Government Resources · Laws, Regulations & Codes

Federal

ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Department of Justice site that provides helpful guidance in understanding and following Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
Administrative Decisions & Other Actions
University of Virginia Library site providing helpful links to administrative actions posted on Federal agency websites (outside the scope of the Code of Federal Regulations or the Federal Register). You can search by agency or subject.
Code of Federal Regulations
Codified rules of the executive departments and agencies of the Federal government searchable by keyword or CFR citation.
GPO Access
Access to full-text laws, regulations, and publications from the federal government.
Guide to Law Online
Links to law information, national, and international, from the Law Library of Congress.
Legislation of the U.S. Congress
Comprehensive site for federal legislation, with bills and laws since 1973.
Regulations.gov
Search this site for the current text of federal regulations. You may also post comments on proposed regulations.
Statutes at Large
Laws (public and private) enacted by Congress between 1789-1875.
United States Code
Online searchable version of the U.S. Code and its supplements.

State

Cleveland Law Library
Directory of legal topics related to Ohio laws.
Ohio Administrative Code Online
Codified rules and regulations issued by Ohio executive agencies, searchable by code number or keywords.
Ohio Legislative Service Commission
Useful legislative history from the service agency that provides Ohio legislators with analyses of proposed laws concerning their overall feasibility and effects as well as their fiscal impact.
Ohio Legislature (Official General Assembly Site)
Official site of the legislative branch of Ohio government, with information on Ohio legislators and access to current legislation searchable by bill number or text keyword.
Ohio Revised Code Online
Codified laws of Ohio passed by the General Assembly, searchable by section number or keyword.

Local

Cincinnati Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service
Need to find a laywer? Use the Lawyer Referral Service sponsored by the Cincinnati Bar Association.
Cincinnati Municipal Code Online
Cincinnati’s codified ordinances, searchable by code number or full-text keyword.
Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati
Link to local legal services for low-income people.