Internet Reference Library


General Guides

Contains "legal resources on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals. These resources include Web search utilities, cases and codes, legal news, an online career center," and more. (LII)

Guide to Law Online
An annotated guide to online sources of worldwide government and law information. It includes links to the most useful and reliable sites for legal information available for each of the covered nations and also has multinational references.(LII)

LII: Legal Information Institute
Extensive materials on the law: brief summaries of law topics, with links to key primary sources; state and federal constitutions and codes; federal and state judicial opinions; federal, state, and international law by source or jurisdiction; current awareness resources, including "Eye on the Courts" (news on important court decisions); and directories of organizations, journals (law reviews), judges, lawyers, and law schools.(LII)

Supreme Court
of the United States
The Supreme Court's official site provides general information, opinions, term orders, argument calendar, schedules, court rules, bar admission forms and instructions, case-handling guides, special notices, biographies of current and past justices, architectural details, and press releases. Includes a search engine for finding documents. (LII)


Laws and Statutes

FindLaw - State Resources
Links to state legal resources on the World Wide Web.

Thomas: U. S. Congress Home Page
Bills, reports, committee information, etc. compiled by the Library of Congress.

U.S. Code
"The Office of the Law Revision Counsel prepares and publishes the United States Code, which is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States".


Code of Federal Regulations
The CFR is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation, and each title is divided into chapters which usually bear the name of the issuing agency. Searchable. (LII)

Federal Register
"The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents".

Pennsylvania Law

FindLaw - State Resources
"Includes links to Pennsylvania constitution, code, bills, federal court opinions, state court opinions, and administrative code".

Pennsylvania Legal Research Web Sites
Links to Pennsylvania government agencies related to laws, legislative bodies, and courts.

Pennsylvania Legislature
Links to information about the state legislature, law, state government and Pennsylvania history.

Pennsylvania Session Laws
A digital version of the laws passed by the Pennsylania legislative bodies - a project in progress by the Legislative Reference Bureau.

International Law

FindLaw - Foreign and International Law
Links to international laws organized by country and region.

Guide to Law Online
A collection of links to legal resources for countries and territories of the world. Includes links to constitutions, general legal guides, specific country information, and executive, judicial, and legal branches. From the Law Library of Congress. (LII)


Legal Lexicon
"the Net's best law dictionary with thousands of definitions & explanations of legal terms, phrases & concepts".

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