Table of Contents
Please see attached resource list for Placer County inmates recently released from incarceration seeking food and shelterPlacer County Jail Inmate RESOURCE list
Office of Justice Programs (OJP).
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).
National Centers/Institutes/Council Links
Council of State Governments (CSG).
American Judicature Society (AJS).
Court Association Links This NCSC web page includes links to 11 different court-related associations including: CCJ, COSCA, NACM, AJA, NCACC, NCPJ, NASJE, NAWJ, JFI, NCREFC, and NCCPIO.
American Bar Association (ABA).
NCSC CourTopic Database. This content-rich database provides information and resources on over 120 different topics. Information includes an overview of the topic, frequently asked questions, resource guides, and links to other NCSC publications.
Court Web Sites. Links to hundreds of court websites by state from the NCSC website. Includes links to state court, federal court, and international court website. The list is not all-inclusive.
State Court Organization 1998. A Bureau of Justice Statistics publication that is provides court structure charts for all 50 states, and 46 state-by-state tables on a variety of topics relating to court organization and administration.
Federal Judicial Center (FJC) The education and research agency for the Federal Courts.
LLRX Court Rules, forms, and dockets for all 50 states.
Statistical Information Links
NCSC Court Statistics Project. State court caseload statistics are collected from state courts around the country and compiled in yearly reports.
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).
FedStats Key statistics by topic from hundreds of federal agencies.
U.S. Census Bureau. Demographic statistics.
Government Printing Office (GPO). Search the federal register, senate and congressional bills, house rules, public and private laws, etc.
First Gov. The official U.S. gateway for citizens, businesses, and governments.
Google Uncle Sam. Search government web pages.
Legal Information Institute. Cornell University. Search laws by topic.
Lexnotes legal resources on many topics.
NCSC Library on-line catalog (iBistro). This specialized library collection focuses primarily on court administration and is the largest collection of materials on this topic in the world. Many publications are available online for easy access.
Library of Congress. Provides links to collections and services, the THOMAS Legislative information, the Copyright office, etc.
LibrarySpot. Provides links to the nation’s libraries.
Law Librarian’s Society of D.C. Legislative Sourcebook. Provides links to state legislatures, laws, and regulations.
The Virtual Law Library Reference Desk from the Washburn University School of Law Library.
Yourdictionary.com. Links to subject-specific dictionaries on the web.
Pro Se Links
Pro Se Litigation. NCSC CourTopic Database. This content rich database provides an overview, FAQs, resource guides, state links documents and various other documents on the topic of pro se litigation.
Selfhelpsupport.org. This SJI funded project is an online clearinghouse of information on pro se litigation for pro se practitioners in the courts or legal service community. It also provides a list of resources for pro se litigants.
American Judicature Society Pro Se Forum. These Web pages provide many helpful resources on pro se litigation. AJS also hosts a pro se listserv.
Search Engine Links
Google.com. Performs advanced searches.
Northern Light. A search engine that sorts information into different folders. Will have articles not found on other sights.
Ixquick.com. A metasearch engine.
Newspapers/Other Useful Links
Moreover.com. News articles from various newspapers can be searched by organization or topic.
Newslibrary.com. Provides user with the ability to search newspaper databases in all 50 states.
Newspapers and Periodicals on the web from Western Kentucky University, Department of Library Public Services.