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Key Internet Sites for Connecticut

Judges and Lawyers

 Start pages | Connecticut | Other states | Local government | Federal government

| Federal agencies | Courts and judges | Local law schools | Other law schools |

| Reference and legal research | Uniform laws | Training courses | Commercial sites |

 | Legal search engines| General search engines

 

 Start Pages

 

·        Library of Congress Internet Resources Page

URL: http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/us.html

Directory of Guide to United States Law, an annotated bibliography with hyperlinks to publications, information guides or lists relating to U.S. law including “American Indian Tribes”, International and multi-national legal sources, NAFTA and WTO.
 

·        FindLaw Internet Legal Resources

URL: http://www.findlaw.com

Links to federal, state and international legal materials. Features a free searchable database of U.S. Supreme Court cases from 1893.

See also: http://www.lexisone.com/legalresearch/index.html

 

·         Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries

URL: http://www.jud.state.ct.us/lawlib

Links to Connecticut and federal legal materials, and to Connecticut law library catalogs. Includes a Reference desk. Original materials include Connecticut legal bibliographies and pathfinders, particularly on family law.

 

·        Internet Law Library

URL : http://www.lawguru.com/ilawlib

Federal, state, and foreign statutes. Includes law of all jurisdiction arranged by subject. 

 

·         U.S. Federal Government Agencies

URL: http://www.firstgov.gov

“Your first click to the U.S. Government.”

 

·         Yahoo: Law Subject Directory

URL http://dir.yahoo.com/Government/LAW

Compiled subject guide.

 

·         Thomas—Legislative Information

URL: http://thomas.loc.gov

The information resource for current, up to the minute federal legislation. Searchable databases.

 

·         Cornell Legal Information Institute 

URL:  http://www.law.cornell.edu

A comprehensive, highly useable site.

 

·        WashLaw Web at Washburn University School of Law

URL: http://www.washlaw.edu

                    Search case law-federal and state

                                    URL: http://www.washlaw.edu/searchlaw.html

 

 

Connecticut

 

·          State of Connecticut Home Page

URL: http://www.state.ct.us

List of State Agencies

                URL: http://www.state.ct.us/exec.htm#AGEN

State Government Telephone Directory

                URL: http://www.state.ct.us/phone/dept.htm

 

·         Connecticut General Statutes                                  

URL: http://prdbasis.cga.state.ct.us/BASIS/TSAMDHP/LIN1/AMD/MSF

Searchable Connecticut Statutes and recent Public and Special Acts

URL: http://www.cga.state.ct.us/2001/pub/Titles.htm

Browseable Connecticut Statutes

 

How to Find Connecticut Statutes on the Internet

http://sites.netscape.net/larrycheeseman/CGS_online.htm

 

·         Connecticut Bar Association Home Page

URL: http://www.ctbar.org

 

·         Governor

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/governor/

Executive orders from 1995.

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/governor/executiveorders/exec.htm

 

·         Comptroller

URL: http://www.osc.state.ct.us

Administrative memoranda from 1995

URL: http://www.osc.state.ct.us/2001memos/

 

·         Connecticut Attorney General  

URL:  http://www.cslib.org/attygenl/

Contains full text of Attorney General Opinions from 1993 to date.

 

·         Connecticut Department of Administrative Services

URL : http://www.das.state.ct.us/

Human Resources Services.

URL: http://www.das.state.ct.us/HR/HRhome.htm#RULES

Rules and Regulations

URL: http://www.osc.state.ct.us/2001memos/

Official memoranda from 1996

 

·         Connecticut Department of Banking

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/dob/

                    Rental Security Deposit Rates

                                    URL: http://www.state.ct.us/dob/pages/intrate.htm

 

·         Connecticut Department of Labor

URL: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/

                Connecticut workplace laws

                                URL: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/wgwkstnd/workplace-laws.htm

                Connecticut wage payment laws

                                URL: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/wgwkstnd/wglaws.htm

 

·         Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

URL: http://dmvct.org/

Regulations

URL: http://dmvct.org/man/mvregs.pdf

 

·         Connecticut Department of Public Safety

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/dps

                

·         Connecticut Department of Revenue Services

URL: http://www.drs.state.ct.us/

                Forms

URL: http://www.drs.state.ct.us/forms/forms.html

                Publications

                                URL: http://www.drs.state.ct.us/pubs/index.html

 

·         Connecticut Department of the Treasury

(including unclaimed property)

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/ott

 

·        Connecticut Department of Public Utilities Control

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/DPUC/

Docket database information

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/DPUC/database.htm

 

·        Connecticut Employment Security Board of Review

URL: http://www.ctboard.org

Appeals Decision Library (ADLIB)

http://www.ctboard.org/ADLIB.asp

 

·        Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/foi

Final decisions from 1986

URL: http://www.state.ct.us/foi/final_decs.htm

·        Connecticut Secretary of State

URL: http://www.sots.state.ct.us/

State Register & Manual:

http://www.sots.state.ct.us/#

Concord on the Net – UCC and Corporate Filings

URL: http://www.concord.state.ct.us/

 

·        Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission

URL: http://wcc.state.ct.us/home.htm

Compensation Review Board

Annotated list of opinions

URL: http://wcc.state.ct.us/crb/menus/crb-ann.htm

Opinions

URL: http://wcc.state.ct.us/crb/menus/crb-opin.htm

 

·         Connecticut General Assembly

URL:  http://www.cga.state.ct.us/default.asp

General Assembly home page

URL:  http://prdbasis.cga.state.ct.us/BASIS/TSAMDHP/LIN1/AMD/MSF 

Search 1988-2001 legislation

URL: http://www.cga.state.ct.us/olr/

Office of Legislative Research Reports

 

How to Compile Connecticut Legislative Histories Using the CGA Home Page http://www.jud.state.ct.us/LawLib/Notebooks/HowTo/CompileLegislativeHistories/cgaleghist.htm

 

 

·         State Agency Administrative Decisions

URL: http://www.jud.state.ct.us/LawLib/state.htm#Administrative%20Decisions

Comprehensive list

 

·        Connecticut Judicial Home Page

URL: http://www.jud.state.ct.us

Advance Release Opinions

http://www.jud.state.ct.us/external/supapp/aro.htm

Court forms:

http://www.jud.state.ct.us/external/super/forms.htm

Civil/family case lookup:

 http://www.jud2.state.ct.us

 

·        Judicial Branch Law Libraries

URL: http://www.jud.state.ct.us/lawlib

 

·         U.S. Court of Appeals, 2d Circuit

URL: http://law.touro.edu/2ndcircuit

URL: http://csmail.law.pace.edu/lawlib/legal/us-legal/judiciary/second-circuit.html

 

·         U.S. District Court for Connecticut

URL: http://www.ctd.uscourts.gov/

 

·         Connecticut legal bibliography

URL: http://www.mccaughtryassociates.com/ctbib/ctbibliography.shtml 

 

 

Other States

 

COMPREHENSIVE SITES  - These sites provide access to a wide range of legal resources on a state-by-state basis.

 

·         FINDLAW                                                                     

URL: http://www.findlaw.com/11stategov/index.html

State resources index. To go directly to an individual state follow the format shown below for CT, NY, and RI.URL: http://

http://www.findlaw.com/11stategov/ct/

http://www.findlaw.com/11stategov/ny

http://www.findlaw.com/11stategov/ri

This site also offers state constitutions at:

http://www.findlaw.com/11stategov/indexconst.html

 

·         Administrative Regulations (50-state listing)

URL: http://www.nass.org/acr/internet.html

Lists internet address of each state’s home page, register (e.g. equivalent to the Federal Register), Administrative Code, and any manuals or guides for drafting agencies.

·         State Search

URL: http://www.nascio.org/stateSearch

Topical index to State Home Pages

 

·         Most states follow a uniform format for addressing their homepage URL. When looking for information on a state or links to state resources follow the format used in the CT, HI, and MA homepages listed below:

*         Connecticut – http://www.state.ct.us/ 

*         New York – http://www.state.ny.us

*         Massachusetts – http://www.state.ma.us

 

Local Government

 

These sites offer access to local government links and resources:

·         Local Government on Internet

URL: http://www.piperinfo.com/state/index.cfm

 

·         Municipal codes

URL:http://www.spl.org/selectedsites/municode.html

URL: http://www.generalcode.com/webcode2.html

 

Federal Government

 

·         U.S. President

URL: http://www.whitehouse.gov/index.html

 

·         U.S. House of Representatives

URL: http://www.house.gov

 

·         United States Senate

URL: http://www.senate.gov

 

·         Thomas—Legislative Information

URL: http://thomas.loc.gov

 

·         Congressional Record

URL: http://thomas.loc.gov

URL: http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces150.html

 

·         United States Code

URL: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/

 

·         U.S. Supreme Court

 URL: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

Includes: slip opinions (official), court rules, docket, orders and case handling guides

URL: http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct

Bench opinions

 

·         Federal Register

URL: http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html

 

·         Code of Federal Regulations

URL:  http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/index.html

 

·         Fedworld Information Network

URL:  http://www.fedworld.gov/

 

·         Copyright & Fair Use

URL: http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

 

·         Copyright Resources Online

URL: http://www.library.yale.edu/~okerson/copyproj.html

 

  Federal Agencies

 

·         U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

URL:  http://www.sec.gov/   

 

·         U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

URL: http://www.uspto.gov/

 

·          U.S. Copyright Office 

URL: http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

 

·         Environmental Protection Agency

URL: http://www.epa.gov/    

 

·         Food and Drug Administration

URL: http://www.fda.gov/

 

·         GAO Home Page

URL: http://www.gao.gov/

For Comptroller General Decisions :

URL: http://www.gao.gov/decisions/decision.htm

 

·         IRS Forms and Publications

URL: http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/forms_pubs/index.html

 

·         National Institutes of Health

URL:  http://www.nih.gov/

 

·         U.S. Department of Labor

URL: http://www.dol.gov/

 

·         Occupational Safety & Health Administration

URL: http://www.osha.gov   

 

·         Department of the Treasury

URL: http://www.ustreas.gov/

 

·         Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

URL: http://www.census.gov/

 

·         U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

URL: http://www.fdic.gov/  

 

·         Federal Communications Commission

URL: http://www.fcc.gov/

 

·        Department of State

URL: http://www.state.gov/

 

·         Office of  Management and Budget

URL: http://www.whitehouse.gov/OMB/

 

Courts And Judges

·        National Center for State Courts

URL: http://www.ncsconline.org

 

·         Federal Judiciary Homepage

URL: http://www.uscourts.gov/

 

·         American Judicature Society

URL: http://www.ajs.org/ 

 

·         American Bar Association—Judicial Division

URL: http://www.abanet.org/jd/home.html

 

·         American Judges Association

URL: http://aja.ncsc.dni.us/

 

·         National Judicial College

URL: http://www.judges.org/ 

 

 ·         National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

URL: http://ncjfcj.unr.edu/

 

Local Law Schools

 

·         Quinnipiac College School of Law

URL: http://www.quinnipiac.edu/academics/law/

Law Library: http://www.quinnipiac.edu/academics/law/library

 

·         University of Connecticut School of Law

URL: http://www.law.uconn.edu/

Law Library:  http://www.law.uconn.edu/library/

 

·         Western New England College School of Law

URL: http://www.law.wnec.edu

Law Library: http://www.law.wnec.edu/Library/index.html  

 

·         Yale Law School

URL: http://www.law.yale.edu/

 Law Library: http://www.yale.edu/law/library/

 

Other Law Schools

 

·         University of Chicago School of Law

URL: http://www.kentlaw.edu

 

·         Emory School of Law

URL: http://www.law.emory.edu

Law Library: http://www.law.emory.edu/LAW/library.html

 

·         Pace University School of Law

URL: http://www.law.pace.edu

Law Library:

http://csmail.law.pace.edu/lawlib

 

 

Reference & Legal Research

 

·         Public records (free searchable databases by state)

http://www.pac-info.com/

 

·         Divorce Net

URL: http://www.divorcenet.com/

Covers all fifty states

 

·         Electronic Reference Desk (Emory Law Library)

URL: http://www.law.emory.edu/LAW/refdesk/toc.html

 

·         Law Journals on the Internet

URL: http://www.usc.edu/dept/law-lib/legal/journals.html

 

·         Law Library Resource Exchange

URL: http://www.llrx.com

 

·         Martindale-Hubbell Online

URL: http://www.martindale.com/locator/home.html

 

·          Statistics (federal)

URL: http://www.fedstats.gov

 

·         Virtual Law Library

URL: http://www.law.indiana.edu/v-lib

 

Uniform Laws

 

·         Draft and Model Uniform Acts

URL:  http://www.law.upenn.edu/bll/ulc/ulc_frame.htm

 

 

 

Training Courses

 

·         Internet for Legal Profession

URL: http://education.socialaw.com/tutorial

 

·         Legal Research Course, Villanova University Law Library

URL: http://vls.law.vill.edu/library/research

 

·         Government Resources on the Internet

URL: http://www.virtualchase.com/govdoc/index.shtml

 

·         INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resources Collection. Libraries of the University of California

URL http://infomine.ucr.edu/welcome

 

 

 

 

Commercial Sites

 

·         Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator

URL: http://lawyers.martindale.com/marhub

 

·         LOIS Law Links

URL: http://www.pita.com/info/f_lawlinks.HTM

 

 

 

Legal Search Engines

 

·         CATALAW Metasearch Engine

URL: http://www.catalaw.com/

 

·         LAW CRAWLER at Findlaw.com

URL: http://lawcrawler.findlaw.com/

 

·         LAW DATABASES

URL: http://www.internets.com/slegal.htm

 

·         ROMINGER LEGAL: Where legal research begins on the web

URL: http://www.romingerlegal.com/

 

·         SEARCH-THE-LAW.COM

URL: http://www.search-the-law.com/

 

 

General Search Engines

 

 

·        Top Search Engines

 

Altavista                    http://www.altavista.com

Excite                          http://www.excite.com

Fast Search               http:/www.alltheweb.com

Google                       http://www.google.com

Hotbot                       http://www.hotbot.com  

Lycos                         http://www.lycos.com

Northern Lights        http://www.northernlight.com

Overture                    http://www.overture.com

Yahoo                        http://www.yahoo.com

 

·               Meta search engines                

 

 Dogpile           http://www.dogpile.com

 Profusion         http://www.profusion.com

 Proteus            http://www.thrall.org/proteus.html

 Search.com     http://www.search.com

Webcrawler     http://www.webcrawler.com

  

·               Worth Mentioning

 

About.com                http://www.about.com  

Ask Jeeves                http://www.ask.com/

Looksmart                 http://www.looksmart.com

Researchville                http://www.reseachville.com

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright © 2002 by Southern New England Law Librarians’ Association. All rights reserved.

Compiled by Lawrence Cheeseman, Chair, Publications Committee.