Minnesota Law Resources

Here are some links to websites that may be useful to those seeking to learn more about legal topics:

MN Statutes United States Code
MN Constitutions United States Constitution
MN Regulations and Executive Orders Federal Regulations
MN Courts and Decisions Federal Courts and Decisions
Tribal Law State Legislation
Federal Legislation Local Ordinances
Legal Issues Legal Profession
Legal Resource Sites

MN Statutes

United States Code

MN Constitutions

United States Constitution

  • U.S. Constitution – The Law Library of Congress provides texts, commentaries, historical texts and judicial decisions.
  • U.S. Constitution – Full text from Emory University.
  • U.S. Constitution Online – Includes the text of the U.S. Constitution. Each amendment has its own link, which includes a list of states that ratified the amendment and the dates. Find commentary, history, explanations, and more on this site.

MN Regulations and Executive Orders

Federal Regulations

  • Code of Federal Regulations– This search interface is provided by GPO Access. Titles are updated regularly.
  • Federal Register – Updates the Code of Federal Regulations through a searchable interface.
  • Regulations.gov – Find, review, and submit comments on Federal regulations published in the Federal Register that are open for comment.

MN Courts and Decisions

Federal Courts and Decisions

Searchthere for opinions, briefs, orders, and more.

Tribal Law

State Legislation

  • NCSL Bill Information Service – NCSL provides, to legislators and staff only, a 50-state searchable legislation database.
  • Minnesota Revisor’s Manual with Styles and Forms – The bill drafting manual for Minnesota provided by the Office of the Revisor of Statutes.
  • State Legal Materials – Links by state provided by Cornell. If a state provides legislation on the Internet, a direct link is available.
  • State Legislatures – The National Conference of State Legislature has compiled this listing of state legislature websites. Not all state legislatures provide access to legislation, but many do.
  • TrendTRACK – This private company offers 50 state bill searching including the full text of bills.

Federal Legislation

Local Ordinances

Legal Issues

Legal Profession

ABA Journal, and provides ABA LawInfo.org, legal information for consumers on various topics.

Legal resource sites with links to many documents