Law Office of William J. Mertens
A litigation practice
Helping clients who are sued or need to sue

Links

In general:  I provide these links hoping that they may be useful.  Nonetheless, I cannot, and do not, vouch for the accuracy of all of the information on any of the sites I have linked to, and I cannot provide assurance that that information is all up to date. I expect to be adding to these links and in general updating them over time.  If anyone finds a broken link or believes that the material on any of the sites linked to is inaccurate or misleading, please let me know.


Courts

Federal Judiciary Home Page

Supreme Court of the United States

Recent and Pending Cases in the Supreme Court of the United States (Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute)

District of Columbia local court system

United States District Court for the District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Maryland judiciary case search

Maryland state court system


United States District Court for the District of Maryland
   Amended local rules, adopted effective July 1, 2011
   Executive summary of amendments to local rules, effective July 1, 2011
United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

Resources

LawHelp.org/DC

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

What to Do If You're Stopped by the Police -- a guide from the Maryland ACLU to print and keep handy

Michie's District of Columbia Code

Michie's Maryland Code

Code of Maryland Regulations

American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland

American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital

American Civil Liberties Union (national organization)

A Maryland State Bar Association explanation of procedures and people's rights in home foreclosures (revised June 2008)

SCOTUSblog - analysis of recent Supreme Court decisions and pending cases; relevant materials (briefs, etc.)

Legal research guides and resources from local law schools and their libraries:

The University of Maryland Thurgood Marshall Guide to Legal Research: Researching a Maryland Law Problem
The University of Maryland Thurgood Marshall Guide to Legal Research: Researching a Federal Law Problem
Georgetown University Law Center Research Databases, Guides and Tutorials
George Washington University Law School Jacob Burns Library: Research
American University, Washington College of Law, Pence Law Library: Resources by Topic - includes links to both public resources and those available only to AU community
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Research Guides




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