Links (California)


Judicial Branch of the State of California – Explains the California court system, lists court-related publications, provides access to California courts that have websites, and provides information on the activites of the Judicial Council and the Administrative Office of the Courts.

California Courts Page – Full text official slip opinion of the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeal. Access to local trial courts in California. Judicial Council forms and rules.

Opinions of the U.S. Court of Appeals – 9th Circuit – 1995 to present

California Appellate Cases – A database of all California appellate cases, spanning the entire collection of official California case law (starting in 1850).

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California

Court Rules – Legislator’s Internet Resource Guide links to State Local Court Rules, State Court Rules, Federal Local Court Rules, and Federal Court Rules.

Jury Instructions – Civil
Jury Instructions – Criminal
Jury Instructions – Ninth Circuit


California Code of Regulations – Full text, fully searchable.

Findlaw California – Search California code, case law, and more!

California State Assembly – Full text of bills, resolutions, and constitutional amendments for the current sessions of the Assembly and Senate.

California State Senate – Directory of senators and committees; search text of bills, code, rules, legislative calendars, link to state agencies, and more.

California Codes – Search the California code. The Legislative Counsel of California maintains this site.

California Statutes – Search California statutes since 1993 by chapter number or keyword.

Legislative History – Searching California legislative history at the Orange County Public Law Library.

Legislative History Guide – A guide for accessing California legislative information.


Judicial Council Forms
Legal forms and Documents – Legal Form Center from the Bar Association of San Francisco; covers all states and some federal forms.
FindLaw Forms
‘Lectric Law Library – Extensive collection of free legal forms.
California Secretary of State – Forms on corporations, partnerships, trademarks, UCC, notary, etc.
California Tax Forms – California Franchise Board forms, instructions & publications.