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Federal Courts

Legal Information Institute 
U. S. Supreme Court cases, both current and historic, are available here. They are searchable by subject.  Current state laws are also available, as well as the United States Code and the Code of Federal Regulations. This site also includes a legal encyclopedia and directory of attorneys. 

Oyez includes the text of United States Supreme Court opinions searchable by date and issue.  The audio of many cases is also available, and current news of the Court. Biographical information about the justices is provided.

 United States Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of Ohio 
The Bankruptcy Court helps a person or business discharge or restructure debt. The website has information about bankruptcy, forms, and rules of the court. The Youngstown location is the Nathaniel R. Jones Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse.

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
The Court of Appeals reviews decisions of the District Court if asked by parties in the cases. 

United States District Court. Northern District of Ohio
This is a general federal trial court which hears both civil and criminal cases. The Youngstown location is the Thomas D. Lambros Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse.

United States Supreme Court 
The Court's official website, it includes some opinions and the transcipts of cases as well as a docket search. There are also biographies of the current justices.