Foreign Law - United States


Current legal news, updated constantly. Covers U.S., international legal events, noteworthy cases, etc. Topical practice related subdivisions such as cyberspace law, antitrust law, family law, etc. Online directory of lawyers (U.S. emphasis).


Described as the "comprehensive law and goverment source," provides many links to U.S., Canadian and foreign government agencies, institutes, and documents, including constitutions of many countries.


JURIST: the Law Professors' Network. U.S. legal news, Canadian, U.K. and Australian JURIST affiliates news, links to U.S. law schools, online law reviews, U.S. court and law library links. Maintained by Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Law.


"Justia's mission is to advance the availability of legal resources for the benefit of society. We are especially focused on making primary legal materials and community resources free and easy to find on the Internet."

Law Library of Congress

Guide to Law Online links to sites the U.S. Library Of Congress considers the mose useful and reliable for legal information. Emphasis on full texts of cases, laws, and regulations. Has analyses prepared for lawyers by other lawyers.

A commercially-hosted site with selected full-text articles from various American periodicals. Many are only available by subscription, but some are available for free. Includes a legal dictionary.


"LawBrain is a project of FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business, that is the world's leading provider of online legal information and Internet marketing solutions for law firms. LawBrain was launched in December 2009 as a collaborative forum to pool legal knowledge and create an interactive online space for discussion of legal topics and terms."


Search engine designed specifically for finding legal resources. Maintained by FindLaw and a group from Stanford Univ.

Legislative Source Book for U.S. Legal Information

Compiled by the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C., this contains full text guides to information about U.S. federal government and legal matters such as legislative histories, lists of congressional documents, how to use the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, and the Code of Federal Regulations, etc. Useful for the non-U.S. lawyer.


"Municipal Code Corporation (Municode) was founded in 1951 as a one man operation, for the sole purpose of codifying municipal laws and ordinances, and publishing this material in loose leaf form." Can find municipal codes from most US States. Some free content.


The Oyez Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality 'tour' of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices.

State Court Web Sites (U.S.)

Links to various state judiciary and court home pages in the U.S. Rules, dockets, personnel, etc. Some courts have links to full texts of decisions. Also has links to U.S. federal courts.

The Supreme Court Database (US)

The Supreme Court Database is the definitive source for researchers, students, journalists, and citizens interested in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1953 and 2008 terms. Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices.

U.S. Government Printing Office - Official Federal Government Information

Links to a wide array of full texts of official versions of U.S. Code, regulations, tribunal decisions, federal cases, departmental and administative agency documents. Maintained by the U.S. G.P.O.