Law & Legal Information

Databases

Available in            the LibraryAvailable from HomeEBSCOHost: Legal Collection (in-library and home access)
This database contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals and is an authoratative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

Websites

Local & State
Arkansas Attorney General
Includes consumer protection information, sex offender search, do not call list, FOIA, and more, including Attorney General Opinions.
Arkansas Code
The official Arkansas Code is the printed Arkansas Code of 1987 Annotated which is available in the reference section of the library.
Arkansas General Assembly
Review proposed legislation and committee agendas. Also contains contact information for senators and representatives.
Arkansas Judiciary
"Mouse over" the main titles for an overview of each section, including links to a diagram of the Arkansas court system and short explanations of the functions of each court, court rules, administrative offices, and a judicial directory, dockets, and more. .
Arkansas Register and Administrative Rules
Contains administrative rules and regulations adopted by the state agencies, boards and commissions.
Arkansas State Constitution (PDF)
Governor of Arkansas
Official web site of the Governor of Arkansas.
Springdale Code of Ordinances
Searchable index of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Springdale, Arkansas.
Washington County Ordinances
Searchable index of the Code of Ordinance for Washington County, Arkansas.

Federal

Code of Federal Regulations
Federal Register
United States Code
United States Supreme Court
Courts
PACER
The Federal Judiciary's center for public access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy and Appellate court records. Registration is required and user fees are described under the Overview section.
U. S. District Court - Western District
Site is designed to provide convenient and easy access to information about the court and its operations.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Inlcudes case information, rulings, and filings.
Legal Information
American Law Sources Online (ALSO)
A collection of legal research links for U.S., Canadian and Mexican law.
Nolo.com
Nolo is a self-help publisher providing a website with many helpful articles and resource links to supplement its publications.
Washlaw
Links to legal materials from jurisdictions arranged alphabetically, from the Washburn University School of Law
Attorney Directories
Arkansas Bar Association Lawyer Finder
Search for Arkansas lawyers by practice area or location.
FindLaw Lawyer Directory
Features detailed profiles of lawyers from across the country.
Nolo Lawyer Locator
Find lawyers by practice area or location.
Forms
Arkansas Court Forms
Provides a wide range of Arkansas court forms.
Arkansas Legal Services Partnership Legal Library
The Legal Services library provides interactive forms for divorce and family law, consumer, housing, employment and other areas. Users may opt to register and save their forms to be used or changed later, or use the non-registered option which will not save forms created during a session.
Federal Tax Forms
Search this site for specific federal tax forms and schedules.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Search for CIS forms. Site also provides instructions and current news on immigration services.
Other Legal Sites of Interest
GLIN - Global Legal Information Network (Library of Congress)
This is a search engine for laws, regulations, judicial decisions and other legal resources from governmental agencies world-wide and international organizations.
How to Research a Legal Problem: A Guide for Non-Lawyers
Guide to rearching legal issuess. Includes suggestions on where to locate information.
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