Government Resources · Laws, Regulations & Codes

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Federal

ADA Standards for Accessible Design
ADA requirements as published in the 28 CFR Part 36, revised July 1, 1994.
Administrative Decisions & Other Actions
Links to administrative actions posted on Federal agency websites (outside the scope of the CFR or the Fed Reg). Search by agency or subject.
American Law Sources Online
Compilation of links to free law sources for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Code of Federal Regulations
Codified rules of the executive departments and agencies of the Federal government searchable by keyword or CFR citation.
FindLaw
Broad-based legal portal including information on laws, cases, law practice, law schools, forms.
GPO Access
Access to full-text laws, regulations, and publications from the federal government.
Guide to Law Online
Links to law information, national, and international, from the Law Library of Congress.
Legislation of the U.S. Congress
Comprehensive site for federal legislation, with bills and laws since 1973.
Popular Names of Acts in the US Code
Trying to locate the Taft-Hartley Act in the U.S. Code? Use this table to locate the citation for it.
Regulations.gov
Search this site for the current text of federal regulations. You may also post comments on proposed regulations.
Statutes at Large
Laws (public and private) enacted by Congress between 1789-1875.
United States Code
Online searchable version of the U.S. Code and its supplements.
United States Law Sources – Harvard Law School Library
Comprehensive list of links to sources of United States federal and state law. Arranged by constitutional, legislative, executive, judicial, and more. Also provides some local municipal and international information.

State

127th Ohio General Assembly
Official site of the legislative branch of Ohio government, with information on Ohio legislators and access to current legislation searchable by bill number or text keyword.
Cleveland Law Library
Directory of legal topics related to Ohio laws.
Findlaw State Resources
Links to codes for all 50 states.
Gongwer News Service
Comprehensive, accurate, timely and balanced coverage of issues in and around Ohio's government and political systems. The daily Ohio Report provides coverage of every bill in the General Assembly and closely tracks the activities of the executive and judicial branches.
Ohio Administrative Code Online
Codified rules and regulations issued by Ohio executive agencies, searchable by code number or keywords.
Ohio Capitol Connection
Comprehensive site for Ohio legislation and legislators, featuring full texts of bills under consideration in the General Assembly and laws back to 1989.
Ohio Legal Services
Public law directory and legal services directory for laypersons.
Ohio Legislative Service Commission
Useful legislative history from the service agency that provides Ohio legislators with analyses of proposed laws concerning their overall feasibility and effects as well as their fiscal impact.
Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries
Listing of county law libraries in Ohio.
Ohio Revised Code Online
Codified laws of Ohio passed by the General Assembly, searchable by section number or keyword.

Local

Cincinnati Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service
Need to find a laywer? Use the Lawyer Referral Service sponsored by the Cincinnati Bar Association.
Cincinnati Law Library Association
Online catalog and complete list of legal resources in the Hamilton County Law Library located in the main courthouse.
Cincinnati Municipal Code Online
Cincinnati’s codified ordinances, searchable by code number or full-text keyword.
Current Cincinnati Ordinances and Resolutions
Synopsis of Cincinnati City Council actions in its most recent session.
Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati
Link to local legal services for low-income people.
Municipal Codes Online
Links to municipal codes from around the country.