New York Law Journal

The newspaper /of record/ in the New York legal industry, it covers New York legal news, decisions, court calendars, and legislation. This resource also provides practice area news, firm news, court information, and public notices.


Crain’s New York Business covers NYC’s major industries, including Wall Street, media, the arts, real estate, retail, etc.


Founded by Tom Goldstein in 2002, SCOTUSblog is devoted to covering U.S. Supreme Court news according to the highest journalistic and legal ethical standards. The blog generally reports on every merits case before the Court at least three times: prior to argument; after argument; and after decision.

Litigation Resources

United States Courts

New York State Courts

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Civil Practice Law and Rules


Surrogate’s Court Procedure

New York Supreme Court Records On-Line Library

New York State Court litigants can track their case including case filings, motions, decisions and appearances.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. This website provides information on the rights and procedures available to employers and employees relating to claims and litigation in federal court involving employment discrimination.

New York Department of Human Resources

The mission of the DHR is to ensure that “every individual..has an equal opportunity to participate fully in the economic, cultural and intellectual life of the State.” This website provides information on laws and regulations of New York State relating to the rights of individuals who believe they have been subject to discrimination.

United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division

This website provides information on rights and obligations of employees and employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) including the law pertaining to minimum wage, overtime pay, hours worked, recordkeeping and child labor.

New York State Department of Labor

This website provides information on rights afforded under the New York Labor Law including employment laws, wage and hour laws and workplace safety.

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

This website provides information on rights and obligations under the New Jersey Labor laws including wage and hour compliance, workers compensation, disability and unemployment insurance.

New York City Rent Guidelines Board Provides valuable information and resources concerning the rights and obligations of those renting an apartment in New York City.

Other links

The American Bar Association

The American Bar Association is committed to supporting the legal profession with practical resources for legal professionals while improving the administration of justice, accrediting law schools, establishing model ethical codes, and more.

The New York City Bar Association

This association of lawyers and law students is established for the purposes of cultivating the science of jurisprudence, promoting reforms in the law, facilitating and improving the administration of justice, elevating the standard of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession.

The New York State Bar Association

The Association is a link between the New York State and the individual lawyer.

The Federal Bar Council

The Federal Bar Council is an organization of lawyers who practice in federal courts within the Second Circuit. It is dedicated to promoting excellence in federal practice and fellowship among federal practitioners. It is also committed to encouraging respectful, cordial relations between the bench and bar.