Academic Sites

Legal Information Institute at Cornell

Arguably the premier site for legal information on the web, this site combines archives of full-text legal material with a well-organized directory of links to legal resources elsewhere on the Internet. This site is well known for its collection of U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1990, recent decisions of the N.Y. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Code, the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and many uniform laws and treaties.

WashLaw WEB at Washburn University

Washburn University is a major player in the delivery of online legal resources. This site is well known for the broad range of categories or legal topics that link to an assortment of online legal information.

Associations' and Organizations' Sites

Casemaker - Colorado Bar Association
A comprehensive online legal research library and search engine that is available only to Colorado Bar Association members. This powerful research tool provides CBA members with free and unlimited access to a wealth of legal research materials, including both state and federal case law, statutes, regulations and much more.

National Conference of State Legislatures
This site contains information gleaned from the home pages and websites of the fifty state legislatures, the District of Columbia and the Territories. You can select to view specific website content materials (such as, bills, press rooms, statutes) from all states, one state or a selected list of states. NCSL Mission Statement:

As NCSL enters its next quarter century of service to legislatures, we are committed to helping you advance your ideas.

  • To improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures;
  • To promote policy innovation and communication among state legislatures;
  • To ensure state legislatures a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system

American Bar Association

This site has information about the ABA's divisions, ABA publications, and events and programs sponsored by the ABA.

Companies' and Publishers' Sites

Bloomberg Law


Google Scholar

Colorado Legal Research

State of Colorado

Colorado Courts 

Colorado Legislature

Colorado Attorney General

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Law Week Colorado

Government Sites

GPO Federal Digital System (FDsys)

Library of Congress


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Online Resources

Debra Austin, JD, PhD

professor of the practice of law
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