Legal Information on the Web

General Information
        Nolo's legal encyclopedia
        http://www.nolo.com/lawcenter/ency/index.cfm
            Browsing is possible, but choose "Search" box in the upper right search utility for known-item searches.

        AllLaw
        http://www.alllaw.com/topics
            Browseable legal topics, decisions, news, legal organizations, law journals, etc.

        The Virtual Chase
        
http://www.virtualchase.com/topics/legal_subjects_index.shtml
              Categorized legal subject lists - links to sources of information.

        Cornell's Legal Information Institute
        http://www.law.cornell.edu/topical.html
                Excellent topical guide.

Vermont Information
        Vermont Law Help
        http://www.vtlawhelp.org/
                Need help with a legal problem?  This is the place; a law library, legal forms, contact information, etc.  There's a reason it's at the top of this list.

        Vermont statutes from Michie
        http://michie.lexisnexis.com/vermont/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&cp
                Flexible search engine from Lexis.

        Vermont statutes from the Legislative Council
        http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutesMain.cfm
                Menu-driven, or there's a full-text search utility.  Now includes historical information.  

        Library of Congress' Vermont law page
        http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide/states/us-vt.html
                Handy list, duplicating other sites here listed, but adding other valuable links to Vermont-related federal and private resources.

        Vermont municipal law
        http://www.sec.state.vt.us/municipal/completelist.html
                Over twelve hundred links to Vermont statutes relating to municipalities, from Abandoned Property to Zoning.  Thankfully, they're alphabetical.

        Vermont bankruptcy information
        http://www.vermontbankruptcy.com
                Excellent, no-nonsense explanation of bankruptcy in Vermont.

        Vermont judiciary
        http://www.vermontjudiciary.org
                Legal forms, explanations of divorce, custody, small claims, wills and estates, lawyer discipline, etc.  Note especially the "Pro Se Self-Service Center" on the right, under the "Departments" text.  

Federal Information
        United States Code
        http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode
            Searchable by full-text, citation and popular name.

        http://uscode.house.gov/search/criteria.shtml
            Boolean and proximity searches, also fuzzy, concept, relate and dictionary options.

        Code of Federal Regulations
        http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html
           
        United States Supreme Court
        http://www.supremecourtus.gov

        http://www.pauljdonovan.us/law/sctsearch.html
            Search for cases by keyword, title, and citation.  Supports date restrictors.

The Combo Plate
        http://www.pauljdonovan.us/law/law.html
            Some links found handy, all in one place.  U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Vermont and other states' statutes and case law, law reviews, etc.  

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