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Law and Legislation

State Statutes

United States Code

  • U.S. Code - Searchable full text from Cornell with the best organized results.
  • U.S. Code - Search and browse the full text through GPO Access, as provided by the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
  • U.S. Code - Searchable full text from the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
  • Tribal Codes - The Tribal Court Clearinghouse from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute has links to various Native American tribal codes.

State Constitutions

United States Constitution

  • U.S. Constitution - The Law Library of Congress provides texts, commentaries, historical texts and judicial decisions.
  • U.S. Constitution Online - Includes the text of the U.S. Constitution. Each amendment has its own link, which includes a list of states that ratified the amendment and the dates. Find commentary, history, explanations, and more on this site.

State Regulations and Executive Orders

Federal Regulations

  • Code of Federal Regulations - This search interface is provided by GPO's Federal Digital System. Titles are updated regularly.
  • Federal Register - Updates the Code of Federal Regulations through a searchable interface.
  • Regulations.gov - Find, review, and submit comments on Federal regulations published in the Federal Register that are open for comment.

State Courts and Decisions

Federal Courts and Decisions

Tribal Law

State Legislation

  • Making Laws -- A guide about how laws are made in Minnesota produced by Minnesota House Research.
  • NCSL Bill Information Service -- NCSL provides, to legislators and staff only, a 50-state searchable legislation database.
  • Minnesota Revisor's Manual with Styles and Forms - The bill drafting manual for Minnesota provided by the Office of the Revisor of Statutes.
  • State Legal Materials - Links by state provided by Cornell. If a state provides legislation on the Internet, a direct link is available.
  • State Legislatures - The National Conference of State Legislature has compiled this listing of state legislature websites. Not all state legislatures provide access to legislation, but many do.
  • TrendTRACK -- This private company offers 50 state bill searching including the full text of bills.

Federal Legislation

  • Congress.gov -- Use Congress.gov for the full text of federal bills, and for federal bill status.

Local Ordinances

Legal Issues

Legal Profession

Legal resource sites with links to many documents

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