State Laws and Regulations
There is very little information in the Blume Library about Texas laws and regulations, and no detailed information about laws and regulations of other states. Some general information can be found in reference books; ask a Reference Librarian for assistance. The Law Library, of course, has much more of this type of information, and there are many sources of this information on the Internet.
Lexis/Nexis Academic Universe. This database is available for on-campus use; off-campus, it may only be accessed by St. Mary's students, faculty and staff. You may search state codes, rules, constitutions and other legal materials by choosing "Legal Reserch" from the main page. Then look under "Codes and Regulations" and "State Codes." You must select a state before searching.
Rice University, Michigan State University, and the National Science Foundation have begun a State Supreme Court Data Project which offers searchable access to cases from 1995-1998, and hopes to eventually add more years.
Here are some Internet sites which contain information on state governments, laws and regulations:
The National Conference of State Legislatures offers this compilation of 50-State Legislative Tracking Web Resources which follow state lawmaking in a variety of subject areas.