Laws, Regulations, Rules & CodesThe Texas Statutes
Courts - TexasTexas State Courts
Texas State Government & Quasi-Governmental SitesOffice of the Governor
State Court Directory - searchable descriptive index of state court resources througout U.S.
Piper Resources guide to all Texas agencies' & cities' websites on Net
Municipal Code Database compiled by the Municipal Code Corporation, including many Texas cities
National Association of Secretaries of State - excellent tool for finding the administrative codes and registers for most of the US (30 at last count) including Texas
US Fed. Courts, Law & CasesInternet Sleuth - Judicial Branch - from one site you can search the Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Judicial Conduct, Public Laws (last 2 Congresses), Rules of the Supreme Court, Unified (regulatory) Agenda; plus a good set of links!
U.S. Code - searchable
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - searchable
U.S. Federal Register - searchable
US Government AgenciesCyberpage - US Treasury Dept.
EDGAR (Securities & Exchange Commission)
GovBot Database - collection of nearly 5 Million web pages from US government and military sites
Foreign Law & CourtsSwiss Law
Resources and JournalsTexas Law Pipeline (State Bar of Texas Computer Section)
Texas Legal Research Internet Sites - Terrific site!
Texas Lawyer's TexLaw - online service of the Texas Lawyer
Texas Municipal Courts Education Center - includes municipal codes, Texas Rules of Evidence
Texas Review of Law & Politics - law review-style articles with conservative emphasis
Texas International Law Journal - abstracts, full-text by subscription
Texas Journal of Women and the Law - abstracts, full-text by subscription
Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal - abstracts, full-text by subscription
Computer Law Review and Technology Journal (State Bar of Texas / SMU Law School)
Texas Trial Lawyers Association - consumer & other fields; litigation emphasis
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (had trouble with link - may be broken)
ACLU Texas (link definitely broken - email me with correct link!)
Research Links- GeneralLegal Research Room via Law Office Technology
WashLaw Web - Outstanding collection of legal research links, by Washburn Law School.
Gopher Menu for wiretap.spies.com Interesting collection of documents (full-text), mainly US political and legal, some Australian and Canadian; also Constitutions from various countries.
Law SchoolsTexas Tech Law Review
Course Outlines - Texas Tech Law School (click on Law Computer Society / Outlines)
Legal IndexesThe Meta-Index for US Law (Excellent)
SearchLaw by Washburn University School of Law - particularly complete for federal courts and sources.
American Law Sources Online - nicely done index to North American original sources - including Canada and Mexico.
Standard Transactional and Other Forms for TexasTexasLegal.Com
Lectric Law Library - Forms General business & real estate forms - beware: may not be Texas-specific!
Capsoft Template forms You can buy forms templates, with their proprietary software to run them (not free! - their Texas Real Estate set is $99 at last notice)
Legal and Business forms - Texas Outstanding set of links to sources for forms, from the Texas Law Librarians' Home Page.
Legal and Business forms - General More good stuff from the Texas Law Librarians.
Texas Corporation forms promulgated by the Texas Secretary of State's Office.
Texas Probate Forms from Barnes & Karisch, PC.
Texas Statutory Forms from the Texas Secretary of State's office.
LawSmart - Legal Documents and Forms (not Texas-specific)
My thanks to the Texas Librarians' website, from which I borrowed the last several links!FindLaw -links to free and fee-based forms, various jurisdictions
Legal Documents Online
(general, not Texas-specific) some free, some pay
Legal Directories & Related Resources - GeneralChicago-Kent College of Law Home Page
Washburn Web - Excellent Starting Point
Nolo's Legal Encyclopedia - variety of legal topics
Oran's Legal Dictionary - from West Publishing
THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S(TM) ROTUNDA -Outstanding resource!
Legal Resources - PINKY - One of the Best!
nolo.com Links (self-help law press)
LawInfo (locating attorneys, organizations)
Law Guru Good
starting point for research.
Legal Search EnginesFindLaw - LawCrawler
MetaIndex of worldwide law sources, by subject or region & also searching
for attorneys, listservs, employment, lots of other good stuff!
Multiple Simultaneous Search Engines (general searches)FAST Search - not a true simultaneous search engine, but check it out! It purports to have indexed over 600 million individual web pages - several times that of the next most inclusive search engine. It is also amazingly fast.
Cyber 411 - Sixteen Search Engines, One Query (this one is my favorite)
Internet Sleuth - several varieties of multiple search engines
SavvySearch (11 WWW engines)
MetaCrawler simultaneous search & verify (8 WWW engines)
Dogpile, the Friendly Multi-Engine Search Tool (14 WWW engines) reports 10 best hits from each engine.
or, for more power ...
CUSI - Multiple search pathways, but only one at a time
Fly Catcher (7 WWW engines)
MetaSearch (unsure how many)
Prime Search 32 different search engines (at last count) split into four categories.
Mamma "the Mother of all Search Engines" (unsure how many)
Profusion from University of Kansas (7 WWW search engines)
Search.Com a service of C|Net (unsure how many)
Debriefing (6 WWW engines)
The Spicy Site (I didn't name it!) 16 WWW engines - one at a time.
Proteus Advanced Search - interesting search engine ... allows you to structure your query up to ten ways, but then you have to chose one of nine popular search engines.
Google (Beta) - OK, not a multiple search engine, but a very good one that chooses relevant sites based on the number and quality of links to that site by other sites
The Mining Co. - not multiple but incredibly useful in some instances - powered by human researchers - what a concept!
CLE SourcesState Bar of Texas
Finding LawyersFinding Lawyers - several search engines
Environmental Law & ResourcesVoluntary Cleanup
American Bar Association Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law
Other Useful Legal StuffLegal Dictionary
One Look offers 63 specialized dictionaries in various disciplines
ABA Citation Guide - the ABA's universal citation system recommendation to the courts.
How to conduct legal research on the Internet by Lyonette Louis-Jacques - a very nice overview of the resources and types of research opportunities on the Web, with tons of links.
Legal News Sources by The Mining Company - an ever-changing list to help keep you up to date.
"How to Find Cases on the Internet" by LegalOnline (revised August 1998).
Five-Star Rated Legal Websites by LegalOnline.
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