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Below are some helpful, free resources that may be of assistance in finding answers to your legal questions. Information updated regularly, so check back often!

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Non-Public Resources



Google Scholar: Contains Legal Opinions, Journals and Articles for each state and U.S. Federal Courts: Go to http://scholar.google.com/ and select advanced options to particularize search.

MuniCode.com: Searchable database of municipal codes for municipalities within states: Go to http://www.municode.com.


State Related Resources

Alabama

Administrative Code, Code of Alabama, Legislation and Constitution: Go to http://www.legislature.state.al.us/AlisHome.html.

Attorney General Opinions: Go to http://www.ago.state.al.us/opinion_search.cfm


Alaska

Statutes, Legislation, Executive Orders and other helpful information: Go to http://w3.legis.state.ak.us/index.php.

Administrative Code: Go to http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/folioproxy.asp?url=http://wwwjnu01.legis.state.ak.us/cgi-bin/folioisa.dll/aac.

Alaska Online Public Notice: Go to http://notes4.state.ak.us/pn.

Alaska Case Law Database Search: Go to http://government.westlaw.com/akcases/.

Recent Supreme Court Opinions: Go to http://courts.alaska.gov/sp.htm.

Recent Court of Appeals Decisions: Go to http://courts.alaska.gov/ap.htm.

Recent Supreme Court Memorandum Decisions: Go to http://courts.alaska.gov/smoj.htm.

Recent Court of Appeals Memorandum Decisions: Go to http://courts.alaska.gov/ap.htm.

Attorney General Opinions: Go to http://www.law.state.ak.us/doclibrary/opinions_index.html.

Alaska Court System: Go to http://courts.alaska.gov/aklegal.htm#akcases.

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Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes, Constitution, Legislation, Session Laws and other helpful information: Go to http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp.

Arizona Administrative Code and Arizona Administrative Register: Go to http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Table_of_Contents.htm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.azag.gov/.

Arizona Judicial Branch: Contains recent opinions of Arizona Supreme Court and other helpful information. Go to http://www.azcourts.gov/Default.aspx?alias=www.azcourts.gov/Opinions.

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Arkansas

Arkansas Code: Powered by LexisNexis. Search at top of page for free. Go to http://www.lexis-nexis.com/hottopics/arcode/.

Arkansas Rules and Regulations and Register: Go to http://www.sosweb.state.ar.us/rules_and_regs/index.php/rules/search/new.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other helpful information. Go to http://www.ag.arkansas.gov/.

Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Decisions: Go to http://courts.state.ar.us/opinions/opmain.htm.

Arkansas Securities Department Opinions: Go to http://www.securities.arkansas.gov/legal/opinions/.

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California

California Law, Code of Regulations, Notice Register, Legislation, Constitution, Agencies and other helpful information: Go to http://www.oal.ca.gov/Default.htm.

Supreme Court and Court of Appeal Opinions: Go to http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions.htm.

Attorney General: Opinions and other helpful information. Go to http://ag.ca.gov/opinions.php.

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Colorado

Revised Statutes, Session Laws and other helpful information. Go to http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/olls/colorado_revised_statutes.htm.

Code of Regulations and Register: Go to http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Welcome.do.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov/ag_opinions/index.

Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Opinions: Go to http://www.cobar.org/ors.cfm.

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Connecticut

Statutes, Legislation, Bill Tracking and other info: Go to http://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/Statutes.asp.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Go to http://www.ct.gov/ag/cwp/view.asp?a=2093&q=284590&agNav=|42249|.

Supreme Court and Appellate Court Opinions: Go to http://www.jud.state.ct.us/opinions.htm.

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Delaware

Delaware Code, Administrative Code, Laws of Delaware, Register and other information: Go to http://delcode.delaware.gov/.

Delaware State Court Opinions: Go to http://courts.delaware.gov/Opinions/.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Go to http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/office/opinions/opinions.shtml.

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District of Columbia, Washington

Official Code and Legislative information: Go to http://www.dccouncil.washington.dc.us/dcofficialcode.

Municipal Regulations and Register: Go to http://www.dcregs.org/.

District of Colombia Courts: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.dccourts.gov/dccourts/index.jsp.

D.C. Court of Appeals: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.dcappeals.gov/dccourts/appeals/index.jsp.

D.C. Attorney General: http://oag.dc.gov/DC/OAG.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://occ.dc.gov/occ/site/default.asp?occNav=|31678|.

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Florida

Statutes, Constitution, Laws and Legislature: Go to http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?Tab=statutes&submenu=-1&CFID=170919663&CFTOKEN=93042418.

Florida Administrative Code and Administrative Weekly and other information: Go to https://www.flrules.org/default.asp.

Florida Court Opinions: Go to http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/index.shtml.

Attorney General: Opinions and information. Go to http://www.myfloridalegal.com/#.

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Georgia

Georgia Code: Powered by LexisNexis. Search for free at top of page. Go to http://www.lexis-nexis.com/hottopics/gacode/.

Rules and Regulations: Go to http://sos.georgia.gov/rules_regs.htm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://law.ga.gov/00/channel_title/0,2094,87670814_87670957,00.html.

Supreme Court Opinions: Go to http://www.gasupreme.us/.

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Hawaii

Hawaii Revised Statutes, Bill Status, Legislation and other information. Go to http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2010/.

Hawaii Administrative Rules: Go to http://hawaii.gov/ltgov/office/adminrules.

Attorney General Opinions and other information. Go to http://hawaii.gov/ag/main/publications/opinions/.

Appellate Court Opinions: http://www.courts.state.hi.us/opinions_and_orders/opinions/2010/index.html.

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Idaho

Statutes, Constitution, Administrative Code and Bulletin and Legislature: Go to http://legislature.idaho.gov/statutesrules.htm.

Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Opinions: Go to http://www.isc.idaho.gov/opinions/.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Click on Publications link. Go to http://www2.state.id.us/ag/index.htm.

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Illinois

Compiled Statutes, Constitution, Administration Rules, Register, Legislation and other information: Go to http://www.ilga.gov/.

Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions: Go to http://www.state.il.us/court/.

Attorney General Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/index.html.

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Indiana

Statutes, Constitution, Administrative Code, Register, Legislation and other information: Go to http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/.

Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Tax Court Opinions: Go to http://www.in.gov/judiciary/opinions/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on “About the Office”. Go to http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/index.htm.

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Iowa

Iowa Code, Acts, Constitution, Administrative Code and Bulletin, and Legislation: Go to http://www.legis.state.ia.us/IowaLaw.html.

Court Opinions and other Information: Go to http://www.iowacourts.gov/.

Attorney General Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.iowa.gov/government/ag/index.html.

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Kansas

Statutes, Constitution, Bills, Administrative Regulations, Register, Session Laws, Attorney General Opinions, Court Opinions and Legislation: Go to http://kslegislature.org/li/.

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Kentucky

Revised Statutes, Administrative Regulations, Acts, Constitution and Legislation: Go to http://lrc.ky.gov/Law.htm.

Court Opinions and other information: Go to http://courts.ky.gov/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on “Civil” tab. Go to http://ag.ky.gov/.

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Louisiana

Louisiana Laws, Constitution, Administrative Code, Attorney General Opinions, Campaign Finance Opinions, Register, and other information. Scroll to bottom of page to see additional links. Go to http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/tsrssearch.htm.

Supreme Court Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.lasc.org/opinion_search.asp.

1st Circuit Court of Appeal: http://www.la-fcca.org/.

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals: http://lacoa2.org/.

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals: http://www.la3circuit.org/.

4th Circuit Court of Appeals: http://www.la4th.org/.

5th Circuit Court of Appeals: http://www.fifthcircuit.org/.

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Maine

Revised Statutes, Constitution, and Session Laws: Go to http://www.maine.gov/legis/ros/meconlaw.htm.

State Agency Rules: Go to http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/rules.html.

Maine Judicial Branch: Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.courts.state.me.us/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on “About Us”. Go to http://www.maine.gov/ag/index.shtml.

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Maryland

Maryland Statutes, Bills, Legislation and other information: Go to http://mlis.state.md.us/.

Maryland Regulations: Go to http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comar.aspx.

Appellate Court Opinions: Go to http://www.courts.state.md.us/opinions.html.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.oag.state.md.us/index.htm.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts Laws, Bills and Legislation: Go to http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws.

Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court Opinions: Go to http://www.mass.gov/courts/opinions/index.html.

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Michigan

Michigan Compiled Laws, Bills and Legislature: Go to http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(b0ycbcndc5x5dt45xxi4wa45))/mileg.aspx?page=home.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.michigan.gov/ag.

Michigan Courts: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://courts.michigan.gov/index.htm.

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Minnesota

Statutes, Rules and Laws, Constitution and Legislature: Go to https://www.revisor.mn.gov/pubs/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click under Resources tab. Go to http://www.ag.state.mn.us/.

Minnesota Judicial Branch: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.mncourts.gov/?page=24.

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Mississippi

Unannotated Code Search: Go to http://www.sos.state.ms.us/ed_pubs/MSCode/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.ago.state.ms.us/.

Judiciary: Contains opinions and other information. Select your Appellate Court in upper tab and to the far right select “decisions”. Go to http://www.mssc.state.ms.us/index.html.

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Missouri

Revised Statutes: Go to http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutesearch/.

Code of State Regulations, Rules and Register: Go to http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/csr.asp.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. See Research Center at bottom of page. Go to http://ago.mo.gov/.

Supreme Court Decisions: Go to http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=1983.

Appellate Court Decisions: Go to http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=1944.

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Montana

Montana Code Annotated and Constitution: Go to http://data.opi.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/index.htm.

Montana Rules and Regulations: Go to http://mtrules.org/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.doj.mt.gov/default.asp.

Montana Court Opinions and other information: Go to http://courts.mt.gov/supreme/default.mcpx.

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Nebraska

Revised Statutes, Bills, Legislature and UCC: Go to http://uniweb.legislature.ne.gov/laws/laws.php.

Administrative Code: Go to http://www.sos.state.ne.us/rules-and-regs/.

Nebraska Court Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/index.shtml.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.ago.state.ne.us/.

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Nevada

Revised Statutes, Constitution, Administrative Code, Register, City Charters, Legislature and Supreme Court Opinions: Go to http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Law1.cfm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click “Publications” link. Go to http://ag.state.nv.us/main.htm.

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New Hampshire

Revised Statutes, Administrative Code, Court Rules and Constitution: Go to http://www.nh.gov/government/laws.html.

Judiciary Branch: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.courts.state.nh.us/index.htm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Scroll “publications” link. Go to http://doj.nh.gov/index.html.

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New Jersey

Statutes, Chapter Laws, Bills, Legislature and other information: Go to http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/.

Administrative Code and Register: Go to http://www.state.nj.us/oal/rules.html.

New Jersey Judiciary: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/index.html.

Attorney General: Contains helpful information. Go to http://www.state.nj.us/lps/.

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New Mexico

Statutes and Legislature: Go to http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/statutes.aspx.

Administrative Code: Go to http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.nmag.gov/Default.aspx.

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New York

Laws, Bills, Chapters, Resolutions and Legislative information: Go to http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/menuf.cgi.

New York code, rules and regulations and New York Register: Go to http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/nycrr.html.

New York Court Opinions: Go to http://www.courts.state.ny.us/reporter/Decisions.htm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.ag.ny.gov/home.html.

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North Carolina

General Statutes, Bills, and Legislative information: Go to http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/Statutes/StatutesTOC.pl.

Administrative Code, Register and other information: Go to http://www.ncoah.com/rules/.

Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.aoc.state.nc.us/www/public/html/opinions.htm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on About Us then Legal Services to locate opinions. Go to http://ncdoj.gov/.

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North Dakota

North Dakota Century Code, Constitution, Administrative Code, Bills, Resolutions and other Legislative information. Go to http://www.legis.nd.gov/information/statutes/cent-code.html.

Supreme Court Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.ndcourts.gov/.

United States District Court of North Dakota Opinions: http://www.ndd.uscourts.gov/opinions.html.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Go to http://www.ag.state.nd.us/.

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Ohio

Ohio Revised Code and Ohio Administrative Code: Go to http://codes.ohio.gov/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on Legal tab. Go to http://ohioattorneygeneral.gov/.

Supreme Court and Ohio Judicial System Opinions: Go to http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/ROD/docs/.

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Oklahoma

Statutes, Constitution and Legislature: Go to http://www.lsb.state.ok.us/.

Administrative Rules, Register and other information: Go to https://www.sos.ok.gov/Default.aspx.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Go to http://www.oag.state.ok.us/.

Oklahoma State Court Network: Go to http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/start.asp?viewType=LIBRARY.

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Oregon

Revised Statutes, Bills, and Legislative information: Go to http://www.leg.state.or.us/ors/.

Administrative Rules and related information: Go to http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/banners/rules.htm.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Go to http://www.doj.state.or.us/agoffice/index.shtml.

Judicial Department Court Opinions: Go to http://www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Code: Go to http://www.pacode.com/index.html.

Pennsylvania Bulletin: Contains statewide and local court rules, proclamations and executive orders, regulations, proposed rulemakings, Assembly actions and notices. Go to http://www.pabulletin.com/.

Unified Judicial Systems opinions and other information: Go to http://www.courts.state.pa.us/T/Commonwealth/CommonwealthOpinions.htm.

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Rhode Island

General Laws and Legislature: Go to http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/Statutes.html.

Rules and Regulations: Go to http://sos.ri.gov/rules/.

Judiciary of Rhode Island: Contains opinions and other information. http://www.courts.ri.gov/default.htm.

Attorney General: Contains helpful information. http://www.riag.ri.gov/.

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South Carolina

Code of Laws, Code of Regulations, Constitution, Bills and Legislative resources. Go to http://www.scstatehouse.gov/index.html.

Attorney General: Opinions and other information. Go to http://www.scattorneygeneral.org/index.html.

Judicial Department Opinions and other information: Go to http://www.judicial.state.sc.us/.

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South Dakota

Codified Laws, Constitution and Legislative Research: Go to http://legis.state.sd.us/statutes/index.aspx.

Administrative Rules, Register and Legislative Research: Go to http://legis.state.sd.us/rules/index.aspx.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on “The Office”. Go to http://atg.sd.gov/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on “The Office”. Go to http://www.sdjudicial.com/.

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Tennessee

Laws, Constitution, Rules and Regulations, Attorney General, Legislative and other information. Go to http://www.tennesseeanytime.org/laws/laws.html.

Tennessee Court System: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/index.htm.

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Texas

Statutes and Constitution: Go to http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Index.aspx.

Administrative Code: Go to http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC.

Texas Courts Online: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.courts.state.tx.us/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to https://www.oag.state.tx.us/index.shtml.

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Utah

Code, Constitution and Legislature: Go to http://www.le.state.ut.us/~code/code.htm.

Administrative Code and State Bulletin: Go to http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/code.htm.

Attorney General Opinions and information: Go to http://attorneygeneral.utah.gov/my_mission.html.

Utah State Courts: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.utcourts.gov/.

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Vermont

Statutes Annotated: Go to http://www.michie.com/vermont/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&cp=vtcode..

Legislative Information: Go to http://www.leg.state.vt.us/default.htm.

Vermont Judiciary.org: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.vermontjudiciary.org/search/tcdecisioncvl.aspx.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.atg.state.vt.us/.

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Virginia

Code of Virginia, Administrative Code, Constitution, Bills, Bill Tracking, Resolutions, and Legislative Information. Go to http://leg6.state.va.us/.

Virginia Judicial System: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.courts.state.va.us/opinions/home.html.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Click on Legal & Legislative Reference. Go to http://www.oag.state.va.us/.

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Washington

Revised Code, Constitution, Administrative Code, Legislature and other information. Go to http://www.leg.wa.gov/LawsAndAgencyRules/Pages/default.aspx.

Washington Courts: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.atg.wa.gov/.

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West Virginia

Code, Bills and Legislative information. Go to http://www.legis.state.wv.us/WVCODE/Code.cfm.

Code of State Rules: Go to http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/.

Supreme Court of Appeals Opinions: Go to http://www.state.wv.us/wvsca/opinions.htm.

Attorney General: Contains helpful information. Go to http://www.wvago.gov/index.cfm.

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Wisconsin

Statutes, Constitution, Administrative Code, and Legislative information. Go to http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll/?f=templates&fn=default.htm.

Wisconsin Court System Opinions and other information. Go to http://www.wicourts.gov/.

Legislative Reference Bureau: Contains statutes, code, attorney general opinions, court rules and other information: Go to http://www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/index.html.

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Wyoming

Statutes, Constitution and Resolutions: Go to http://legisweb.state.wy.us/titles/statutes.htm.

Rules and Regulations: Go to http://soswy.state.wy.us/Rules/Rule_Search_Main.asp.

Judicial Branch: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://www.courts.state.wy.us/.

Attorney General: Contains opinions and other information. Go to http://attorneygeneral.state.wy.us/index.html.

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Federal Related Resources

Code of Federal Regulations: Go to http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html.

Regulations.gov: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!home.

GovTrack.us: Track federal legislation and search bills and resolutions. Go to http://www.govtrack.us/.

U.S. Constitution: Go to http://www.gpoaccess.gov/constitution/index.html.

U.S. Supreme Court: Go to http://www.supremecourt.gov/.

U.S. Code: Go to http://uscode.house.gov/.

Thomas Library of Congress: Contains Bills, Resolutions, Congressional Record, Treaties and other helpful information. Go to http://thomas.loc.gov/.

Federal Courts: use the U.S. Court locator to find federal courts in your state or jurisdiction. Once you locate the U.S. Court you can take a link to its website and view its opinions and other information. Go to http://www.uscourts.gov/court_locator.aspx.

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