LAW AND PARALEGAL STUDIES

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Law and Paralegal Supersites
  • Federal Case Law Links (University of Minnesota Law Library)
    A quick list of links to free sites with opinions from the Supreme Court and recent circuit court opinions.
  • Findlaw.com
    A free supersite that has the full text of a wide variety of case law. Supreme Court from 1893 to the present, circuit courts from 1997 to the present, Tax Court since January, 1999, etc. A subject index to statutes, case law, and related sites. LawCrawler search engine for general web searching. It also has directories for law firms, bulletin boards, and information on law schools.
  • Minnesota Court Links (University of Minnesota)
    A quick list of links to free sites with opinions from the Minnesota state courts.
  • Government Links (Winona State University)
    The WSU library's government links includes federal, state and international sites. There are easy to find links for Federal, Minnesota, and Wisconsin statutes and regulations.
  • Laws and Regs, Federal (Winona State University)
    Our own page of quick links to databases that let you search for Federal Laws and Regulations from both official sites and independent republishers.
  • Nolo's Legal Encyclopedia
    This publisher of popular legal help has put together a compendium of commonly sought legal information.

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Criminal Justice

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Federal Rules

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Legal Abbreviations and Glossary
  • Abbreviations & Glossary
    Legal abbreviations and glossary of commonly used legal terms from the Maryland State Law Library

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Lawyers

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More Resources
  • American Civil Liberties Union
    http://www.aclu.org/
  • Hieros Gamos (Hg) Legal Materials
    http://www.hg.org/
  • Internet Legal Resources Subject Index (University of Minnesota Law Library)
    An index to free internet sites on legal subjects from Adoption to Trademarks. Not as thorough as the one in Findlaw, but more Minnesota focused.
  • LawGuru
    A clearinghouse of 400+ different law database search engines available on the Web. It also provides a metasearch engine of all 400+ search engines. You must register, but it is free.
  • LawMoose (Minnesota LegalWeb)
    LawMoose is a search engine and directory to information published on hundreds of pre-screened Minnesota and Wisconsin law-related sites.
  • Legalbits
    http://www.legalbits.com
  • Legal Information Institute (Cornell University)
    Contains various databases, including Supreme Court opinions from 1990 on, the U.S. Code, and the Code of Federal Regulations, subject guides to laws, full text of various rules manuals, etc.
  • Locating the Law: A Handbook for Non-Law Librarians, 5th Ed. (2009)
    http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/scall/locating.htm
  • Sexual Harassment Links (Chapman and Associates)
    A commercial law firm presents a clear explanation of discrimination law, with information on both how to file complaints and what employers should do to avoid litigation.

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