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constitution Constitutional Rights Sourcebook


Electronic Resources

Gale Legal Forms NJ 
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Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

Warning: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.


Legal Collection

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Containing full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals, this database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. The Legal Collection™ offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment, and much more. Full text contained in this database includes: American Journal of Criminal Law, California Law Review and many more.


Library Use Only
Provides Online Access to all New Jersey case law, all New Jersey Statutes, all of the New Jersey Administrative Code, and all New Jersey Law Reviews and Journals.


World Wide Web Resources

Access to Public Records
The index is a listing of all State Departments and Agencies with links to their homepage, or when available, a dedicated OPRA page.

American Bar Association
ABA LawInfo is a gateway to information on legal topics that affect your daily life. Provided by the American Bar Association.

American Law Sources
Portal to law sources, related to New Jersey and other states.

Internet Legal Research
Welcome to the Internet Legal Research Group. A categorized index of more than 4000 select web sites in 238 nations, islands, and territories, as well as thousands of locally stored web pages, legal forms, and downloadable files, this site was established in 1995 to serve as a comprehensive resource of the information available on the Internet concerning law and the legal profession, with an emphasis on the United States of America. Designed for everyone, lay persons and legal scholars alike, it is quality controlled to include only the most substantive legal resources online

Legal Services of NJ
Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ), an independent, non-profit organization, coordinates the statewide Legal Services system. LSNJ strives to ensure equal access to justice under law to all people of New Jersey, providing free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters.

NJ Administrative Law
New Jersey Legal resources available through the Rutgers-Newark Law Library.

NJ Judiciary Page
Portal to NJ Judiciary System.

The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) now offers World-Wide Web (Web) access to bibliographic and full-text patent databases.

Legislative Information on the Internet
The Library of Congress THOMAS site is the source for federal legislative information. THOMAS provides several options for finding bills, resolutions, and legislative histories from 1973 to the present. Legislative information can be searched across multiple Congresses. THOMAS is also the source for presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, legislative resources for researchers and teachers. THOMAS draws on the resources of the Library of Congress to provide users with valuable and historical information related to the legislative process.


Print Resources

Advani, Asheesh Business loan from family & friends : how to ask, make it legal & make it work Berkeley, CA : Nolo, c2009. Call # 658.15 AD

The American Bar Association legal guide for women New York, NY : Random House Reference, 2004. Call # 342.7308 AM

Colker, Ruth and Milani, Adam A. Everyday law for individuals with disabilities Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, c2006. Call # 343.7308 CO

Domestic violence : a guide to the legal rights of domestic violence victims in New Jersey / written and published by Legal Services of New Jersey Edison, NJ : Legal Services of New Jersey, c2006. Call # 362.82 DO

Elias, Stephen & Michon, Kathleen Chapter 13 bankruptcy : keep your property & repay debts over time Berkeley, CA : Nolo, c2012. Call # 346.7307 EL

The employer's legal handbook Berkeley, CA : Nolo Press, c2007. Call # 344.7301 EM

Every dog's legal guide : a must - have book for your owner Berkeley, CA : Nolo Press, c2005. Call # 343.7 EV

Haman, Edward A. Power of attorney handbook Naperville, IL : Sphinx Pub., c2004. Call # 346.7302 HA

Ihara, Tony Lynne Living together : a legal guide for unmarried couples Berkeley, CA : Nolo, c2008. Call # 346.7301 IH

Legal research : how to find and understand the law Berkeley, CA : Nolo Press, c1982. Call # 340.072 LE

Sember, Brette McWhorter The complete adoption & fertility legal guide Naperville, IL : Sphinx Pub., c2004. Call # 346.7301

Sember, Brette McWhorter The complete legal guide to senior care Naperville, IL : Sphinx Pub., c2008. Call # 344.7303 SE

Sember, Brette McWhorter Unmarried with children : the complete guide for unmarried families Avon, MA : Adams Media, c2008. Call # 306.84 SE

Singer, Susan Herskowitz and Duggan, James E. Legal research made easy Naperville, IL : Sphinx Pub., c2005. Call # 340.072 SI

Sitarz, Dan The no - fault divorce tool kit Carbondale, IL : Nova Pub. Co., c2009. Call # 346.7301 SI

Slossberg, Lynn T. The essentials of real estate law Clifton Park, NY : Thomson Delmar Learning, c2008. Call # 346.7304 SL

Thalacker, Karen The new lawyer's handbook : 101 things they don't teach you in law school Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, c2009. Call # 340.023 TH

Thomas, Karen Ultimate book of business and legal forms for startups : 200 + downloadable forms and spreadsheets Newburgh, NY : Entrepreneur Press, c2011. Call # 346.73 TH

Tucker, Virginia and Lampson, Marc Finding the answers to legal questions : a how - to - do - it manual New York, NY : Neal - Schuman Publishers, c2011. Call # 340.072 TU

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