Legal Indices & Resources
Academic Info: Law & Legal Research
A well organized, easy to use legal site. Find information using the subject index or keyword search.
ACCA Virtual Library
Hosted by the ACCA (American Corporate Counsel Association), this user-friendly site is useful for finding digital and print documents. Use this site to find the following: amicus briefs, articles, bibliographies, books, InfoPAK, Internet sites, policy statements, sample form and policy, quick reference, and program material. Search documents by: Primary Category, Keyword, Publication Date, Material Type, and Any Text.
Provides automated time-capturing solutions for today's mobile legal professionals. With on-the-go billing, tracking each and every minute you spend on business calls and emails while out of the office.
American Law Institute (ALI)
The American Law Institute, founded in 1923, drafts and publishes restatements of the law, model codes, and other proposals for legal reform "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." Its membership consists of judges, practicing lawyers, and legal scholars from all areas of the United States as well as some foreign countries, selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated interest in the improvement of the law. The Institute's incorporators included Chief Justice and former President William Howard Taft, future Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, and former Secretary of State Elihu Root; Judges Benjamin N. Cardozo and Learned Hand were among its early leaders.
The American Law Institute requires membership to participate in its projects. The publications, Restatements and Studies, are available for purchase by the legal community form the ALI web site.
American Law Sources On-line (ALSO!)
American Law Sources On-line (ALSO!) provides a comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to all on-line sources of American law that are available without charge. The site contains additional links to sources of commentary and practice aids that are available without charge (or available at a reasonable charge from governmental and nonprofit providers).
Avalon Project (Yale Law School)
The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. The Avalon Project does not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents expressly referred to in the body of the text. Hypertext is used as a means of annotating and indexing the texts.
BusinessandLaw.com is a legal portal for all areas of law, commercial, personal and property, also providing legal news and a discussion area.
Business.gov - A collaborative effort by various US Government agencies to provide information on business topics including business laws and taxes.
An efficient tool for legal research, arranged in a uniform metaindex.
Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse
Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse: Discussing the costs and consequences of an abused legal system from frivolous lawsuits to legal reform; abusive class action lawsuits to electing judges. Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse is a not-for-profit public education charity.
Civil Procedure (Cornell University's Legal Information Institute)
This site provides an overview, federal statutes, federal judicial decisions and rules, state statutes, state judicial decisions, conventions and treaties.
Class action issues and information. Classactionlitigation.info is maintained to provide a useful legal research source for attorneys. It is also maintained as a free service to assist the public in understanding class action litigation, government, and the legal system.
Code of Federal Regulations
GPO Access provides free, public, online access to both current and historical volumes of the official Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); some CFR records date back to 1996, although all titles are available from 1997 to the current year as PDF and ASCII text files. CFR volumes are added to GPO Access concurrent with the quarterly release of the paper editions. Methods of retrieving CFR documents include searching or browsing single or multiple CFR titles across one or more years; retrieving a CFR section by citation; and searching the current data from the entire set of CFR databases by keyword.
Court TV Law Center
Court TV's Law Center is the place online for consumers to get information about what's going on at Court TV as well as what's going on in the law and legal system. In addition to program guides, court documents, and transcripts of legal proceedings, the Law Center offers practical tips on the law and discussion groups about the law. Members can talk to each other and to the staff at Court TV. You can also watch Court TV live on the Web around the clock, except during early morning hours.
Criminal Procedure (Cornell University's Legal Information Institute)
This site provides an overview, federal constitution and statutes, federal court rules, federal judicial decisions, state statutes, state judicial decisions, conventions and treaties.
'Current Events - Law' Guide
A unique legal reference site covering all manner of law-related topics in the news, from crimes and investigations to the Bill of Rights, law practice technology to social justice. The site includes weekly feature articles,highlighted links to noted articles elsewhere, hundreds of links to Net resources (both general and very topic-specific), bulletin board, chat room, and newsletter.
A compilation of links to computer, information technology and e-commerce related articles and resources. Maintained by attorney Alan Gahtan.