General Federal Legal Materials

Google Uncle Sam

Federal Digital System (GPO)
FedWorld Information Network 

Federal Judiciary Materials


LLRX Court Rules, Forms, & Dockets

Guide to the Federal Legal System (LLRX)

The Federal Judiciary Homepage

The Federal Judicial Center 

Guide to Law Online (Law Library of Congress)

Court Rules, including local rules

LLRX Court Rules, Forms, & Dockets

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (LII)

Federal Rules of Evidence (LII)

Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (5th Cir.)

Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Fifth Circuit Local Rules

Southern District of Texas Local Rules

United States Supreme Court Sites 

U.S. Supreme Court

LII U. S. Supreme Court

Findlaw Supreme Court Center

FindLaw: Supreme Court Opinions

Justia U. S. Supreme Court Center

United States Supreme Court Monitor (

Oyez Oyez Oyez (Oral Arguments)

Web Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Research

Office of the Solicitor General

United States Courts of Appeals 

U.S. Federal Courts Finder (Emory)

Map of Circuits (w/ links)

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Courts of Appeals Decisions

United States District Courts 

Links to U. S. District Courts

Eastern District of Texas

Northern District of Texas

Southern District of Texas

Western District of Texas

District Court Filings and Dockets (Justia)

District Court Opinions (Justia)

Electronic Access to Court Records 

PACER Service Center

Caselaw on the Internet

FYI: Online Legal Research Options for Solo/Small Firms



National Law Library




AltLaw (Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals)

Federal District Court Opinions (Justia)

Google Scholar

Appellate Court Briefs

Online Law Journal Search Engine

Federal Legislative Materials 

United States Code 

U. S. Code: GPO Access Databases

U. S. Code (Cornell)

USC Table of Popular Names Index (Cornell)

Pending Bills / Legislative Materials

THOMAS: U.S. Congress on the Internet

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

Legislative Branch Internet Resources

Congressional Budget Office

Roll Call

LLSDC Legislative History Sourcebook