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Birmingham and Jefferson County
Links regarding legal research, archives, Code of Alabama, and forms.
The Birmingham Municipal Court is authorized to hear misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases which involve offenses committed within its police jurisdiction.
The current law code of the the City of Birmingham, Alabama is included on the Municode Library website. The code can be browsed by title or searched by keyword. Also included are recent city ordinances that have not yet been codified.
Includes information on Jefferson County, Birmingham and Bessemer Divisions. Website also has information on fees, forms, judges, jury page, and more.
Provides general information about the law library, list of services and prices of services they provide.
Alabama
Legal resources for the state of Alabama from the ABA such as how to search for free legal help for special populations, finding lawyers, self help, court information, foreclosure information and more.
Search the Alabama Supreme Court and State Law Library Catalog, links to Alabama Judicial system, Appellate Courts, and some resources on the web.
Select the "Public Resources" link for information on a number of topics such as how to get free legal help.
The site includes links to full text versions of all Alabama Rules of Court.
Compiled by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, it provides an annotated guide to what is available online from reliable sites for legal information.
This site by the Cornell University Law School provides opinions, legislation, code, and links to organizations regarding Alabama.
United States
Has a list of legal topics, guides on legal topics such as divorce, bankruptcy, foreclosure, intellectual property, auto accidents and more. Also aas general forms and letters you can print for free, links to resources on the legal topic, and articles.
Public resources for a variety of legal topics, how to get legal help, publications, and about how the law works.
Provides current legal news, cases, forms and more. It is organized by topic and for each topic there are links to subtopics and a range of useful information, links and articles.
Free resources from a popular publisher of legal guides. Provides quick answers to common legal questions, legal updates, articles, basic information about legal research, legal terminology dictionary, and calculators for common legal financial matters. While the majority of the site is free they also do sell some of their legal forms.
The United States Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is prepared by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives. The code can be searched, or browsed, by title. It can also be searched using keywords.
The website of the Avalon Project has the text of the United States Constitution, in its entirety. The Avalon Project, created and maintained by the staff of the Lillian Goldman Library of the Yale University Law School, is a digital collection of documents relating to law, history and diplomacy.
The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation (popularly known as the Constitution Annotated) contains legal analysis and interpretation of the United States Constitution, based primarily on Supreme Court case law. This regularly updated resource is especially useful when researching the constitutional implications of a specific issue or topic.
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