Federal Legislative, Executive and Judicial Sites

LEGISLATIVE

U.S. House of Representatives
Provides access to federal legislative information, as well as information about members, committees, and organization of the House of Representatives.

U.S. Senate
The U.S. Senate home page provides information from and about the members of the Senate, Senate committees, and Senate leadership and support offices. Includes background information on the history of the Senate and a description of the legislative process and procedures.

GPO: FDsys (Federal Digital System)
GPO Access includes federal legislation (Congressional bills, the The Budget of the United States, the Congressional Directory, the Federal Register, and the U.S. Government Manual(Administrative handbook of the U.S. Government).

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
A Library of Congress web site that allows you to search for congressional information and provides access to federal and state government information. Includes the full text of all versions of Senate and Congressional bills for the current Congress, full text of the Congressional Record, and bill summary.

Congressional Research Service
The CRS(Congressional Research Service) is a part of the Library of Congress which prepares nontechnical reports for the U.S. Congress on issues of current interest.

EXECUTIVE

White House Home Page
This is the web site of the White House which includes information the Executive branch of government and also has numerous links to information relating to the other branches of the federal government.

JUDICIAL

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS is one of the most extensive sources of information on criminal and juvenile justice in the world, providing services to an international community of policymakers and professionals. NCJRS is a collection of clearinghouses supporting all bureaus of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Federal Judicial Center
Provides access to research and publications of the federal court.

Federal Judiciary
This site functions as a clearing house for information about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government. Also includes information on Publications from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

The Supreme Court
This site includes information about the Supreme Court and its opinions.

FindLaw
An excellent easy-to-use source on legal news and commentary, international,federal and state courts, constitutions, codes,and case law. Additionally,summaries of law, legal dictionaries and thousands of legal forms can be accessed online from this site.

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