Federal Legal Resources

Case Law: Federal Court Rules

(includes Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, & Criminal Procedure, & Federal Rules of Evidence)
Print version: R 347.05 (for Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure only)

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Case Law: U.S. Circuit Court Decisions

(cited F., F.2 nd, F.3 rd)
Note: The 3rd Circuit covers PA, NJ, DE, VI.
Electronic version (most Circuits list cases from 1995+):
Or go to http://www.law.cornell.edu/federal/opinions.html

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Case Law: U.S. District Court Decisions

(cited F.Supp., or F.Supp.2 nd)
Electronic version (for Cases from October 1998+):

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Case Law: U.S. Supreme Court

(cited L.Ed., S.Ct., U.S., or L.Ed. 2 nd) for Cases from 1893+
Electronic version (for Cases from 1990+): Go to http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/

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Law-Related Sites: American Bar Association

Public resources available from the American Bar Association including a Lawyer Locator and more.

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Law-Related Sites: FedLaw

Assembled resources for people doing legal research on the web.

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Law-Related Sites: FindLaw

A very comprehensive set of legal resources on the web for the lay person as well as the legal professional. The site has a Find a Lawyer section and also includes legal information by subject area.

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Law-Related Sites: Guide to Law Online

"The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online."

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Law-Related Sites: Internet Law Library

Theis site provides links to a large number of legal resources relating to American (federal and state) as well as foreign laws.

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Law-Related Sites: Open CRS

A collection of Congressional Research Service reports submitted by the public - a project of the Center for Democracy & Technology.

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Law-Related Sites: The Pro Se Law Center

A resource center designed to provide assistance to those who are self representing.

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Law-Related Sites: Thomas Legislative Information

From the Library of Congress - federal legislative information.

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Law-Related Sites: U.S. Courts

A link to the federal courts and information about them.

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Law-Related Sites: U.S. Federal Law by Paul Axel-Lute

From Paul Axel-Lute at Rutgers University.

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Laws, Statutes, Legislation: U.S. Bills

Electronic version (for Bills from 1993+): Click on the link above.
Electronic version (for Bills from 1973+): Go to http://thomas.loc.gov/

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Laws, Statutes, Legislation: U.S. Code

Print version: Reference 345.2 UNI
Electronic version: Click on link above.

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Laws, Statutes, Legislation: U.S. Statutes at Large (Public Laws)

Print version: Reference 345.2 UNI (from 1976+)
Electronic version (for Laws from 1995+): Click on the link above.
Electronic version (for Laws from 1973+): Go to http://thomas.loc.gov/

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Regulations: Federal Register (FR)

Print version: Reference 348.7325 US
Electronic version: Click on the link above.

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Regulations: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

Print version: Reference 348.7325 UNI
Electronic version: Click on the link above.

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