Government and Law

50 U.S. States and Capitals: links to state sites; also includes information on state flowers, birds & songs

American FactFinder: from the Census Bureau; create tables, reports or maps on a community, the economy, or American society; searchable

Bureau of the Census: population clock; Census interactive lookup; Map Stats-profiles by state, county, or Congressional District; subject index to census reports

Chester Boro Municipal Code: searchable

Chester Township Municipal Code: searchable

Congress.gov: Congress.gov is the official source for federal legislative information. It replaces the nearly 20-year-old THOMAS.gov site.

Copyright Internet Resources: links to copyright-related resources including law, licensing organizations, clearinghouses & international organizations

Embassy Index: embassies & consulates directory with addresses & phone numbers; links to home pages

FindLaw: gateway to Internet legal resources including Supreme Court decisions; law schools; national, state & local bar associations; law firm websites; law cases and codes; international law

Federal Tax Administrators Home Page: links to state tax agency websites; downloadable tax forms & on-line filing links; publications (Adobe Acrobat Reader needed); state personal & corporate tax rates; state sales & excise tax rates

Governments on the WWW: links to web sites of governments world wide; includes parliaments, courts, administrative branches, central banks, national political parties

GPO FDsys: search full text of Government Printing Office publications including Budget; Code of Federal Regulations, Commerce Business Daily; Congressional bills, Congressional Record; Federal Register; United States Code; House & Senate calendars, bills, reports

Guide to Law Online: annotated links from the Library of Congress to sources of information worldwide on government & law; international law

Immigration Superhighway: resource aggregating websites and articles about immigration.

Internal Revenue Service: forms; publications; regulations; Internal Revenue Bulletins

Landmark Supreme Court Cases: classroom resource from the Supreme Court Historical Society; includes 15 cases

Legal Services of NJ: Links to a variety of topics in civil law; English and Spanish; includes links to forms

Links to Postal Codes: links to postal codes & address forms servers for international mail

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator: listings of 900,000 lawyers & law firms around the world; includes U.S., Canada and 150+ foreign countries; includes corporate legal departments, in house lawyers & federal government lawyers; state bar associations; does not include lawyer ratings

New Jersey Courts: State run site includes directory information for all NJ courts; driving directions to courts; Rules of Court; calendars and schedules; archived opinions; news; how to represent yourself

New Jersey State Legislature: legislative roster & committees; search for bills; State House tour; kids page, State seal & symbols

New Jersey Voter Information: from the Eagleton Institute; state office candidate information; district profiles, major issues, polls

Official US Executive Branch Web Sites: complete listing with links of all official executive branch web sites by department; independent agencies, board commissions & committees; quasi-official agencies

PublicLegal: gateway to Internet legal resources; includes forms archive, associations, consultants, directories of firms and lawyers, law schools, newsgroups; LawRunner, a special legal Internet search engine; site searchable

Rulers: lists heads of state; international organizations; chronicles recent political events world wide

Search Systems: links to public records databases organized by state; includes some national databases; may include court, licensing, parole, unclaimed property, tax

Social Security Online: benefits publications & information; downloadable forms; Social Security office locator; laws & regulations; Medicare

State and Local Governments on the Net: links to government sites; not complete

U. S. Patent & Trademark Office Trademarks: search trademarks; filing procedures, fees

United Nations : website locator for the United Nations system; keyword search UN documents; links to other international organizations

United States Code: from Cornell Law, a searchable interface with listings by title, popular name, or citation; updated continuously through Thomas

United States Courts: Official site of the United States Courts

United States Government Manual: directory of departments and offices of the Federal government

USA.gov: one-stop access to all online U.S. Government resources

US Patent & Trademark Office: search patents & trademarks; legal materials; full text federal publications on patent & trademark; downloadable forms; full text patent information is available from the Newark Public Library

Voter Registration Form: from the Morris County Web site

Vote By Mail Application: in New Jersey, any voter can now vote by mail in any election. You do not need a reason to vote by mail. Complete the application and mail to your County Clerk up to 7 days prior to the election.

The White House: biographies of the President & Vice President; executive branch senior policy advisors; White House history & tour; press releases; policy statements

ZIP Code Lookup: search by address or zip code

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