Using the Law Library
Understanding the Federal and State Court Systems
Federal-State Court Directory
Located in the Law Library at KF8700.A19 F42.
Inside the Federal Courts - Federal Judicial Center
Online tutorial explaining the powers and role of the Federal Courts.
Understanding the Federal Courts - By the U.S. Government
Provides description of the federal court system and its role in United States government. Includes frequently asked questions and court administration information.
National Center for State Courts
- State Court Information Guides
- State Court Structure Charts
- State Court Websites
- Hawai‘i State Court Structure
Finding a Case
By Citation - Finding Case Decisions by Citation .pdf
By Party Name or Topic - Instructions for Using Legal Digests .pdf
Finding a Case by Name - University of Illinois, College of Law Library
Finding a Statute
By Citation, Name, or Topic - Finding Federal & State Statutes .pdf
By State - States and Territories: Current Statutory Codes .pdf
Statutory Research Tutorial - Georgetown University Law Library
Federal Administrative Law - Tutorial
Administrative Law Research Tutorial - Georgetown University Law Library
Good introduction to administrative law materials, covering both regulations and decisions. Includes review questions. A low bandwith/screen reader version is also available.
Federal Legislative History - Tutorial
Federal Legislative History Tutorial - Georgetown University Law Library