Legal Research Resources
From archaic laws to the laws of present day, Gavel2Gavel does a great job of making legal research and resources easy to find, even for a layman. Locate courts, case law, attorneys and statutes in a blink of an eye. This site also has a great legal humor section too.
- Basic Legal Citation (LII 2006 ed.)
Learn how to properly cite cases and statutes for better legal writing skills. This work first appeared in 1993. It was most recently revised in January 2006, to reflect changes appearing in the eighteenth edition of The Bluebook, published in 2005, and the second edition of the ALWD Citation Manual, published in 2003.
- Business Law Site
Business related legal resources.
A meta index of legal and governmental resources.
- Consumer Law Page
Legal resources and information available to the consumer.
- Divorce Online
Provides free articles and information on the financial, legal, psychological, real-estate, and other aspects of divorce.
- Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Defending freedom in the digital world. Laws, news and information regarding the Internet.
- Electronic Reference Desk
Many legal resources, references, legal journals and more. From the MacMillan Law Library at Emory University.
- Expert Witness Network
A resource to connect attorneys and expert witnesses together via the Internet.
One of the largest providers of legal information online, however, much of it is hard to locate and content is a mere paragraph before being forced to click to the next page. Older pages have extreme link rot.
- Heiros Gamos
A comprehensive legal and government portal with thousands and thousands of links.
- Internet Fraud Watch
A source to report Internet fraud and to learn how to protect yourself online.
- Internet Legal Resource Guide (ILRG)
A categorized index of more than 3,000 select websites in 238 nations, islands, and territories.
Legal research and legal news in real-time, reported and edited by law students and faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Offering the latest legal news and commentary.
Many legal research resources. Also has a large legal Q&A section.
A large directory of legal links and resources.
- 'Lectric Law Library
A large index of legal resources, outlines, forms, news and references with a comical twist.
- Legal Information Institute (LII)
A very large directory for legal research, laws, resources and more. From Cornell Law School.
- Legal Research Guides
How do I search for laws on a particular subject? How can I locate court opinions about a topic? To answer these and other frequently asked questions, the reference librarians have prepared a series of legal research guides. Use these guides to get started on your research project when a reference librarian is not available to assist you or as a reminder as you conduct your research. From the Gallagher Law Library at the University of Washington.
Caselaw, codes, legal forms, law jobs, law reviews, law schools, bar associations, experts, CLE, and more. Everything lawyers use everyday..
- The Virtual Chase
Though it began as a simple means by which to disseminate articles and teaching aids to law librarians and other instructors of Internet research, it has evolved into a site comprising more than 250 pages of information about legal resources and research strategies.
- Universal Citation Guide
The Citation Guide provides a roadmap for constructing actual citations for those jurisdictions that have adopted the Universal citation form. From the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).
Hundreds of links to law resources, law libraries, law schools, law library catalogs, legal research, and more. From the Washburn School of Law.
- WWW Virtual Library: Law
Legal search tools and other comprehensive resources for law.
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