GOVERNMENT & LEGAL RESOURCES
Town and State Government Resources
Town of Vernon – Home page for the Town of Vernon and its government
State of Connecticut – Home page for the state of Connecticut and its government
Commercial Recording Forms Division – Search CT non-profit and profit corporations database by name, identification or filing number
Connecticut State Register and Manual – Electronic version of what is widely known as the “Blue Book” for the State of Connecticut
Law Library System: Connecticut Judicial Branch – Guidance and access to reliable and comprehensive legal information
CT Judicial Branch Foreclosure listings – Listings of foreclosures around Connecticut
Federal Government Resources
The American Presidency Project – Includes more than 111,300 documents relating to the presidency, including executive orders, proclamations, press conferences, weekly radio addresses, and State of the Union presentations with links to audio or video. Election data post-1789 is available too.
Capitol Words – This site explores the most popular words and phrases used by legislators in Washington, D.C., as they appear in the Congressional Record.
Census – Primary source for statistics on United States population, socio-economic and geographic indicators
Congress.gov – Legislative information from the Library of Congress
Congressional Budget Office – The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office supports Congress by providing independent analyses of budget and economic issues and by producing cost estimates and reports for proposed legislation.
Congressional Hearings – View the catalog of House and Senate hearings.
ERIC – Digital library of education related resources sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the US Department of Education
Federal Digital System (FDSys) – provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government
GPO MetaLib – Federated search engine from the U.S. Government Printing Office with results from more than fifty federal government publication catalogs, federal library catalogs, and specialized indexes
Laws and Regulations on USA.gov – Find federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
University of Colorado at Boulder – Government Publications Library – Research guides to information from all levels of government, including state and foreign governments and intergovernmental organizations
USA.gov – Links to state and local government and ways to contact government officials. Topical Index
Legal Resources on the Web
Martindale Hubbell – Contains profiles for over one million lawyers and firms in the United States, Canada and 160 other countries
Connecticut Judicial Branch – Providing directories, court case look-up, and information on Connecticut’s courts and legal services
Connecticut General Statutes – Online version of the Connecticut General Statutes with easy browsing between sections
U.S. District Court – District of Connecticut – Official website for the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
United States Supreme Court – Official website for the United States Supreme Court
United States Code – The codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States
Federal Register – The daily journal of the United States Government
Code of Federal Regulations – The codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government
Cornell Legal Information Institute – Source for codes, cases, and assorted legal informaiton
Patents & Trademark – The Federal government agency responsible for granting patents and registering trademarks. Find information on how to research and apply for a patent or trademark.