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New York State Resources

The following licensed databases and free Internet resources provide information about New York State law and government.   To locate other databases licensed by the Law Library, browse the other Electronic Resources web pages, use the Search function at the top of this web page, or see our List of Databases.    

New York Law Journal
This is the prime resource for legal news and the legal profession in New York State, and includes decisions, court calendars, and legislation, as well as analysis and insight by leading legal authorities. The full decisions of many New York City court cases, particularly the New York City Civil Court, can only be found here.  (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law authorized users only.)

NY State Laws
(a gateway to NY State legal information from FindLaw, Thomson's public legal information website)

NY State Bill Searches
Search by Bill Number and keyword (New York State Assembly website)

NY Court of Appeals Decisions
1992 - present (from Cornell University's Legal Information Institute)

NY State Unified Court System
Find forms, publications, news and more from the official website of the NY State Unified Court System

NY State Home Page
The official website of the State of New York

NYSBA Resources on Professional Standards for Attorneys in New York
Includes Lawyers Code of Professional Responsibility.