Federal Legal Research

Legislative Branch
United States Constitution

Laws / Statutes

Executive Branch
Administrative Rules and Regulations/Decisions

Judicial Branch


Electronic Resources

  • Trialdex – provides a searchable collection of federal civil and criminal instructions and annotations, as well as an index of 20,000 legal terms, statutes, CFRs, and Supreme Court cases referenced in jury instructions
  • Justia – Federal cases, dockets, and filings from U.S. District Courts and U.S. Courts of Appeal
  • The Supreme Court Database – contains over 200 pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1791 and 2017 terms.