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General

BitLaw: A Resource on Technology Law
http://www.bitlaw.com/

BitLaw is a comprehensive Internet resource on technology law, containing over 1,800 pages on patent, copyright, trademark, and Internet legal issues.

Business Law – FindLaw for Business
http://smallbiz.biz.findlaw.com/

Outstanding site covering various aspects of Business Law.

Consumer’s Guide to Legal Help On the Internet
http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/findlegalhelp/home.html

Information for the consumer on how to hire and work with a lawyer, as well as information on defending yourself without a lawyer. This site is sponsored by the American Bar Association.

Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute
http://www.law.cornell.edu/

Great source for information on federal law and the Constitution of the United States.

Federal Judicial/Supreme Court Resources (from UNM Law Library)
http://lawschool.unm.edu/lawlib/legal-webs/federal/index.php

FindLaw.com
http://www.findlaw.com/

Extensive directory of legal resources: cases and codes, forms, lawyers, legal research, jobs, and an online legal dictionary.

Internet Legal Resource Guide
http://www.ilrg.com/

This award-winning site is a “categorized index of more than 4000 select web sites in 238 nations, islands, and territories.”

Legal Reference Resources (from UNM Law Library)
http://lawschool.unm.edu/lawlib/legal-webs/reference/index.php

LexisOne
http://www.lexisone.com/

A resource for small law firms.

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
http://www.martindale.com/

Find a lawyer anywhere in the world by name, firm, or location, as well as by setting (corporate, government agency, law school faculty).

National Federation of Paralegal Associations
http://www.paralegals.org/

Links to legal resources as well as career and professional development resources.

The Virtual Chase
http://www.virtualchase.com/

Teaching Legal Professionals How To Do Research

Legal Forms

Bankruptcy Forms
http://www.uscourts.gov/bkforms/index.html

Eleventh District Court of New Mexico Forms Page
http://www.11thjdc.com/download/pafiledb.php

Federal Court Forms Bank
http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/uscforms.html

Legal Forms from the New Mexico Supreme Court
https://nmsupremecourt.nmcourts.gov/legal-forms/views.php

San Juan County Legal Forms
http://www.11thjdc.com/download/pafiledb.php?action=category&id=1

United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit Rules and Forms
http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/clerk/rulesandforms.php

United States District Court, District of New Mexico Court Forms
http://www.nmcourt.fed.us/web/DCDOCS/dcindex.html

Constitutions and Codes

Aztec, NM Municipal Code
http://www.aztecnm.gov/citycode/book.htm

Bloomfield, NM Municipal Code
http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=14756

Code of Federal Regulations
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html

Constitution of the United States
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/constitution/index.html

Farmington, NM Municipal Code
http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=10760

New Mexico Administrative Code
http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/

New Mexico Constitution and Statutes
http://www.conwaygreene.com/nmsu/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&2.0

Statutes, Rules, and Regulations

New Mexico Statutes and Court Rules Unannotated
http://www.conwaygreene.com/nmsu/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main-h.htm&2.0

United States Code from GPO Access
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/uscode/

U.S. Code from the Office of the Law Revision Counsel
http://uscode.house.gov/

Court Sites

District Court New Mexico 11th District Court
http://www.eleventhdistrictcourt.state.nm.us/

Information on Drug Court, Grade Court, Water Rights, Self-Representation, and other San Juan County programs.

Magistrate Courts, New Mexico
http://www.nmcourts.com/othercourts/nmmagistratecourts.html

New Mexico Courts
http://www.nmcourts.gov/index.php

New Mexico Supreme Court Law Library
http://www.supremecourtlawlibrary.com

Statutes, Administrative Code, Rule, Case Lookup, Forms, New Mexico Register, NM Supreme Court Opinions, information on Appeals, etc.

United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/

US Courts, District of New Mexico
http://www.nmcourt.fed.us/web/index.htm

US Supreme Court
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

Law Schools

ABA Approved Law Schools
http://www.abanet.org/legaled/approvedlawschools/approved.html

Search for law schools by name, by location, or by type (public or private).

Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute
http://www.law.cornell.edu/

Great source for information on federal law and the Constitution of the United States.

University of New Mexico Legal Resources
http://lawschool.unm.edu/lawlib/index.php

Includes links to free legal resources at the State and Federal levels of government, as well as legal references and news.

Native American

 

Indian Law Web Sites
http://lawschool.unm.edu/indian/resources/

Compiled by the University of New Mexico School of Law Library.

National Indian Law Library
http://www.narf.org/nill/index.htm

The NILL collection “consists of Native American legal materials ranging from books and journal articles to tribal self-governance documents such as tribal codes and constitutions.”

Native Legal Net
http://www.nativelegalnet.org

A project of DNA People's Legal Services, providing legal information for the public and advocates.

Native American Legal Resources
http://mlic.utulsa.libguides.com/natlinks

A number of links to general Native American legal sites.

Native American Rights Fund
http://www.narf.org/

NARF “provides legal representation and technical assistance to Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.”

Navajo Nation Courts
http://www.lapahie.com/Courts.cfm

Explanation of the Navajo Nation court system courtesy of Harvard Law School.

Tribal Court Clearinghouse
http://www.tribal-institute.org/

A project of the Tribal Law and Policy institute. Legal issues for indigenous peoples throughout the United States.

Hispanic

New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association
http://nmhba.blogspot.com/

This organization promotes the education and development of Hispanic legal professionals in the state of New Mexico.

Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs

A wealth of statistics about crimes, criminals, victims, the courts, and corrections.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
http://www.albany.edu/sourcebook

The Sourcebook “ brings together data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States. These data are displayed in over 600 tables.”

New Mexico

New Mexico Legislative/Legal Web Sites (from UNM Law Library)
http://lawlibrary.unm.edu/legal-webs/index.php

New Mexico State Judiciary
http://www.nmcourts.com/

San Juan County Clerk’s Office
http://www.sjcclerk.net/

State Bar of New Mexico
http://www.nmbar.org/

University of New Mexico Legal Resources
http://lawschool.unm.edu/lawlib/index.php

Includes links to free legal resources at the State and Federal levels of government, as well as legal references and news.

 

 


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