Legal Research for Lawyers

Best General Links



Law sources – federal and state

  • Findlaw (free): state resources (all states) and cases and codes (CA, DEL, FL, IL, NY, TX, federal)
  • Versuslaw (best value for subscription service): cases and codes at the lowest monthly price.
  • Georgia case law: Lawskills
  • Municipal Codes:
    • Sterling Codifiers
    • Municipal Code Corporation
    • General Code Publishers
    • California: see the next section
  • Legal Information Institute: a topical index of the law
  • American Law Source Online: state and US law
  • The Law Engine: information, periodicals, laws, etc.

California codes – state, county and municipal

See also Treatises, below.

California court opinions

California Rules of Court

California Forms, Jury Instructions and Local Rules of Court

Court records

Bar Associations

Treatises, online law reviews, and other important materials found online