCJClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
The TDCJ homepage contains an online offender search function as well as information on victim services and individual TDCJ units.


Bazelon Center for Mental Health LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides information and resources on mental health legal topics including insurance, commitment, managed care, criminalization, supplemental security income, restraint and seclusion in hospitals and residential treatment centeres, and voting.


Consortium for Citizens with DisabilitiesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains research and publications done by a group of national disability organizations on topics such as communications, education, housing, and many others.


HIV/AIDS Workplace EducationClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Center for Disease Control and Prevention) Contains a list of federal laws and legal issues related to HIV/AIDS as well as workplace training materials.


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997Click to follow link
Subcategory:
(U.S. Department of Education) Contains archived information (last updated 8/26/02). Text of the act, legislative history, regulations and other documents and information. 


Job Accomodation NetworkClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Dept. of Labor) Provides information and resources designed to increase the employability of persons with disabilities.  Includes portals for private employers, government employers, individuals with disabilities, educational settings and ADA information.


National Council on Disability - NCDClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes links to other federal entities, state agencies, resources for locating healthcare, and information on rights under various federal disability laws.


U.S. Department of Justice - ADA HomepageClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains new and proposed ADA regulations, settlement information, design standards, and information regarding the mediation program.


Elder Options of TexasClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Online resource for locating assisted living and nursing home facilities, hospice, caregiver support, and transportation. Also contains a library of articles on elder law topics.


ElderWebClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A comprehensive research site designed for use by professionals and family members.Includes articles and information on eldercare and long-term care, including legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research, and statistics.


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - NAELAClick to follow link
Subcategory:
NAELA is an association of lawyers and organizations who work with older clients. This site contains an elder law attorney locator.


National Elder Law Network - NELNClick to follow link
Subcategory:
NELN provides information on discrimination, end-of-life planning, health and long-term care, and retirement security for seniors and their advocates. This site also contains health care advance directive forms.


National Senior Citizens Law Center - NSCLCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides resources regarding federal rights, long-term care, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, income security, and assisted living.


Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Resource CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:
This site contains information on assessing nursing homes, financing care, abuse, medical issues, relevant laws and regulations, and how to make a complaint.


Center for International Environmental Law - CIELClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains a collection of CIEL publications on subjects such as biodiversity and wildlife, chemicals, climate change, trade and sustainable development, and international financial institutions.


Environment & Natural Resources Division - U.S. Department of JusticeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
DOJ division responsible primarily for prosecuting violations of pollution-control laws.


European Environmental LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains cases, legislation, in-depth views on specific issues, and other documents on European environmental law. This site also contains a news service which delivers case updates every two weeks.


Guide to Electronic Resources for International LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(American Society of International Law) A thorough guide to primary and secondary online sources and discussion lists related to international environmental law.


Natural Resources WebLinksClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides a variety of natural resource and environmental links for Colorado and the National Government.


State Bar of Texas - Environmental & Natural Resources Law SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Homepage of the State Bar of Texas section of environmental lawyers. This site contains a long list of environmental and natural resources sites, organizations, and associations.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPAClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains federal environmental laws and regulations, a wealth of information on an extensive list of environmental topics organized by subject, and with a zip code, several tools to find specific information about your community.


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - FWSClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes FWS adminstrative information as well as bird, fishing, hunting, wildlife refuge, and endangered species resources.


U.S.D.A. Forest ServiceClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains research and development publications accessible through Treesearch, maps and brochures of national forests and grasslands, and the projects and policies of the Forest Service.


U.S.D.A. National Resources Conservation Service - NRCSClick to follow link
Subcategory:
NRCS is the organization dedicated to helping private landowners conserve natural resources. This site contains many technical resources on environmental quality and compliance.


United Nations Environment ProgrammeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains information on the Billion Tree Campaign. Technical information on topics such as agriculture, air quality, biodiversity, climate change, freshwater, and waste management can be found in the UNEP Resource Kit.


Children's Advocacy--Free Electronic NewslettersClick to follow link
Subcategory:

(Center for Children's Advocacy) Provides links to free e-newsletters dealing with children's advocates. ​



North American Surrogacy CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Provides information about surrogacy, as well as applications and affiliates with the organization. ​



Law ServerClick to follow link
Subcategory:Abortion
Provides information on state criminal laws regarding partial-birth abortions. 


Medline Plus Medical EncyclopediaClick to follow link
Subcategory:Abortion
(National Institutes of Health - NIH) Provides information on the medical procedure and possible health risks of abortion.


Random HistoryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Abortion
Contains a collection of fact about abortion including historic attitudes and origins of US policy.


United Nations Population DivisionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Abortion
UN site provides the abortion policy and background information of many different countries.  Click on Country Profiles to access information about individual countries.


Adoption LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:Adoption
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Provides an overview of adoption law with links to federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


Adoption Policy Resource CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:Adoption
(Adoption Subsidy Advocates) Provides some self-help adoption resources and limited legal decisions and laws.


Adoption ResourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Adoption
(Adoption Ring) Resources for adoptive parents, adult adoptees, and birth parents.


Adoption.orgClick to follow link
Subcategory:Adoption
Search over 400,000 adoption sites.


Texas Adoption Resource Exchange - TAREClick to follow link
Subcategory:Adoption
TARE's site allows users to view and search for children awaiting adoption, research disabilities, and learn about the requirements of becoming a foster or adoptive family.


ABA Criminal Justice Section - Juvenile Justice CommitteeClick to follow link
Subcategory:Children's Rights
Contains juvenile and youth resources, juvenile justice news, and statistics.


Center on Children & the LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:Children's Rights
(ABA Young Lawyers Division) Contains standards of practice for attorneys representing children, parents, and child welfare gencies; child welfare laws; and ABA policies relating to children.


Texas State Bar - Juvenile Law SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Children's Rights
The Juvenile Law Section website contains numerous forms on topics such as certification, lack of responsibility, determinate sentencing, sealing files and records, and sex offenders.


Voices for America's ChildrenClick to follow link
Subcategory:Children's Rights
Contains State of the State - a database of positions held by governors of all 50 states on healthcare, education, and child welfare.


ABA Section of Family LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Includes a FAQ section geared towards answering general marriage, divorce, and custody questions and a list of additional online family law resources.


ABA Section of Family Law - Military CommitteeClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Provides information on pre-deployment and reemployment as well as a collection of handouts which give general overviews of specific areas of military family law.


DivorceNet.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Find local divorce attorneys and mediators as well as child support, alimony, visitation, property division, and military divorce resources.


Family Law - State Forms & InformationClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(FindLaw) Includes family law forms and information for each of the 50 states.


Family Law ResourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(FindLaw) Contains listings for family law jobs and attorneys and online family law documents and articles.


Lambda Legal Defense Fund - Marriage, Relationships, & Familiy LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains information regarding same-sex marriage, relationships, adoption and parenting, and reproductive rights and sexual health.


Support Guidelines.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
A compilation of child support links, calculators, associations, and public and legal research.


Texas Family CodeClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Full-text of the Texas Family Code accessible by chapter.


Texas State Bar - Family Law SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains information on proposed legislation and links to valuation resources and family law sites.


Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue DatabaseClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Stanford Law School, Robert Crown Law Library) A database of legislation, regulations, proceeding materials, and policy documents on sexual orientation policy in the military beginning with World War I.


International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights CommissionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A U.S.-based international human rights organization for GLBT and AIDS issues. This site contains research tips and general links for researchers.


Lambda Legal Defense & Education FundClick to follow link
Subcategory:
National civil rights organization for GLBT and HIV issues.


Legal Issues of Sexual OrientationClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains links to national organizations and an extensive bibliography.


The Williams InstituteClick to follow link
Subcategory:
UCLA School of Law Institute focusing on sexual orientation law and public policy.


Transgender Law & Policy Institute - TLPIClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes many resources on changing identity documents, creating forms, employment discrimination, social services, drafting legislation and compliance guidelines, and lobbying. In addition, TLPI has compiled transgender caselaw, hate crime laws, and school and employer policies.


Attorney's ToolboxClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Links to information on finding people, companies, publishers, and jobs. Also includes links to form sites and other legal research.


beSpacificClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Sabrina Pacifici, creator and editor of LLRX) Provides law and technology news with links to sources on topics including e-government, cybercrime, the Patriot Act, FOIA, and RSS.


CrimeLynxClick to follow link
Subcategory:
A legal resource center for criminal defense practitioners with links to court opinions, statistics, statutes, blogs, and other criminal justice resources.


CRIV Tool - Legal Publisher's ListClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(American Association of Law Libraries, Committee on Relations with Information Vendors) List of who owns what and links to the websites of legal publishers.


FindLawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
One of the most popular and useful legal research Web sites. Rich in content and features.


Freepint - Direct SearchClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Links to research search interfaces that contain data not easily searchable and accessible from general search tools.


Hieros GamosClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Huge database with international, career, and legal practice resources.


Internet Law LibraryClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains the text of the U.S. Code and the Code of Federal Regulations, plus links to other federal laws by source and agency, state laws, and laws on specific topics.


Jurist - Legal News & ResearchClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Collection of legal news and commentary, primary source documents, and an index of hot topics.


Law Library Resource Exchange - llrx.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides articles on legal research, technology, and other items of interest to law librarians.


Law.ComClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Legal News presented by ALM.


Law-Related Path FindersClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(University of Akron School of Law) A comprehensive list of links to numerous law-related pathfinder clearinghouses maintained by academic law libraries.


Laws OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains an extensive collection of legal directories, including directories for witnesses, mediators, investigators, process servers, and trial consultants.


Lectric Law LibraryClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Quirky site, but the Reference Room offers links arranged by topic rather than jurisdiction.


Legal EngineClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Links to cases, government sites, law schools and libraries, plus a subject guide to legal materials on the net.


Legal Information InstituteClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Cornell University Law School) A wonderful collection of full-text statutes which can be searched, overviews of legal topics, court opinions, and legal directories.


lexisONEClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Selected cases, forms, a statutory guide, and legal links from LexisNexis.


Municipal Codes OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Seattle Public Library) Provides a limited number of U.S. city and county codes organized by state.


National Center for State Courts - NCSCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Organization that conducts research and provides education for state courts. This site contains the full-text of NSCS studies and and research publications on topics such as Access & Fairness, ADR, Courthouse Facilities, Juries, Court Administration, and Technology.


Nation's Legal LinksClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Howard L. Nations Law Firm) Outstanding collection of links put together by Texas attorney, Howard L. Nations.


The Virtual ChaseClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes not only links, but research strategies for finding legal information on the web.


University Law Review ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides links to journals and law reviews by topic.


Washlaw Master IndexClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Washburn University School of Law) Contains a list of law-related topics and links from legal vendors and uniform laws to mock trial resources and bankruptcy.


WWW Virtual Library - LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains links to numerous legal topics, including admiralty, ADR, digital rights management, forensic toxicology, legal history, and offenders rehabilitation.


Public Agenda - Abortion Issue GuideClick to follow link
Subcategory:Abortion
Public Agenda is a nonpartisan public opinion research organization. The abortion issue guide contains links to sources and resources including organizations representing different perspectives on the abortion issue.


Legal Issues & HIV in the U.S.Click to follow link
Subcategory:AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Provides a collection of articles and resources detailing the legal rights of people with HIV.


Texas Department of State Health Services - HIV/STD ProgramClick to follow link
Subcategory:AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Contains testing and reporting information, statistics, as well as links to Texas and federal legal information under Policy and Legal Resources.


bioethics.net - Journal of American BioethicsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
(Alden March Bioethics Institute & University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics) Current and past issues of the Journal of American Bioethics. A limited number of articles are available free of charge.


Center for BioethicsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
(University of Pennsylvania) Contains numerous articles related to the Center's projects, such as vaccines, artificial nutrition and hydration, and neuroethics.


Consortium on Law & Values in Health, Environment, & the Life SciencesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
(University of Minnesota) Contains a video archive of clips of bioethics lectures and presentations.


Health Care EthicsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
(W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia) Contains an extensive list of links to bioethic organizations, topics, and publications.


National Reference Center for Bioethics LiteratureClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
(Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University) Search databases, catalogs, and special collections related to access to healthcare, genetics, human experimentation, death and dying, and abortion.


Nuffield Council on BioethicsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
Contains the full-text findings of the Nuffield Council on topics such as neonatal medicine, genetic screening, animal research, genetically modified crops, pharmacogenetics, and patenting DNA.


Researching Health Law & BioethicsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Bioethics
(University of Minnesota Law School)  Identifies research sources on health law & bioethics.  Site includes periodicals, treatises, government publications, and much more.


ABA Health Law SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains a list of health links and resources comprised mainly of health organizations, associations, and companies.


Health HippoClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
A collection of materials related to health care on topics such as advance directives, biological products, rural health, vaccines, and reproductive rights.


Health LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(FindLaw) A list of health resources including newsletters, attorneys, witnesses, job openings, documents, articles, and related websites.


Health Law LinksClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(St. Louis University School of Law, Center for Health Law Studies) A long list of health-related resources divided by topic, search engine, agency, publication, and privacy.


Health Policy WatchClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(Century Foundation) Health Policy Watch seeks to promote ideas and research aimed at bringing about reform in various areas of health policy, such as Medicare. The site provides access to various publications and information on books published by the Century Foundation and others. It also contains links to related research from other organizations and links to other sites.


National Health Law Program - NHeLPClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Public interest law firm dedicated to improving health care for low-income individuals. This site contains a comprehensive topical index of publications and resources.


NIHClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(National Institutes of Health - NIH) Comprehensive collection of health related material by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Site includes topic browsing, newsletters, and database links.


Researching Health Law & PolicyClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(University of Minnesota Law School) Identifies resources to research health law & policy, including books, treatises, periodicals, and web sites.


Texas State Bar - Health Law SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains a list of links to health information, organizations, policy, and media sources.


PubMedClick to follow link
Subcategory:Medical Literature Research
Search citations from biomedical and life sciences journals from the 1950s to present. The majority of the citations will not have links to the full-text article.


Texas Tech University Library DatabasesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Medical Literature Research
Choose "Health and Medicine" or "Biology and Life Sciences" to find databases on those subject areas or browse through the entire list.


TTUHSC Library CatalogClick to follow link
Subcategory:Medical Literature Research
Click the "Library Catalog" link on the right and search the TTU Health Sciences Center Library Catalog. "Change to Power Search" to sort the results by location.


TTUHSC Online JournalsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Medical Literature Research
A listing of TTUHSC journal holdings. Students, other than medical students, may not be able to access some of these databases.


Bazelon Center for Mental Health LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:Mental Health Law
Provides information and resources on mental health legal topics including insurance, commitment, managed care, criminalization, supplemental security income, restraint and seclusion in hospitals and residential treatment centeres, and voting.


Campaign for Mental Health ReformClick to follow link
Subcategory:Mental Health Law
A collaboration of national health organizations dedicated to making mental health a national priority.


Social Security LibraryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Social Security Law
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Reference materials covering topics such as entitlement and benefit calculation.


Social Security OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:Social Security Law
(Social Security Administration) Contains information on how to get new or replacement cards, retirement, medicare, disability, as well as an extensive question and answer section and a form search tool.


Action on Smoking & Health - ASHClick to follow link
Subcategory:Tobacco & the Law
Homepage of a nonprofit legal action antismoking organization. This site contains tobacco related news and smoking links.


Galen Tobacco Control ArchivesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Tobacco & the Law
(University of California, San Francisco) Archives of papers, unpublished documents, and electronic resources relevant to tobacco control issues (primarily for California).


Gallen II Tobacco Litigation DocumentsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Tobacco & the Law
An archive of litigation documents for suits brought by states against tobacco companies.


Tobacco LitigationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Tobacco & the Law

U.S. Department of Justice site on tobacco litigation.



Tobacco Products Liability ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:Tobacco & the Law
(Public Health Advocacy Institute) Contains the latest tobacco related legal news.


American Immigration Lawyers Association - AILAClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Homepage of the national association of immigration law practitioners. This site contains synopses of immigration decisions and legislation as well as a find an immigration lawyer search function.


embassy.orgClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes a directory with links to foreign embassies in Washington, D.C. and a virtual tour of Embassy Row.


Executive Office for Immigration Review - Department of JusticeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides EIOR forms, links to immigration courts nationwide, statistics, and the Virtual Law Library which contains decisions, regulations, and attorney resources.


Immigration SuperhighwayClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains the full-text of the INA, information on visas, asylees, extensions, and change of status, as well as a collection of immigration articles.


U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services - USCISClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes immigration forms, immigration laws, BIA decisions, handbooks, and information on visiting the U.S. and citizenship.


Free Patents OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Offers free advanced patent searching online as well as PDF document delivery, document annotating and sharing, and alerts.


SumoBrainClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Free full-text searching of US & EP patents and applications, PCT documents, and Japanese abstracts.  Bulk PDF downloading is also available.


American Association of Law Libraries - Copyright CommitteeClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Provides information on issues such as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Copyright Term Extension Act, the Fair Use Doctrine, as well as an extensive list of copyright links.


American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers - ASCAPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Association that licenses and distributes royalties for public performances of works copyrighted by ASCAP's composer, songwriter, lyricist, and music publisher membership.


Compleat World Copyright WebsiteClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
A compilation of links to sites concerning copyright in the common law tradition of creator's rights that can be browsed by author, country, institute, journal, and topic.


Copyright & Fair UseClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
(Stanford University Libraries) Includes a collection of primary materials, an overview of copyright and related topics, a list of relevant internet links, and information on current issues.


Copyright Clearance CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Allows businesses, schools, publishers, and authors to search for works they wish to use and obtain licenses and permissions.


Copyright Crash CourseClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
(University of Texas) A great overview of copyrights, including information on who owns what and fair use.


Copyright Information & EducationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
(University of Minnesota Libraries) An overview of copyright, including a great diagram to use when deciding when permission should be obtained.


Copyright Society of the U.S.A.Click to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Contains a comprehensive list of copyright links and a thorough FAQ section.


International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations - IFRROClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Organization which seeks to manage reproduction on an international scale.


LiblicenseClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
(Yale University Library) Provides a wealth of information on licensing agreements, including sample clauses with commentary, definitions, model licenses, and resource links.


U.S. Copyright OfficeClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Contains forms, a collection of copyright laws and policy, information on registering by type of work, and a searchable database of works already registered.


World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPOClick to follow link
Subcategory:Copyrights
Website of the agency of the UN dedicated to developing an international system of intellectual property.


ABA Section of Intellectual PropertyClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains a list of U.S. and international sites of interest for IP lawyers.


American Intellectual Property Law Association - AIPLAClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
National bar association for intellectual property practitioners. For those considering a path in IP, an overview of different practice areas is provided.


Case Summaries & Law Updates - Intellectual PropertyClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(Williamette Law Online) A weekly publication containing summaries of cases from federal and state jurisdictions covering trademark, copyright, trade secret, and patent law.


The IP Mall - Pierce Law CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains the latest IP news and an extensive list of links and resources.


World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPOClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Website of the agency of the UN dedicated to developing an international system of intellectual property.


Delphion Intellectual Property NetworkClick to follow link
Subcategory:Patents
Primarily a subscription and pay-per-use service, but some IP resources are provided with a free basic subscription.


European Patent Office - EPOClick to follow link
Subcategory:Patents
Organization which provides uniform patent application procedures for 37 European countries. This site contains the step-by-step procedure for applying for European patents.


KuesterLaw - The Technology Law ResourceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Patents
Contains general information on technology law, some court decisions, and a list of resources.


United States Patent & Trademark Office - USPTOClick to follow link
Subcategory:Patents
Contains forms, a glossary of terms, several "how to" guides, and a searchable database of items already covered by patents and trademarks.


Wacky Patent of the MonthClick to follow link
Subcategory:Patents
A new selection made by Michael J. Colitz, Jr., a patent attorney, each month.


International Trademark Association - INTAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trademarks
An association of trademark owners and professionals. This site contains job postings and a policy development section with model guidelines.


KuesterLaw - The Technology Law ResourceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trademarks
Contains general information on technology law, some court decisions, and a list of resources.


The IP Mall - Pierce Law CenterClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trademarks
Contains the latest IP news and an extensive list of links and resources.


Thomson CompuMark - Global Trademark SolutionsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trademarks
Provides an overview of trademarks and copyrights in a life cycle format.


United States Patent & Trademark Office - USPTOClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trademarks
Contains forms, a glossary of terms, several "how to" guides, and a searchable database of items already covered by patents and trademarks.


World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPOClick to follow link
Subcategory:Trademarks
Website of the agency of the UN dedicated to developing an international system of intellectual property.


ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Discussion on how to do international legal research on the Internet, highlighting important primary and secondary sources. The section on International Criminal Law provides a textual pathfinder to major electronic sources for researching international and transitional crime as well as current issues common to both categories.



ASIL-EISIL Teaty CollectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:

American Society of International Law’s EISIL database links to selected treaties in the section devoted to international criminal law.



Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) International Justice StatisticsClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Complete resource for international criminal justice statistics with explanations and references to U.N. statistical sources, international web sites, and National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. Includes crime surveys and studies from individual countries and regions and Global Report on Crime and Justice as well as World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems.



Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)Click to follow link
Subcategory:

 

Full-text collection of working papers, journal articles, books, policy briefs, research projects and conference proceedings discussing theory, policy and research of international affairs.



Hauser Global Law School Program of New York UniversityClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Produced by Hauser Global Law School Program of New York University, Globalex offers high quality legal research guides on various international subjects as well as timely articles on international law topics and venues including international criminal law.



Justice Information Center. National Criminal Justice Reference ServiceClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Database of abstracts of books, articles and reports published by the U.S. Department of Justice, other state and federal agencies, international organizations and private sector. Areas of focus include: corrections, courts, crime prevention, criminal justice statistics, drugs, international information, juvenile justice, law enforcement, and victims.



National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Click to follow link
Subcategory:

U.S. Department of Justice’s research agency site with links to international criminal justice community. Includes full-text of articles in NIJ publications.



UN Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN): Statistic and Research SourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Links to collections of global crime statistics and includes the UN Surveys of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems.



United Nations Dag Hammarskjold LibraryClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Good place to access U.N. information and documents.​



Customary International Humanitarian Law DatabaseClick to follow link
Subcategory:
This database is the online version of the Study on customary international humanitarian law, conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and published by Cambridge University Press in 2005. (from website).


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSHClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NIOSH offers workplace safety tips and information on a variety of health topics.


EmploymentClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) An overview of employment law with links to federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


National Labor Relations Board - NLRBClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Homepage of the federal agency that administers the National Relations Act, the law governing union-employer relationships.


Texas Labor CodeClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Full-text of the Texas Labor Code accessible by chapter.


Texas Workforce Commission - TWCClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Provides recruiting, training, and market statistics for employers and job search, training, and unemployment resources for job seekers.


U.S. Department of Labor - DOLClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains a large amount of information on employment topics, including disability, equal employment opportunity, health plans, termination, training, hiring, wages, unemployment insurance, work hours, retirement, and workplace safety and health.


U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - EEOCClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Contains resources pertaining to federal equal employment opportunity laws, discriminatory practices, and filing a complaint.


U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board - MSPBClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
MSPB is a quasi-judicial agency that hears personnel action appeals made by federal employees and conducts research studies of the merit systems implemented by the federal government. Both decisions and studies are available online.


Division of Workers' Compensation - Texas Department of InsuranceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Workers' Compensation
Included on this site is an online workers' compensation complaint form, statistics on fatal and non-fatal work injuries, lists of approved doctors and covered employers, and information on insurance fraud.


Occupational Safety & Health Administration - OSHAClick to follow link
Subcategory:Workers' Compensation
Provides resources for employers to help prevent occupational injuries and to stay in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act. In addition, this site also contains the text of relevant laws and regulations, enforcement information, statistics, and links to approved state plans.


Workers' CompensationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Workers' Compensation
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Provides an overview of workers' compensation with links to federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


Center for Housing & Urban Development - CHUDClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Texas A&M, College of Architecture) Homepage of the Center which seeks to improve the quality of life of individuals living in colonias along the Texas-Mexico border. Included in this site is a list of resources on colonias, community development and housing, health, and promota.


Housing Topics - U.S. Census BureauClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes data on home ownership, affordability, vacancy, and market absorption of apartments, as well as historical information.


KnowledgeplexClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains an extensive collection of publications and news pertaining to affordable housing and community development.


Landlord-Tenant LawClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) An overview of landlord-tenant law with links to federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


National Housing Institute - NHIClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Independent non-profit organization that examines housing crisis issues and how these issues affect people trying to build healthy neighborhoods. Select publications are available in full-text.


National Low Income Housing Coalition - NLIHCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains information on low income housing services and issues, as well as links to congressional testimony, NLIHC research, and polls.


U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development - HUDClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Federal department entrusted with regulating the housing indusry, helping build healthy communities, and expanding housing opportunities.


Law & Popular Culture CollectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas School of Law) A comprehensive collection of over 700 film titles featuring lawyers, a list of print titles owned by UT divided by time period, legal narrative e-texts, and a compilation of lawyerly quotations.


Texas Law HelpClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Offers free and low cost legal advice on a variety of civil law issues including divorce, landlord-tenant issues, wills, child custody and many other topics.  Also includes a legal aid directory and legal forms.


ABA Center for Pro BonoClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
The Center for Pro Bono provides technical and planning assistance to individuals and pro bono programs. The National Pro Bono Volunteer Opportunities Guide allows attorneys to search for available positions by state.


ABA Division for Legal ServicesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
Includes national directories of lawyer-referral and pro bono programs, legal services publications, "Consumer's Guide to Finding Legal Help on the Internet, and a little beyond," and "Practitioner's Guide: a online resource center for lawyers serving people."


ABA Standing Comittee on Legal Assistance for Military PersonnelClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
Contains information on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the rights of service members, CLE materials, and other military personnel resources.


ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid & Indigent DefendantsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
Provides information on civil and criminal defense services, indigent defense systems, and Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) for attorneys who wish to pursue careers in public service but whose debt prevents them from doing so.


Brennan Center for Justice - Poverty ProgramClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
(NYU School of Law) Center focusing on access to justice and economic justice. This site contains information on issues such as campaign finance reform; courts and government; immigrant rights; liberty and national security; criminal justice reform; voting rights and elections; wages, jobs, and the economy.


Handbook on Limited Scope Legal AssistanceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
(ABA Section of Litigation, Report of the Modest Means Task Force) Full-text of guide to providing legal services to clients who cannot afford to hire an attorney. Included in this handbook are forms and other helpful practice materials.


Legal Services Corporations - LSCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
LSC helps fund civil legal aid by providing grants to local programs. The LSC website contains enabling legislation, program information, and a map of funded programs with links to the individual organizations.


probono.netClick to follow link
Subcategory:Federal
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping the poor gain access to justice by helping pro bono attorneys get involved.


ABA LawInfo.orgClick to follow link
Subcategory:Self-Help
Contains legal information primarily for a non-lawyer audience on topics such as family, housing, jobs, finance, and criminal justice. This site also contains general information about courts as well as a find a lawyer feature.


FindLaw for the PublicClick to follow link
Subcategory:Self-Help
(FindLaw) Information for the public accessible from a legal subject area list.


Nolo.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:Self-Help
Nolo provides legal information for consumers and small businesses regarding topics such as business and human resources; patents, copyright, and art; wills and estate planning; property and money; family law and immigration; and rights and disputes.


Advocacy, Inc.Click to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
Homepage of an organization which advocates for the rights of individuals with disabilities. This site contains information on education, health care, civil rights, housing, and accessibility topics as well as cases Advocacy, Inc. is involved with and numerous publications.


American GatewaysClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
American Gateways (formerly Political Asylum Project of Austin - PAPA) provides legal services and education to immigrants and refugees in Central Texas. This site contains links to immigration, embassy, victims of violence, Austin, and Texas resources.


Dallas Legal HospiceClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
The Dallas Legal Hospice provides free legal assistance to qualified individuals in the Dallas area.


Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program - HVLPClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
The HVLP site contains information for individuals seeking pro bono legal services in Harris County and for attorneys seeking to provide such services.


Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund - MALDEFClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
Homepage of the national non-profit organization that protects the civil rights of Latinos living in the U.S. The MALDEF sites contains a collection of publications as well as information regarding employment and economic development; immigration, citizenship, and voting rights; and fair share and equal access.


Texas Advocacy ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
The Texas Advocacy Project, formerly Women's  Advocacy Project, provides legal assistance to victims of domestic violence. Their Resource Center contains many useful documents and links to help individuals who are in harmful relationships.


Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation - TEAJFClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
Contains information on attaining legal help as well as resources for banks and attorneys needing to set up IOLTA accounts.


Texas Legal Services Center - TLSCClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
TLSC's site contains a large collection of Texas, federal, and research links for individuals looking for legal services.


Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas - VLSClick to follow link
Subcategory:Texas
Contains information on attaining legal services at no cost. Most of the clinics and pro bono services offered by VLS occur in Travis County. The VLS website also contains a FAQs section covering a variety of legal topics, such as family law and landlord tenant law.


Lexis Legal FormsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(lexisOne) Selected cases, forms, a statutory guide, and legal links from LexisNexis. Over 6,000 forms are available free of charge.


U.S. Court Forms & Business FormsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(FindLaw) Court forms for each circuit and state and business forms by type.


U.S. Legal FormsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(USLegal) A for-fee site that allows users to browse forms by state and topic.


A Century of Lawmaking for a New NationClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Library of Congress - American Memory Project) Contains documents and debates from the Continental Congress, Constitutional Conventention, and Congresses from 1774-1873. Volumes 1 through 17 of Statutes at Large are also included.


A Chronology of U.S. Historical DocumentsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(University of Oklahoma College of Law) Historical documents from pre-colonial times (the Magna Carta) to present day (State of the Union and Inaugural addresses).


Anglo-American Legal TraditonClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(O'Quinn Law Library at the University of Houston Law Center and the National Archives of the United Kingdom) Digital images of English Court Records from c.1272-1650.


Annotated Justinian CodeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(University of Wyoming) Justice Blume's translation of the 6th century codification of Roman law under Emperor Justinian. 


Constitutions of the World OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Access to constitutional documents from around the world.  Coverage includes constitutions written between the years 1776 to 1849. 


Documents in Law, History, & DiplomacyClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Avalon Project at the Yale Law School) Digital documents dating from pre-18th century through the 21st century relevant to topics such as law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and government.


Early English LawsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Collaboration between the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London and the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at Kings College London that aims to translate and provide commentary on pre-Magna Carta (1215) English laws.


Guide to Legal History Resources on the WebClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(University of Texas Tarlton Law Library) A list of online legal history resources, primarily composed of archives and rare book collections.


Internet Archive's Text ArchiveClick to follow link
Subcategory:

Location for Pre-statehood statutes, and older legal materials.​



Laws in Ireland for the Suppression of PoperyClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Prepared by Patricia Schaffer, Columbia University Law School) Text of penal laws passed by the Protestant Parliament in Ireland from 1691-1760 to regulate the status of Roman Catholics.


Roman Law ResourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Ernest Metzger, University of Glasgow) A site dedicated to Roman law with an extensive listing of sources, literature, and bibliographies.


State Constitutions ProjectClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Searchable access to the texts of state constitutions of the United States and amendments with coverage from the original state constitutions through the year 2000.  Provided by the University of Maryland and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).


Association of Legal Writing Directors - ALWDClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Contains survey results that report legal writing program and faculty characteristics and information on the ALWD Citation Manual.


Legal Writing Institute - LWIClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Contains sample grading rubrics and syllabi plus plagiarism and citation resources.


Scribes - The American Society of Legal WritersClick to follow link
Subcategory:Associations
Legal writing society advocating for a writing style that is "clear, succinct, and forceful."


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th editionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
Searchable database of quotations. Quotations can also be accessed by author and through a keyword index as well.


Bluebook Abbreviations of Law Review TitlesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
(University of Washington School of Law) Contains the Bluebook (18th edition) abbreviations for print and some online-only law reviews.


Citing Sources - Citing Internet Resources & Electronic ArticlesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
(University of Minnesota Libraries) Contains APA and MLA citation formats for internet, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.


Elements of Style - William Strunk, Jr.Click to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
The complete text of Strunk's famous grammar reference book.


Introduction to Basic Legal CitationClick to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School, Peter Martin) Includes a brief history of legal citation and the different citation manuals plus examples of different citation forms.


Jurist Legal DictionaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
(Jurist) Covers basic legal terminology with a focus on procedure. In addition, this site links to several other general and subject specific legal dictionaries.


Law DictionaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Reference Sources, Guides, & Publications
(FindLaw) Legal dictionary for legal professionals.


Legislative Histories of Selected U.S. LawsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C.) A list of selective legislative histories by popular name and public law number with links to the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School.


ABA Family Law Section - Military CommitteeClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides information on pre-deployment and reemployment as well as a collection of handouts which give general overviews of specific areas of military family law.


ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military PersonnelClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains information on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the rights of service members, CLE materials, and other military personnel resources.


Board of Veterans Appeals - BVAClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs) Contains information on how to appeal from a benefits determination made by a local VA office. Forms and past BVA decisions are also available.


Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue DatabaseClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Stanford Law School, Robert Crown Law Library) A database of legislation, regulations, proceeding materials, and policy documents on sexual orientation policy in the military beginning with World War I.


Military Law - Overview & SourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) An overview of military law with links to federal and state statutes and judicial decisions.


Military Law LinksClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Utah State Bar) JAG, court, and organization links for the different military branches.


Military Law Web SitesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(FindLaw) Databases, agency links, statutes, cases, and news covering military law.


Nuremberg Trials Project - A Digital Document CollectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Harvard Law School Library) Trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files and other papers from the library's extensive collection of documents relating to the trial of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany.


Office of the General Counsel - OGCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Department of Defense) The General Counsel advises different organizations and individuals within the Department of Defense and sets policies and positions. This site contains speeches made by the General Counsel as well as biographies of those individuals in leadership positions.


U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate GeneralClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains biographies of the Judge Advocate General and the Deputy Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Air Force, as well as a legal assistance locator for active duty individuals in need of service.


U.S. Army Judge Advocate GeneralClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Contains legal services information plus FOIA, personnel, and TJAG Legal Center and School resources.


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed ServicesClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Includes information regarding the history of the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and appellate review of courts-martial. Audio files for select hearings and full-text opinions beginning in 1997 are also available.


U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims - USCAVCClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Court with exclusive jurisdiction over Board of Veterans' Appeals final decisions.


U.S. Navy Judge Advocate GeneralClick to follow link
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Contains information on the Navy JAG, including the JAG TV feature that provides updates and resources on relevant information. 


Traffic Tickets Resource CenterClick to follow link
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(Nolo) Articles on what to do if you get pulled over, if you are considering fighting a ticket, and if you have been in a traffic accident.


National Security ArchiveClick to follow link
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(George Washington University) A collection of declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act and records on topics such as national security, intelligence, and economic policies.


Bureau of Indian Affairs - BIAClick to follow link
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(U.S. Department of Interior) BIA is responsible for holding land in a trust for American Indians, developing that land, and providing education to Indian students. Most of the BIA Web site is down pending resolution of the Cobell litigation.


Code TalkClick to follow link
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(Office of Public and Indian Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) Provides a compilation of resources available to Native Americans from federal government agencies.


Index of Native American Resources on the InternetClick to follow link
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A list of cultural, language, history, archeology, legal, and health resources for Native Americans.


Indian Affairs - Laws & TreatiesClick to follow link
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(Oklahoma State University Library, Charles J. Kappler) A compilation of laws, treaties, and executive orders relating to Native Americans from 1778-1970.


Indigenous Governance DatabaseClick to follow link
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(University of Arizona) The Indigenous Governance Database is an online resource center for Native nation leaders, key decision-makers, employees, citizens, and others in search of educational and informational resources about nation building, sovereignty, governance, leadership, and sustainable economic and community development in Indigenous country (from website).



National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)Click to follow link
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The NCAI "serves at the major national tribal organization and is positioned to monitor federal policy and coordinated efforts to inform federal decisions that affect tribal government issues" (from website).


National Indian Law LibraryClick to follow link
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(Native American Rights Fund - NARF) Includes the full-text of NARF publications as well as Indian and tribal law resources and research guides by topic.


Native American Legal ResourcesClick to follow link
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(University of Oklahoma College of Law) Homepage of the American Indian Law Review with links to the Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project and a host of tribal, cultural, historical, and legal resources.


Native American Rights Fund - NARFClick to follow link
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Non-profit organization that provides legal and technical assistance to Indian tribes.


Native American SitesClick to follow link
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Collection of online resources regarding individual tribes, organizations, education, languages, mascots, media, festivals and culture, military participation, and native businesses.


NativeWeb Resource DatabaseClick to follow link
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Web site dedicated to facilitating communication among indigenous people from around the world. The Resource Database contains a listing of related sites divided by subcategory.


Office of the Special Trustee for American IndiansClick to follow link
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(U.S. Department of Interior) Office responsible for managing trust resources and distributing payments to Native Americans.


Tribal Court ClearinghouseClick to follow link
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(Tribal Law & Policy Institute) A comprehensive site with information covering state, federal, and tribal law for American Indian and Alaska Native nations, people, and justice systems.


Brennan Center for Justice - Poverty ProgramClick to follow link
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(NYU School of Law) Center focusing on access to justice and economic justice. This site contains information on issues such as campaign finance reform; courts and government; immigrant rights; liberty and national security; criminal justice reform; voting rights and elections; wages, jobs, and the economy.


Center for Law & Social Policy - CLASPClick to follow link
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Non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of low-income individuals. CLASP's research and policy analysis focuses on child care and support, legal assistance, job training and employment, prisoner re-entry, and youths.


Institute for Research on Poverty - IRPClick to follow link
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(University of Wisconsin-Madison) Research institute whose primary focus is on the cause and effect of poverty in the United States. IRP's publications and reports cover topics such as welfare reform, child support, health & poverty, and group memberships & poverty.


Institute on Race & Poverty - IRPClick to follow link
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(University of Minnesota) Site contains presentations, papers, and other materials concerning policies that affect minorities and disadvantaged groups disproportionately.


National Center for Law & Economic Justice - NCLEJClick to follow link
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Non-profit organization seeking equal access to disability, health care, and other government benefits. NCLEJ's site contains information on benefit privatization, civil rights, food stamps, access to justice, and civic participation.


National Legal Aid & Defender Association - NLADAClick to follow link
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NLADA is an advocate for legal aid programs and attorneys. Their links section contains a wealth of resources.


Poverty Guidelines, Research, & MeasurementClick to follow link
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(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) Contains the most recent poverty guidelines as well as a list of poverty resources and research centers.


probono.netClick to follow link
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A non-profit organization dedicated to helping the poor gain access to justice by helping pro bono attorneys get involved.


Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty LawClick to follow link
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Organization advocating for improvement in the lives, economic security, and neighborhoods of low-wage workers through communication and policy development.


Southern Poverty Law Center - SPLCClick to follow link
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SPLC is an organization that monitors hate groups operating within the U.S., that uses the court system to combat hate groups and discriminatory practices, and that provides diversity teaching materials.


Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership - TMHPClick to follow link
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TMHP is a collection of contractors that are responsible for the administration Medicare claims in Texas.


2012 Republican National ConventionClick to follow link
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The official site of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.  Paid for by the Committee on Arrangements for the 2012 Republican National Convention.​



2012 Republican PlatformClick to follow link
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Website paid for by the Republican National Committee.​



About.com Political HumorClick to follow link
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Jokes, cartoons, and humor about the 2012 Presidential election campaign and presidential candidates.​



Campaign Finance InstituteClick to follow link
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CFI has successfully established its reputation as the nation's preeminent think tank for campaign finance policy. ​



CNN Election CenterClick to follow link
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CNN.com is among the world's leaders in online news and information delivery. Staffed 24 hours, seven days a week by a dedicated staff in CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and in bureaus worldwide, CNN.com relies heavily on CNN's global team of almost 4,000 news professionals. CNN.com features the latest multimedia technologies, from live video streaming to audio packages to searchable archives of news features and background information. The site is updated continuously throughout the day.



Comedy Central's InDecisionClick to follow link
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Comedy Central's Indecision is the network's digital hub for all things political comedy.​



Commission on Presidential DebatesClick to follow link
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The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) was established in 1987 to ensure that debates, as a permanent part of every general election, provide the best possible information to viewers and listeners. Its primary purpose is to sponsor and produce debates for the United States presidential and vice presidential candidates and to undertake research and educational activities relating to the debates. The organization, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) corporation, sponsored all the presidential debates in 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008.​



Communist Party USAClick to follow link
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Founded in 1919, the Communist Party USA has championed the struggles for democracy, labor rights, women's equality, racial justice and peace for ninety years. The Communist Party has an unparalleled history in the progressive movement of the United States, from the struggle against Jim Crow segregation, the organizing of the industrial unions, from the cannieries of California to the sweatshops of New York City. ​



Cornell Legal Information InstituteClick to follow link
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Provides an overview of election laws and how the Electoral College plays a role in elections.​



C-SPAN Campaign 2012Click to follow link
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C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) is a private non-profit company, created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service.  Their mission is to provide public access to the political process.  C-SPAN receives no government funding; operations are funded by fees paid by cable and satellite affiliates who carry C-SPAN programming​



Democratic National Convention 2012Click to follow link
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The official site for the Democratic National Convention 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Charlotte in 2012 is a nonprofit organization that serves as the Host Committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte in 2012 is a nonprofit organization exempt from taxation under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.​



Democratic National PlatformClick to follow link
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Provides information on the Democratic National Platform; identifying issues that are important to Democrats.  Paid for by the Democratic National Committee.​



Election Law @ MoritzClick to follow link
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(Ohio State University Moritz College of Law) News, information, and analysis on federal, state, and local election laws. ​



Election Law BlogClick to follow link
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Blog maintained by Professor Rick Hansen, Loyola Law School, which contains news and links on topics such as election law, campaign finance, voting, and redistricting. ​



Federal Election Commission - FECClick to follow link
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Contains a disclosure database, electronic filings which can be downloaded, and other financial reports filed by campaigns, parties, and PACs. Additionally, every 2 years the FEC publishes Federal Elections, a compilation of the official, certified federal election results obtained from each state's election office and other official sources. This site provides links of the primary, runoff and general election results for the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and, when applicable, U.S. President. This page also provides access to a variety of legal resources, including the statutes, regulations, and advisory opinions, policy statements and non-enforcement litigation, as well as PACRONYMS, a list of acronyms and common names of political action committees (PACs).



Gallup PoliticsClick to follow link
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Gallup News reports empirical evidence about the world's 7 billion citizens based on Gallup's continuous polling in 160 countries.



Green Party of the United StatesClick to follow link
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Provides information on the views of the Green Party.  This site is maintained by the Union Labor.​



Historical Election ResultsClick to follow link
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Provides information on Electoral College Box Scores from 1789-1996.​



Huffington Post FundraceClick to follow link
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Fundrace makes it easy to search by name or location to see which candidates or political parties your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors are contributing to. Or you can see if your favorite celebrity is putting money where their mouth is and who America's big companies are backing. ​



Libertarian PartyClick to follow link
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The Libertarian Party is America's third largest political party, founded in 1971. Paid for by the Libertarian National Committee.​



Library of Congress - Election LawClick to follow link
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The Library of Congress offers links to primary sources of law pertaining to Election Law. ​



Library of Congress American Memory: Presidential Elections and the Electoral CollegeClick to follow link
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This site provides links to a wide variety of materials on presidential elections and the electoral college, historically.​



Library of Congress American Memory: Presidential InaugurationsClick to follow link
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Presidential Inaugurations is a collection of approximately 400 items or 2,000 digitial files relating to inaugurations from George Washington's in 1789 to Barack Obama's in 2009. This presentation includes diaries and letters of presidents and of those who witnessed inaugurations, handwritten drafts of inaugural addresses, broadsides, inaugural tickets and programs, prints, photographs, and sheet music. ​



Library of Congress American Memory: The Impeachment Trial of Andrew JohnsonClick to follow link
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This site provides background information and links to historical documents regarding the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868.​



National Atlas of Presidential Elections 1789-2008Click to follow link
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The National Atlas provides maps that can be viewed or downloaded. These Presidential Elections printable maps show electoral votes won, by political party, for the fifty-six Presidential elections from George Washington in 1789 to Barack Obama in 2008. ​



National Voting Rights Institute - NVRIClick to follow link
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Non-partisan organization dedicated to ensuring meaningful political participation. The Legal Library contains cases and documents related to campaign spending limits, barriers to political participation, public funding for campaigns, and challenging the wealth primary.​



New York Times PoliticsClick to follow link
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Contains breaking political news, opinion pages, an electoral map, and many interactive features. ​



Pew Research Center PublicationsClick to follow link
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The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. The center conducts public opinion polling, demographic studies, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. It does not take positions on policy issues. ​



Political Party Platforms: 1840-2012Click to follow link
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Provides historical information on political party platforms of parties receiving electoral votes from 1840-2012.​



POTUS from 1789-CurrentClick to follow link
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In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included. ​



Presidential Debates 1960-2012Click to follow link
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The American Presidency Project provides information on presidential debates from 1960-2012.  ​



Presidential LibrariesClick to follow link
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Sponsored by the National Archives, Presidential Libraries promotes understanding of the presidency and the American experience.​



Presidential Signing StatementsClick to follow link
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This guide is intended to serve as an introduction to research on official pronouncements issued by the President of the United States at or near the time a bill is signed into law, called signing statements. ​



Project Vote SmartClick to follow link
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Citizens volunteer and research the backgrounds and records of thousands of political candidates and elected officials to discover their voting records, campaign contributions, public statements, biographical data, and evaluations of them generated by special interest groups.​



Rock the VoteClick to follow link
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Rock the Vote's mission is to engage and build political power for young people in our country.

Founded twenty-one years ago at the intersection of popular culture and politics, Rock the Vote has registered more than five million young people to vote and has become a trusted source of information for young people about registering to vote and casting a ballot.  We use music, popular culture, new technologies and grassroots organizing to motivate and mobilize young people in our country to participate in every election, with the goal of seizing the power of the youth vote to create political and social change.


Smithsonian: The American PresidencyClick to follow link
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Contains an online exhibit providing detailed information on the role of the president.​



Socialist Party USA PlatformClick to follow link
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The socialist party of the United States was formed in 1958 at the dissolution of the Independent Socialist League. The Socialist Party stands for the abolition of every form of domination and exploitation, whether based on social class, gender, race/ethnicity, age, education, sexual orientation, or other characteristics. We are committed to the transformation of capitalism through the creation of a democratic socialist society based on compassion, empathy, and respect as well as the development of new social structures. ​



Texas Election CodeClick to follow link
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Full text of the Texas Election Code viewable by chapter. ​



Texas Secretary of State - Elections DivisionClick to follow link
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Contains information on where to vote, absentee ballots, election law opinions, and election returns. ​



The American Presidency ProjectClick to follow link
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This site was established in 1999 and is the only online resource that has consolidated, coded, and organized into a single searchable database thousands of documents related to the study of the Presidency.​



The Campaign Disclosure ProjectClick to follow link
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A project of the UCLA School of Law, the Center for Governmental Studies, and the California Vote Foundation, supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

 
The Campaign Disclosure Law Database contains statutes and regulations in 105 categories from 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Election Commission. Users can choose to view some or all categories in a single state, or to compare individual categories across two or more states. The database is current as of December 31, 2006. The entire database is available for download upon request.



The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Inaugural IssueClick to follow link
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This is the website for the journal History Now, the Gilder Lehrman Institute's quarterly American history online journal. The journal's primary mission is to promote the study of American history with articles from noted historians as well as lesson plans, resource guides, links to related websites, and other resources for teachers and students.  ​



The Living Room CandidateClick to follow link
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The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2012 is an online exhibition presenting more than 300 television commercials from every election year since 1952, when the first campaign TV ads aired. The website will be updated through the 2012 election between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. The site includes a searchable database and features commentary, historical background, election results, and navigation organized by year, type of ad, and issue. There is a playlist feature that allows visitors to select, annotate, and share their own groups of ads, and to view playlists by guest contributors. Each selected commercial is accompanied by a list of related ads. There is a transcript for each ad and a feature that allows visitors to search the entire database by title and by words in the transcripts. ​



U.S. Census Voting and RegistrationClick to follow link
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Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of Congressional and Presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The CPS is the primary source of information on the labor force characteristics of the U.S. population. The voting supplement does not provide estimates of partisianship, such as what candidate a voter supported or what political party a voter aligned themselves with.



U.S. Election Assistance Commission - EACClick to follow link
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Includes voter registration and turnout statistics, voting guidelines and standards, and information on the Help America Vote Act of 2002. ​



U.S. Electoral CollegeClick to follow link
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(National Archives & Records Administration) Contains a FAQ section about the electoral college, deadlines for state officials, an electoral college calculator, timeline for the 2012 election, and voting resources. ​



U.S. Government Printing Office - Compilation of Presidential DocumentsClick to follow link
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The Compilation of Presidential Documents collection consists of the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents which are the official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary. ​



Yahoo News Destination 2012Click to follow link
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Up-to-date news information on the 2012 Presidential Election.​



Electronic Privacy Information CenterClick to follow link
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Contains numerous privacy issues by topic with news articles and other materials for each.


AALL Fair Business Practices Implementation Task ForceClick to follow link
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The Task Force's web site contains information on electronic licensing as well as information on ordering the AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers.


AcqWeb's Directory of Publishers & VendorsClick to follow link
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Contains a listing of publishers and vendors with email addresses organized alphabetically as well as by geographic location and subject matter. Caveat - this site is not currently being updated.


BookFinder.comClick to follow link
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Search engine that locates books (including textbooks) for sale online with prices and direct links to the vendor.


Corporate Affiliations of Legal PublishersClick to follow link
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(American Association of Law Libraries, Committee on Relations with Information Vendors) Listing of the different legal publishers and their subsidiaries.


Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal PublishersClick to follow link
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(AALL) Contains the full-text of the AALL's publication, Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers.


Law Serials Pricing & Mergers: A Portfolio ApproachClick to follow link
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(Mark McCabe, Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy) Full-text of article describing the impact of mergers during the 1990s on legal publishing.


Legal & Law Related PublishersClick to follow link
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(Hieros Gamos) Links to the Web sites of the primary legal publishers as well as links to other organizations and smaller publishers of legal information and materials.


Legal PublishersClick to follow link
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(FindLaw) A list of legal publishers with links to the individual sites.


Publishers' CataloguesClick to follow link
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Search for publishers by location, topic, material type, and keyword.


ABA Legal Technology Resource CenterClick to follow link
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This site features free searches of over 350 online law reviews and law journals and academic papers.


C-SPAN Video LibraryClick to follow link
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Digital archive featuring every C-SPAN program aired since 1987.  Over 160,000 hours of searchable programming.


Law Library of the PublicClick to follow link
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(Fastcase) A collection of various free legal sites covering a wide array of legal resources including both federal and state cases and codes as well as regulations, court rules, and constitutions.


Abbreviations & Acroynms of the U.S. GovernmentClick to follow link
Subcategory:Acronyms, Abbreviations, & Glossaries
(Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis) Contains the abbreviations of government agencies, offices, and programs with links to the official Web sites.


Journal Abbreviation SourcesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Acronyms, Abbreviations, & Glossaries
Links to sites with listings of journal abbreviations. Organized by subject matter.


Military Acronyms & GlossariesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Acronyms, Abbreviations, & Glossaries
(Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) A directory of sites that provide databases or listings of military acronyms for all branches.


U.S. Senate GlossaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Acronyms, Abbreviations, & Glossaries
Provides a brief definitions of terms related to Congress and the legislative process.


Jurist Legal DictionaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Dictionaries
(Jurist) Covers basic legal terminology with a focus on procedure. In addition, this site links to several other general and subject specific legal dictionaries.


Legal DictionaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Dictionaries
(FindLaw) Legal dictionary for legal professionals.


Merriam-Webster DictionaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:Dictionaries
Merriam-Webster's online search contains a dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish-English translations, and a medical feature.


Wordsmyth: The Educational Dictionary-ThesaurusClick to follow link
Subcategory:Dictionaries
A dictionary that allows users to search for exact words, for words spelled like their search word, and for narrower/broader words.


yourDictionary.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:Dictionaries
Dictionary search that provides definitions, thesaurus entries, spelling, pronunciation, and etymology results.


Ask a Librarian: An Online Reference ServiceClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(Library of Congress) Email and chat reference covering a wide variety of subject areas.


Guide to Law OnlineClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(Law Library of Congress) An annotated guide of Web sites organized by jurisdiction - international, foreign, U.S. federal, and U.S. states. The Guide index lists all countries and states alphabetically. For each jurisdiction, the Law Library of Congress has links to the constitution; executive, judicial, and legislative sources; and other legal guides and general sources.


refdesk.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
Touted as "the single best source for facts," this site features a huge collection of reference and fact finding tools.


Virtual Reference ShelfClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(Library of Congress) A compilation of online resources covering a wide variety of legal and non-legal topics.


Zimmerman's Research GuideClick to follow link
Subcategory:General
(LexisNexis) A very comprehensive research guide that provides links and information by topic.


Academic Law Journals & Law ReviewsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Periodicals - Indexes & Finding Aids
(FindLaw) Contains a list of law reviews organized by subject matter.


Most-Cited Legal Periodicals - U.S. & Select Non-U.S.Click to follow link
Subcategory:Legal Periodicals - Indexes & Finding Aids
(Washington & Lee Law School) Provides rankings of law journals by citations, cost, and impact.


Chronicle of Higher EducationClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
Publication with news and information for university faculty and staff. A job database is available for members.


CNNClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
Continuously updated news stories and live streaming video. Users can also download news podcasts.


Dallas Morning NewsClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
The major newspaper of the Dallas metroplex.


Lubbock Avalanche JournalClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
Online version of the Lubbock area newspaper.


MSNBCClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
Online source of news. MSNBC also offers podcasts and MSN alerts.


Newspapers.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
Easy-to-use site that allows you to find U.S. newspapers by state and world papers by country.


NewsVoyagerClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - General
Find U.S., international, and college newspapers by location.


CNN Crime SectionClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - Legal
A great source for information on high-profile trials.


Legal HeadlinesClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - Legal
(FindLaw) Contains the top legal headlines.


Legal News & CommentaryClick to follow link
Subcategory:News - Legal
(FindLaw) Contains commentary on the top legal headlines.


American Law Sources On-line - ALSO!Click to follow link
Subcategory:Other Indexes & Finding Aids to Legal Resources on the Internet
Provides a collection of legal links for the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Links to constitutions, statutes, and court information are available for most all national and state governments.


FindLawClick to follow link
Subcategory:Other Indexes & Finding Aids to Legal Resources on the Internet
One of the most popular and useful legal research Web sites. Rich in content and features.


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th editionClick to follow link
Subcategory:Quotations
Searchable database of quotations. Quotations can also be accessed by author and through a keyword index as well.


Ask.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:Searching the Internet
Ask provides a search engine that ranks results based on pages considered to be "experts" and not solely on sheer volume of visits. The handy Binocular Site Preview alloows you to preview the page without having to travel away from your search results.  


ClustyClick to follow link
Subcategory:Searching the Internet
Meta searchengine created by the software company, Vivisimo, that queries multiple search engines and then compiles a list based on rankings.


Law CrawlerClick to follow link
Subcategory:Searching the Internet
(FindLaw) Search engine covering legal Web sites and legal databases.


lexisONE Web SearchClick to follow link
Subcategory:Searching the Internet
Search engine which can be limited to results from the lexisONE site, results containing legal forms, and results from the Legal Web Site Directory.


Multi-Resource Legal ResearchClick to follow link
Subcategory:Searching the Internet
(LawGuru.com) Run a search of multiple state codes and statutes as well as state and federal court opinions.


Research Guide SeriesClick to follow link
Subcategory:Searching the Internet
Compiled by law librarians, these short guides help you research legal topics in the Texas Tech Law Library. The guides discuss official and/or reliable Internet sources when relevant and feature active links to those sources. The guides also include references to some databases restricted to on-site use or password required access.


Bureau of Justice Statistics - BJSClick to follow link
Subcategory:Statistics
(Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) Statistics on crime, victims, offenders, drugs, deaths in custody, trends, international comparisons, law enforcement, prosecution, sentencing, and corrections.


FedStats - Federal Interagency Council on Statistical PolicyClick to follow link
Subcategory:Statistics
A database of statistics recorded by federal agencies. Data can be located by topic, location, or by promulgating agency.


Statemaster.com- US statistics and state comparisonsClick to follow link
Subcategory:Statistics
Welcome to StateMaster, a unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. We have compiled information from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. More than just a mere collection of various data, StateMaster goes beyond the numbers to provide you with visualization technology like pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots. We also have thousands of map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.


Statistical Resources on the WebClick to follow link
Subcategory:Statistics
(University of Michigan, University Library Documents Center)


U.S. Census BureauClick to follow link
Subcategory:Statistics
The U.S. Census site contains a population clock, population estimates, housing and economic statistics, and news about the next census.


Bing TranslatorClick to follow link
Subcategory:Translation Services

Translate Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish (to and from English), and Russian to English.

Formerly Yahoo! Babelfish.



Free translation.comClick to follow link
Subcategory:Translation Services
Includes free text and Website translators. Translations (English to: Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese and Norwegian and translations from all the above languages (except Norwegian and Chinese) to English.


Sources of United States of America legal Information in Language Other than EnglishClick to follow link
Subcategory:Translation Services
(LLRX.com) This article discusses the availability of U.S. legal information in other languages and identifies Web resources, services and print publications from state and federal agencies, courts, libraries and academic institutions.


Financial Industry Regulatory Authority - FINRAClick to follow link
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Non-governmental regulator of the security industry. FINRA's site contains information on broker registration and compliance.


Guide to Insider TradingClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(SEC) Contains basic information on what constitutes insider trading plus information on filing a complaint.


North American Securities Administrators Association - NASAAClick to follow link
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NASAA's site contains a directory of securities laws in the United States and Canada plus investor information and registration requirements for investment advisors and broker dealers.


Securities Class Action ClearinghouseClick to follow link
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(Stanford University Law School) Contains detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation, as well as an index of filings and copies of litigation-related documents filed in these cases.


Securities Lawyer's DeskbookClick to follow link
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(University of Cincinnati College of Law) This updated online reference book is a compilation of federal securities laws and regulations.


U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission - SECClick to follow link
Subcategory:
The SEC website contains forms, relevant acts with links to corresponding rules and regulations, a variety of investment calculators, and commission opinions.


Virtual Museum & Archive of SEC & Securities HistoryClick to follow link
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(Securities & Exchange Commission Historical Society) Contains pictures, oral histories, and papers as well as galleries that include all the materials on a specific SEC historical topic.


http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/ECSL/Click to follow link
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(European Centre for Space Law) This page provides a link to the UN Space Legal Framework and various space institutions. There are links to basic international space information, and case law dealing with space.​



Space Law: Basic Legal DocumentsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Provides online access to all documents in the Space Law: Basic Legal Documents collection.


ABA Section of TaxationClick to follow link
Subcategory:
The Taxation Section provides a greatResource Guide with tax preparation tips and links.


Federation of Tax Administrators - FTAClick to follow link
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Internal Revenue Service - IRSClick to follow link
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(U.S. Department of Treasury) Tax information for individuals, businesses, non-profits, and government entities. Online filing applications can be also be accessed.


Legal BitstreamClick to follow link
Subcategory:
Legalbitstream is a tax law research website that provides searchable databases of United States federal income tax and estate tax law. (from website)


State Tax Agencies & Tax FormsClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(Federation of Tax Administrators) Find tax information by state or locate tax forms directly by state.


Tax & Accounting Sites DirectoryClick to follow link
Subcategory:
(AccountantsWorld) Listing of tax, accounting, and payroll/HR sites by subtopic.


Tax ProphetClick to follow link
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A site by Robert Sommers, a California attorney, containing general tax information, tax and trust scams, foreign taxpayers, wealth preservation, and employee stock options.


Tax WorldClick to follow link
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Informative site containing a history of taxation, tax vocabulary in a variety of languages, forms, and links to tax policy sites.


Texas Tax CodeClick to follow link
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Full-text of the Texas Tax Code accessible by chapter.


Texas TaxesClick to follow link
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(Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts) Provides information on sales and use, cigarette, hotel, and all other taxes imposed by the state. This site also discusses local taxes and contains forms and filing information.


ABA Commission on Women in the ProfessionClick to follow link
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Contains statistics on women attorneys in terms of professional achievement, salary, and ABA membership.


Feminist JurisprudenceClick to follow link
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(Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School) Provides an overview of various feminist theories plus federal constitutional and judicial decision materials and other internet sources.


Hastings Women's Law JournalClick to follow link
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(University of California Hastings College of Law) Contains the table of contents for the Hastings Women's Law Journal beginning with Volume 1 (Spring 1989) through Volume 18 (Winter 2007). This site also contains a list of links on topics such as feminism and animal rights.


National Organization for Women - NOWClick to follow link
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NOW is a non-profit feminist advocacy group with 500,000+ members.


National Women's Law Center - NWLCClick to follow link
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National organization advocating for women's rights. NWLC's primary areas of concern include childcare, poverty and income support, education, fair and flexible workplaces, health care, reproductive choices, the courts, retirement security, and tax and budget priorities.


Researching Women's Human Rights IssuesClick to follow link
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(University of Minnesota Law School) Guide containing internet sites, print background sources, reports, and periodical indexes useful when conducting research on issues effecting the human rights of women.


Women & the LawClick to follow link
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(World Legal Information Institute Links) Contains a collection of legal links regarding women including law journals, commentary, legislation, and other materials.