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COURTS

U.S. District Court for the Northern District:

Home page for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  This site contains downloadable court forms (summons, civil cover sheets, etc.), and the all-important daily calendar of events. 

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Home page for the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.  The site contains local rules, downloadable court forms and orders and opinions.

7th Circuit Court of Appeals:

Home page for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeal-this site contains, among other things, the Seventh Circuit’s local order rules, orders from cases, and a copy of the Seventh Circuit’s Practitioner’s Handbook. 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

Home page for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. The site contains forms, local rules and opinions.

Illinois Appeals Court Panel For Workers' Compensation Cases:

The court's decisions for cases as far back as 1996.

United States District Court Forms:

All of the United States District Court Forms (i.e. Summons in Civil Action A0 440).

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 

The Federal Rules of Evidence

Cook County Clerk of the Court:

You can obtain forms and other useful information relating to state courts within Cook County.  Copies of search or record request form needed in connection with criminal conviction requests. 


ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES

National Labor Relations Board:

Home page for the Government Printing Office.  Among other things, it contains a searchable link to the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:

This is the web site for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  It contains the EEOC’s field manual and regulations among other things.

United States Department of Labor:

This is the web site for the U.S. Department of Labor.  You can find the DOL’s wage and hour regulations, information on the Family Medical Leave Act (including FMLA forms, frequently asked FMLA questions), and other information.

Illinois Department of Labor

This is the web site for the Illinois Department of Labor.  You can find laws, prevailing rates and other information regarding labor in the state of Illinois. 

Occupational Health and Safety Administration:

This is the Occupational Health and Safety Administrative (OSHA) web site that contains OSHA’s field inspection reference manual, opinion letters, and more.

Illinois Department of Human Rights

This is the home page for the IDHR.  It contains information about the department and its regulations, among other things.

Illinois Human Rights Commission

This is the home page for the Illinois Human Rights Commission (IHRC).  It contains information about the commission and its regulations, among other things.

Indiana Civil Rights Commission:

Home page for the Indiana Civil Rights Commission.  It contains information about laws, regulations and frequently asked questions.

Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

Home page for the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission.  It contains information on the laws, regulations, and it has downloadable forms.

Illinois General Assembly:

This website contains Illinois constitution, laws, statutes and legislative information.  It also contains the Illinois Human Rights Act.

LEGAL RESOURCES / RESEARCH

Illinois State Bar:

This is the home page for the Illinois State Bar. This site contains Illinois Court Bulletin, Supreme Court Rules, and Statues of Limitations among other things.

Supreme Court Cases:

This site provides Supreme Court Cases from 1990 to the present.

Class Action Information

This site has the Federal Class Action Practice Manual.  It takes you through the beginning to the end of a class action procedure and gives you case law on certain issues pertaining to class action suits.

Library of Congress

The home page for the Library of Congress.  It contains a law library and links to other law research areas.

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Case-law research and other legal information can be found through this site.

Cornell University Law School

Case-law research and other legal information can be found through this site.

Alllaw

Case law website

Findlaw

Law search engine.  Case-law research and other legal information can be found through this site.

Lectlaw

This site contains the Internet Law Library.  Case-law research and other legal information can be found through this site.

Megalaw

Law search engine.  Case-law research and other legal information can be found through this site.

American Bar Association

Web site for the American Bar Association.  Contains a lawyer referral system and law related information. 

Chicago Bar Association

Web site for the Chicago Bar Association. Contains a lawyer referral system and law related information. 

Illinois State Bar Association

Web site for Illinois State Bar Association. Contains a lawyer referral system and law related information. 

Illinois Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association

Association of attorneys that generally advocate employees rights.

Illinois Workers' Compensation Information:

Workers' Compensation news and information