National Center for State Courts: Link to State Court Websites


Gary Orlando Lewis, Legal Research in Alabama: How to Find and Understand the Law in Alabama, Montgomery, Ala.: Gary Orlando Lewis, c. 2001
University of Alabama School of Law, Bounds Law Library [annotated links to web sources].


Alaska Court System page on Legal Research: Alaska Resources [covers print as well as web sources]


Kathy Shimpock-Vieweg and Marianne Sidorski Alcorn, Arizona Legal Research Guide, Buffalo N.Y.: W.S. Hein, 1992
Arizona State University, Ross-Blakley Law Library: Research Guides: Arizona
Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records: Law and Research Library Division Guide to Arizona Legislative History at Arizona's Capitol.


Arkansas Judiciary website: Arkansas Resources [links to online information].


John K. Hanft, Legal Research in California, 4th ed. St. Paul, Minn. West Group c. 2001
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Garret W. McEnerney Law Library
University of California , L.A., School of Law, Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library: Cal. Research Guides


Gary Alexander, Colorado Legal Resources: An Annotated Bibliography. [Chicago, Ill.] American Association of Law Libraries c. 1987.
University of Denver College of Law, Westminster Law Library: Research Handouts


Connecticut State Library: Guide to Conn. Legislative History
Connecticut State Library General Legal Resources
Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries Research Guides
Connecticut Judicial Branch Civil Jury Instructions
Connecticut Judicial Branch Criminal Jury Instructions
Lawrence G. Cheeseman and Arlene C. Bielefield, The Connecticut Legal Research Handbook, Guilford, CT: Conn. Law Book Co., 1992


Widener Univ. School of Law, Delaware Legal and non-Legal Online Resources:
Delaware Code Online
Delaware Code Limited Partnerships Title 6, Ch. 17

District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia-Online Reference Sources for D.C. Law a pdf download
In print, Leah F. Chanin, Pamela J. Gregory, Sarah K. Wiant, Legal Research in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, 2d Ed. Buffalo, NY


Barbara J. Busharis and Suzanne E. Rowe, Florida Legal Research: Sources, Process, and Analysis. 2d ed. Durham, NC. Carolina Academic Press c 2002
University of Florida Levin College of Law, Legal Information Center: Florida Legal Resources


Leah F. Chanin and Suzanne L. Cassidy, Guide to Georgia Legal Research and Legal History, Norcross, Ga.: Harrison Co. c. 1990-
Emory School of Law, Macmillan Law Library: Internet Legal Research: Georgia Law
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Furman Smith Law Library: Georgia Legal Research


Richard F. Kahle, How to Research Constitutional, Legislative, and Statutory History in Hawaii, 3rd ed. Honolulu, Hawaii: Legis. Research Bur. 2001.
University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law Library: Hawaii Internet Legal Resources


University of Idaho College of Law Library: Pathfinder: Idaho Research


Laurel Wedndt, Illinois Legal Research Manual, St. Paul, Minn. : Butterworth Legal Publishers, c. 1988
University of Illinois College of Law, Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Memorial Law Library: Illinois Legislative History
Illinois General Assembly. Includes link to Researching Legislative History, by Richard C. Edwards, Legislative Reference Bureau, Illinois General Assembly


Indiana University Law Library: Where to Locate Indiana Legislative History Sources
AccessIndiana: Law and Justice: official site of the State of Indiana with links to Legal Resources


John Edwards, Iowa Legal Research Guide, Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein, 2003
Iowa Legislature, General Assembly: Legislative Database Information
State of Iowa, Judicial Branch


University of Kansas School of Law, Wheat Law Library: Legal Research Links
Joseph A. Custer and Fritz Snyder, Kansas Legal Research and Reference Guide, 3rd ed. Topeka, Kansas: Kansas Bar Association c. 2003


Kurt X. Metzmeir, Amy Beckham Osborne, Shaun Esposito, Kentucky Legal Research Manual, 2d ed. Lexington, Ky: Office of Continuing Education, University of Kentucky College of Law c. 2002
University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Library: Kentucky Jump Zone detailed guides and lists of links


Win-Shin S. Chiang, Louisiana Legal Research, 2d ed. Austin, TX: Butterworth Legal Publishers c. 1990
Law Library of Louisiana with links to pathfinders


Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library Site Index
William W. Wells, Maine Legal Research Guide, Portland, Me., Tower Pub. Co. c1989.


Leah F. Chanin, Pamela J. Gregory, Sarah K. Wiant, Legal Research in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, 2d ed. Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein, c. 2000
University of Maryland School of Law, Thurgood Marshall Law Library: Maryland Resources


The State Library of Massachusetts: Legal Research including Links to Legislative History page
Margot Botsford, Ruth G. Matz, Handbook of Legal Research in Massachusetts, 2d ed. Boston, MA


Richard L. Beer and Judith J. Field, Michigan Legal Literature: An Annotated Guide. 2d ed. Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein c. 1991
Michigan State Law Library


John Teessner, Brenda Wolfe, George R. Jackson, Arlette M. Soderberg, Minnesota Legal Research Guide. 2d ed. Buffalo, WS Hein c. 2002
Minnesota State Legislature: Minnesota Legislative History Step by Step
Univ. of Minn. Law Library, Mary Rumsey, Basic Minn. Legal Research


University of Mississippi Law Library Internet Resources


University of Missouri-Columbia, MU School of Law Library: Missouri Legislative Process


Stephen R. Jordan, A Guide to Montana Legal Research, 7th ed. updated by Meredith Hoffman,. Helena MT:State Law Library of Montana c. 2002
State Law Library of Montana: Montana Legal Information


Patrick J. Charles, Lexis Publishing's Research Guide to Nebraska Law. c. 2001 ed. Lexis Pub. c. 2001
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Law, Schmid Law Library: Legal Research Guides [includes guides on Nebraska cases, Numbering System for Nebraska Revised Statutes, and using Nebraska Statutes.


Nevada Legislature: Nevada Law Library
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Wiener-Rogers Law Library: Research: Nevada Legal Resources

New Hampshire

Franklin Pierce Law Center Library: New Hampshire Legislative History Research Guide

New Jersey

Rutgers-Newark Law Library-New Jersey Law
New Jersey State Library Legislative Histories from 1998
Paul Axel-Lute, New Jersey Legal Research Handbook, 4th Ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1998

New Mexico

New Mexico Supreme Court Library

New York

NYS Library: The Legis. Hist. of a NYS law -Tutorial.
Legislative Intent:
New York Law School Guide to New York Research PDF download
Guide to Research in New York Civil Practice
On Westlaw: New York Jurisprudence and New York Practice Series
In Print: Ellen M. Gibson, New York Legal Research Guide - 2d Ed.

North Carolina

Jean Sinclair McKnight, North Carolina Legal Research Guide, Littleton, Colo.: F.B.Rothman c. 1994
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Katrine R. Everett Law Library: North Carolina Law Sites
North Carolina Supreme Court Library: Legislative History in North Carolina

North Dakota

North Dakota Supreme Court: Legal Research: North Dakota Legal Resources


Ohio State University, Law Library: Introduction to the State Materials of Ohio
Ohio Legislative Service Commission: A Guide to Legislative History in Ohio, PDF download
Melanie K. Putnam and Susan M. Schaefgen, Ohio Legal Research Guide, Buffalo, NY, W.,S. Hein c1997


Oklahoma Department of Libraries: Resources Regarding Oklahoma's Legislative Measures
State of Oklahoma, Office of the Attorney General: Oklahoma Public Legal Research System


Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, Paul L. Bole Law Library: Oregon Legal Research


University of Pittsburg School of Law, Barco Law Library: Pennsylvania Legal Research, by Marc Silverman
Jenkins Law Library: How to compile a Pennsylvania Legislative History
Frank Y. Liu, Pennsylvania Legal Research Handbook, 2001 ed. Philadelphia, PA, American Lawyer Media c2001

Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island: R.I. Legal Sources Online

South Carolina

Robin K. Mills and Jon S. Schultz, South Carolina Legal Research Handbook. Buffalo NY: W.S. Hein 1976 [still good for historical sources]
University of South Carolina, School of Law, Coleman Karesh Law Library: South Carolina Reference Desk

South Dakota

Delores A. Jorgensen, South Dakota Legal Research Guide, 2d ed. Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein c. 1999
South Dakota Legislature, Legislative Research Council: How to Compile Legislative History Using the Legislative Council Web Site


Lewis L. Laska, Tennessee Legal Research Handbook, Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein c. 1977
University of Tennessee, University Libraries: Tennessee Legislative Materials- annotated bibliographic guide with links


Pamela R. Tepper and Peggy N. Kerley, Texas Legal Research, 2nd ed. Albany: Delmar Publishers c. 1997
Southern Methodist University, Underwood Law Library: Legal Research Guides


Utah State Records and Archives Service: Legislative Intent and Legislative History
State of Utah, Office of the Attorney General: Legal Research Research Tools: Utah Legal Resources


Vermont Judiciary: Vermont Legal Research Links to Statutes and Cases


Leah F. Chanin, Pamela J. Gregory, and Sarah K. Wiant, Legal Research in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, 2d ed. Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein c. 2000
University of Virginia Law Library: Virginia Legal Research


Penny A. Hazelton, Washington Legal Researcher's Deskbook, 3d. Seattle, WA: Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library c. 2002
University of Washington, Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library: Washington State Legislative History, by Peggy Jarrett and Cheryl Nyberg
Washington State Law Library: Informational Brochures

West Virginia

West Virginia College of Law Library: West Virginia Guides


Richard A. Danner, Legal Research in Wisconsin, Madison: University of Wisconsin, Extension Law Dept. c. 1980
Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau: Guide to Researching Wisconsin Legislation


Wyoming State Law Library: Wyoming Legal Materials -link to website