California Attorney General Opinions - The California Attorney General, as the chief law
officer of the state, provides legal opinions upon request to designated state and local public officials and government agencies on issues
arising in the course of their duties.
California Case Law: 1934-Present - California case law from 1934 to the present
provided by FindLaw. Cases contain official citation and page numbers. Browse and search for
cases from the California Court of Appeal or from the California Supreme Court.
California Code - California law consists of 29 codes covering various subject
areas, the state Constitution, and statutes. This site allows you to display the table of contents for each Code and to
search each Code by keyword. Includes: Business and Professions Code, Civil Code, Code of Civil Procedure, Commercial Code,
Code, Education Code, Elections Code, Evidence Code, Family Code, Financial Code, Fish and Game Code, Food and Agricultural Code,
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Probate Code, Public Contract Code, Public Resources Code, Public Utilities Code, Revenue and Taxation Code, Streets and Highways Code,
Unemployment Insurance Code, Vehicle Code, Water Code, Welfare and Institutions Code.
California Department of Justice: Office of the Attorney General - This site makes available the full text
of active measures submitted for preparation of a circulating title and summary, written opinions for state and local public officers on
legal issues arising in the course of their duties, and information on consumer issues, crime and violence prevention, and public safety
California Discovery and Privilege Law - This site was posted to the
present location in November 1999. The legal content is based on the Civil Discovery Case Law Outlines first prepared by Commissioner Richard E. Best in 1980 and used in continuing legal eduction programs since then. The balance of the site is the
response to requests and suggestions to inform litigants of practice and procedures related to civil discovery.
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) - A California law (California Public Resources Code
section 21000 et seq.) passed in 1970, shortly after the Federal Government passed the National Environmental Policy Act. CEQA does not directly regulate land uses, but instead requires development projects submit documentation of their potential
California Franchise Tax Board - The department that collects state personal income taxes and bank and
corporation taxes for the State of California. Provides California tax forms.
California Home Page - Organized by the State Librarian, Stephen P. Teale Data Center, and the
California State Home Team.
California Innocence Project - A law school clinical program at California Western School of Law dedicated to releasing wrongfully convicted inmates and providing an outstanding educational experience to the students enrolled in the clinic.
California Law Revision Commission - The California Law Revision Commission was given
responsibility for continuing substantive review of California statutory and decisional law.
California Legislature Bill Information - The full text of bills, resolutions, and
constitutional amendments, and their status, history, votes, analyses, and veto messages are available. Searchable bills introduced since
1993 session in both the Senate and Assembly available in pdf and html.
California Legislative Counsel - Provides legal services relating to the legislative
process to assist the Legislature, the Governor, and other state officers.
California Life & Health Insurance Guarantee Association - A statutory entity created in 1991 when the California legislature enacted the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association Act. The guarantee association is composed of all insurers licensed to sell life insurance, health insurance, and annuities in the state of California. In the event that a member insurer is found to be insolvent and is ordered to be liquidated by a court, the Guarantee Association Act enables the guarantee association to provide protection (up to the limits spelled out in the Act) to California residents who are holders of life and health insurance policies, and annuity contracts, with the insolvent insurer. Also see FAQ.
California Secretary of State - Internet point-of-contact for elections and voting, political reform
and campaign financing, state archives, corporations and limited partnerships, notary public, and more.
California Statutes - Search - California statutes are Chaptered Bills. A
bill is chaptered by the Secretary of State after it passes through both houses of the Legislature and is
signed by the Governor or becomes law without the Governor's signature.
California Voter Foundation - A non-profit, non-partisan organization established in 1994 to advance
new technologies that improve democracy by providing the public with access to the information needed to participate in public life in a
meaningful way. Discloses campaign finance data and text of propositions.
DailyJournal - Legal news and resources, verdicts and settlements, public
records searches, California Directory of Attorneys, profiles of over 2500 judges, Daily Appellate Report, Appellate & Supreme Court
Opinions, Pending CA Supreme Court Cases, California Legislative Statutes, California Court Rules, California Court Forms, Pending U.S.
Supreme Court Cases, Federal Opinion Sites, and more.
HotDocs - Subscription required. In California,
includes: California County Forms (both Northern and Southern County forms), California Federal District Court Forms:
Central District, California Federal District Court Forms: Northern District, California Federal District Court Forms: Southern District,
California Judicial Council Forms.
Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) - Provides fiscal and policy advice to the Legislature. The office
carries out this legislative oversight function by reviewing and analyzing the operations and finances of state government.
Legislative Counsel of California - Maintains this official site for California legislative
information. Major sections include Today's Events, Bill Information, California Law, Your Legislature and Legislative Publications.
Office of Administrative Law (OAL) - Enforces laws that allow California state agencies to adopt rules and regulations. OAL reviews proposed administrative regulations before they go
into effect. OAL oversees publication of the California Code of Regulations, the California Regulatory Notice
Register, and other publications.
Office of the Attorney General - Represents the people of California in civil and criminal matters before
trial, appellate and the supreme courts of California and the United States.
State Bar of California - A public corporation within the judicial branch of
government, serving as an arm of the California Supreme Court. All State Bar members are officers of the court. Also see:
KWSnet is an Internet subject directory providing special attention to U.S. national and international news, the arts, computing, culture, environment, law, literature, media,
politics, science and technology. Based in San Francisco, California, KWSnet contains over 150,000 annotated links to resources worldwide. Use Search KWSnet, located at the top of each page, to search within this site. Use Ctrl-F (Windows) or ⌘-F (Mac) to
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