Research Links

Research Links

Research Links

Links to important law-related federal, state, employment, and other legal resources.

Federal

US government information - http://www.usa.gov/
GPO (FDsys) - http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
LOC congressional information - http://congress.gov/
Open Jurist - http://openjurist.org/
US Supreme Court - http://www.supremecourt.gov
US Sixth Circuit - http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/internet/default.html
US Eleventh Circuit - http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov
University Michigan Government Docs - http://guides.lib.umich.edu/cat.php?cid=1471

Michigan

Courts - http://www.courts.michigan.gov/
Legislature - http://www.legislature.mi.gov/
Court Opinions - http://courts.mi.gov/opinions_orders/Pages/default.aspx
Attorney General Op. - http://www.ag.state.mi.us/opinion/opinions.aspx
Executive Orders - http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,1607,7-277-57632---,00.html
Administrative Code - http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35738_5698---,00.html
Corporate Forms - http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_35413_36736---,00.html
State Bar of Michigan - http://www.michbar.org/
Michigan Lawyers Weekly - http://milawyersweekly.com/
MEL - http://www.mel.org/

Florida

Courts - http://www.flcourts.org/
Legislature - http://www.leg.state.fl.us
Attorney General Op. - http://myfloridalegal.com/pages.nsf/Main/2EC6B19CCC1BE33C852573EF005572A9
Executive Orders - http://edocs.dlis.state.fl.us/fldocs/governor/orders/
Administrative Code - https://www.flrules.org/
Corporations - http://www.sunbiz.org/
Florida Bar - http://www.floridabar.org/
Ethics opinions - http://www.floridabar.org/tfb/TFBETOpin.nsf/EthicsIndex?OpenForm
Florida Bar News - http://www.floridabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/jnnews01.nsf
Florida Bar Journal - http://www.floridabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/JNJournal01.nsf

Employment Resources

Career Center (MI) - http://jobs.michbar.org/home/index.cfm?site_id=11713
Career Center (FL) - http://l.fl.bar.associationcareernetwork.com/Common/HomePage.aspx
Career Center from Martindale - http://www.martindale.com/Careers/Careers.aspx
FindLaw - http://careers.findlaw.com
NALP - http://www.nalp.org/
Emplawyernet - http://www.emplawyernet.com/ (need to pay for PW)

Legal News

American Lawyer - http://www.law.com/jsp/tal/index.jsp
Jurist Legal News - http://www.jurist.law.pitt.edu/
National Law Journal - http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/index.jsp

Other Legal Sites

Legal Law Institute - http://www.law.cornell.edu/
LLRX - http://www.llrx.com/
FindLaw - http://www.findlaw.com/
Legal Newsroom - http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/default.aspx
State government directory - http://www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm
Ordinances - http://www.municode.com/
Cooley's Web Guide - http://www.mybookmarks.com/public/cooley

General Research Tools

Guide to law online - http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php 

The Brennan Law Library of the WMU-Cooley Law School Library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 U.S.C.). These lists also suggest sites to find government information available online for federal, state, international, and foreign levels of government. Federal government information available in Michigan libraries.

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