Federal

E-Resources

  • United States Constitution
  • United States Code here or here.
  • Federal & state court opinions and codes - Searchable by case name, citation, or keyword search the text or you can use The Public Library of Law provided by Fastcase.
  • Rules of the Federal courts
  • Federal Court Locator - Interactive map for use in locating federal courts in the U.S.
  • Federal and state jury instructions - a searchable collection all official or quasi-official federal civil and criminal instructions and annotations, as well as an index of legal terms, statutes, CFRs and Supreme Court cases referenced in jury instructions.
  • Supreme Court of the United States - Includes oral arguments and opinions from 1991.
  • U.S. Congress - Full-text searchable database of federal bills, public laws, legislative history information, and the Congressional Record. Includes new access to CRS Reports.
  • Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government - A free, interactive, and educational resource for children of all ages to learn about U.S history, government, and civics.
  • Code of Federal Regulations - Searchable database of federal agency regulations by year and keyword or title and section number.  The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.  To submit public comments on proposed rules and regulations, use Regulations.gov
  • Congressional Research Service - CRS Reports 1972-current by Congress’s think tank provides valuable insight and non-partisan analysis on issues of public debate.
  • IRS Reading Room - A comprehensive list of documents and other information available electronically in English and Spanish on the IRS.gov site, listed by subject category.
  • PACER -  Every free written order and opinion available in PACER. Free Law Project's collection contains approximately 3.4 million orders and opinions from federal district and bankruptcy court cases since 1960. New opinions are downloaded nightly.
  • Upsolve - Live in California and need help filing for bankruptcy and can't afford an attorney? This legal aid nonprofit guides California debtors through the Chapter 7 process.