Resources

0081Arbitration and Mediation: Organizations

Academy of Experts – The professional body of training and accreditation of expert witnesses & mediators.

American Arbitration Association – Information on mediation, arbitration, and all methods of dispute resolution. Articles, research data, statutes, rules and forms available online.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Membership organization aimed at promoting arbitration as the premier means of dispute resolution.

CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution – Nonprofit alliance of corporations, law firms, academics and public institutions, provides alternative dispute resolution news, information and resources.

Business Law

Business Law Site, The – Provides access to federal and state statutes, regulations, cases and agencies; legal research sites; tax forms; and articles on business and high-tech law.

Corporate Counselor – Resources including daily news, columns, and articles on employment law, securities, antitrust, and other business issues.

Employment Law

AFL-CIO

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – The principal fact finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Employment Discrimination Law Materials – From the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – The EEOC’s mission is to ensure equality of opportunity by vigorously enforcing federal legislation prohibiting discrimination in employment.

NELA – National Employment Lawyers Association – For lawyers involved in employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employee benefits and other employment-related matters.

State Statutes on the Internet by Topic

Benefits Link – Information on all types of employee benefit plans and government documents

Government Documents – (Benefits Link)

Martin P. Catherwood Virtual Library – Cornell University ILR School Library

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Inc. – Providing free legal aid to workers faced with the abuses of compulsory unionism.

U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library – Employment, labor, and pension laws

Environment and Nature

National Association of Environmental Law Societies – Coalition of over 50 law student groups to educate and inspire the next generation of environmental leaders

Natural Heritage Institute – Nonprofit natural resources law and consulting firm working to foster conservation and sustainable use by improving laws.

Federal

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Chamber of Commerce

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Justice

Department of Labor

Federal House of Representatives Internet law library – This address yields searchable text of United States Code.

Federal House of Representatives Internet law library – This address yields searchable text of Code of Federal Regulations.

Federal – U.S. Government Publishing Office libraries – This address yields homepage.

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Social Security Administration

U.S. Census Bureau – Census data; good search tools. (Adobe Acrobat Reader needed to read some information; free software, approximately 5,000K, downloadable from this website).

U.S. Senate

University of Michigan Documents Center Federal Government Resources on the Web

Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Federal Commerce Department – Regional economic information (e.g., personal income, populations, employment), state information (e.g., gross state product).

Congressional Record – Congress.gov Access

Federal OSHA Regulations – Full Text version

Federal Register – “Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.”

Federal Register – Archives

GPO Access Databases – Home Page

Housing Finance – Information regarding financing techniques, equity investment, deal structuring, asset management, subsidy allocations, project design, management operations and new development opportunities.

Housing Tax Credits – Latest LIHTC Rates from the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association

U.S. House of Representatives – Law Library

General Information

4LawSchool – Thousands of free case briefs and other resources for both students and practicing attorneys.

Administrative Law and Regulatory Reform Bibliographic Database – Federal and state resources, organizations, journals and discussion lists.

CommonLaw.com – For all who enjoy legal history and theory.

Crash Course in Estate Planning – The information you need to plan an estate of any size.

FindLaw – LawCrawler – Search online law resources.

House of Representatives Internet Law Library – Provides full-text searchable copies of the U.S. Code and Code of Federal Regulations and links to over 4,900 law resources by subject and jurisdiction.

Law and Legislation – Collection that should allow interested readers to acquire greater general competence in issues of contemporary American legal theory.

Law Journal EXTRA! – Daily legal news, case law, legal analysis, legal job listings/classifieds, searchable databases and more.

Legal Documents and Law Documents Preparation

Legal Information Institute

Letric Law Library – A collection of law information for the layman.

SeniorLaw – Information about Elder Law (Elderlaw), Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

CataLaw – Metaindex of law and government.

Legal Research — Libraries

Boston University – Pappas Law Library

Emory University – Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library – Now the Robert W. Woodruff Library

Georgetown University Law Library – Extensive source of legal information on the Internet.

Law Library of Congress, The

Social Law Library – Boston, MA – Private, not-for-profit, institution serving the research needs of the practicing and the judiciary in Massachusetts.

Albany Law School – Schaffer Law Library

Yale Law School Library – Lillian Goldman Library

New York State

New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

New York State Police – Including NY State’s 12 most wanted, history, crime watch, and much more.
New York State Unified Court System – Includes publications, rules, location information, and phone numbers for the courts.
Office of New York State Attorney General – Strives to represent the interests of the citizens of the State with fairness, protect the public from fraud and violence, and to build respect for the law.
New York State Public Employment Relations Board – General information about NYS Public Employment

School Information

National School Boards Association – NSBA is a federation of state school board associations.
New York State School Boards Association – NYSSBA serves as the statewide voice for more than 700 New York State boards of education.