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Resources

We hope that you will find the following resources that we use in our practice to be helpful to you.

1.Bars/Bar Associations
a. ABA: http://www.abanet.org/
(1) publications: http://www.abanet.org/lpm/catalog
b. New York State Bar Association: http://www.nysba.org/
c. Association of the Bar of the City of New York: http://www.abcny.org/
d. New Jersey Bar: http://www.state.nj.us/judiciary
e. California State Bar: http://www.calbar.org/
(1) status: http://www.calsb.org/
f.  Connecticut Bar Association: http://www.ctbar.org/
g. District of Columbia Bar Association: http://www.dcbar.org/
h. Florida Bar: http://www.flabar.org/
i.  Brooklyn Bar Association: http://www.brooklynbar.org/
i.  Queens County Bar Association: http://www.qcba.org/

2. Martindale Hubbell:http://www.martindale.com/

3. U.S. Supreme Court
a. http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/supreme.html
b. http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/
c. http://www.fedworld.gov/supcourt/index.html
d. http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/supcrt

4. U.S. Circuit Courts
a. http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/index.html
b. http://www.law.emory.edu/FEDCTS/
c. D.C. Circuit: http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/Fed-Ct/cadc.html
d. Federal Circuit: www.law.emory.edu/fedcircuit/
e. 1st Circuit: http://www.law.emory.edu/1circuit/
f.  2nd Circuit: http://www.law.pace.edu/lawlib/legal/us-legal/judiciary/second-circuit.html
g. 3rd Circuit: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/3rd.html
h. 4th Circuit: http://www.law.emory.edu/4circuit/
i.  5th Circuit: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/5th.html
j.  6th Circuit: http://www.law.emory.edu/6circuit/
k. 7th Circuit: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/7th.html
l.  8th Circuit: http://ls.wustl.edu/8th.cir/opinions.html
m. 9th Circuit: http://www.law.vill.edu/fed-ct/ca09.html
n. 10th Circuit: http://lawlib.wuacc.edu/ca10/
o. 11th Circuit: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/11th.html

5. Federal Legislation
a.
Library of Congress – Pending Bills, Congressional Record, Committee
Reports, Historical Documents: thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas2.html
b. U.S. Code: www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/

6. Federal Regulations
a. Code of Federal Regulations: http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr
b. Federal Register: http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html

7. New York Courts
a. Guide to New York Courts: http://www.nylj.com/guide
b. State Supreme Court, Commercial Division Decisions: http://ucs.ljx.com
c. Eastern District: http://www.nyed.uscourts.gov/
d. Northern District: http://www.nynd.uscourts.gov/
e. Southern District: http://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/
f.  Local Rules (by court and by judge): http://www.nylj.com/rules

8. New Jersey Courts
a. Rutgers Law School – Camden: http://www.lawlibrary.rutgers.edu/search/shtml
b. Statutes and case law: http://www.camlaw.rutgers.edu/library/links/new-jersey

9. California Courts
a. Last 60 days: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/opinions
b. SlipOpinions (sinceOctober1996): http://www.california.findlaw.com/CA02_caselaw/slip.html

10. Florida Courts
a. Generally: http://www.flcourts.org/
b. Supreme Court: http://www.flcourts.org/courts/supct/releases.html
c. Courts of Appeals: http://www.gate.net/~wyman/flo/courts.html – dca

11. Employment/Labor Law
a. Federal Law
(1) Title 5: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/5/
(2) Title 29: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/29/
b. US Department of Labor (DOL): http://www.dol.gov/
c. Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA): http://www.fpmi.com/FLRA/
d. National Emplopyment Lawyers Associaton: http://www.nela.org/e

The following publications may be useful to the public as well as to attorneys generally interested in employment law:

  • The Rights of Employees and Union Members (ACLU 1994) — to order call the ACLU at (800) 775-2258.
  • Job Rights and Survival Strategies (NERI 1997) — to order call NERI at (800) 469-6374.
  • Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide (NERI 1999) — to order call NERI at (800) 469-6374.

The following publication is designed for attorneys who practice in the field of employment law:

Employee
Rights Litigation: Pleading & Practice (Matthew Bender & Co.
annual update) — to order call NELA at (415) 227-4655.
The following publication is aimed at those interested in public policy issues related to employment:

  • Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal (NERI semi-annual issues) — to order call NERI at (800) 469-6374.

12. SEC Plain language primer for SEC documents:http://www.sec.gov/consumer/plain.htm

13. Corporate Information:
a. New York: www.dos.state.ny.us
b. Florida: www.sunbiz.org.index.html
c. Delaware: www.state.de.us/corp/directweb.shtml
d. New Jersey: www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/searchfile.htm
e. California: www.ss.ca.gov.business-corp-pdf/ircform.pdf

14. Department of Labor
a. http://www.dol.gov/

15. Multi-purpose legal research sites
a. Findlaw: http://www.findlaw.com/ — free electronic library
(1) U.S. Supreme Court decisions (1893-present, 150 U.S. x): http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/supreme.html — searchable by year, volume or keywords
(2) U.S. Circuit Court decisions: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/index.html
(3) U.S. District Court decisions: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/district.html — few districts available
(4) U.S. Bankruptcy Court decisions: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/courts/bankruptcy.html
(5) California Law: http://www.california.findlaw.com/
(6) Treatises
(a) Legal Subjects: http://www.findlaw.com/01topics/index.html
(b) Legal News: www.legalnews.findlaw.com
(c) Encyclopedia of law and economics: http://www.encyclo.findlaw.com/ — international bibliography of articles and reviews
(7) Legal Search engine: http://www.lawcrawler.com/
b. Go Ahead Productions
(1) The Internet Lawyer: http://www.internetlawyer.com/
c. Katsuey Kat’s Legal Links: http://www.netsmartinc.com/kat.htm
d. NetJustice: http://www.netjustice.com.au/ (international)
(1) U.S. specific sources: http://www.netjustice.com.au/content/980520lawontheinternet.html

16. Local Rules
a. New York, by judge: http://www.nylj.com/rules

17. Law Journals
a. New York Law Journal: http://www.nylj.com/

18. West
a. West Group: http://www.westgroup.com/
b. Westlaw: http://www.westlaw.com/

19. Legal Essays
a. http://www.law.cornell.edu/topical.html

20. Process Servers/Couriers
a. New Jersey Lawyer Service: http://www.njls.com/

21. Legal News
a. The Law News Network: http://www.lawnewsnetwork.com/