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The American Bar Association provides this "gateway to information on legal topics that affect your daily life".

American Law Sources Online 
Links to online sources of law for the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Codified Ordinances of Poland 
These are the laws passed by the Village of Poland and published by the American Legal Publishing Company.  To verify that these are the most current ordinances available, please check with the municipality.

Daily Legal News 
The Daily Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, real estate and general business. Designated by the Courts as the Official Law Journal of Mahoning County. Admittance to is by subscription only.

Divorce 360
This site includes information on custody, alimony, child support, and litigation.

The New York Law School's Mendik Library has recently developed DRAGNET, a search tool that allows the user to find a topic simultaneously in more than 80 legal web sites and databases. DRAGNET stands for "Database retrieval access using Google's new electronic technology." 

A searchable site for professionals and the general public looking for legal information, news, organizations, schools, career development and lawyers.

Guide to Law Online 
The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.

A legal education portal designed for people learning, teaching, or researching law. Provides law guides, legal news, and legal scholarship resources “objectively and intelligibly in an accessible, ad-free format.”

Find attorneys, legal forms, and answers to legal questions at this site.

Legal Engine 
Make this your starting point for finding legal information on the Internet.

Legal Information Institute 
Provides links to court decisions, statutes, international law, taxation, civil rights, immigration, etc.

This site offers free access to some case law and legal forms, as well as a Statutory Law Guide, Internet Legal Guide and more.

Mahoning Law Library 
Find basic information on the law library collection and our historic courthouse. 
A gateway to United States and international online legal resources featuring law topic pages, federal law, state law, local court rules, legal forms, lawyer information, and more.

Members Only Briefs 
The Ohio Legislative Service Commission has prepared overviews on topics of interest related to the law, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, plant closings, and adoptions.

Nolo Free Legal E-Books
Latest editions of 12 selected titles are available.  They include: Renter's Rights, Foreclosure Survival Guide, Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court, 8 Ways to Avoid Probate, and others.

Nolo Law Centers 
Offers free information on everyday legal topics.

Ohio Legislative Service Commission 
Get a status report on current legislation, bill analysis, contact information for all boards and commissions, and links to legislative related information here.

Ohio Revised Code 
The Ohio Revised Code includes the current laws passed by the Ohio General Assembly, as well as some of the history of the laws. It is seachable by subject, keyword, and section number, and browsable by tiitle and section.

Ohio Statewide Legal Services 
Can't afford a lawyer? Use this site for advice, forms or a list of organizations that provide free or low cost legal services.

Rominger Legal 
Where legal research begins on the web.

In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress. THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Here you will find: Bills and Resolutions, Activity in Congress, Congressional Record, Schedules and Calendars, Committee Information, Presidential Nominations, Treaties, Government Resources, and Resources For Teachers.

United States House of Representatives 
"Provides information on House bills, committees and activities, and links to representatives' web sites. "

United States Senate 
"Provides information on Senate bills, committees and activities, and links to senators' web sites."