- Black's Law Dictionary - Ref KF 156 .B53 2004
- The Facts on File dictionary of American politics - Ref JK 9 .H54 2001
- Historic U.S. court cases: an encyclopedia - Ref KF 385.A4 J64 2001
- Major acts of Congress - Ref KF 154 .M35 2004
- Michigan Basic Practice Handbook - Ref KFM 4277 .M522 2001
- Michigan Business Formbook - Ref KFM 4352 .A65 M53 2001
- Michigan Contract Law - Ref KFM 4350 .M53
- National survey of state laws - Ref KF 386 .N38 2003
- The Statesman's year-book - Ref JA 51 .St29 v.141 2006
- United States Code - Ref KF 62 .W4 1994
- West's encyclopedia of American Law - Ref KF 156 .G77 1998
Powerful resource for full text information in legal, business, political science, and other topic areas.
Lexis Nexis Congressional Publications
This database offers access to a variety of information by and about the United States Congress, including indexes of congressional publications, legislative histories for public laws, testimony from congressional hearings, the Congressional Record, and information about members and committees. Access through Lexis Nexis on the Finding Articles section of the Alma College Library home page.
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books is a useful resource for student of law. It indexes 850 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications, as well as 1,400 monographs per year. Its coverage dates back to 1981 and is international in scope (U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand).
ArticleFirst indexes approximately 16,000 journals and magazines, across all subject areas.
Window to the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. From this site, one can track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Also allows access to official statistics collected and published by more than 100 Federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.
Site includes access to Michigan Compiled Laws and House and Senate bills. Also provides full-text access to the Michigan Manual.
National Security Archive
An archive of declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and the world's largest non-governmental library of declassified documents.
Decisions of the US Supreme Court
Searchable database of the full text of Court decisions since 1991. Selected historical cases also available.
FindLaw is "the highest-trafficked legal Web site, providing the most comprehensive set of legal resources on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students and individuals. These resources include Web search utilities, cases and codes, legal news, and an online career center.
Search many Government Printing Office documents- Congressional Directory, Federal Register, US Manual, Public Laws, US Code.
Justice Information Center
For research in criminal justice and law enforcement.
A search engine for specific sites containing legal information.
A wide variety of information on legal research, questions and resources, including the Internet Law Library.
Records of Congress (National Archives and Records Administration)
NARA oversees the management of all Federal records. Records of Congress include the records of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, beginning with the First Congress in 1789.
"State Net delivers vital data, legislative intelligence and in-depth reporting for people who care about the actions of government. State Net is the only organization that monitors 100% of all pending bills and regulations in the 50 states and Congress."
State of Michigan
Links to executive & legislative branches. Selected Acts and Reports.
Supreme Court of the United States
The Supreme Court website has been developed by the Court and the Government Printing Office, and is being hosted by GPO. Initially, the website will provide access to the Court's 1999 Term slip opinions, 1999 Term orders, argument calendar, schedules, Rules, bar admission forms and instructions, visitors' guides, case-handling guides, special notices, press releases, and general information. A link will also be provided to the Court's "bench" opinions on GPO's Federal Bulletin Board.
Legislative information- Bills, Congressional Record, Committee information, Historical documents and more.