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State Resources

The following resources provide legal information associated with individual states.  They include licensed databases of the Law Library and open access Internet websites.  Licensed databases are identified as such and access restrictions are provided following each description.

To locate other resources, including additional databases licensed by the Law Library, browse the other Electronic Resources web pages or see our List of Databases.

Subject Compilations of State Laws Online
This HeinOnline database provides a comprehensive source for identifying thousands of articles, books, government documents, loose-leaf services, court opinions and Internet sites that compare state laws on hundreds of subjects.  The annotations directly link to articles, documents, and other full-text resources residing in other HeinOnline databases as well as publicly accessible websites. 
(Licensed database; Access provided to all valid Syracuse University users.)

FindLaw State Resources
Contains state primary legal material, including cases, codes, regulations, and court opinions and rules. It also provides links to district, state and county courts as well as state directories, municipal codes and a search engine for each state's government web sites.

National Center for State Courts

State Resources on the Web
(from the University of Michigan Law School)

State Resources Center (from LexisOne)

Links to State Legislatures and State Regulations
(from the Law Librarians Society of the District of Columbia (LLSDC)

State and Local Government on the Web
(from Piper Resources, Minn.,MN)

City/Municipal Law

Municode.com:  This publisher of print municipal codes provides some access to free online municipal codes.

Municipal Code links (from the Seattle Public Library)

Onondaga County Administrative Code (from the Onondaga County government web site.)