Offices

Explore CBU

general_counsel.jpg

Legal Resources

California Legal Materials
This site, from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, contains the California Constitution, statutes, bills and legislative information, court decisions, as well as material for other agencies.

California Office of Administrative Law
This official site contains state regulations and legislative information.

Riverside Municipal Code
This official site contains the city’s municipal code.

California Courts
This official site of the state judicial branch contains links to California courts including the California Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Superior Court.

State Statutes
This site, from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, provides access to all state statutes as well as judicial opinions and material for other agencies of each state.

U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Resources
This official site contains federal statutes, slip laws, bills, amendments, and debates.

U.S. Code
This site, from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, contains federal statutes that are searchable by title and section or the statute’s popular name.

Code of Federal Regulations
This official site contains electronic federal regulations which are searchable by full text Boolean or Proximity search.

Federal Register
This official site contains rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents, and is searchable by volume number, type of document, issue date, and full text.

U.S. Library of Congress’ Legislative information
This official site contains federal bills and resolutions, the Congressional Record, presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, historical documents, and government resources. The site is searchable by full text as well as by other various parameters.

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
This site, from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, contains nearly all of the Supreme Court’s decisions issued since 1990 and over 600 of the court’s most important decisions issued prior to 1990. Cases are searchable by topic, author, party name, and full text.

U.S. Supreme Court
This official site of the nation’s highest court contains the Supreme Court’s rules, calendars, and historical information.

Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals
This site from FindLaw contains Ninth Circuit Court decisions since 1996, as well as an archive of Opinion Summaries since September 2000. Cases are searchable by docket number, case title, and full text.

FindLaw
This site offers general information in various areas of law, including California-specific law.

The Free Dictionary
This site offers a free online law dictionary (also includes medical and financial dictionaries, a dictionary/thesaurus, an acronym dictionary, an idiom dictionary, an encyclopedia, and the Wikipedia encyclopedia).

CHRISTIAN LEGAL RESOURCES

Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles
This is a Christian non-profit organization holding free monthly legal aid clinics in downtown Los Angeles. This ministry of the Christian Legal Society seeks to bring God’s hope, love, and justice to the economically disadvantaged through free legal consultation and advice from volunteer Christian attorneys.

Christian Legal Society
This is a nationwide fellowship of Christian attorneys and law students. The site provides a free legal referral service for those seeking Christian attorneys, and information on religious liberty legal developments.

International Justice Mission
This is a U.S.-based Christian non-profit human rights organization that operates in countries all over the world to secure justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation, and other forms of violent oppression.

Any links to non-California Baptist University information are provided as a courtesy. They are not intended to constitute an endorsement of the linked materials by California Baptist University.

Some of the legal materials found on this site have been abridged from laws, regulations, court decisions, administrative rulings, CBU policies, and other sources. Further details may be necessary for complete analysis and understanding in particular matters. The information contained in this site and related links is not a substitute for professional legal counsel. Any discrepancy between the information on this site and CBU policy is not intended to alter or amend official CBU policies or procedures.