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Legislative Affairs


Congressional Directory
Short bios on each member of Congress

Congressional Pictorial Directory
Pictures from the 105th Congress forward

Congressional Record
Official record of Congress (published daily when in session)

Congressional Research Service Reports
Nonpartisan research, analysis, and information

Congressional Roll Call Votes and Member Voting Records
Project Vote Smart, has information on candidates and elected officials

Current Status of Appropriations Bills
Including all appropriations bills from past years

House Committee on Armed Services
Schedules and Transcripts, Bills, Reports, and Publications, Previous Congress' Oversight Plans, Join The Mailing List

House Legislation & Votes
Bill Summary and Status, Bill Text, Public Laws, Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, Previous Congress Information, Discharge Petitions, and U.S. House of Representatives Roll Call Votes.

Senate Committee on Armed Services
Full Committee Members, Subcommittee Members, Hearings, Committee Publications, Press Releases.

Senate Roll Call Votes
Recent Votes, Nominations, Calendars & Schedules, Congressional Record, Bills & Resolutions, Treaties, Appropriations Bills, Lobbying Disclosure, Legislative Process, Active Legislation.


Code of Federal Regulations
General and permanent rules pertaining to the Federal Government

Codification of Presidential Proclamations and Executive Orders
Provided by U.S. National Archives & Records Administration

Department of State
  Digest of international law and treaties

Executive Orders Disposition Tables
  Official documents through which the U.S. President manages the operations of the Federal Government

Federal Register
Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules and notices of Federal agencies and organizations

Federal, State, and Local Regulations
Assists users in finding information about Federal, state, and local regulations

Useful and cost-effective research tool for Federal lawyers and other Federal agencies and organizations.

Merit System Protection Board
Protects the integrity of Federal merit systems and the rights of Federal employees working within these systems.

Presidential Directives and Executive Orders
Issued by the National Security Council, these are signed or authorized by the President.

Supreme Court Collections
Legal Information Institute

Supreme Court Website
  Docket System, Oral Arguments, Bar Admissions, Court Rules, Case Handling Guides, Opinions, Orders and Journal, Visiting the Court.

Legislative information on the Internet, a service of the Library of Congress.

U.S. Code
Consolidation and codification by subject of the general and public laws of the U.S.

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
Official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary.


AirForce JAG
AF Court of Criminal Appeals, AF JAG Alumni Page, Legal Assistance Locator

Army JAG
Army JAGCNet

DoD General Counsel
Provides legal advice and services for the Defense agencies, DoD field activities, and other assigned organizations.

Law of War Home Page
This site is intended for use by students, military lawyers, government officials, academics, and anyone else interested in an international legal regime for the regulation of the use of armed force.

Manual for Courts Martial 2000
By Joint Service Committee on Military Justice

Manual for Courts Martial 2005
2007 Amendments to 2005

Marine Corps SJA
Current Issues within the USMC legal community, monthly newsletter, SJA History, and more.

Military Law and Courts
By University of Louisville University Libraries

Military Legal Resources
From the Library of Congress: "The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School Library in Charlottesville, VA holds extensive collections of primary source materials and publications in the field of military law...As more materials are converted to digital formats, they will be added to this page.

Navy JAG Corps
  Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps Service

Uniform Code of Military Justice
Congressional Code of Military Criminal Law applicable to all military members worldwide.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Armed Forces
Exercises worldwide appellate jurisdiction over members of the armed forces on active duty and other persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice.


see Trial of Saddam Hussein from Post-War Iraq Resource List under Resource Guides.



Employment laws assistance for workers and small businesses

Family and Medical Leave Act
By U.S. Department of Labor

Your starting point for legal information on the net

Legal Journals on the Web
General law reviews at the University of Southern California Law Library

Free Web journal dedicated to providing legal and library information on Internet research and technology-related issues.

LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
Legislative Histories of Selected U.S. Laws in Electronic Format developed by the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C., Inc.

  Lawyer locator

State Legislatures
Includes the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the territories.

State Codes
Laws for the fifty states and the District of Columbia.

Virtual Chase
Teaching legal professionals how to do research.