Legal Studies Program
Law and Career Links
Listed below for Legal Studies students are library links, law research links, paralegal and bar association links, law school links, and legal writing links.
The ECU Linscheid Library Homepage is your access to Westlaw Campus. Click on Electronic Resources the Electronic Resources by Title then scroll down to Westlaw Campus. Passwords for the databases can be obtained from the Reference Desk, call 580-310-5371, or the Legal Studies Program Director.
This network provides Oklahoma statutes, sessions law, cases (citationized), court rules, attorney general’s opinions, uniform jury instructions, and some Wyoming, New Mexico, & Utah cases. It also provides access to the United States Supreme Court cases from 1893-2001 and the 10th Circuit from 1929-2003.
This is a free general legal researching site.
10th Circuit Court of Appeals
Provides the United State Supreme Court, the Justices, and their caseload.
Code of Federal Regulation
Paralegal & Bar Association Links
American Association for Paralegal Education
National Federation of Paralegal Associations
National Association of Legal Assistants
Legal Assistant Today. A publication found in Linscheid Library and in the LS Library.
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association Legal Assistant Committee now the Paralegal Committee.
Homepage for the above Paralegal Committee. This site gives a loads of helpful information for the paralegal professional including Oklahoma’s minimum qualifications for paralegals and networking information on Oklahoma paralegal organizations.
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals.
Career Exploration and Choosing a Major
Discover is a career guidance program from ACT. Individuals can use this program to do career research as well as complete interest, values or abilities inventories. ECU students may obtain a login ID by contacting Todd Essary, Office of Career Development, Room 108 McBride.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides a variety of information such as salary, educational requirements, and job outlooks.
This site has economic and employment projections from the government.
If you are looking for a list of occupations for a particular major, this site can help.
This website can give you insight into occupations for a particular major, and it provides a list of additional websites.
Useful links from other universities
Virginia Tech - Study Skills Self-help information