Law and Legislation
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
- 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.
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
State Regulations and Executive Orders
- 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.
- Find, review, and submit comments on Federal regulations published in the Federal Register that are open for
State Courts and Decisions
Federal Courts and Decisions
- 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.
- Congress.gov -- Use Congress.gov for the
full text of federal bills, and for federal bill status.
Legal resource sites with links to many documents
- American Law Sources Online (ALSO)
- Provides a comprehensive, uniform compilation of links to on-line sources of American
law available without charge.
- This site has a good topical index and is quite comprehensive, with links to many legal sources, including a searchable
full-text database of law reviews on the Internet.
Court forms provide access to forms for both federal and state courts.
- Guide to Law Online
- Prepared by the U.S. Law Library of Congress, this is an annotated guide to sources of information worldwide on
government and law.
- Hieros Gamos
- Hieros Gamos is a comprehensive site for the legal profession. It includes
directories of bar associations, law firms, and much more.
- Internet Legal Resource Group
- A categorized index of over 4000 selected legal websites, this source also has links to
law journals on the Internet.
- A search engine and directory specifically for Minnesota legal resources. Includes the
Minnesota Legal Periodical Index.
- Legal Information Institute
- Provided by Cornell, often the first place to have legal documents online. LII also has
Eye on the Courts, a collection of important decisions and
news reports commenting on them.
- A good source of up-to-date information on Internet legal research. Includes a searchable database of links to
court rules, forms, and dockets, and links to
federal, state, and commercial bill tracking resources.
- Minnesota Office of the Attorney General Consumer Information--Summaries of Minnesota law for a number of consumer issues.
- Minnesota State Law Library
- Library information and catalog, along with a link to
Minnesota legal resources.
- From Washburn University School of Law, includes foreign and international law by geographic location and by subject,
Reflaw: Virtual Law Library Reference Desk, and other law-related links.
- Zimmerman's Research Guide
- An alphabetical guide to legal terms and other legal information sources.
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by the Minnesota Legislature.