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Legal Books from the Library Catalog

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Black's Law Dictionary - A. Bryan Garner (Editor-In-Chief)
Call Number: 340.03 B
ISBN: 9780314613004
Publication Date: 2014-05-01

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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability - David A. Morton III,
Call Number: 368.42 N
ISBN: 9781413322231
Publication Date: 2016-03-31

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Plan Your Estate - Denis Clifford
Call Number: 346.73 P
ISBN: 9781413322859
Publication Date: 2016-04-18

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Becoming a U. S. Citizen - Ilona Bray
Call Number: 323.6 B
ISBN: 9781413320633
Publication Date: 2014-09-30

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The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California - Peri Pakroo
Call Number: 346.974 S
ISBN: 9781413322316
Publication Date: 2016-02-29

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How to Write a Business Plan - Mike McKeever
Call Number: 658.15 H
ISBN: 9781413320787
Publication Date: 2014-11-15

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Legal Research - Stephen Elias; Editors of Nolo
Call Number: 340.072 L
ISBN: 9781413321821
Publication Date: 2015-08-15

Local County/City Resources

  • Arcadia, California Municipal Code
  • California Local Codes and Charters
    Links to the LA County and City Municipal Codes; this site provides links to all of California's city and county ordinances and charters, compiled by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies.
  • California Public Law Libraries
    Official website of the California Council of County Law Librarians; includes link to AskNow, an online virtual reference program; a mini research class; links to self-help centers, legal links and a statewide directory of California County Law Libraries.

California: Constitution, Laws & Regulations, Agencies

Federal: Constitution, Laws & Regulations, Agencies

  • U.S. Constitution
    Cornell University Law School's Legal Information Institute provides online text version of the United States Constitution.
  • U.S. Constitution
    This site provides online text version of the United States Constitution and an image of the Constitution itself. For additional analysis and interpretation done by the Congressional Research Service, see the GPO/FDSys link below.
  • Thomas
    Legislative information from the Library of Congress; contains bill summaries from 1973 to the present and full-text bills from 1989 to the present.
  • United States Code
    Laws of the United States; allows you to search or browse the U.S. Code.
  • United States Code
    Laws of the United States; allows you to search or browse the U.S. Code. The Office of the Law Revision Counsel prepares and publishes the United States Code, which is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
  • U.S. Government Printing Office, Federal Digital System (FDSys)
    Government Printing Office GPO web portal-provides links to a wide range of federal government information, such as the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Code, U.S. Statutes at Large, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, etc.
  • Code of Federal Regulations
    Text of the regulations promulgated by federal agencies.
  • Code of Federal Regulations (Annual Edition)
    Text of the regulations promulgated by federal agencies.
  • Federal Register
    Updates the Code of Federal Regulations. Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
  • A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments & Agencies
    Federal agency directories. This site allows you to browse agencies alphabetically.
  • Federal Agency Directory
    This Louisiana State University website allows you to browse federal departments, i.e. Dept. of Education, Dept. of Homeland Security, Dept. of Health and Human Services, for all agencies, offices and divisions within that department.

California: Courts

  • California Courts
    Official website for all California state courts--links to the CA Supreme Court, CA Courts of Appeal, and Superior Courts in every county; links to Judicial Council Forms, Court Rules and opinions from the California Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal from 1850 to present.
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court
    Official website for Los Angeles Superior Court; divided into sections, including: civil, family, probate, small claims, traffic.
  • Case Information for California Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal
    Information about cases pending before the CA Supreme Court and CA Courts of Appeal.
  • California State Court Rules
    California Rules of Court; rules that apply in all Superior Courts in California.
  • Local Rules
    Links to the local rules for all superior courts in California (each county has rules that apply only in its county).

Federal: Courts


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