Law Resources

 

Citizen Handbook: How the Texas Legislature Works

Brief online handbook on the workings of Texas state government. Includes history of the Capitol, a glossary of terms, and facts about Texas.

 

FindLaw

Up-to-date legal news and commentary on a variety of topics and issues.

 

Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court

Developed to assist educators in teaching about the Supreme Court. Also includes information on how to analyze political cartoons.

 

Meta-Index for U. S. Legal Research

A service of GSULaw OnLine (Georgia State University College of Law), this site allows you to search various Internet-based legal research sites.

 

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Supported by the U. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, this online sourcebook gathers data from over 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States.

 

Texas Courts Online

Online portal to the Texas Judicial pages. Maintained by the Office of Court Administration.

 

Texas Laws & Regulations

Links provided by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to various sites detailing the laws and regulations of the State of Texas.

 

Texas Statutes

Search for Texas statutes by code, article/chapter, article/section, etc.

 

United States Code

Provided by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel. "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."

 

United States Code

Cornell University Law School mirror site for the United States Code.

 

United States Supreme Court Cases

Cornell University Legal Information Institute. Contains an archive of court decisions as well as updates on recent rulings.

 

United States Supreme Court Web Site

Homepage of the Supreme Court of the United States.