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Zimmerman's Research Guide



Internet links to government agencies, statutes, regulations, cases, etc. are posted by FindLaw. Supreme and appellate court cases are published in the Pacific Reporter. Primary legal materials are also available from Lexis, Westlaw and LOIS. Google Scholar, Versuslaw and Fastcase have cases back to 1950.

Lexis/Michie provides a free, annotated electronic edition of the Colorado Revised Statutes and Colorado Court Rules.

To check on the status of a pending bill, see the Status Sheets on the Colorado General Assembly web site. For questions, call the Information/Bill Room at 303-866-3055.

To get a copy of an section of the Colorado Code of Regulations from a previous year, contact the Colorado Supreme Court Library (303-837-3720); the Code is a looseleaf, but the Supreme Court Library keeps the old pages.

CoCourts.com, a low-cost public records system created in cooperation with the Colorado Judiciary, provides: trial court docket sheets; corporate filings; UCC liens; and marriage and divorce records.

For a discussion of Colorado law, see West's publishes the multi-volume Colorado Practice Series. The Colorado Practice Series is available in print and on Westlaw (COPRAC, or search the Series along with other Colorado texts, periodicals and legal forms in CO-TPLF).

For document delivery, document retrieval, public records research, insurance rate research, etc., contact Access Information.

For questions about Colorado legal materials, try calling the University of Denver College of Law Library (303-871-6188) or the Colorado Supreme Court Law Library (303-837-3720). For copies and inter-library loans, call the University of Denver Library's ILL department (303-871-6191). You could also call the Colorado Supreme Court Library (303-837-3720).

See Also
Attorney General Opinions
Legal Ethics
State Cases
State Government Agencies
State Laws, generally
State Regulations and Administrative Codes
State Statutes and Codes

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