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OUTLINE OF U.S. LEGAL SYSTEM (pdf - 5.35MB)
This Outline covers the history and organization of the federal and state judicial systems; the criminal and civil court processes; the background, qualifications, and selection of federal judges; the role of other participants (lawyers, defendants, interest groups) in the judicial process; and the implementation and impact of judicial policies.

Federal Law

Regulations

  • Code of Federal Regulations
    Collection of Executive-Agency Regulations by Subject
  • Federal Register
    Official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal Agencies and Organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential documents.

State Law

Municipal Law

Jurisprudence

Treaties

Legal Indexes and Search Engines

Other Sources of Legal Information

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