Recommended Websites

For starters, the staff has compiled lists of what we feel are the best free websites.  These websites are free, authoritative, and regularly updated.

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Government and Legal Resources
New Jersey Resources
  New Jersey Statutes Full Text, Unannotated.
  New Jersey Court Rules  
  N.J. Court Opinions

 (at Rutgers-Camden Law Library): Supreme Court from March 1994 forward, Appellate Division and Tax Court from Sept. 1995 forward. Includes unpublished App. Div. opinions from Sept.20, 2005 forward.

  Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions This site gives just the current week's and previous week's released opinions. Includes Appellate Division opinions not approved for publication, as well as those approved. 
  Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions Expected for Release This page, also at the Judiciary site, lists Supreme Court and Appellate Division opinions scheduled for release the next day--including Appellate Division opinions not approved for publication. At the bottom of the page are links to monthly cumulations of these lists, from January 2004 forward.
  Trial Court Decisions

These are decisions of the Law Division and Chancery Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, on civil matters, not approved for publication, which are posted at the judge's discretion, for the convenience of attorneys and litigants, for a six-week period only.

  Governors’ Executive Orders from 1990 forward, with selected earlier ones.   Note: Arrangement is by administration, latest first, and numerically within each administration.
  New Jersey Administrative Code and Register

Freely accessible from this site are: the entire New Jersey Administrative Code (updated quarterly), and the New Jersey Register from July 1995 through the latest issue. Instructions are provided for updating the N.J.A.C. using the N.J.Register.

  New Jersey Building Codes New Jersey editions of the International Building Code and related codes.
  N.J.Administrative Law Decisions from Oct.1997 forward    
  Legal Services of New Jersey Self Help Publications    
Federal Resources
  United States Code  
  Thomas Congressional bills, Public Laws, & Congressional Record from 101st Congress (1989) forward; Congressional Committee Reports from 104th Congress (1995) forward.
  Code of Federal Regulations  
  U.S. Supreme Court Cases, 1791 on.  
  U.S. Supreme Court Cases, 1991 on.  
  U.S. Court of Appeals for Third Circuit Decisions from May 1994—
  Tax Forms  

Registration statements for publicly traded companies.

  Background Notes State Department background information on other countries.
  Guide to Health Care Quality  
General Information

Compendium of Federal and State Information on the Internet.


Legal search engine.  Can search U.S. District Court Opinions.

  Where to Write Where to write for vital records from the National Center for Health Statistics.
  Internet Law Guide

Internet Law guide compiled by Rutgers University Law Library.

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