Michigan Criminal Defense Links
Links to other resources that may be helpful for you:
Drunk Driving Charges in Michigan
Child Molestation and Other Sex Crimes in Michigan
To learn about the Michigan court system, from municipal courts to the state’s appellate courts, visit:
To learn more about the Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA), we recommend the following websites:
To learn about false allegations of criminal sexual conduct, visit:
General Resource Links
- Supreme Court of the United States
- PACER Federal Court Docket System
- Home Page of the Federal Courts
- Federal Judicial Center-biographies, publications
- The Nation’s Courts Directory (Federal and State)
- U.S. Courts Home Page
- FEDERAL RULES of CIVIL PROCEDURE (2010)
- FEDERAL RULES of EVIDENCE (2011)
- FindLaw Legal Resources
- Attorney directory from MARTINDALE-HUBBELL
- Internet Legal Resource Guide
- American Bar Association
- Constitution (U.S.)
- Federal & State Statutes for US, Canada & Mexico
- Legal Dictionary from Duhaime
- US Law
Criminal Law Oriented Websites
- ABA Criminal Justice Section
- APB On-line
- Bureau of Justice Statistics (DOJ)
- Computer Search and Seizures (DOJ)
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Criminal Justice Links from ABA
- Criminal Justice Statistics Sourcebook (DOJ)
- Death Penalty Information Center
- Dept. of Justice (US) Home Page
- DOJ Computer Seizure Guidelines
- Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center (FJSRC) – Federal Criminal Case Statistics
- Uniform Crime Reports
- National Fraud Information Center
- National Law Journal – The Law.com
- Tax Information on the Internet
General Legal Information
The Cornell Law School site provides users with links to all federal and state laws.
Find Law is a commercial web site created to offer the average person without a law degree information about laws, both federal and state. The information and general legal research tools it offers can be very helpful, but don’t replace the advice of a qualified attorney.
This web site also offers legal research guides, free legal forms, and general legal information. However they also offer more advanced legal research options that a user can pay for as they go.
This site offers both free, basic searches for information on municipal codes from all over the United States, along with options for other fee-based legal resources.
This site includes links to administrative rules that have been enacted by departments of Michigan’s executive branch. This includes rules governing traffic codes, breath testing, and even the use of forensic science.
The site for the Office of the Governor provides access to orders issued by the governor, along with information about the current governor, and links to relevant news articles.
The Michigan Attorney General Opinion web page includes a numbered list of all opinions issued by the Attorney General’s Office, including a variety of different ways you can search for the information ayou want.
The Michigan Legislature web site provides users with the ability to search current Michigan statutes, and pending legislation.
The website for The Law Library of Michigan offers legal research tools for users needing information on state laws, including research guides, and advice on law library research.
The Michigan Supreme Court web site offers a wealth of information about both Michigan’s Trial and Appellate courts, including court rules, community outreach, recent decisions made by the State Supreme Court, and a link to livestream court proceedings.
Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council
This site offers downloadable documents for use by police and prosecutors in Michigan.
The site provides links to federal courts around the nation, including a searchable database of court records, and links to all services provided by federal courts, including downloadable court documents.
The Library of Congree site provides access to current and past federal legislative history, including Senate and House committee hearings, bills, and prints, and also the Congressional Law Library.
This is an official U.S. government web site that serves as a central hub from which to search all online resources offered by the federal government.
U.S. Government Publishing Office
This site provides links to all publications made by the three branches of the federal government, including the United States Code, and the Code of Federal Regulations.
Criminal Justice Statistics
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
This site analyzes criminal justice data submitted by law enforcement agencies around the nation, to address specific criminal justice and criminology research issues.
The BJS site provides statistics relating to both general crime trends, and specific crime issues, like gun crimes or drug related crimes.
This website provides links to criminal justice statistics gathered by more than 100 federal agencies around the country.
The U.S. Census Bureau provides a wide variety of statistical data on U.S. residents, including geographical, business, and income-related statistics. Some of the information they provide relates to criminal justice issues.
The Census Bureau’s abstract is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States’ population.