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General

Cornell University Law School: Legal Information Institute

Not-for profit providing access to laws online, including U.S. Code, Federal Rules, state statutes and international law, as well as free legal documents by state.  Resources for locating a lawyer and legal encyclopedia.

FindLaw: Find a Lawyer

A national directory of lawyers with detailed profiles.

Lawyers.com: Find a Lawyer

Search for a lawyer by name or location.

NOLO Legal Dictionary

A dictionary of legal terms for non lawyers.

Federal

Core Documents of the United States

The United States Constitution, Bill of Rights and other crucial documents can be found here.

Government Printing Office

Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the federal government.  Includes tutorials on how to search the Federal Depository System.

New Jersey State Library: Federal Legal Resources

A compilation of websites where you can find legal documents, information about federal courts, and regulations.

Thomas

Legislative information from the Library of Congress.  Established in 1995 to make information freely available to the public.  Includes bills and resolutions, access to the Congressional Record, treaties and committee reports.  Full-text availability varies from 93rd to 101st through current Congress.  Resources for teachers.

United States Code

Search the US Code by Title or browse the table of contents.

United States Supreme Court

Go here to read what is on the court’s upcoming docket, past opinions, rules of court, and information about the justices.

New Jersey

Legal Services of New Jersey

Information for low income people in need of free legal services.

Local Ordinances

Access full-text, searchable ordinances for the majority of New Jersey municipalities.

Megan’s Law New Jersey Sex Offender Internet Registry

Use this site to check if there are any registered sex offenders in an area.

New Jersey Bar Association

Resources for people looking for information about a specific lawyer as well as resources for practicing attorneys.

New Jersey Constitution

Access the complete text of the New Jersey Constitution, search the text, read a transcript of the New Jersey 1947 Constitutional Convention.

New Jersey Legislature

Information about all aspects of the state legislature – legislators, bills, laws, districts, rules.

New Jersey State Library: New Jersey Legal Resources

A collection of legal resources specifically for New Jersey.

New Jersey Statutes

Browse or search the full-text version of the state statutes. The statutes are not annotated.

 

Last updated March 13, 2017