Legal Resources

Texas Legislature Online
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us
Site lets you search through bills that have been filed, are under consideration or have been passed. Does not provide voting information.
 
 
Federal Digital System
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/home.action
FDsys provides a one-stop site to authentic, published Government information, while enhancing the searching and browsing capability.
 
 
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
http://www.martindale.com/
Based on the Martindale Hubbell Directory, this site allows you to plug in a name, office, city, state, or country, and select the kind of lawyer/law firm you want. Very brief biographical information is available
 
FindLaw
http://www.findlaw.com/
Topic index, providing links, not content. There is a legal subject index. If you enter the Forms section you can find some consumer related information such as simple will templates, sample letters to landlords. Many of the forms are state specific. LawCrawler is a legal resource search engine that allows you to search all of FindLaw or specific sections of the site. They also have a database of the U.S. Supreme Court cases since 1937 with page markers and hyperlinks to other cited cases.
 
Duhaime's Law Dictionary
http://www.duhaime.org/dictionary/diction.htm
This legal dictionary is arranged alphabetically. Select a letter, then browse through the selections.
 
Internet Law Library
http://www.lawguru.com/ilawlib/17.htm
Laws in all 50 states: healthcare, environment, labor, insurance, auto, highway, alcohol, welfare, etc. Includes state legislation, regulations, and court decisions. Also has links to treaties & international law, legal dictionaries, forms and their main website with additional legal resources.
U.S. Code
http://uscode.house.gov/
Online version of the U. S. Code