Credo Reference is a collection of online reference books. The Credo Reference Legal Collection is great for looking up quick information about legal terms, American court cases and international law. Access this database in the library or log in with your library card from home. Search for specific topics, or access particular legal books by clicking "Find a Book," then "Law."
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Code of Shenandoah County
The Code of Shenandoah County is a compilation of the current laws passed by the Board of Supervisors of the County. Access the Code here.
Office of the Commonwealth Attorney
The Office of the Commonwealth Attorney prosecutes felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases for Shenandoah County. Find links here to law enforcement agencies, as well as Virginia's case information database.
Code and Constitution of Virginia
The Code of Virginia is a compilation of the laws passed by the Virginia Legislature. Browse or Search the Code of Virginia. Download or search Virginia's constitution here.
Virginia Legal Resources
Find links to Virginia legislation, court opinions, and administrative code via FindLaw, a legal research site. Begin your search of Virginia legal resources here.
U. S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
The CFR is a compilation of administrative laws governing federal regulatory agency practice and procedures. Look here to find out the rules that federal government agencies must follow. Browse or Search the CFR.
United States Code (USC)
The United State Code is a compilation of laws passed by the U.S. Congress. This is where you will find provisions of bills and amendments that have been passed into law.
Browse the U.S. Code (via Cornell Law School) | Search the U.S. Code (via the House of Representatives)
Legal Resources for the 50 States
FindLaw provides a list of resources for looking up laws in all 50 states. Find your state here.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The U.S. Department of Justice maintains a Website of FOIA Reference Materials. Use these resources to exercise your right to government information. For a comprehensive portal to Federal Government information check out USA.gov .