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State Law & Government

State Websites

Every state has a website, although the amount of legal information available, and its currency, varies from state to state. Statutes and other legislative information are commonly found, as well as information about state courts and recent opinions of the appellate courts. Use Google to locate.  


State of Illinois Home Page

Has links to executive agency websites, the Illinois General Assembly website,, and the Illinois Courts home page,

Illinois General Assembly

The Illinois General Assembly website has bills, resolutions and the Illinois Compiled Statutes with source notes at the end of each section to indicate currency.  Also included are legislative reports for the current session, lists of members and schedules.  Full text of legislative journals is available back to 1971.  The site also includes the Illinois Administrative Code, provided by the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. 

Illinois Courts

Opinions, dockets, schedules and judges' profiles for the Illinois appellate courts, as well as personnel, statistics and contact information for Illinois circuit courts.  

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