Web Links: Language & Dictionaries


City of Port Arthur - Code of Ordinances - The City's legal structure and local laws enacted by Port Arthur City Council.

American Civil Liberties Union  web page - lists the organization's projects and activities with a link to their online newsletter.  It covers many hotly debated current events dealing with personal freedoms.  The ACLU's primary watchword is defense of the U. S. Constitution and Bill of Rights.

LegalEngine.com  "LegalEngine was developed as an online legal gateway that summarizes the most important state and federal law related links in a comprehensive and easy to navigate legal meta-search index. LegalEngine's use is completely free to the public at large and is without any commercial purposes. ALL proceeds received through LegalEngine's affiliations with other online companies are donated to the Public Broadcast Service and National Public Radio in recognition of their noble commitment to quality educational public programming."  from the "about us" section.  Note that they do sell legal forms and those proceeds make this a commercial venture.

Legal Search Engines  Provided by Freeality.com, there is a lot of advertising - but also a lot of links to legal information some of which is free.

The Supreme Court of the United States  The Court's web page includes information about the Court, its docket, rules and procedures, searchable Supreme Court Files and Court Docket Files, and even a section about visiting the Court.

Texas Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR)  The Institute's "Independent Living Research Utilization" (ILRU) site includes a link to helpful information on the "Americans with Disabilities Act" (ADA).  It is important for businesses to stay informed on current developments in rules and interpretations where ADA is concerned.