Table of Contents

All Items by Source


Credo General Reference
Provides online access to over 500 reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.) in all subject areas. This is the premier place to look up a quick fact or to search for background information on a research topic.
U.S. Legal System
Print Location: REFERENCE KF 387 .U22 2004

Westlaw legal research
Westlaw is an online legal research service and proprietary database for lawyers and legal professionals available in over 60 countries.
note: See Librarian for login information

Web Sites

Famous Trials
The materials included in the Famous Trials website are original works of authorship, government records, works for which copyright protection has expired, works reprinted with permission, or works that I believe are within the fair use protection of the copyright laws. This is an educational and non-commercial site maintained at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School. Doug Linder, Professor of Law (Seminar in Famous Trials).(c) 1995-2011.
Google Scholar
for case law access and law journal articles
JURIST is a Web-based legal news and real-time legal research service powered by a mostly-volunteer team of over 30 part-time law student reporters, editors and Web developers led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Legal Research and Information Web Sites (University of Minnesota)
A subject index to legal resources on the internet, courtesy of the University of Minnesota Law Library.

Government Information is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC’s Congressional Research Service. is a non-partisan website dedicated to building a knowledge base for professionals wishing to better engage their communities. Highlighting the latest trends, success stories, effective or creative implementations and more, professionals from a whole host of backgrounds, whether in marketing, government affairs, communications or otherwise, can share their knowledge and gain insight from the larger advocacy community.
eCFR :: Home
online Code of Federal Regulations - searchable
Federal Register
The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) jointly administer the website. We developed this website to make it easier for citizens and communities to understand the regulatory process and to participate in Government decision-making.
Law Library of Congress
The mission of the Law Library of Congress is to provide authoritative legal research, reference and instruction services, and access to an unrivaled collection of U.S., foreign, comparative, and international law.
Law Library of Congress - Research Guides
Research guides provide a starting point for researching legal topics and recommend relevant materials in the Law Library's collections and online. 
Minnesota Judicial Branch
Information about the State of Minnesota Supreme Court, its justices, and how they do their work.
Minnesota State Law library
Minnesota State Law library provides books, articles, full text and other electronic legal resources.
Minnesota State Legislature
Information about Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives including searchable state statutes, laws and rules.
Minnesota State Register / (
Minnesota State Register (state rulemaking, notice and comment, proposed rules, etc.)
Supreme Court of the United States
The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and such number of Associate Justices as may be fixed by Congress. The number of Associate Justices is currently fixed at nine.
U.S. Government Publishing Office
The U.S. Government Publishing Office disseminates official information from all three branches (legislative, executive and judicial) of the Federal Government.