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Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court

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Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

Cook County Sheriff’s Office

ONLINE RESOURCES OF OTHER COUNTIES
National Association of Counties (NACO)

CITY OF CHICAGO RESOURCES
City of Chicago Home Page

Chicago Commission on Human Relations

Chicago Police Department

Chicago Public Library

MUNICIPAL CODES ONLINE
Municipal Codes Online

(selected municipal & county codes nationwide, compiled by Seattle Public Library)

Municipal Code Corporation, List of Codes

ILLINOIS RESOURCES

LEGISLATIVE
Illinois General Assembly – Illinois Legislative Services

Legislation – Bills and amendments from 90th and 91st General Assembly
Illinois Compiled Statutes
Illinois Public Acts for the 90th and 91st General Assembly
Illinois State Constitution 1970
Information on Senate, House of Representatives, Legislative Agencies

ADMINISTRATIVE
Illinois Administrative Code Table of Contents

Illinois Register Table of Contents (current issue)

State of Illinois Home Page

FEDERAL STATUTORY RESOURCES

LEGISLATION
Library of Congress

Thomas – Legislative Information on the Internet

Legislation (bill summaries & status, bill text, public laws etc.)
Congressional Record 
Committee Information (committee reports, committee home pages etc.) 

U.S. Government Printing Office

GPO Access – Superintendent of Documents

Congressional Publications

Also: Executive Branch Resources
Judicial Branch Resources
Regulatory Resources
Administrative Decisions Resources

UNITED STATES CODE
United States Code

U.S. Government Printing Office 
GPO Access – Superintendent of Documents

U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Law Revision Counsel
Search the United States Code

Legal Information Institute (LII) – Cornell Law School U.S. Code

U.S. CONSTITUTION Text
National Archives and Records Administration
The Constitution of the United States

Analysis
Library of Congress
Congressional Research Service
The Constitution of the United States of America 
Annotations of Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of the United States
Analysis and Interpretation

OTHER FEDERAL RESOURCES
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
U.S. Government Printing Office 
GPO Access – Superintendent of Documents

U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory
Louisiana State University Libraries


STATE OF ILLINOIS JUDICIAL RESOURCES

Supreme Court of Illinois

Illinois Judicial System Online
Illinois Supreme Court Opinions (filed since May 23, 1996)
Illinois Appellate Court Opinions (filed since September 1, 1996)

ILLINOIS CIRCUIT COURTS

First Judicial Circuit

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Sixth Judicial Circuit

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Sixteenth Judicial Circuit

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit

Twentieth Judicial Circuit

Twenty first Judicial Circuit

FEDERAL JUDICIAL RESOURCESUNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

Supreme Court Collection
Cornell Law School – Legal Information Institute (LII)

FedWorld – Federal Legal Information Through Electronics (FLITE)
Supreme Court Decisions 1937-1975

Northwestern University – The Oyez Project
U.S. Supreme Court Multimedia Database

“USSC+” Database of U.S. Supreme Court Opinions

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin)

(official site)

Browsing the 7th Circuit Database
Chicago-Kent College of Law

Federal Law Materials – Judicial Opinions for all Circuit Courts of Appeal 
Legal Information Institute (LII) – Cornell Law School

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Illinois

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
The Federal Judiciary Homepage

BankruptcyData.com
Directory of United States Bankruptcy Courts

FindLaw
Federal District Courts

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Federal Court Locator
Villanova University School of Law

WashLawWEB
Washburn University School of Law

SPECIALIZED COURTS
Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals

United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

United States Department of Commerce Office of General Counsel

United States Court of Federal Claims

OTHER COURT RESOURCES
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
The Federal Judiciary Homepage

Publications and Directories

Law Library Resource Xchange, LLC
Rules of Court: Litigator’s Internet Resource Guide

National Center for State Courts

Law Firms

 

 

National Association for Court Management

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