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A Century of Law making for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
"Beginning with the Continental Congress in 1774, America's national legislative bodies have kept records of their proceedings. The records of the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the United States Congress make up a rich documentary history of the construction of the nation and the development of the federal government and its role in the national life. These documents record American history in the words of those who built our government...In order to make these records more easily accessible to students, scholars, and interested citizens, A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation brings together online the records and acts of Congress from the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, including the first three volumes of the Congressional Record, 1873-75."
- American Memory, Library of Congress

U.S. Department of Justice

Books On-Line - K Law
Library of Congress Call Numbers Starting With K.
Edited by John Mark Ockerbloom, University of Pennsylvania Library


AACTE Education Policy Clearinghouse
"This clearinghouse is designed to help people access information on education policy at the national, regional, or state level, and includes links to every state government, department of education and judicial system. In addition, there are links to hundreds of newspapers, policy centers, and associations. News items are added regularly, and individuals at AACTE member institutions can access the legislative tracking and posting aspects of the site. A limited number of policy pieces are also included as well as a user run bulletin board."

The Alger Hiss Story
"This Web site recreates one of the most important legal cases in this country's history, often cited as a turning point in 20th century American thinking ... to be an authoritative portal for access to primary information about Alger Hiss, the Hiss case and the early Cold War years - including new scholarship, newly released official documents from various governments and government agencies, and the archival material, such as trial testimony, court and government records and commentary, collected in many libraries and online repositories ... to act as the digitized and online counterpart to the Alger Hiss Papers at the Harvard Law School Library. Acting in tandem with the Harvard collection, this Web site will post a complete summary of the charges against Alger Hiss and a comprehensive look at the case for the defense..."
Jeff Kisseloff, Managing Editor ["who worked with Alger Hiss to help prepare his coram nobis petition..."]

The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
A great resource for historic legal documents

Brown v. Board of Education - see our separate Brown v. Board of Education page.

Center for Democracy & Technology
" to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital age. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media."

Constitution Finder
"This index offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are listed alphabetically, and each is linked to its constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet."
Maintained by Christine Nguyen, The T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond

Current Law Journal Content (CLJC)
Scanned journal contents pages.
"The database contains no articles in full-text, though it might contain links to full-text. CLJC is an indexing database (without any subject analysis) that can reconstitute the text arrangement of an issue's table of contents."
- Washington & Lee Law School

FLITE - Supreme Court Decisions, 1937-1975
Federal Legal Information Through Electronics (FLITE)
Historic File of Supreme Court Decisions
"...the U.S. Air Force has agreed to release a historic file of Supreme Court decisions from its FLITE ("Federal Legal Information Through Electronics") system. The file consists of over 7,000 Supreme Court opinions dating from 1937 through 1975, from volumes 300 through 422 of U.S. Reports."

Harvard Law School Forum
"Research resources included records, posters, correspondence, transcripts, and recordings from the Harvard Law School Forum archive, the Harvard Libraries, the Harvard Media Production Center, the Harvard Law School Record, and various other libraries and internet resources across the United States. The results of this research are presented here as a comprehensive web site containing some 400 html pages, over 100 photos, and over 100 hours of streaming audio recordings. In addition to its function as a historical resource, this website serves as a bulletin board for upcoming and recent Forum events."

Law Library of Congress

Michigan State University Libraries - Digital Collections
Major collections include: Africana ; American Radicalism ; Applied and Life Sciences ; History & Social Sciences ; Interviews with Michigan Supreme Court Justices ; Orchids ; Osteopathy ; Sunday School Books ; Veterinary Medicine.

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