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FEDERAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

 

United States Code
General and permanent laws of the United States

 

Congress.gov Comprehensive federal legislative information from Congress

 

Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute

                 

Library of Congress Guide to Law Online  An annotated guide to government and law, including: 
Legal Research Guides
Free Case Law on the Web

 

Supreme Court of the United States Covers cases for the past five years

 

Cornell University Law School Supreme Court Decisions Covers cases from 1992 -present

 

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government

Reference and Instruction Librarian

CALIFORNIA LAW

California Codes
California statutory law divided by topic

 

California Courts-The Judicial Branch of California California Supreme Court & Courts of Appeal published and unpublished opinions

 

California Court Opinions, 1850 - present  Calif. Supreme Court & Court of Appeals published case opinions; search by party name, terms, citation, judge

 

California Code of Regulations (aka California Administrative Code) 
Regulations adopted, amended or repealed by state agencies

 

California Law & Government Resources Washburn University School of Law  Comprehensive site covering all aspects of California law  (Washlaw is no longer updated as of June 1, 2019.)  

 

California Legislative Information  California bills 1993 - present

 

California Legal Research Guides-Heafey Law Library

 

California Resources-Georgetown Law Library
 

Finding California Legislative History ...the documents created during the process by which a bill becomes law; sometimes used by courts to find legislative intent if a statute is vague or ambiguous

 

U.S. States and Territories

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  • CQ Researcher In-depth reports on current social issues  from Congressional Quarterly