RESOURCES

 

  • General Legal Resources: Links to academic institutions, states, federal court, government, organizations, legal forms and continuing legal education.

  • Finding Tools: Locate attorney directions and lists, lay and expert witnesses including experts who have registered on the Internet or subscribe to a fee-based directory of experts.

  • Financial: The Financial section includes investment information currency exchange rates, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s database, ability to search for a business, access to the A.M. Best Companies’ rating system, consumer information about insurance companies, and a look at who gave what to which candidate in last year’s elections.

  • Medical Research: Locate doctors, research prescription drugs and access MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s bibliographic database covering all fields of medicine and containing over 8.6 million records dating back to 1966. It is the most comprehensive medical resource available on the Internet. A doctor may be located using the American Medical Association’s Physician Select Online Doctor Finder, or a researcher can visit the First Internet Medical Bookstore and purchase a medical treatise on a particular subject.

  • Service Companies: Explore a variety of legal services on the Internet including Westlaw, Lexis-Nexis, UPS, Federal Express, Bluesheets, and automobile blue book values.

  • Writing: Aids Dictionaries, famous quotes, Shakespeare’s works, and reference materials.

  • Publishers, News, Media and Magazines: Access full text newspaper articles, receive up to the minute news, weather and sports, or search a magazine directory containing links to hundreds of Web Sites throughout the Internet. Reach publisers of legal materials.

 

STATE OF TEXAS

Search the State of Texas, as well as information regarding service of process, case law research, statutes, codes, and various fee-based services offered on the internet.

 

  • General Legal Resources: Links to academic institutions, states, federal court, government, organizations, legal forms and continuing legal education.

  • Finding Tools: Locate attorney directions and lists, lay and expert witnesses including experts who have registered on the Internet or subscribe to a fee-based directory of experts.

  • Financial: The Financial section includes investment information currency exchange rates, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s database, ability to search for a business, access to the A.M. Best Companies’ rating system, consumer information about insurance companies, and a look at who gave what to which candidate in last year’s elections.

  • Medical Research: Locate doctors, research prescription drugs and access MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s bibliographic database covering all fields of medicine and containing over 8.6 million records dating back to 1966. It is the most comprehensive medical resource available on the Internet. A doctor may be located using the American Medical Association’s Physician Select Online Doctor Finder, or a researcher can visit the First Internet Medical Bookstore and purchase a medical treatise on a particular subject.

  • Service Companies: Explore a variety of legal services on the Internet including Westlaw, Lexis-Nexis, UPS, Federal Express, Bluesheets, and automobile blue book values.

  • Writing: Aids Dictionaries, famous quotes, Shakespeare’s works, and reference materials.

  • Publishers, News, Media and Magazines: Access full text newspaper articles, receive up to the minute news, weather and sports, or search a magazine directory containing links to hundreds of Web Sites throughout the Internet. Reach publisers of legal materials.

 

STATE OF TEXAS

 

ALSO    

http://www.lawsource.com/also    

A comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to all online sources of American law that are available without charge.


Links to Texas Government    

http://www.state.tx.us    

Access to all Texas government information on the Internet.


Legislative Reference Library    

http://www.lrl.state.tx.us    

Link to many Texas and national websites


Secretary of State    

http://www.sos.state.tx.us    

Office of the Texas Secretary of State

 

Attorney General Opinions    

http://www.oag.state.tx.us    

Office of the Texas Attorney General

 

Agencies    

http://www.state.tx.us/agency/agencies.html    

Links to all agencies in Texas

 

Texas Rules of Evidence    

http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/texas/rcve_toc.htm    

Texas rules in full text

 

Texas State Legislature    

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us    

Texas State Legislature

 

Texas Department of transportation    

http://www.dot.state.tx.us    

Highway conditions, weather forecast, tourism, legislative information, etc

 

Department of Public Safety    

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us    

Drivers license information, crime records etc.

 

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission    

http://www.tabc.state.tx.us    

TABC code & rules.


Constitution    

http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/txconst/toc.html    

Full text of the Texas Constitution

 

Bills    

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us    

Access the Texas Legislature online

 

Justice Information Management System    

http://www.co.harris.tx.us/jims    

Access to highly detailed information of proceedings within Harris County.

 

All Counties in Texas    

http://www.state.tx.us/county/counties.html    

Access to a list of all counties in Texas and related websites.


Harris County Appraisal District    

http://www.hcad.org    

Real property values

TEXAS COURTS

Access information about the Texas Courts on such as presiding and visiting judges with addresses and phone numbers, and municipal court information

Harris County Courts

http://www.co.harris.tx.us

Information regarding rules for Harris County Court

 

Bexar County Courts

http://www.co.bexar.tx.us

Locate constables for service.  Phone numbers for various courts

 

Travis County Courts

http://www.co.travis.tx.us

Names and addresses of County Court personnel including clerks and judge

 

Tarrant County Courts

http://www.tarrantcounty.com

Names and addresses of County Court personnel including clerks and judges

 

El Paso County Courts

http://rgfn.epcc.edu/rgfn/projects/county/index.html

Commissioners’ Court information

 

Texas Direct

http://www.txdirect.net/users/rrichard/news.htm

Announcements for Appellate Justices and Practitioners

5th District Court of Appeals-Dallas

http://www.courtstuff.com/5th

Access case and attorney information as well as opinions

 

Harris County Municipal Courts

http://www.ci.houston.tx.us/departme/courts

Fine payment information along with phone numbers

 

Texas Courts

http://www.courts.state.tx.us/

Texas Supreme Court and all Texas court information including justices’ addresses and phone numbers

 

Texas Supreme Court

http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us

Online publication of recent Texas Court Opinions

 

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STATES

Search the various starting points for legal research using the URLs provided in this section.

Legal Information Institute at Cornell

http://www.law.cornell.edu

The most comprehensive legal source on the Internet

 

Findlaw

http://www.findlaw.com

Access various legal resources

 

Legal List

http://www.lcp.com
A guide to legal research on the Internet.

 

LectLaw

http://www.lectlaw.com

Electric law library on the Internet.

 

Links to State Codes

http://www.law.cornell.edu/states/index.html

Access each state’s constitution, state legislative information.

http://www.lawsource.com/also/usa.htm

Lawlinks

http://www.lawlinks.com/

Lawlists

http://www.kentlaw.edu

Law Crawler

http://www.lawcrawler.com

Library of Congress Internet resources

http://www.lcweb.loc.gov/global/state/stategov.html

 

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Search the United States Congress to discover current Federal legislation. Look up various States’ Codes, codes of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Registers.

Federal Web Locator

http://www.infoctr.edu/fwl/

One stop shopping point for federal government information

 

FedWorld

http://www.fedworld.gov

Comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering and acquiring government and business information

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/overview.htm
Full Text of the FR of CP.

 

Federal Rules of Evidence

http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/fre/overview.html

Full Text of the FR of E

 

Code of Federal Regulations

http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/index.html

Search the Code of Federal Regulations

 

Office of the Law Revision Counsel

http://uscode.house.gov

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

 

US Senate

http://www.senate.gov

Locate individual senate addresses; conduct searches; links to references

US Constitution

http://www.law.cornell.edu:80/constitution/constitution.overview.html

Full text of the U.S. Constitution

Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://stats.bls.gov

United States economic data

 

Bureau of the Census

http://www.census.gov

Demographic, social, economic information

 

Department of Justice

http://www.usdoj.gov

The largest law firm

Department of Labor

http://www.dol.gov

Minimum wage, labor protections, current and proposed workplace regulation information.

 

Department of transportation

http://www.dot.gov

The site for the travel business and industrial transportation decisions.

 

Internal Revenue Service

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov

Access IRS forms and publications

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INDUSTRY STANDARDS

Search various industry home pages to discover information regarding product recalls, the latest on medical device and drug approvals and other regulatory matters

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

http://www.osha.gov

OSHA sets the standards for the health the American employee

National Highway traffic Safety Administration

http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov

Access all automobile recalls and test data from  NHTSA

National transportation Safety Board

http://www.ntsb.gov
Information on Aviation, Highway, Marine, Pipeline and HAZMAT, and Railroad accidents

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

http://www.hwysafety.org

Access crash test results, regulations, laws

Consumer Product Safety Commission

http://www.cpsc.gov

Access consumer product recalls and information, business and regulatory information

 

Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov

The EPA protects the public health and the natural environment-air, water and land

 

Society of Automotive Engineers

http://www.sae.org

The essential reference for all engineers and researchers who want access to the most current vehicle technology along with SAE’s archives of past publications

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FEDERAL COURTS

Search these sources for the United States Supreme Court and the States Circuit Courts of Appeals opinions

US Supreme Court Decisions

http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/cases/topic.htm

Search historic Supreme Court decisions by topic

Findlaw

http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/supreme.html

Database of the Supreme Court decisions since 1893

1st Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.law.emory.edu/1circuit/

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

 

2nd Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.tourolaw.edu/2ndcircuit/indexf.html

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

 

3rd Circuit Us Court of Appeals

http://vls.law.vill.edu/Locator/3/index.htm

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

4th Circuit Us Court of Appeals

http://www.law.emory.edu/4circuit/

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

 

5th Circuit Us Court of Appeals

http://www.law.utexas.edu/us5th/us5th.html

Search opinions from 1991 to the present

6th Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.law.emory.edu/6circuit/

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

7th Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.kentlaw.edu/7circuit/

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

8th Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.wulaw.wustl.edu/8th.cir

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

9th Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.ce9.uscourts.gov/web/newopinions.nsf/Opinions+by+date?OpenView&Start=1&Count=100&Expand=1.1

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

 

10th Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.washlaw.edu/searchlaw.html#10thCircuit

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

 

11th Circuit US Court Of Appeals

http://www.law.emory.edu/11circuit

Search opinions from 1994 to the present

Federal Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.law.emory.edu/fedcircuit

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

D.C. Circuit US Court of Appeals

http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/Fed-Ct/cadc.html

Search opinions from 1995 to the present

 

US District Court Southern District of Texas

http://www.txs.uscourts.gov/

Local Rules

 

US District Court Eastern District of Texas

http://www.txed.uscourts.gov/

Local Rules

US District Court Northern District of Texas

http://www.txnd.uscourts.gov

Local Rules

 

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ACADEMIC

Search various law schools to discover admissions information, faculty, and administration. Many journals are also available online

Legal information Institute at Cornell

http://www.law.cornell.edu

The most comprehensive link on the Internet for law information.

The Indiana University School of Law

http://www.law.indiana.edu

One of the main starting points for legal searches via Internet

Emory University School of Law

http://www.law.emory.edu

A main starting point to access information regarding every Federal court including the United States Supreme Court.

 

University of Texas School of Law

http://www.law.utexas.edu

Link to Texas legal Internet sites, the  United States Court of Appeals, and University of Texas School of Law Journals

 

WashLaw WEB at Washburn University

http://www.washlaw.edu/

Starting point to many legal sites including case law, codes, and courts

Georgia State University College of Law

http://law.gsu.edu/

Meta-Index for legal research

Harvard University School of law

http://www.law.harvard.edu

Largest academic law library in the world

 

Law Reviews

http://www.usc.edu/dept/law-lib/legal/journals.html

Access a list of legal journals on the internet

 

American Law Reports (ALR)

http://www.lexis-nexis.com

Provider of credible, in-depth information. Legal, government, and business tools and information

 

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CORPORATE INFORMATION

EDGAR

http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm

Access publicly traded corporation’s SEC filinings including, 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports

 

Free EDGAR

http://www.freedgar.com

Free corporate information regarding SEC filings

Invest Quest

http://invest.quest.columbus.oh.us

Designs and hosts comprehensive investor presentations and provides financial documents for over 10,000 public companies to users in more than 145 countries

 

Fortune

http://www.pathfinder.com/fortune/fortune500/

Database available for download

Business Finder

http://www.bigbook.com

Locate any business in the United States

Hoover’s Corporate Information

http://www.hoovers.com

Company profiles, links to online stores, business and investment news

 

Report Gallery

http://www.reportgallery.com/

Annual reports of hundreds of corporation

 

Directory of Associations

http://www.asaenet.org/main/

Link to many organizations on the internet

 

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MEDICAL RESEARCH

Health Finder

http://www.healthfinder.gov

Links to online publications, clearing houses, databases, web sites, and support/self help groups in the medical field

 

Med Mal Search

http://www.askmedi.com

Background information on every physician licensed to practice medicine in the United States


The National Library of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Search medical news, publications, databases, and electronic information sources

 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

http://www.osha.gov

OSHA sets the standard for the health and safety of the American employee

Internet Grateful Med

http://igm.nlm.nih.gov

Internet Grateful Med offers assisted searching of Med-line and 10 other files

Medscape

http://www.medscape.com

Provides information from journals, medical news providers and medical education programs

 

Healthweb

http://www.healthweb.org

Provides links to specific, evluated information resources on the web selected by leading academic medical centers in the Midwest

 

Medical Matrix

http://www.medmatrix.org

Provides information from major journals, textbooks, information on diseases and conditions, and patient education

 

Medscout

http://www.medscout.com

Search list of diseases by International Classification of Diseases as well as links to other medical websites

 

Medical World Search

http://www.mwsearch.com

Provides a comprehensive search engine for medical terminology on the World Wide Web

 

Medis Search

http://www.docnet.org.uk/

Provides a unique search engine whose only job is to index articles from journals that have content online

 

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners

http://www.tsbme.state.tx.us

Provides information on Texas health care providers and regulations

Achoo

http://www.achoo.com

Provides a comprehensive healthcare database with more than 7,000 indexed and searchable health care sites

 

HealthAtoZ

http://www.healthatoz.com

Provides a directory of more than 50,000 professionally-reviewed Internet resources

 

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WRITING AIDS

Black’s Law Dictionary

http://www.alaska.net/~winter/black_law_dictionary.html

Corporation law dictionary

 

Barlett, John, 1901, Familiar Quotations

http://www.bartleby.com

Search alphabetically or chronologically for the world’s most famous quotes

 

Jeff’s English Page

http://www.apocalypse.org/pub/u/batalion/english.shtml/u/batalion/english.html

A guide to writing resources, poetry collections, Shakespeare, Carroll, and other classics. On-line dictionaries of multiple foreign languages

On-Line Dictionaries

http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/diction.html

An online dictionary

 

WW Webster Dictionary

http://www.m-w.com/netdict.htm

An online dictionary

 

Reference Shelf

http://alabanza.com/kabacoff/inter-Links/reference.html

Quick access to words, facts and figures

 

Alex: A Catalog of Electronic Texts on the Internet

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/alex/

Enormous collection of books in electronic form

 

On–Line Reference Works

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/references.html

Link to dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, and famous quotations

 
 
 
 
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