A Selection of Websites featured in Law and the Web of Society

A Selection of Websites featured in Law and the Web of Society

Law and the Web of Society
Cynthia L. Cates, Wayne V. McIntosh

General legal sites

www.findlaw.com
"Findlaw.com, links to a large array of legal resources"

www.lawsource.com/also/
"American Law Sources Online, compiles links to online sources of American, Canadian, and Mexican law"

www.lectlaw.com/
"Lectric Law Library: General law site -- features dictionary, legal forms, information and products"

thomas.loc.gov/
"Search the Library of Congress for congressional bills, historical documents, etc."

lcweb.loc.gov/
Search the Library of Congress

www.law.cornell.edu/
Cornell Law School's site includes Supreme Court decisions and hypertext versions of U.S. documents

court.it-services.nwu.edu/oyez/
"Oyez Oyez Oyez, multimedia database about the Supreme Court"

www.legalengine.com/
Catalog of law

www.CataLaw.com
Catalog of law

www.lawrunner.com
Legal search and index

gsulaw.gsu.edu/metaindex/
Good legal index

www.lawstreet.com/
"Law Street, journal of current legal news and more"

www.courttv.com/
Background and verdicts for cases on Court TV "TV, and more"

www.AllLaw.com
"Links to law schools, legal jobs, legal forms, and finds laws by topic"

Legal reference sites

www.law.cornell.edu/citation
"Based on sixteenth edition of the ""Bluebook,"" links to disk version of material on the Legal Information Institute's web server"

www.law.harvard.edu/library/research_guides/one_l_dictionary.htm
Dictionary for new law students

www.lectlaw.com/ref.html
Lectric Law Library's dictionary

www.wwlia.org/diction.htm
""plain English"legal dictionary by Worldwide Legal Information Association"

www.courttv.com/legalterms/glossary.html
Court TV's legal dictionary

www.nolo.com/dictionary/wordindex.cfm
Nolo Press's legal dictionary

jurist.law.pitt.edu/
Legal resource site maintained by the University of Pittsburgh

General reference sites

www.m-w.com/dictionary.htm
Merriam-Webster dictionary

www.yourdictionary.com/
Look up definitions based on Merriam-Webster's dictionary and link to 500+ foreign-language dictionaries

www.thesaurus.com
Roget's Thesaurus online

www.m-w.com/thesaurus.htm
Webster's Thesaurus online

www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett
"Bartlett's Familiar Quotations online, thaks to Columbia University's Project Bartelby"

www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html
Internet Literacy Consultants' glossary of Internet terms

Historical documents on the Web

www.swan.ac.uk/poli/texts/locke/lockcont.htm
John Locke's Second Treatise

weber.ucsd.edu/~dmckiern/locke.htm
Links to many of Locke's works

www.bibliomania.com/NonFiction/Smith/Wealth/
Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations

www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/montesquieu-spirit.html
Edited version of Montesquieu's The Spirit of the Laws

www.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/document.htm
"Historical documents in PDF format, maintained by Penn State, Hazleton"

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/mdbquery.html
Word searches of early congressional documents through the Library of Congress

www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/milestones/
A wide array of documents from early America

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/declar.html
The Declaration of Independence

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/ccongquery.html
Documents from the Continental Congress and the Consitutional Convention

www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/milestones/articles/text.html
The Articles of Confederation

www.law.emory.edu/pub-cgi/usfedwais
"Searchable version of The Federalist Papers, provided by Emory University's Law School"

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/fedquery.html
Library of Congress's searchable version of the Federalist Papers

www.virginia.edu/pjm/
The papers of James Madison

www.pbs.org/jefferson/
"Companion site to the documentary Jefferson, by Ken Burns"

etext.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/
Quotations from Jefferson's writings

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/constquery.html
A searchable version of the Constitution

www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution/table.html
Annotated Constitution from Cornell University Law School

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/const.html
The U.S. Constitution

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/bor.html
The Bill of Rights

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/amend.html
Amendments XI-XXVII

lcweb2.loc.gov/const/abt_const.html
Brief history and explanation of the Constitution

www.c-span.org/alexis
C-SPANs site on Alexis de Tocqueville and Democracy in America

Court and court-related sites

www.supremecourtus.gov/
The United States Supreme Court

www.uscourts.gov/

The Federal Judiciary Homepage
www.fjc.gov/

Federal Judicial Center

www.senate.gov/~judiciary/
"The United States Senate, Committee on the Judiciary"

www.usdoj.gov/
The United Staets Department of Justice

www.ussc.gov/
The United States Sentencing Commission

vls.law.vill.edu/Locator/fedcourt.html
The Federal Court Locator of Villanova's Center for Informational Law

www.lawresearch.com/cfjudic.htm
Law Research page with links to courts and other sites

www.fedcir.gov/
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

www.law.emory.edu/1circuit/
"First Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Emory University"

www.tourolaw.edu/2ndCircuit/
"Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Pace University School of Law"

vls.law.vill.edu/Locator/3/index.htm
"Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Villanova University"

www.law.emory.edu/4circuit/index.html
"Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Emory University"

www.law.utexas.edu/us5th/us5th.html
"Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, sponsored by the University of Texas Law School"

www.law.emory.edu/6circuit/index.html
"Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Emory University"

www.kentlaw.edu/7circuit/
"Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, sponsored by Kent University School of Law"

www.wulaw.wustl.edu/8thCourt/
"Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Washington University School of Law"

www.ca9.uscourts.gov/
"Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions -- the circuit's homepage"

www.kscourts.org/ca10
"Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Washburn University School of Law Library"

www.law.emory.edu/11circuit/
"Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Emory University"

www.ll.georgetown.edu/Fed-Ct/cadc.html
"D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Recent Decisions, sponsored by Georgetown University's School of Law"

www.ncsconline.org/
National Center for State Courts

ncsc.dni.us/COURT/SITES/Courts.htm#state
State Court websites

www.statejustice.org/
State Justice Institute

www.icj-cij.org/
International Court of Justice

Process-related sites

www.law.cornell.edu/rules/fre/overview.html
Federal Rules of Evidence

www.supremecourtus.gov/ctrules/ctrules.html
Rules of the U.S. Supreme Court

www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/
"Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice"

Lawyer Associations

www.abanet.org/
The American Bar Association

www.nla.org/
The National Lawyers' Association

www.nlg.org/
The National Lawyers' Guild

www.abanet.org/women/home.html
"American Bar Association, Commission on Women in the Profession"

www.nationalbar.org/
The National Bar Association

www.hnba.com/
Hispanic National Bar Association

www.napaba.org/index.html
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

www.le-gal.org/
Lesbian and Gay Law Association

www.atlanet.org/
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

www.corporatebar.org/
The Corporate Bar

www.naag.org/
National Association of Attorneys General

www.criminaljustice.org/
National Association of Criminal Lawyers

www.ndaa.org/
National District Attorneys Association

www.napil.org/
National Association for Public Interest Law

www.naccchildlaw.org
National Association of Counsel for Children

www.nlada.org/
National Legal Aid and Defenders Association

Law Schools

www.findlaw.com/02lawschools/fulllist.html
"Law Schools: USA, alphabetical links to the nation's law schools"

Judge-related sites

www.hyperlaw.com/jcjudges.htm
The Judicial Conference of the United States

www.judges.org/
National Judicial College

aja.ncsc.dni.us/
American Judges Association

www.judicialwatch.org/
"Judicial Watch, a conservative foundation to monitor judges and judicial opinions for ideological purposes"

Media

ajr.newslink.org/news.html
American Journalism Review Newslinks

www.newspapers.com/
Newspapers Online

www.ipl.org/reading/news/
"The Internet Public Library, Online Newspapers"

www.newsrack.com
Newsrack

nw3.nai.net/~virtual/sot/papers.html
Online Newspapers

www.kidon.com/media-link/index.shmtl
Kidon Media-Link

www.drudgereport.com/
"The Drudge Report, Front Page Listing"

www.latimes.com/
The Los Angeles Times

chicagotribune.com/
The Chicago Tribune

update.wsj.com/
Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition

www.nytimes.com/
The New York Times on the Web

www.washingtonpost.com/
The Washington Post

www.sunspot.net/
The Baltimore Sun

www.usnews.com
U.S. News Online

www.time.com/time/
Time Magazine

www.pbs.org/newshour/
PBS Online Newshour

www.spectator.org/
American Spectator Online

www.cbs.com/
CBS

www.nbc.com/
NBC

www.abcnews.com/
ABC

www.cnn.com/
CNN

www.c-span.org/
C-SPAN

www.npr.org/
National Public Radio

www.nationaljournal.com
National Journal

www.cq.com
Congressional Quarterly

"Marriage, Family, and Reproduction in Law"

www.childstats.gov/
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/ofa/
"Office of Family Assistance, DHHS"

www.acf.dhhs.gov/
"The Administration for Children and Families, DHHS"

library.findlaw.com/Family.html
Findlaw Family Law Library

www.courttv.com/legalhelp/asklaw/family
Court TV Family Law Forum

www.findlaw.com/01topics/15family/statefam.html
Findlaw Family Law: State Forms and Information

www.law.cornell.edu/topics/marriage.html
"Cornell Legal Information Institute, Marriage: An Overview"

www.law.cornell.edu/topics/divorce.html
"Cornell Legal Information Institute, Divorce: An Overview"

www.rci.rutgers.edu/~axellute/ssm.htm
"Rugers School of Law, Pathfinder Series, Same-Sex Marriage"

www.lambdalegal.org
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

www.agi-usa.org/
The Alan Guttmacher Institute for Reproductive Research

cyber.law.harvard.edu/population/abortion/abortionlaws.htm
Abortion Laws of the World

gopher://gopher.well.sf.ca.us:70/11s/Politics/Abortion
Abortion and Reproductive Rights Database

www.naral.org/
National Abortion Rights Action League

www.rnrlc.org/
National Right to Life Committee

Bioethics sites

bioethics.gov/cgi-bin/bioeth_counter.pl
"National Bioethics Advisory Commission, National Institutes of Health"

www.nhgri.nih.gov/ELSI/
"The National Human Genome Research Institute, Ethical, Legal and Social Implications"

www.fda.gov/
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

www.med.upenn.edu/bioethics
"University of Pennsylvania, Center for Bioethics, Bioethics Internet Project"

guweb.georgetown.edu/nrcbl/
National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature

hsc.Virginia.EDU/medicine/inter-dis/bio-ethics/
"Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia"

guweb.georgetown.edu/kennedy
"The Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University"

www.ncbcenter.org/home.html
National Catholic Bioethics Center

www.bioethix.org
Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity

uahcweb.org/bioethics.html
"The Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Committee on Bio-Ethics"

Education Research and Juvenile Justice

ojjdp.ncjrs.org/
"U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention"

www.ncjj.org/
"The National Center for Juvenile Justice, A Research Division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges"

www.abanet.org/crimjust/juvjus/home.html
"The American Bar Association, Juvenile Justice Center"

www.cjcj.org/
The Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice

www.childrensdefense.org/juvenilejustice/
"The Children's Defense Fund, Youth Violence and Crime"

wwwsecure.law.cornell.edu/topics/juvenile.html
"Cornell University, Legal Information Institute, Juvenile Justice Law Materials"

Federal websites on Legal Age Transitions

www.dol.gov/
U.S. Department of Labor

www.nhtsa.dot.gov/
"U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration"

www.sss.gov/
U.S. Selective Service System

Privacy Sites

www.epic.org/privacy/
The Electronic Privacy Information Center

www.privacyrights.org/
The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

www.aclu.org/privacy/
"American Civil Liberties Union, Privacy Rights Page"

Intellectual Property Sites

www.uspto.gov/
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

lcweb.loc.gov/copyright
U.S. Copyright Office

fairuse.stanford.edu/
"Stanford University Libraries, Copyright and Fair Use, A Searchable Database"

james-boyle.com/
Site maintained by Duke Law School Professor James Boyle as part of his course offerings

www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/law/st_org/iptf/
Intellectual Property and Technology Forum

www.kentlaw.edu/student_orgs/jip/
Journal of Intellectual Property

www.mu.edu/law/ipwebpage/iplawrev.html
Intellectual Property Law Review

ubmail.ubalt.edu/~ubiplj/
Intellectual Property Law Journal

www.lawsch.uga.edu/~jipl/
Journal of Intellectual Property Law

www.lawworks-iptoday.com/
Intellectual Property Today

Racial Identity Organizations

www.naacp.org/
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

www.nul.org/
The National Urban League

www.aimovement.org/
The American Indian Movement

www.ncai.org/
National Congress of American Indians

www.lolac.org/
League of United Latino American Citizens

www.nclr.org/
National Council of La Raza

www.committee100.org/
Committee of 100 (Chinese American community)

www.janet.org/
Japanese American Network

Women's Organizations

www.now.org/
National Organization for Women

www.aauw.org/index.html
American Association of University Women

www.nwpc.org/
National Women's Political Caucus

www.iwf.org/
Independent Women's Forum

Labor Organizations

www.aflcio.org/
AFL-CIO

www.uaw.org/
United Auto Workers

www.teamster.org/
International Brotherhood of Teamsters

www.access.digex.net/~miner/
United Mine Workers of America

www.afscme.org/
"American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees"

www.cwa-union.org/
Communications Workers of America

www.ufw.org/
United Farm Workers

www.aft.org/index.htm
American Federation of Teachers

www.labornet.org/
LaborNet

Business Organizations

www.brtable.org/
The Business Roundtable

www.uschamber.org/
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Poverty Organizations

www.igc.org/community/
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now

www.nacaa.org/
National Association of Community Action Agencies

www.nlchp.org/
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

Gay Organizations

www.hrcusa.org/
The Human Rights Campaign

www.ngltf.org/
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Disability Rights Organizations

www.aapd.com/
American Association of People with Disabilities

www.adanet.org/
American Disability Association

Animal Rights Organizations

www.aldf.org/
Animal Legal Defense Fund

www.animalconcerns.org/
Animal Rights Resource Site

www.peta-online.org/
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

www.aspca.org/
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Aging Websites

www.ssa.gov/
U.S. Social Security Administration

www.aoa.dhhs.gov/
"U.S. Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services"

www.nih.gov/nia/
"National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health"

www.aarp.org/
American Association of Retired Persons

www.iog.wayne.edu/GeroWebd/GeroWeb.html
"GeroWeb Virtual Library on Aging, Wayne State University"

geron.psu.edu/
The Gerontology Center at Penn State University

www.grg.org/
Gerontology Research Group

www.geron.org/
Gerontological Society of America

www.nsclc.org/
National Senior Citizens Law Center

www.medicareadvocacy.org
Center for Medicare Advocacy

www.naela.com/
"The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc."

Right to Die websites

www.hemlock.org/
The Hemlock Society

www.rights.org/deathnet
DeathNET

www.choices.org/
Choice in Dying

Death Penalty Websites

www.essential.org/dpic/
Death Penalty Information Center

www.amnestyusa.org/rightsforall/dp/index.html
Amnesty International

www.aclu.org/issues/death/hmdp.html
American Civil Liberties Union

www.deathpenalty.net/
Death Penalty.Net

www.uaa.alaska.edu/just/death/index.html
Focus on the Death Penalty

The Law of Succession

www.law.cornell.edu/topics/estate_gift_tax.html

Estate and Gift Tax: An Overview

www.law.cornell.edu/topics/estate_planning.html
Estate Planning: An Overview

www.law.cornell.edu/topics/estate_trusts.html
Estates and Trusts: An Overview

Law on the Web

www.aei.org/
American Enterprise Institute

www.brook.edu/
Brookings Institution

www.cato.org/
Cato Institute

www.cdt.org/
Center for Democracy and Technology

www.heritage.org/
The Heritage Foundation

www.jointcenter.org/
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

www.potomacinstitute.com/
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

www.rand.org/