Law Libraries

Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England

Bouvier's 1856 Law Dictionary
Other Dictionaries

Shipman: Handbook of Common Law Pleading (searchable)
Koffler: Handbook of Common Law Pleading (complete)

Matthew Bender: Forms of Pleading & Practice; Points & Authorities (excerpts)

Style Manual, Government Printing Office (1922) [30MB]

History of Law at Fordham University

Most states have two constitutions. In California they are:
     California 1849 Constitution by the People of California
     California 1879 Constitution Approved by vote of the citizens of the United States resident in California
          but never approved by the Congress

Internet Link to California Code
California Code of Regulations (CCR)
Internet Link to California Rules of Court (Also, remember there are court "local rules" in each county,
    and each judge has his courtroom rules.)
California Jurisprudence, Vol. 7 Courts of Record
Constitution for the United States of America text version
     4,543 words, including the signatures but not the certificate on the interlineations
     Takes about half an hour to read. Link to Constitution at National Archives

Constitution of the United States of America, Analysis and Interpretation, June 01, 2014 19MB
Constitution of the United States of America, Analysis and Interpretation, June 26, 2013 21MB
     THE authoritative source of information from the federal government's point of view.
     2830 pages of mostly honest information about our Constitution.
     (Common Law removed from index.)
     Internet Link to Current edition at Senate website.

Internet Link to United States Code

The United States Statutes at Large is the collection of laws passed by the United States Congress, in chronological order.
It is typically referred to as the Statutes at Large, and is the permanent collection of all laws and resolutions enacted
during each session of Congress.
     United States Statutes at Large, 1951-
     United States Statutes at Large, 1789-1950
     Statute must be certified as constitutional by SCOTUS before enforcement.

Federal Rules of Civil/Criminal Procedure
     Civil   Criminal

2013 Benchbook for USDC Judges

Act of Confederation--The original United States of America, before the present day Constitution
Northwest Ordinance, July 13, 1787

Anti-Government Movement Guidebook This guidebook is written by judges and legal consultants for judges who believe there is a nation-wide anti-government movement. It never occurs to them that the People are pro-government, but reacting only to officials who abuse their power.
Background History
Anti Pro Se Training

Notary Public Several books explaining the history and duties of notaries.