Useful Link: Social Science: Law

  • Code of the Town of Islip, New York
    A searchable version of the Town Code of Islip, NY. (Suffolk County).
  • Constitute Project
    This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and more from nations around the world. Provided by the University of Richmond.
  • Cornell Legal Institute
    Not-for-profit legal resource operated by the Cornell Law School.
  • FindLaw
    Find a local lawyer and free legal information at FindLaw. Features a link for legal professionals to research the law and find case, codes, and articles for Federal, International or State law (including New York).
    Information on legal rights, free legal aid offices, going to court, and other self-help information for low income people in New York State.
  • Laws of Suffolk County, New York
    A searchable version of the Laws of Suffolk County.
  • Legal Information Institute
    LII is a research and electronic publishing activity of the Cornell Law School. Popular collections include: the U.S. Code, Supreme Court opinions, federal, state, and world law.
  • Library of Congress Guide to Law Online
    The Guide to Law Online 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.
    Find a lawyer or attorney in a searchable Law Locator directory.
  • Nassau Suffolk Law Services
    Legal help available for clients with low income, disabilities, or mental illness. Services are free for those who are eligible.
  • New York Codes, Rules and Regulation
    The complete NYCRR available online.
  • New York State Bar Association
    Public legal resources provided by the NYSBA.
  • New York State Building Codes
    A free link to NY State Building Codes.
  • New York State Division of Administrative Rules
    The Division of Administrative Rules provides a variety of print and web publication services in support of the rule making process and Department of State publications.
  • New York State Legislature
    Search Legislative Session Information for Year, NYS Legislative Bills, NYS Legislative Resolutions, and Laws of New York.
  • New York State Unified Court System
    Official site of the NYS Courts with information about the courts, litigants, attorneys, jurors, judges, and more.
  • Supreme Court Collections
    Complete collection of US Supreme Court decisions from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School.
  • The Avalon Project
    Yale Law School provides an impressive collection of documents in law, history, and diplomacy through the ages. Excellent resource for primary sources.
  • The Federal Judiciary
    The official site of the US Courts which include links to the Supreme Court of the United States and Court link to search for local courts by ZIP code.
  • Touro Law Center Helpline (Pandemic Help)
    Touro Law has established a helpline to answer legal questions arising from the pandemic. Volunteer attorneys will provide referrals to our own clinical program and appropriate legal partners on a wide range of legal issues. The helpline will be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. You can call the helpline at 631.761.7198 or complete an online intake form.