resources below link to other web sites which offer additional information
and insight on how the United States Justice System works for both
the consumer and legal reseacher. These links are intended as resources
General Legal Research
Law Sources Online
A catalog of legal resources
for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Very current.
Circuit Court of Appeals Home Page
This service provides access to new Fifth Circuit opinions,
an archive of older opinions, docket sheets, documents
of the court, pattern jury instructions, links to other
courts of the Fifth Circuit, and links to other court units
such as the library. Also included are proposed changes
to brief formats and a checklist of rule requirements for
preparations of briefs and record excerpts. Opinions are
easily retrievable using ISYS search software.
This may be the most comprehensive legal site on the
Internet. Links are provided to thousands of sites related
to the legal profession.
Law Library-U.S. House of Representatives (see LawGuru.com)
Legal Resource Guide
This is an excellent site that provides easily accessed
Another major Internet site like Hiero Gamos, LawGuru
advertises access to free legal research on 250+ legal
search engines and tools.
Excellent graphics and organization characterize this
list of legal resources. There have been some problems
reported with the currency of its listings.
An excellent legal resource on the Web which tries
to be as comprehensive as Hieros Gamos and Law Guru. Lectric
Law Library does provide links to free resources but often
leads the researcher into commercial offerings. Some clever
leaps into legal humor make this an enjoyable resource
University Law School
This location provides one of the most comprehensive
listings of legal resources on the Internet, including
court opinions, statutes, and rules and regulations.
Information on the Internet
Thomas is one of the most current sources of federal
legislative information, including floor activities in
Congress, major legislation, legislative histories, congressional
record text, and historical documents. It also provides
links to congressional Internet services.
Wide Web Virtual Law Library
This site is maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium.
It provides numerous links to law-related sites and also
allows searching by subject.
Printing Office (GPO) Locator
(for SEC Filings)
of Congress Home Page
of Census Gopher
of Labor Statistics
Safety and Health Administration
of the Interior
Institute of Standards and Technology
Texas Legal Sites
Extensive Texas information.
Bar association rules relating to attorney ads on the
World Wide Web.
Opinions Issued by the Texas Ethics Commission
Indexed by article.
of Texas Constitution
Texas Government Information
Keyword search, bills from legislatures since 1993,
committee schedules, legislative district information,
and House and Senate calendars.
search and text of current Senate bills.
Text of Texas register.
of administrative code.
of Appeals for the Fifth District
of Appeals for the Eighth District
State Agencies Listing
Information about Texas agencies, boards, colleges,
commissions, courts, departments, offices, and universities.
Texas forms and publications.
Internet Sites for
University School of Law
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