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Contains some references not found above
ACLU Free Reading Room (gopher)
University of Alberta, CANADA. Law Faculty Information System
American Association of Law Libraries Information System-AALLNet
Advertising Law
Expertise in Advertising and Marketing Law
University of Arkansas School of Law (WWW)
Bayreuth JurWeb
Jurweb gopher server
Belfast Law School (UK)
Blackburg Electronic Village (Government and Law)
Bodleian Law Library
Butterworth Legal Publishers
CALI - Computer Aided Legal Instruction
University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall Law Library Telnet
University of California, Santa Barbara - Law Menu (gopher)
California Codes
Northern California Association of Law Libraries
Southern California Association of Law Libraries
University of Southern California Law Library (Telnet)
Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)
Rutgers University School of Law at Camden - Academic Catalog
Canada - Open Government Pilot
Includes the Supreme Court of Canada and Canadian Government Documents
See also: Canadian Constitutional Documents
Canadian Law - Resources Newsletter of the Canadian Institute of Resources Law
Published Quarterly
Case Western Reserve University Law School
Also see theCWRU Gopher
Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) (gopher)
Census Information See U.S. Census Bureau
Center for the Study of Constitutionalism in E. Europe
Centre de recherche en droit public
et Faculté de droit de l'Université de Montréal - English available. Contains a database of the Supreme Court of Canada
University of Chicago Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Chicago-Kent School of Law Library (IIT)
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Includes Project Diana Human Rights Database and
The Center for Corporate Law
Cleveland State University Law Library (WWW)
Includes the CSU Law Library Gopher
Columbia University - JANUS Digital Library
LawNet - Columbia Law Library (Telnet)
Copyright Law - Usenet FAQ
Cornell Law School Gopher
Cornell Law School and the Legal Information Institute's WWW Server
Includes U.S. Copyright Law, the Uniform Commercial Code, NASDAQ Finance Execut ive Journal, 1994 decisions of the NY Court of Appeals and other important resources.
Contains many government documents
CyberLaw (tm) & CyberLex (tm)
An educational service focusing on legal issues concerning computer technology.
Disability Information
Electronic Democracy Information Network (gopher)
Electronic Easement
Property Law and Trusts
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
See Laws Relating to the Net and Computer Use
EDGAR Dessimination Project - SEC Filings
EDGAR Development Site at NYU
EcuaNet (Ecuador) - Law Menu
EDIN - Economic Democracy Information Network (gopher)
for progressive activists and researchers...
Environmental Law
Several archives of International Environmental Laws - See also Political Science 122 - International Law Spring 1994 from U.C. Davis
ERIN - Environmental Resources Information Network
The European Commission
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
FedWorld Information Network
includes a listing of U.S. Government and Information Servers
Fedworld (telnet)
Florida Mental Health Institute - Department of Mental Health Law and Policy
Florida State University College of Law (WWW)
Fordham University Law Library
Forensic Science Systems
GATT 1994
Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German Constitution)
German Gesetze
German Laws (FTP Site)
Law School of the University of Goettingen
German Law Materials
Universität Hamburg (Germany)
Harvard Law School (gopher, info)
Hawaii State Legislature (ACCESS)
University of Hawaii Law School
Perspectives on Hawaiian Sovereignty
Contains information on International Law as it applies to Hawaii
High Performance Computing and Communications ( HPCC)
National Coordination Office for the HPCC
Human Rights Resources
Humboldt-Universität - Juristische Fakultät
German Law including privacy concerns
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
Includes the Federal Communications Law Journal, the Global Legal Studies Journal, and LawTalk - Internet Radio Legal Shorts
Information Law Alert
Focuses especially on wireless communications, intellectual property, and battles between the cable and telephone industries
Irell & Manella
Los Angeles based Access to Legal Resources
Israel - Law Libraries
see also Israel - Environmental Law
Internet Town Hall (
Includes U.S. Patent/Full Text APS Search and SEC EDGAR Documents
The Constitution of Japan
Japanese Copyright Law (only in Japanese)
Japanese Law and Regulation Information
From the Stanford University U.S.-Japan Technology Management Center
Legi-slate Gopher
Federal Register Documents and all 103rd Congress bills and resolutions
Library of Congress (gopher)
Includes information on the U.S. Congress and general Government Information
Lund University (Sweden) - Law Menu
Universität Mainz
University of Maryland Legal Information Resources (gopher)
Currently broken. Mail correct link to
University of Massachusetts Department of Legal Studies
University of Michigan Law Library (Telnet)
Minnesota Legislature
Includes statutes, House bills, member information and other data.
University of Montreal Law Gopher - English Version
University of Montreal Law Gopher - francais
MSEN - Law Menu
Multilateral Conventions (Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy)
Murdoch University, Australia - Law Menu
National Rifle Association
Contains some texts of bills, for example, the VIOLENT CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 1994
University of New Mexico Law Library (telnet)
Nolo Press Self-Help Law Center
Nolo Press is the leading publisher of self-help legal books and software. Since 1971, Nolo Press has been saving people thousands of dollars in legal fees each year by eliminating the need for lawyers in many common legal matters. Nolo Press is dedicated to the simple proposition that the American legal system should be affordable and accessible to all.
North Carolina State University - Government and Law Topics
Northwestern University Law and Politics Book Review
Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District, County of Cuyahoga
Ohio Northern University Law School (gopher)
University of Oslo Law School (Gopher)
Patent Search Service: U.S. Patents 1972-present
The Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Shadow Patent Office (SPO) offers on-line, easy-to-use, highly effective patentability and infringement searches against the full-text of the 1.7 million U.S. patents issued since January, 1972. The service is available via this selection or by sending email to with the word "help" as the body of the message.
University of Pennsylvania Law School (gopher)
University of Pennsylvania Law Library (telnet)
Pepper & Corazzini, L.L.P.
Specialists in Communications Law
Peruvian Constitution
Public Administration (gopher)
Rice University - Government, Political Science and Law
Rutgers University School of Law at Newark - Ackerson Law Library
Universität Saarbrücken Lehrstuhl für Rechtsinformatik (Germany)
Saint Louis University Law Library
Saint Louis University Law Library (Gopher>
Universität Salzburg (Austria)
Social Security Administration
Stockholm University School of Law (gopher)
Sydney University School of Law (gopher)
Includes Collection of Various Laws
Taxing Times 1994
Federal and State income tax forms, instructions and various other useful information to ease your pain
Technology Review
Contains some articles about Law and Technology
Texas State Government WWW Server
Chapter 14 of the Texas Code
Texas State Government Information (gopher)
includes Bills passed by the 73rd Texas Legislature
Texas A&M - Law Menu
University of Texas at Austin - Tarlton Law Library
The Law Faculty of University of Tromsø - IRV
Provides some International Trade Law Materials including (GATT 1994)
Uniform Code of Military Justice
Uniform commercial code
Copyright 1978, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992 by The American Law Institute and the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; reproduced, published and distributed with the permission of the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code for the limited purposes of study, teaching, and academic research.
United Kingdom - Historical Documents Related to Law
Includes the Magna Carta
UNICEF (gopher)
United Nations Justice Network (UNCJIN)
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) (gopher)
Several U.N. Resources
from Linkages International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
See also: International Trademark Classes from Master-McNeil.
U.S. Patents
Patents for 1994 from, see also
Da Vinci Design Company A Technical Services company offering a variety of services, from concept development to patent prosecution. The company was founded by John Moetteli, a registered US patent practitioner, registered professional engineer, and accomplished inventor. He has worked for a number of years with Lockheed developing EVA tools for NASA's manned space program. Includes a
Patent FAQ
See also: the Patent Resources Institute, Inc.
See Also: On-line U.S. Patent Searches 1972-present from The Shadow Patent Office (SPO). 

United States Government Servers

Guides to U.S. Government Resources
U.S. Government Resources from RML
GNN's Govt. & Politics page.
Federal Information Exchange, Inc.
The Federal Web Locator from VCILP.
State Government Information
U.S. Government Hypertexts
From Sunsite at UNC
List of U.S. Govt. Online Service Providers
Also see U.S. Government Laboratories 
United States Census Bureau
U.S. Code
Select the platform you are using then the U.S. Code database
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (gopher)
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Declaration of Independence
U.S. Department of Education (ED)
U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH)
Federal Communications Commission (gopher)
U.S. Federal Register
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Senate Gopher
U.S. Congressional Legislation (telnet)
Updated Daily A WAIS index of the text of all bills in the 103rd Congress is now available.
Will T. Bill
Form interface to WAIS index of bills and resolutions in the House and Senate
Congressional Research Service
Login as "guest" with password "visitor"
U.S. House of Representatives Gopher
See also Congressional Directories and U.S. Congress Committee Assignments
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Social Security Administration
US Supreme Court
US Supreme Court decisions in full text from the LII
University of Utah
Venable, Baetjer, Howard & Civiletti
Venable, Baetjer, Howard & Civiletti is a full-service, multi-city business law firm centered in the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area.
Vera Institute of Justice
Crime and Criminal Justice
Villanova University School of Law
University of Virginia Law Library
University of Waikato, New Zealand, School of Law (WWW)
University of Warwick`s Law Technology Centre
University of Warwick`s Law Technology Centre (Gopher)
Washburn University Law School
Washlaw Virtual Reference Desk
Washington & Lee University
Washington & Lee University, Netlink Server
Washington and Lee Law Library
Washington College of Law, The American University
Includes the Library's Online Catalog - LEAGLE
West Publishing Company
Wests Legal Directory
675,000 profiles of law firms and branch offices
University of Western Australia - Law
World Health Organization
WHO gopher

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