Legal Research

Below is a select list of free legal research sites available on the Internet:

Link Description
California Court Rules
www.courts.ca.gov
California Court Rules, organized by category, with a link to local county rules.
California Appellate and Supreme Court Opinions
www.courts.ca.gov
Access to all of California's precedential appellate decisions since 1850.
Judicial Council Forms
www.courts.ca.gov
California Judicial Council and Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) forms.
Northern California Association
of Law Librarians
http://www.nocall.org
Internet resources by subject area, with links researched by law librarians.
California Jury instructions
www.courts.ca.gov
Civil jury instructions, for public and internal court use.
Opinions of the California
Attorney General
http://caag.state.ca.us
Searchable list of opinions issued by the state Attorney General's office, 1986 - present.
California Code of Regulations
http://www.calregs.com/
Current California Regulations from the California Office of Administrative Law.
California Legislative Information
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov
Official California Legislative Information, including California statutes, recent legislation and pending legislation.
Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute
http://www.law.cornell.edu
A collection of treatise material with links to government and academic sites.
California Law Revision Commission
http://www.clrc.ca.gov

The Commission is charged with recommending legislation to make reforms in California law.

ABA Legal Technology Resource Center
Resource Center

The American Bar Association's online law review/legal journal search engine