Links

 

Resources - top

Management Information Exchange
Exchange of ideas for managing low-income legal services and pro bono projects.

United States Government
A one stop site consolidating 20,000 government web sites into one.

Caregiving Across the States

Elder Abuse website

Valuing the Invaluable: A New Look at the Economic Value of Family Caregiving

Cancer in Elderly People: Workshop Proceedings

Medicare Private Fee-For-Service Plans: An Alliance for Health Reform Toolkit

Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age, Your Checklist for Health

Talking with Your Doctor

Trends in Health Status and Health Care Use Among Older Women

Women: Stay Healthy at Any Age, Your Checklist for Health

Meeting the Long-Term Care Needs of the Baby Boomers: How Changing Families Will Affect Paid Helpers and Institutions

Women and Social Security

 

Legal Research - top

American Law Sources On-Line Really big resource, great links, easy to use.

Cornell University Legal Information Institute
One of the oldest and best research sites on the Web. Materials include a searchable US Code, Federal Rules, legal materials organized by topic, links to international sources, and a statistical database on litigation in the federal courts.

Findlaw
Searchable index of legal materials on the Web, including Supreme Court information.

US Supreme Court
Read the court's decisions the same day they're released and study the court's argument calendar, schedule, rules, visitor's guide and bar admission forms.

Westlaw
Westlaw legal research on line.

 

National Resources - top

American Bar Association

Legal Services Corporation
LSC was created by the Congress of the United States to promote equal access to justice and to provide high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that analyzes government policies and programs, particularly those affecting low-and moderate-income people.

National Association of Consumer Advocates
Excellent source of information about places to complain about consumer problems and to find a lawyer.

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Comprehensive research service available to poverty law advocates.

National Consumer Law Center
NCLC is America's foremost advocate for low-income consumer justice and its leading expert on low-income consumer issues.

National Health Law Program
National public interest law firm that serves legal services, community-based organizations, providers and individuals who work on behalf of uninsured or underinsured low-income people.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association
The National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) is the oldest and largest national, non-profit membership organization devoting all of its resources to advocating equal access to justice for all Americans.

National Senior Citizens Law Center
The National Senior Citizens Law Center provides the elderly with direct legal assistance as well as consulting services on a variety of relevant issues, including Medicare/Medicaid and age discrimination.

National Veteran Legal Services Program
Advocacy and informational assistance for veterans whose opportunities and lifestyles have been altered by the effects of military service.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
This site offers information on free prescription drugs and patient assistance programs.

Social Security Online
Information about Social Security hearings and appeals process.

National Center for Law and Economic Justice
News updates and information on issues affecting low-income persons and their advocates.

 

Federal Resources - top

American Bar Association
A one-website reference source with advice about the vast number of public-service and commercial providers of legal help on the Internet.

Department of Justice
DOJ provides a search engine for searching its entire site, which includes press releases, reports, news, proposed legislation, etc.

Federal Case Law
Findlaw provides searching of all available opinions of the Supreme Court and US Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Office of the Law Revision Counsel
US Code, provided by the US House of Representatives.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Code of Federal Regulations, provided by the US Government Printing Office.

Thomas Jefferson
The Congress Web site: bills, legislative histories, full text of the Congressional Record, reports and accompanying documents.

US Federal Courts
Local rules, forms, filing procedures, recent opinions for many Federal District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts.

US House of Representatives
Legislative information; searchable access to the US Code; provides links to full text of many state statutes, as well as to the Federal Register, CFR, Federal court decisions and rules, treaties and international law.

US Senate
Legislative activities; committee information, etc.

The White House
White House documents, speeches, press releases, and statistics; links to federal services and cabinet Web sites.

 

Kentucky Resources - top

Kentucky Volunteer Lawyer Program
A program of the Access to Justice Foundation, this site helps connect lawyers and legal service offices wishing to take pro bono cases state-wide.

KCHIP- The Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program
Information about free health insurance for Kentucky's children.

Legislative Research Commission Home Page
Includes pre-filed bills, bill summaries, text and actions, information about contacting legislators. Links to KAR and KRS.

Reverse Mortgage Information
This website, provided by the AARP, is a basic primer on reverse mortgages.