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Advocacy Groups and Citizen Assistance organizations

Alameda County Bar Association
http://acbanet.org//index.cfm

Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services
http://www.probono.net/oppsguide/organization.75378-Alameda_County_Bar_Association_Volunteer_Legal_Services_Corporation

American Association for Justice (Formerly the ATLA)
http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/default.htm

American Bar Association
http://www.abanet.org/

Consumer Attorneys of California
http://www.caoc.com/CA/

Santa Clara County Bar Association
http://www.sccba.com/

Santa Clara University Community Law Center

The Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center provides pro bono advice and representation in several areas including workers' rights, consumer rights and immigration rights.

http://law.scu.edu/kgaclc/

Courts & Government

California Courts
Official website for news, information, rules, and other resources related to the courts of California.
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov

California Secretary of State
Official website of the Secretary of State of California, who is the state's chief elections officer, responsible for the California State Archives, as well as chartering corporations.
http://www.ss.ca.gov

California State Home Page
Official website for the State of California, providing information encompassing business, education, employment, health, home and family, tourism and recreation, and government.
http://www.ca.gov

California Department of Industrial Relations
Governmental department established to improve working conditions for California's wage earners, and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California.
http://www.dir.ca.gov

GPO Access
A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. This service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program.
http://www.gpoaccess.gov

Legislative Branch
Federal legislative information freely available to the public, including bills and resolutions, activity in congress, congressional record, schedules and calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties, government resources, and information for teachers.
http://thomas.loc.gov

Legislative Counsel
Official website for California legislative information as maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California.
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov

Library of Congress
Official website for the Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution that serves as the research arm of Congress.
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

USA.gov (formerly FirstGov.gov)
United States government's official web portal, providing the public with improved interaction with the U.S. government. This portal allows visitors to more efficiently find services or information they seek.
http://www.usa.gov

U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission
Official website for the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, an agency charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products. Recalls and product safety news can be found at this site.
http://www.cpsc.gov

U.S. Courts
Official website of the United States Court system, providing news, information, rules, and other resources.
http://www.uscourts.gov

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Official website of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an agency of the Department of Labor. This agency is dedicated to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths by issuing and enforcing rules for workplace safety and health.
http://www.osha.gov

White House
Official website of the White House, featuring a virtual historical tour, history of American presidents and their families, and selected exhibits of art in the White House.
http://www.whitehouse.gov

Legal Reference Materials

California Vehicle Code
Online reference to the statutory text of the California Vehicle Code.
http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/vc/vctoc.htm
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/calawquery?codesection=veh&codebody=&hits=20

Thomson – West (formerly West Group)
A leading resource in the practice of law, providing powerful tools to access legal, financial, and business news, law, and publications.
http://west.thomson.com

Westlaw
Portal leading to the online databases maintained by Thomson-West, providing powerful tools to access legal, financial, and business news, law, and publications.
http://www.westlaw.com

Medical

ADA Standards
Part of the official website of the U.S. Department of Justice providing information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada

Medical Board of California
The Medical Board of California is a state agency that licenses medical doctors, investigates complaints, disciplines those who violate the law, conducts physician evaluations, and facilitates rehabilitation where appropriate.
http://www.medbd.ca.gov

Medi-Cal Personal Injury Recovery Section
Section of the Medical Care Services, who is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that California's Medicaid program (Medi-Cal) complies with California and federal laws and regulations relating to the legal liability of third parties for health care services to beneficiaries, and of taking all reasonable measures to ensure that the Medi-Cal program is the payer of last resort.
http://www.dhs.ca.gov/mcs/psd/tpl/

MedlinePlus
Resource providing information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
http://medlineplus.gov

U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
Official website of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library. The library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov