Legal Research Information




Immigration Consequences -- Web Resources 

Defending Immigrants Partnership
Immigrant Defense Project (based in New York)
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
National Immigration Project (NIP)
     Deportation 101 Manual from NIP
California Criminal Law Immigration Consequences Chart by Katherine Brady (2010)
California Criminal Law Immigration Resources Document
Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) -- Online Detainee Locator System




Criminal Defense Organizations

ABA - Criminal Justice Section
Association of Federal Defense Attorneys (AFDA)
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)
California Public Defender Association (CPDA)
California State Bar - Criminal Law Section
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
CDBA-CDLC [San Diego Criminal Defense]
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

National Association of Federal Defenders
National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL)

Federal Criminal Statutes

United States Code (Entire)  
Computer Fraud
Criminal Justice Act
Criminal Street Gangs
Drug Laws
Habeas Corpus
Obstruction of Justice
Wiretap Provisions

Federal Rules

Federal Rules of Evidence
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Other Federal Legislation

Code of Federal Regulations
Executive Orders

Supreme Court Research Sites

United States Supreme Court Website
United States Supreme Court Opinions - 2001
Cornell's Collection of Supreme Court Decisions
Supreme Court Decisions since 1893 - (FindLaw)
Supreme Court Rules

United States Attorneys' Manual and Justice Department Documents

United States Attorneys' Manual
U.S. Department of Justice - Home Page
U.S. DOJ Guidelines for Use of Confidential Informants
U.S. DOJ Guidelines for General Crimes and Racketeering and Terrorism Investigations

Law Journals & Publications

On-Line Law Journals

Law School and On-Line Libraries

Cornell University - Legal Information Institute
Washburn U. - Allstates Allfeds
Library of Congress

Federal Sentencing Sites

United States Sentencing Commission

Federal Judicial Sites

U.S. Courts Website
Pacer - U.S. Courts Bulletin Board Service
Federal Judicial Center Recent Publications

Congressional Sites

Thomas- Federal Legislation Server

Founding Documents

United States Constitution
Ancient, Medieval, & Renaissance Documents

Treaties and International Documents

United Nations Treaty Collection

Legal Ethics

American Legal Ethics Library by State
ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Legal Research and Writing

Legal Citation Guide
ABA Criminal Justice Standards
RealLegal Electronic Brief Filing

Criminal Justice Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Legal Research Megasites

Michigan's State Appellate Defender Office

Commercial Legal Research Sites

Lexis. Com
LexisOne. Com - Free Case Law/Small Practitioner Site

Legal Search Engines

Martindale Hubbell Lawyer Locator

State Research Links

Library of Congress State Law Directory
National State Court Directory
State and Local Government Websites
State Constitutions
Directory of State Parole Boards
CrimeLynx - Colorado
CrimeLynx - Florida
CrimeLynx - Georgia
CrimeLynx - Maine
CrimeLynx - Maryland
CrimeLynx - Washington State

Death Penalty Resources

Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel
Federal Death Penalty Eligible Offenses by Topic
Federal Death Penalty Eligible Offenses by Statute
Resources Guide for Defending a Capital Case

Federal Habeas Corpus

Federal Habeas Corpus Review

Computer Crime Resources

Department of Justice Cybercrimes Site