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Legal Resources: State Resources

Allegany County Courthouse

Allegany County Courthouse, Cumberland, Maryland. Image by Flickr user PMcC in WashDC.

FindLaw: Maryland

FindLaw: Maryland State Resources

Site contains links to Maryland constitution, Codes, and selected city codes.

Maryland Resources

Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law
Links to the Maryland Constitution, statutes, pending bills, directories of the legislature and judiciary, appellate court decisions from 1994 to present, court rules, and the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR); access to materials for other states

Maryland Appellate Court Opinions
Opinions from the Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals from 1995 to present; can be sorted by case docket number/term, official case citation, appellant’s or first party’s name, date opinion is filed by court, official citation, or judge’s name

Maryland Code & Maryland Rules
Free version of the statutes in force in Maryland and of the rules of practice and procedure that govern Maryland courts; content available in outline format without any additional notes or annotations (LexisNexis)

Maryland General Assembly
Complete coverage of business in the Maryland General Assembly, such as bill information and status, budget information, commissions, committee rosters, agendas, major issues, prior sessions, and more

Maryland Judiciary
Court opinions, court forms, and an overview of the Maryland court system; sections devoted to legal professionals and to Maryland citizens

Maryland Manual
Guide to all facets of Maryland state government provided by the Maryland State Archives and updated daily

Maryland’s Peoples Law Library
Maryland-specific legal and self-help information; topics include Social Security, Welfare, Prescription Drugs, Housing, Traffic, Small Claims, Immigration, Bankruptcy, Identity Theft, Domestic Violence, Dispute Resolution, Senior Citizens information and much more

Maryland State Archives
Repository for records of Maryland State, county, and municipal government; holds special collections of maps, newspapers, religious records, and private papers

Maryland State Law Library
Legal information materials provided to the Judiciary, state agencies, the legal community, and the public

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Sean Henry
Lewis J. Ort Library
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD 21532

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