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Banking Resources: Legal Information
Regulations and Statutes
Code of Federal Regulations
(CFRs) - all of the regulations of all the federal agencies, in searchable
Federal Register - from
the U.S. Government Printing Office. It's free, and in searchable form.
This is where all the federal agencies are required to publish proposed
and final regulations
United States Code (USC) - all
of the federal statutes, in searchable form
United States Code - organized
by title and searchable four different ways!
Court Links, Judicial Decisions, and Court Rules
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeals
Links to Other Court Decisions
Versus Law Legal Network - also
known as V. and formerly known as the Lawyers Legal Research Network. -
from this amazing site you can access recent case law and a host of other
legal resources. It's now been updated to include archival opinions that
go back to 1950 in many states and Federal Circuits, plus U.S. Supreme
Court opinions going back to 1930. Sign up quickly for a two week free
trial. After that, there is a fee, but it's definitely worthwhile. Besides
federal decisions, this Network even has state case law.
LegalServ - Internet Legal Services
Legal Libraries and Collections of Law-Related Links
BNA Reports - get highlights of their publications by clicking on "legal."
Cornell Law Review
Journal of Online Law
Law Journal EXTRA - from the publishers of the National Law Journal, Law Technology Product News and the New York Law Journal. Registration is required and there may be a fee, but the content is fairly massive.
Law Talk - business law and personal finance.
Lender Liability Law Page - from the assistant General Counsel for NationsBank Corporation.
Legal News OnLine - from West
Publishing. This is a legal news online test that allows you to see what's
happening in your area of practice. You must register, but it's free.
Nolo Press - features self-help
legal information on subjects ranging from estate planning to money matters.
- a monthly cyberzine (Internet-delivered magazine) covering legal developments
of Law, Business and Finance - features articles dealing with such
subjects as the regulation of financial derivatives, securities litigation
reform, and restructuring financial institutions.
Law Chronicle - includes, for example, an article about payment infrastructures
for open systems.
Workplace Law Newsletter - from the east coast law firm of Venable, Baetjer
and Howard comes this "Workplace Labor Update."
Topic-Oriented Law Sites
Federal Government-related Sites
Thomas - the federal legislative section
of the Library of Congress. From this site, you can search for bills by
subject, author, or bill number. You can pull up the full text of the bill
or even search the Congressional Record.
Legal Citation - hypertext how-to manual for the correct legal citation
Jenkens & Gilchrist Community
Bankers Page - an interesting site with banking info from a Texas firm.
The Money Page This site offers
links on banking technology, consumer credit, and electronic money. PLUS,
it contains a regulatory compliance forum similar to our Chat Room. It
embodies lively threaded discussions on topics ranging from HMDA compliance
to RESPA's business purpose exemption. It is a definite must-see.
The Oral Argument Page Listen to unedited
oral arguments made before the United States Supreme Court in a collection
of historic cases. You must configure the Real Audio player first, but
you should do that anyway in order to get the benefit of other audio sites
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