Faulkner University

Federal Constitution

Founders' Constitution
Affords access to an excellent digital collection of foundational sources in the development of the Constitution
http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/

Constitutional Text with Annotations
Findlaw. United States Constitution with Annotations.
The Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress prepared this annotated , searchable version of the U.S. Constitution. It contains links to cited Supreme Court cases.
http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/constitution

 

Executive Branch

White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov

Executive Orders
White House Virtual Library
http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/executive-orders


Judicial Branch

U.S. Supreme Court decisions

Legal Information Institute of Cornell University School of Law
These are bench decisions received under the auspices of Project HERMES, an electronic opinion dissemination service of the U.S. Supreme Court, which cover the period from May, 1990 to the present. Over 600 historic pre-1991 decisions (1793-1966) provided by Infosynthesis are also available.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/index.html

FindLaw Supreme Court Opinions
Contains a fully searchable database of all the U.S. Supreme Court decisions published from 1893 (volume 150 of the U.S. Reports) to date.
http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/supreme.html

 

U.S. Courts of Appeals decisions

The Federal Court Locator. Villanova Center for Information Law and Policy.
This service is provided by the Villanova Center for Information Law and Policy. It provides links to the sites maintained by the various law schools as indicated above. A map of the federal circuits with hypertext links to the individual courts enhances access.
http://www.law.villanova.edu/library/research/guides/federal/court/locator.aspx

U.S. District Court decisions

The Federal Court Locator. Villanova Center for Information Law and Policy.
At last count, decisions of 71 U.S. District Courts are presently available on the Internet. The Villanova Center for Information Law and Policy also provides access to Federal Bankruptcy Courts. http://www.law.villanova.edu/library/research/guides/federal/court/locator.aspx

FedLaw. General Services Administration
Provides links to 63 U.S. District Courts (as of April 15, 2003)
http://www.thecre.com/fedlaw/legal32.htm



Middle District of Alabama
www.almd.uscourts.gov/

Northern District of Alabama
www.alnd.uscourts.gov

Southern District of Alabama
www.als.uscourts.gov

Federal Judicial Branch Agencies
Federal Judicial Center. Judicial Conference of the United States
The Federal Judicial Center is the Judicial Conference of the United States' agency for research and continuing education, established by Congress in 1967. Contains information about the Federal Judicial Center, the Center's Annual Report, vacancy announcements, and telephone numbers. It also contains an extensive library of full-text publications regarding the role of the federal judiciary, and links to other WWW servers.
http://www.fjc.gov


Legislative Branch

United States Code

GPO Access. United States Government Printing Office.
One of numerous gateways to GPO Access which contains the full-text searchable database of the United States Constitution, United States Code, and over 70 additional federal databases.
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/

Internet Law Library. U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
The full, searchable text of the United States Code current through November 12, 1996. Based on the 1994 edition of the Code, plus Amendments as shown in the tables provided by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
http://uscode.house.gov/search/criteria.shtml

Legal Information Institute. Cornell University School of Law.
This fully searchable version of the U.S. Code was generated from the most recent version of the U.S. Government Printing Office CD-ROM and is current as of January 26, 1994. The Legal Information Institute provides three ways in which the Code can be updated using the resources of Thomas, the information retrieval system of the Library of Congress.
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/

United States Public Laws

GPO Access. United States Government Printing Office.
One of the numerous gateways to GPO Access, which contains the full-text searchable database of the Public Laws of the United States for the 104th Congress (1995-1996) forward.
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/multidb.html

Thomas. Library of Congress.
Contains the full text of the United States Public Laws from the 93rd Congress (1973-74) forward, searchable by Public Law No.
http://thomas.loc.gov

United States Congressional Bills GPO Access. United States Government Printing Office.
A full-text searchable database of the Congressional bills for the 103rd Congress (1993-94) forward. Includes complete instructions for constructing Boolean searches.
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/multidb.html

Thomas. Library of Congress.
A full text database of the Congressional bills for the 101st Congress (1989-90) forward, searchable by word/phrase, subject term, bill/amendment number, stage in the legislative process, date, sponsor/cosponsor, or committee.
http://thomas.loc.gov

 

Federal Administrative Agencies

Official Federal Government Web Sites. Library of Congress.
An extensive listing of official federal executive branch departments and agencies, independent agencies, boards, commissions, and committees, with hypertext links.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/fedgov.html

LSU Libraries Federal Agency Directory
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/index.html

Particular Agencies
Consumer Product Safety Commission

www.cpsc.gov

Government Printing Office
www.access.gpo.gov

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
www.nhtsa.dot.gov

SEC
www.sec.gov

Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov/

Treasury
www.irs.ustreas.gov

Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations
The full text of all 50 titles of the Code of Federal Regulations is available on the specialized search pages, which allow more specific field searches.
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html

Federal Register
The Federal Register is one of over 70 databases available at this site. The full text of the years 1994 to date is included.
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html

 

 
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