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The following is a small collection of sites related to laws and/or court cases:

GENERAL LAW SITES

Catalaw.
Find Law.
This is a legal search engine.
Jurist:  Legal News & Research.
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator.
**Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
Limited to use by current FIU students and employees. A limited version of Lexis excluding some specialized files such as state regulatory codes.  Includes a new interface (2007) and broader access to Shepardizing®.
**Westlaw Campus
Limited to use by current FIU students and employees.  Includes adminstrative codes of 39 states and the AmJur legal encyclopedia for common law.

ENCYCLOPEDIA

Cornell Law School - Legal Research Encyclopedia

BAR ASSOCIATIONS

American Bar Association Home Page

SPECIALIZED LAW PAGES

United States Copyright Office Home Page
  The office of the U.S. government, located within the Library of Congress, responsible for registering copyrights and administering the laws related thereunto.  Includes many aids on understanding the laws related to copyright, as well as links to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the Copyright Royalty Board
Native American Rights Fund (NARF) Web Site * Main Menu
The Regulation Home Page, a comprehensive source of regulatory studies, statistics, & information
SeniorLaw: Resources

VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS:

Many of the following are pages produced by individual law firms and report selected verdicts and/or settlements.
The Consumer Law Page - personal injury attorneys san francisco and san jose specialized in car and truck accident, wrongful death, toxic chemicals and more.
Florida Department of Insurance
Use their "site search". Especially look at their Professional Liability Closed Claims page.
Lawinfo:  Lawyers, Attorneys, Free Legal Forms & Legal Advice
LawSight.com: The Legal Channel
Includes some free information about case settlements in North Carolina.
Morelaw.Com - Online Jury Verdicts, Forsensic Experts, Lawyers, Court Reporters
TobaccoResolution.com

CIVIL LIBERTIES

American Civil Liberties Union
First Amendment Center
Affiliated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, this site is organized by freedom of speech, press, religious liberty, assembly, and petition.  This site includes information, Supreme Court cases, and links to related information such as freedom of expression and freedom of religion.
Liberty Counsel

COPYRIGHT & FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

United States Copyright Office Home Page
  The office of the U.S. government, located within the Library of Congress, responsible for registering copyrights and administering the laws related thereunto.  Includes many aids on understanding the laws related to copyright, as well as links to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the Copyright Royalty Board
Copyright Clearance Center
Creative Commons (CC)
  An organization providing tools for managing intellectual property.  "Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry.  You can use CC to change your copyright terms from "All Rights Reserved" to "Some Rights Reserved."".
Electronic Frontier Foundation
An organization formed basically to advise concerning "fair use" and the DCMA.

UNITED STATES - FEDERAL

U.S. Statutes at Large, 1789-1873.
This is the record of legislation (Public Laws) passed by the U.S. Congress during that time, made available by the Library of Congress as part of their "American Memory" project.
FedLaw
Formerly produced by the GSA, this is now the product of the private Center for Regulatory Effectiveness.
Code of Federal Regulations (searchable)
The official administrative code for the United States of America federal government.
History of the Federal Judiciary
U.S.C.O.A Library Home Page (11th Circuit)
United States Copyright Office Home Page
  The office of the U.S. government, located within the Library of Congress, responsible for registering copyrights and administering the laws related thereunto.  Includes many aids on understanding the laws related to copyright, as well as links to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the Copyright Royalty Board
U.S. Department of Justice

UNITED STATES - SUPREME COURT

Supreme Court of the United States.
Cornell's Legal Information Institute's Supreme Court Decisions.
Jurist: The Supreme Court.
Medill School of Journalism's Supreme Court Docket.
Significant Supreme Court Cases in the U.S.
Supreme Court Historical Society.

UNITED STATES - INDIVIDUAL STATES

State Case Law
STATE SERVERS ON THE NET
State Unemployment Laws

FLORIDA LAW AND CASES

Florida Attorney General's Office
Florida Department of Insurance
Use their "site search". Especially look at their Professional Liability Closed Claims page.
Florida State Courts
Florida Law Online
Archive of the Decisions of the Florida Supreme Court.

OTHER STATE LAW AND CASES

New Jersey Law Network (sm) ~ General/US Law

UNITED STATES - LEGAL HISTORY

The Papers of John Jay.
Includes papers to and from the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

INTERNATIONAL LAW & LAWS

Global Legal Information Network
Lex Mercatoria
A broad coverage of international business law, with numerous specifics. Includes special files on Islamic and PRC commercial law.

LAW - CANADA

ACJNet: Statutes and Regulation

LAW - RUSSIA

The Administrative Offences Code of the Russian Federation
The Civil Code of the Russian Federation
The Criminal Code of the Russian Federation
The Customs Code of the Russian Federation
The Customs Tariffs of the Russian Federation
The Tax Code of the Russian Federation
 

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Steve Morris,
Retired Business and Legal Research Specialist,
Reference & Instructional Services Dept.,
Steven & Dorothea Green Library,
Florida International University,
Miami, FL 33199

                   

 
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