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INFORMATION/ INVESTIGATION

Find A Friend
Searching for veterans, classmates, etc. Searches cost $20 to $40

Global Investigators
Worldwide network comprised of investigators and private security
professionals working in the field of investigations, open to professional private
investigators only

National Credit Information Network
Subscribers only

Private Detective
Gary Ermoian

SERAPH Security Consulting & Training

Shadow Trackers
National and International Clients. Conducting pre-employment screening
nationwide, locating missing persons, and obtaining information on persons (criminal,
civil, assets, drivers history, etc.)

WHAT IS?
Have you ever come across a computer acronym or some technical terminology that
you've never encountered?

Vital Records Information
Site provides address information for US Vital Records

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INSURANCE

A.M. Best Insurance Directory
Search by company profile

Insure.com
Best and worst things to happen to insurance consumers in 1999. Court battles, new laws, insurance scams. Health insurance, annuities, medical malpractice, and title insurance, featuring information from Standard & Poor's. Search for ratings and marketshare. This page is built for the consumer, not the insurance companies. Forums to address your personal questions and problems with all types of insurance

Insurance News Network
Including Information on how to make a Complaint and Insurance Cases in the News

Legal Information Institute Insurance Law Materials
CFR search engine, recent insurance cases from U.S. Supreme Court
and U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals

Standard & Poors Financial Rates for Insurance Companies

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADE SECRETS (Also see International IP Links below) [IPLawUS - Intellectual Property Links With A Web Slant, General Domain Info, Registrars]

Canadian Trade-Marks Database
CIPO also offers a "test version" of its trademarks database. The database contains active and inactive marks "applied-for or registered pursuant to the current Trade-marks Act or former trade-mark legislation

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property

Copyright Association of Ireland

The Copyright WebSite
With Famous Copyright Infringements, Basic Information for Copyright
Law and how to Register with the Copyright Office; Fair Use and Public Domain and Late
Breaking News

IBM Patent Server
IBM lets you access over 26 years of U.S. Patent & Trademark
Office (USPTO) patent descriptions as well as the last 23 years of images

iCopyright.com
First automated copyright permissions and reprints clearinghouse. iCopyright.com simplifies the process of legally re-using copyrighted material; search the iCopyright databases; user and publisher accounts are free

Intellectual Property Related Bills 106th Congress
Download in PDF format

Internet Patent News Service
Daily news service dealing with information about the patenting world. Topics include announcement from various Patent Offices around the world, stories about who is suing who, interesting new patents and styles of patent drafting, statistics on issued patents with a focus on software patents

Links to Legal Information
While the World Law List 2.0 won't win raves for keeping current, this
law-student produced site is a comprehensive resource with more than 70 countries

Memberships and Advocacy
By James Huggins - Ending graphics copyright abuse on the net. Includes links to organizations such as Web Guard, Web Prestige, WARP, Look But Don't Steal, Grey Day, Faded Tapestries, ACAP: Artists' Coalition Against Piracy, What is Copyright Protection, Eleventh Commandment, Give Credit Where Credit is Due, Take Responsibility, Stop Internet Plagiarism

The Patent Act
As enacted July 19, 1952, updated through July 1996 along with related case material

Patents.com
Provided by the law firm of Oppedahl & Larson LLP

Patents, CopyRights and Trademarks
Intellectual Property

Patent and Trademark Forms
Download with Adobe's Acrobat Reader

The Protection of Soft Property
Article by Robert Thibadeau

PTO's Trademark Status Information Server Search Trademarks on the TARR server

Search Engine Copyright Disputes
Site by James Huggins provides a number of copyright links regarding Search Engine Copyright Disputes

SEC News Digest
SEC News Digests are organized so you can find what you are looking for and is completely searchable

Stanford University's Copyright and Fair Use Site
With Search Engine

Internet Patent News
Abstracts of Patents from 1984 - 1989

Technology Law
Comprehensive Patent, Copyright & Trademark Law Links

TenKWizard
Provides SEC filings and financial analysis from 1994 through 1998. Perform searchs by ticker symbol or by partial company name. Search all the SEC filings by specific keyword or Boolean keywords

Ten Myths about Copyrights

Trademark Applications
Download in adobe PDF format with Adobe Acrobat Reader

Trademark Electronic Application System

Trademark Wars on the Web
Some entertaining too

Vietnamese Copyright Laws: Foreign Copyright Owners Beware! A Comparative analysis of its evolution and shortcomings
Article by Frederic P. Vimeux, Across Borders, October 1999 (full article)

U.S. Web Patent Databases
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers web access to their
bibliographic and full-text patent databases, covering from January 1, 1976
to the most recent weekly issue date

U.S. v. Microsoft Case Materials

WIPO
World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee Web Page
The WIPO provides articles on the status of its attempt to harmonize trademark laws.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT

Austria Patents

Canadian Patent Act

European Patent Office

European Patent Office
Additional Reference Link

France Intellectual Property

Germany Patents

Hong Kong IP Department

IPLawUS.com
General domain information, trademark links and significant Internet legal cases.

Italy Intellectual Property

Korea Intellectual Property

One Stop Shopping for European Copy Right Law

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INTERNATIONAL

ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law

Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)
Study of crime and criminal justice in Australia and criminal justice information including criminal justice statistics, libraries, and news releases related to Australia and New Zealand

Australasian Legal Information Institute
Links to Australian Law and World Law Links

British Columbia Superior Courts, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

Canadian Government Links

Canadian Department of Justice

Canadian Intellectual Property Office
“The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is a Special Operating Agency of Industry Canada. CIPO administers the intellectual property (IP) system in Canada and disseminates IP information.”

Supreme Court of Canada
Decisions in French and English

Government of Canada
Includes Federal Organizations, Telephone Directory

Provincial and Territorial Governments of Canada

Chinese Law Resources on the Internet
Site is in English

Chinese Legal Research Center
The site is divided into three sections: Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Each section has a
collection of numerous, often annotated links to legal, governmental, and background news
and information resources on the web, both in Chinese and English

Danish and International Law
In Danish only

Denmark, Danish Law Site in English

Denmark Magnus Legal Database
- Contains codes, regulations and cases

Denmark's Retsinformation
The official law database of the government of Denmark, including all legislation adopted in the past 15 years

Folketinget Denmark Parliament database
Newest law proposals

El Web Juridico
Spanish only

European Commission Libraries Catalogue
Bibliographic database of the European Commission library, containing approximately 172,000 catalogue records in a searchable database

European Center for Space Law

European Roma Rights Center
The European Roma (meaning Gypsies) Rights Center (ERRC) is an international organization, based in
Hungary, which monitors the legal and socio-economic position of European Rom communities

European Union Internet Resources
Collection of European Union-related links. Access to EU servers, bibliographic databases,
document collections, journals, legislative information and treaties

European Union Outline
Treaties, Legislation, Commission decisions, Case law, Press releases, and
other documents concerning competition policy

Finland:Law Information Center

Foreign and International Regulation of Securities
Also includes U.S. Securities Resources

Foreign Trade Information System
Collection of trade and investment resources on Foreign Trade Information System.
Summaries of the provisions of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), CARICOM
the agreement establishing the Caribbean Community), and the Uruguay Round are available

Fiji Government

France's Juriscom.net
Case summaries, press releases pertaining to the law and the Internet (site in French only)

Germany's Juristisches Internetprojekt Saarbrucken
German primary legal statutes and court reports

German Law and Government

Governmental institutions
Includes links to parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, city councils, public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-national organizations etc. More than 12000 entries from 219 countries and territories

Greece's Constitution
Site in English

Guide to Foreign & International Databases
Legal search engines, directories, virtual libraries, foreign databases and topic banking, bankruptcy, civil codes, constitutions, intellectual property, international trade, international criminal law and the United Nations

High Court of Australia
Link to a database containing over 6,500 reported and unreported decisions

Hong Kong Legal Resources
Site is in English

House of Commons
Library Research Papers (United Kingdom)

House of Lords
English Judgments delivered since 14 November 1996

Institute for Legal Documentation of the Italian National Research Council
Created by the Istituto per la Documentazione Giuridica (IDG) containing a variety of materials on Italian law

International Association of Law
Enforcement Intelligence Analysts

International Law Dictionary
Definitions of words and phrases used in private and public international law with cross-references (by link) to related words and phrases. (And more.)

International Law Commission
Work of International Law Commission which met in Geneva and New York in
1998 for its fiftieth session. The Commission prepares articles to promote
both the progressive development and codification of international law

International Telephone Directories on the Web

International Money Laundering Information Net work

International Supreme Court Decisions

Irish Law Site

Legal Guide to the Kosovo Conflict

Lex Mercatoria
This site provides information on international commercial law with subsidiary interests in commerce and information technologies that may be of interest to law academics and professionals worldwide.

LLRX.com
This site includes links to over 1,400 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets. You can browse to find the resource you need, or search by keyword. International laws and resources are provided as well.

National Centre of Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus
Database contains more than 20000 legal acts issued by the President, Parliament, Government, National Bank, ministries, Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, Supreme Economic Court, and international treaties (in Russian and Belarussian)

The Netherlands National Library
Site in English

Netherlands' The Dutchess
English version of search engine for Dutch Internet Resources

New York University Journal of International Law & Politics

Norwegian Maritime Laws

One Stop Shopping for European Copy Right Law

Pacific Law Sites
From the University of Waikato Law Library

Privacy and Human Rights
An International Survey of Privacy Laws and Practice

Private International Law
Web site is in English and French and provides the full text of the Hague conventions and
reports on their present status

REESWEB
University of Pittsburgh's comprehensive index of electronic resources on the Balkans, the Baltic states, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Central Europe, the CIS, Eastern Europe, the NIS, the Russian Federation, and the former Soviet Union

Riksdagen
Sweden's Parliament Site documents: private members' motions, committee reports, records, interpellations and questions, Information about elections and referendums as well as the political parties represented in the Riksdag, Databases containing parliamentary documents and various registers

Republic of Turkey, State Institute of Statistics

Roman Law
Available in English, German, Italian and Latin. The English portion provides introductory
material on Roman law and fragments of Latin texts from the Digests, Code of Justinian, and some glosses

Slovenian Law
This fee-for-view site contains 8 databases including: legislation (start date unknown), all regulations
(starting in 1995), court decisions, the official gazette and a bibliographic database of journal articles.
Without paying, one can search in many of the databases, but the results will be only the titles
that may be of interest. NOTE: only the summary area is currently in English

Bank of Slovenia
Laws and Regulations, Exchange Rates, Interbank Interest Rates, Base Rate, Bank Rates and Coins.
The laws in Slovene are generally on a different site and will require language support for the diacritics.
The English language material requires an Adobe Acrobat Reader

South African Government Information

Systematische Sammlung des Bundesrechts
Recueil Systematique du Droit Federal (Swiss federal law). Official site of Switzerland, Constitution, laws, ordinances in French, German, Italian

Taiwan Legal Resources
Site is in English

United Nations
Provides a wealth of international information including specific laws and issues.

University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
World Legal Systems, sponsored by the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa,
Classifies countries of the world into six categories of legal systems: civil law, common
law, customary law, Islamic law, Talmudic law and mixed law. Available in English, French
and Spanish

URLAW Legal Research Center
Access to international laws, resources and forms.

U.S. Committee For Refugees

U.S. State Department
Authentication documents foreign countries

U.S. Committee for Refugees

Portal to UK (United Kingdom) Legal Resources
Venables

Videlex
Ronald S. Huttner LL.B (Hons) Computer-Assisted Legal Research links 

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LAWYER RESOURCES

Acronymfinder
Look up 91,700 acronyms/abbreviations & their meanings. A searchable database containing common acronyms and abbreviations about all subjects, with a focus on computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military

Amazon.Com
A Mega on-line bookseller with a heart and most any book you could need. Find it here and order on a secure line

American Lawyer Media
Law Catalog by American Lawyer Media - one of the leading sources of news and information for the legal industry

The CCH Incorporated

EqualJustice
An on-line meeting place, information source, and connection mechanism for lawyers and other advocates involved in efforts to provide civil legal assistance to low-income people

Lawyer's Center Bookstore

Legal Publishers List
News, links and information on top legal publishers

MedicalResearch Consultants
High-quality, credible medical literature designed to assist in a successful outcome for each case

Search-It-Right
Donna Fryer -  Internet training, competitive intelligence, online research

United States Postal Service

Web of On-line Dictionaries
200 different language - specific areas and links to English Dictionaries

WebGrammar
A wonderful resource for the professional writer of articles, legal briefs and correspondence. The site contains dictionaries, tutorials, an acronym finder, punctuation, quotes, a thesaurus and hundreds of other writer resources

West Group
Daily Law Highlights Of The Latest Cases, Online Product Catalog With Latest Products For Order

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LEGAL FORMS

Forms are not state specific unless noted:

AllLaw.com
A simple to locate listing of any type of legal form that you would need. Topics range from litigation to wills and probate.

Corporate & Securities Legal Forms
Free Forms prepared by the top law firms in the country:--Directors Stock Deferral Plan--Employees Stock Deferral Plan --Employee Stock Option Plan--Equity Based Long Term Incentive Plan--Indemnification Agreement--Liquidating Trust Agreement--Non-Employee Directors Deferred Compensation Plan --Restricted Stock Award Plan --Stock Appreciation Rights Plan--Standby Equity Agreement --Stock Option Plan for Non-Employee Directors --Subordinated Debenture --Voting Trust Agreement and Voting Trust --Warrant

Exchange Act Forms

FindForms.Com
Search engine to thousands of free legal forms

Find Law
Provides comprehensive legal resources and forms available on the Internet for legal professionals, students, businesses and individuals.

Forms at FindLaw
If you can't find a legal form link here, it's probably not on the net!

Free Legal Forms
Find legal forms by using an alphabetical group that applies to what you are researching.

Internet Legal Forms Archive
A large depository of legal forms submitted by various law firms in many areas of practice. Basic agreements, Contracts, sample contract clause language, legal forms, or any other form documents of use to attorneys or consumers.

IRS Forms and Publications
Forms can be downloaded with Adobe Acrobat

Lawcommerce.com
The online center for the legal profession.

Lawguru's Links to Forms

The 'Lectric Law Library Forms Room
Several hundred forms on this site broken down in to two broad categories, General Law Practice Forms and Business and General Forms.

Legal Forms Kit
Offering a large assortment of free legal forms, contracts, agreements, documents and free law advice

Legaldocs.com
Legal forms, some are free

Lexis One
Read case law, locate legal forms, websites, and your State’s legal resources. You can even shop for law books.

LLRX.com
This site includes links to over 1,400 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets. You can browse to find the resource you need, or search by keyword.

Martindale-Hubbell
A locator used to find a lawyers by names, area of practice or location.

Maryland Articles of Amendment - Corporate Charter
Guidlines for drafting Articles of Amendment. Form available on this site in Adobe® Acrobat® (.pdf) format.

One Stop Legal
Search and click over 25,000 legal forms available immediately for printing.

Patent and Trademark forms
Download with Adobe's Acrobat Reader

Salesmarket.com Legal Forms
103 legal forms on this site. Mostly business forms with a couple living will forms as well.

SEC & Corporate Forms
Download and view with Acrobat

Securities Forms
From the Center for Corporate Law

Small and Home Based Business Forms
Over 500 business forms and letters free to use for your business. Forms on this site are available in plain text format.

Social Law Library
This online library provides research materials, training and services. You are able to locate the laws of your State with a simple click.

University of Memphis/ Government Publications Department
This page contains downloadable government electronic forms.

US Legal Forms
State specific legal forms; thousands available.

Westlaw
Westlaw is an online legal research service which provides access to statues, case law, public records and other legal resources including news articles and business information.

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LEGAL DISCUSSION LISTS
& GROUPS 

ABA Discussion Groups
Open, closed and private lists by the American Bar Association

ABAnet
Very general, unmonitored - a good source to obtain general legal information

Asset Protection Forum
Moderated list for the discussion of asset protection techniques, including FLP's,
bankruptcy exemptions and various forms of asset ownership and charitable trusts.
To subscribe, send the following message: subscribe apf; your-real-name

CharityLawListserv@CharityChannel.com
An attorney-moderated list that covers all aspects of the
law of tax exempt organizations, does not always focus on gift planning.
To subscribe, subscribe from the web site subscription interface,
or send an email message to mailto:Listserv@CharityChannel.com
In the body of the message, type: SUBSCRIBE CHARITYLAW yourFirstname yourLastname
(example: SUBSCRIBE CHARITYLAW Bruce Hopkins)

Subscribe to CyberspaceLaw List

Crossing The Bar
Discussion board regarding multistate practice

Dejanews

Deals, Dirt, Death and Taxes
Moderated list that is owned by the ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
It covers estate planning for various business entities and real estate interests.
To subscribe, send the following message: subscribe 3dt

Egroups.com

EstatePlanning
A general public list for the discussion of estate planning topics.
To subscribe, send the following message: subscribe estateplanning

Estplan-l
General public list for the discussion of estate planning and real and personal property
issues. To subscribe, send the following message: subscribe estplan-l

Fambus-l
General public list for the discussion of family business issues, including the tax aspects of the same. To subscribe,
send the following message: subscribe fambus-l

General Newsgroups and Instructions

GIFTPLAN
An attorney-moderated list dedicated exclusively to gift
planning topics. To subscribe, subscribe from the web site
subscription interface, or send an email message to
Listserv@CharityChannel.com
and in the body of the message, type:
SUBSCRIBE GIFTPLAN yourFirstname yourLastname
(example: SUBSCRIBE GIFTPLAN Abraham Lincoln)

Unmoderated Gift Planning List
Hosted by Listserv@LISTSERV.IUPUI.EDUNCPG,
called GIFT-PL. To subscribe, send an email message in the body of the message, type:
SUBSCRIBE GIFT-PL yourFirstname yourLastname
(example: SUBSCRIBE GIFT-PL Jane Smith)

Law related lists by topic

LawGuru List

Law Lists
Compilation of electronic discussion groups (Internet lists and Usenet
newsgroups), newsletters, journals, etc., related to law

Law Librarian List on Imaging Technology
Send the following message: subscribe lawimaging-1 yourfirstname yourlastname

Lawsrc is a list for the exchange of information about Internet resources for law teachers, librarians, and practitioners To subscribe to Lawsrc-L send an email to Lawsrc-L with the message: subscribe Lawsrc-L YourFirstName LastName

Law Source
A list for legal resources on the Internet for attorneys, law firms, law libraries, law schools, corporations, and others who have a need to locate sources of legal information.

The Legal Domain Network
Carries a number of law-related discussion lists

Legal Technology
Unmoderated group misc.legal.technology

Missouri Lawyers List
Send the following message: subscribe missouriattorneys-l Your Name

More General Newsgroups and Instructions

Searchable Index of Law Lists

TileNet

The TechnoLawyer
An interactive Internet publication for legal professionals
interested in using technology to increase their productivity. Topic format

Lawsrc is a list for the exchange of information about Internet resources for law teachers, librarians, and practitioners To subscribe to Lawsrc-L send an email to Lawsrc with the message: subscribe Lawsrc-L YourFirstName LastName

X-List-Software
LetterRip 1.1 by Fog City Software, Inc. X-List-Subscribe:

War & Politics
A forum for discussing the events that are transpiring Kosovo. How will history look upon these current events?

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LEGAL JOBS

Cal Law

Chicago Legal Search

CompLaw

CounselWeb
Internet Services for Lawyers&

Emplawyernet
The nation's largest online law job database

Employment Links
By About.com

FindLawJob

Government Law Jobs

JobBank

Law Forum

Lawmatch

Legal Employment Search Site

Legal Jobs Page

The New York Law Journal's Law Jobs page

Professional Development Center
From FindLaw

The Student Law Center

Vault Reports
Job Banks organized by Industry and Information on your prospective Employer

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