Government & Law

Legal Forms Library

Access thousands of downloadable legal forms from both Missouri and Kansas, including state, federal, business, real estate and personal forms.

Click on the link "All State Subscriptions" at the top of the page to get forms from the state you need.

Also use an attorney directory, arranged by state and practice area. A new feature is their Law Digest—containing summaries of all 50 state statutory laws, arranged in easy-to-use alphabetical topics and subheadings.

Note: This resource used to be called Thomson Gale Legal Forms.

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One user at a time, access from Central Library 3rd floor only. Ask the reference librarian on duty for access.

Find legal and law related materials and services, including searches of US and international legal materials, journals, cases, statutes, forms, verdicts, and proposed and enacted legislation and regulations.

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The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.

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Search and locate all Federal publications from 1976 to the present. Many are available online, other documents can be located at a local library through the site.

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Official directory of the U.S. Congress. It contains short biographies of each member of the Senate and House and additional data, such as committee memberships, room and telephone numbers, and more. It also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies.

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Official information from all three branches of the Federal Government provided by the U.S. Government Printing Office. The Federal Digital System, FDsys, was formerly known as GPO Access.

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FedWorld, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, provides full text of Supreme Court case decisions issued between 1937 and 1975. You can search by case name or full text.

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Supreme Court opinions since 1760 browsable by year and U.S. Reports volume number, searchable by party name, case title, citation, full text and docket number. FindLaw maintains an archive of Supreme Court opinion summaries from September 2000 to the present.

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govinfo provides free public access to more than a million official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. This is GPO's beta website that will eventually replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) public website.

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A leader in the open government data movement, GovTrack scans government websites to collect information on your representatives and research pending legislation to keep you in the know. It tracks representatives' voting records, roll call votes, committee hearings, and bills & resolutions. You can sign up to have information on subjects you're interested in "tracked" for you and sent to you via email and/or RSS feeds. It now includes this same information at the state level also.

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