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Thousands of legal forms available. Official, State-Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
database of legal and news information, including laws, cases, and other resources
Academic Search Complete
this basic all-subject database includes many legal journals and full-text of articles are available for a large number of the titles it covers
Search for scholarly works from a wide variety of disciplines.
Resources: Federal Laws, Regulations, & Cases
Official website for U.S. federal legislative branch. Includes information on bills, committees, the recent Congressional Record, nominations, and current treaties.
1993-present. legislative proposals from the House and/or the Senate.
Constitution of the United States
transcript, images, and educational resources form the National Archives
Portal to U.S. bills, laws, and other Congressional publications, as well as other government publications.
Hein Online - U.S. Code
Subscription database. U.S. Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926. Also includes the Early Federal Laws Collection, which represents the most complete collection of federal statute compilations prior to the US Code.
Public and Private Laws
1995-present. Also known as slip laws. A slip law is an official publication. Public laws affect society as a whole, while private laws affect an individual, family, or small group.
U.S. Constitution: Law Library of Congress:
resources for Constitutional analysis, historical study, projects for Constitution Day, etc.
Codification of federal laws. 1994-present. The Blume Library no longer has a printed set of U.S. Code volumes, but the Law Library has a set.
Guides to the Federal Legislative Process:
links to courts, forms, rules, and statistics, as well as educational materials on the federal judiciary
Court Locator: US Courts
links to federal courts in all states
Federal Courts: US Courts
links to courts, information about individual courts and the judicial process
Federal Judicial Center
research and educational material on the federal courts and the judicial system
Findlaw: Cases & Codes
Includes some Courts of Appeals cases; for some districts, summaries of cases are available,Coverage of 5th Court of Appeals cases (which includes Texas) goes back to 1995.
Resources: State/Local Laws, Regulations, & Cases
Texas Laws & Legislative Process
Texas Administrative Code
Texas equivalent of the Code of Federal Regulations
Texas equivalent of the Federal Register. Links to the UNT Portal to Texas History page that provides searchable access back to v. 1, no. 1 (1976).
Guides to Texas Legislative Resources
Information from Other States/Cities:
Resources: International Legal Information
links to member parliaments and to other legislative and quasi-legislative bodies throughout the world
Law by Source: Global
constitutions, cases, databases of information, etc., from Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute
World Legal Information Institute
worldwide legislation, constitutions, statutes, case law, court decisions, journals, treaties, and related materials.
World Treaty Index
Datasets (csv) list of both bilateral and multilateral treaties signed during the 20th century.
Guides to International Legal Information:
Other Blume Library Research Guides and more