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  • SIU Law Library: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
    Illinois statutes on this topic For more Illinois statutes check the index to the Illinois Compiled Statutes at KFI1230 3 A3 or search the statutes at http www ilga gov legislation ilcs ilcs asp State Statutes Dealing with Alternative Dispute Resolution http www law cornell edu topics state statutes html alternative dispute resolution One of the Legal Information Institute s State Statutes by Topic pages Publisher Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute Uniform Arbitration Act http www law cornell edu uniform vol7 html arbit International Information UNCITRAL Texts on International Commercial Arbitration Conciliation http www uncitral org uncitral en uncitral texts arbitration html Inter American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration http www sice oas org dispute comarb iacac iacac2e asp Permanent Court of Arbitration PCA http www pca cpa org A Selective Guide to Online International Arbitration Resources http www llrx com features intarbitration htm An LLRX com feature by Gloria Miccioli published June 21 2004 Organizations ABA Section of Dispute Resolution http www abanet org dispute home html The section s website includes ADR policies information about section events and projects order forms for publications and a number of free ADR resources American Arbitration Association http www adr org The American Arbitration Association offers services including education and training publications and the resolution of a wide range of disputes through mediation arbitration elections and other out of court settlement techniques The purpose of its website is to provide comprehensive and up to the minute information about mediation arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution ADR Center for Analysis of Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems CAADRS http www caadrs org The mission of CAADRS is to encourage effective and efficient use of court related alternative dispute resolution in Illinois The purpose of its website is to provide information research and

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  • SIU Law Library: Bankruptcy Law
    overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees under 28 U S C 586 and 11 U S C 101 et seq Includes United States Trustee Manual under Organization Information Private Trustee Listings Library of Handbooks and reference materials for chapters 7 12 and 13 Rules Decisions Guidelines and Policy Bankruptcy Articles and Statistics Bankruptcy Fact Sheets Consumer Notices and much The organization of the site is not always obvious so keep clicking or use the Search feature For example you will find helpful information in the Electronic Reading Room on the FOIA Privacy Act page remember to scroll down Consumer Information The Law and You in Illinois Bankruptcy for Individuals http www illinoislawyerfinder com publicinfo bankruptcy html IllinoisLawyerFinder com offers helpful information written in lay person s language for those wanting to learn more about Illinois law Publisher Illinois State Bar Association Illinois Legal Aid Online http www IllinoisLegalAid org Illinois Legal Aid Online provides lower income and vulnerable Illinois residents with information about their legal rights and responsibilities referrals to free and low cost legal aid offices multimedia training and education and forms and instructions for representing themselves Publisher Illinois Technology Center for Law and the Public Interest Illinois Legal Aid Online Should I File for Bankruptcy http www illinoislegalaid org index cfm fuseaction home dsp content contentID 16 Illinois Legal Aid Online Filing a Bankruptcy Case http www illinoislegalaid org index cfm fuseaction home dsp content contentID 345 Illinois Legal Aid Online Peoples Law School Training Personal Bankruptcy http www illinoislegalaid org index cfm fuseaction home dsp content contentID 3493 Professional Organizations American Bankruptcy Institute http www abiworld org Many parts of this site are limited to members of ABI but the Consumer Education Center What s New and Legislative News sections are freely available Commercial Law League of America http www clla org Organization of attorneys and other professionals who represent the credit industry in debt collection bankruptcy and commercial litigation National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys http nacba com Organization of attorneys representing debtors in consumer bankruptcies Databases and Current Awareness BNA DATABASES Available to SIU Law Users Only The law library subscribes to over 100 BNA databases SIU Law Faculty Staff and Students Only Sign up for BNA email summaries The following are the BNA databases on bankruptcy Bankruptcy Law Daily Bankruptcy Law Reporter Print Materials Collier on Bankruptcy KF1524 C62 1996 is the foremost treatise on bankruptcy The 23 volume set contains comprehensive analysis of statutory and procedural bankruptcy law three volumes of forms for commercial and consumer bankruptcies current versions of the Code Rules and Official Forms the text of public laws for all major bankruptcy acts since 1978 and other selected legislation with relevant legislative history and bankruptcy commission reports Collier Bankruptcy Manual KF1524 C6142 1997 is intended to provide a quick reference for the occasional practitioner in the field and to guide the user where necessary into the Collier on Bankruptcy s fuller analysis Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide KF1524

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  • SIU Law Library: Constitutional Law and History
    edu hist Includes Articles of Confederation Declaration of Independence Federalist Papers and many more Publisher University of Oklahoma Law Center Constitution of the United States http www gpoaccess gov constitution index html Publisher GPO Access Constitution of the State of Illinois http www ilga gov commission lrb conmain htm Publisher State of Illinois Legislative Reference Bureau Core Documents of U S Democracy http www gpoaccess gov coredocs html GPO Access makes these current and historical Federal Government documents available for free permanent public access because they define our democratic society These titles contain information vital to the democratic process and critical to an informed electorate and support the public s right to know about the essential activities of their Government Publisher U S Government Printing Office Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute Constitutional Law An Overview http www law cornell edu wex index php Constitutional law Provides a brief overview of the topic with a sidebar menu of links to primary source material e g state and federal statutes judicial decisions and regulations and key internet sources There are also pages for Civil Rights Equal Protection First Amendment Rights speech press assembly religion and Right of Privacy Personal Autonomy FindLaw Constitutional Law Web Sites http www findlaw com 01topics 06constitutional sites html Constitutions of the World http www findlaw com 01topics 06constitutional 03forconst index html State Constitutions http www findlaw com 11stategov indexconst html The Founders Constitution http press pubs uchicago edu founders Edited by Philip B Kurland and Ralph Lerner First published in 1986 in five oversized volumes with more than 3 200 double column pages Publishers University of Chicago Press and the Liberty Fund Historical Documents via THOMAS http thomas loc gov home histdoxmainpg html Links to the Declaration of Independence the U S Constitution the Bill of

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  • SIU Law Library: Disability Law
    regulations technical assistance manuals and other publications commonly asked questions and answers ADA mediation information and more U S DoJ Section 508 Home Page http www usdoj gov crt 508 508home html U S DoJ Civil Rights Division Frequently Requested FOIA processed Records http www usdoj gov crt foia records htm U S DoJ Disability Rights Section Home Page http www usdoj gov crt drs drshome htm U S Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy http www dol gov odep State Information Illinois Attorney General Defending Your Rights Disability Rights http www ag state il us rights disabilityrights html Manual Of Style For Depicting People With Disabilities http www ag state il us rights manualstyle html Illinois Assistive Technology Project http www iltech org Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities ICDD http www state il us agency icdd Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission IDHHC http www idhhc state il us An executive agency of the state created to advance the interests of all Illinois citizens with a hearing loss by advocating for systemic improvements promoting cooperation and coordination among entities serving people who are deaf and hard of hearing and disseminating information to eliminate negative stereotypes surrounding hearing loss Site features include an Americans With Disabilities Act online presentation EYE ON Legislation Newsletters and a Statewide Interpreter Directory Illinois Department of Human Rights DHR http www state il us dhr Administers the Illinois Human Rights Act which prohibits discrimination because of race color religion sex national origin ancestry citizenship status with regard to employment age 40 and over marital status physical or mental handicap military service or unfavorable military discharge Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission http gac state il us An executive state agency created to safeguard the rights of persons with disabilities provides legal representation investigating complaints of rights violations and providing state guardianship for Illinois population with disabilities Illinois Human Rights Act 775 ILCS 5 Illinois Human Rights Commission http www state il us ihrc Adjudicates complaints of discrimination in employment real property transactions access to financial credit and public accommodations filed under the Illinois Human Rights Act Site includes Human Rights Act rules and regulations IHRC decisions appellate decisions forms annual reports and FAQs Other Information Guide to Disability and the Workplace http www ilr cornell edu library subjectGuides disabilityAndTheWorkplace html Prepared by Cornell University s School of Industrial and Labor Relations Martin P Catherwood Library in collaboration with the Program on Employment and Disability Job Accommodation Network ADA Hot Links and Document Center http www jan wvu edu links adalinks htm A source for job accommodations funded under a contract funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U S Department of Labor Organizations ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law http www abanet org disability home html Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law http www bazelon org A national legal advocate for people with mental disabilities Through precedent setting litigation and in the public policy arena the Bazelon Center

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  • SIU Law Library: Labor and Employment Law
    Employment Law Overview http www justia com employment This page is part of Justia s Legal Practice Areas portal which provides overviews and links to relevant articles web resources laws news glossaries blogs and blog posts lawyers attorneys with cross references to related practice areas and subtopics including Americans with Disabilities Act Employee Benefits Employment Discrimination Firing Wrongful Termination Hiring Employment Contracts Immigration Labor OSHA Compliance Qui Tam Whistleblower Sexual Harassment and Workers Compensation Washburn University School of Law Employment Discrimination Law http www washlaw edu subject emp html Provides links to Websites Listservs and Research Guides U S Government Information Equal Employment Opportunities Commission http www eeoc gov The EEOC coordinates federal equal employment opportunity regulations practices and policies interprets employment discrimination laws and monitors the federal sector employment discrimination program This site provides access to employment statistics laws rules and regulations policy guidelines information on how to file a charge of discrimination and information for small businesses The National Labor Relations Board http www nlrb gov The National Labor Relations Board enforces the National Labor Relations Act This independent federal agency conducts secret ballot elections to determine if employees want union representation and investigates and remedies unfair labor practices by employers and unions The NLRB website provides access to Decisions and Orders of the NLRB Weekly Summaries of NLRB Cases NLRB Manuals Advice General Counsel and Operations Management Memos Federal Register and other Public Notices Rules Regulations Publications and Forms State Information Illinois Human Rights Commission http www state il us ihrc Adjudicates complaints of discrimination in employment real property transactions access to financial credit and public accommodations filed under the Illinois Human Rights Act Site includes Human Rights Act rules and regulations IHRC decisions appellate decisions forms annual reports and FAQs International Information International Labour Organization ILO http www ilo org Formulates international labour standards in the form of Conventions and Recommendations setting minimum standards of basic labour rights freedom of association the right to organize collective bargaining abolition of forced labour equality of opportunity and treatment and other standards regulating conditions across the entire spectrum of work related issues Organizations National Employment Lawyers Association http www nela org Founded in 1985 to provide assistance and support to lawyers in protecting the rights of employees against the greater resources of their employers and the defense bar NELA is the country s only professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination wrongful termination employee benefits and other employment related matters Databases and Current Awareness BNA DATABASES Available to SIU Law Users Only The law library subscribes to over 100 BNA databases SIU Law Faculty Staff and Students Only Sign up for BNA email summaries The following are the BNA databases on employment labor and employee benefits Employment and Labor Americans with Disabilities Act Manual Collective Bargaining Negotiations Contracts Construction Labor Report Daily Labor Report Employment Discrimination Report Employment Discrimination Verdicts and Settlements Government Employee Relations Report Human Resources Report

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  • SIU Law Library: Environmental and Natural Resources Law
    Websites State Local Gov t Info Websites General Legal Websites Topical Legal Websites Research and How To Guides Environmental and Natural Resources Law Agriculture Law Energy Law General Environmental Law International Environmental Law Mining Law Natural Resources Law Water Law SIU School of Law SIU Law Library Site Map Comments Law Library Web Administrator EOE Link Privacy Policy Last changed Javascript error cannot insert last changed date Creator Publisher Southern

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  • SIU Law Library: Agriculture Law
    7 Agriculture http www4 law cornell edu uscode html uscode09 usc sup 01 9 html For more U S statutes check the index to the United States Code at KF62 2000 A2 or search the Code at http uscode house gov usc htm Code of Federal Regulations Title 7 Agriculture http cfr law cornell edu cfr cfr php title 7 For more federal regulations check the index to the Code of Federal Regulations at KF70 A3 or search the CFR at http www gpoaccess gov cfr index html Department of Agriculture http www usda gov Click on the Agencies and Offices button at the top to go to a particular subdivision of the USDA including Research Education and Economics services Office of Congressional Relations National Appeals Division and Departmental Administration which includes the Offices of the Judicial Officer and the Administrative Law Judges Or browse by subject beginning in the left column After clicking on Laws and Regulations in the left column look under Related Topics in the right column to find topics covered by the laws and regulations National Agricultural Library http www nalusda gov Includes AGRICOLA a bibliographic database of citations to agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators Reference and Information Centers with collections of links on specialized agricultural topics publications databases and AgNIC a portal to quality agricultural information USDA Office of Administrative Law Judges Judicial http www usda gov da oalj htm ALJs conduct rulemaking and adjudicatory hearings in proceedings subject to the Administrative Procedure Act There are approximately 40 statutes administered by agencies within the Department of Agriculture that require APA hearings Site includes Administrative Hearing Regulations Hearing Clerk Manual on Acts Administered and Judicial Decisions USDA Office of the Judicial Officer http www usda gov da ojo htm The Judicial Officer is delegated authority by the Secretary of Agriculture to act as final deciding officer in USDA adjudicatory proceedings Site includes annual reports and summaries of decisions Environmental Protection Agency National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center http www epa gov agriculture index html Created by the EPA with the support of the U S Department of Agriculture the Center offers comprehensive easy to understand information about compliance commonsense flexible approaches that are both environmentally protective and agriculturally sound The Center also provides information on reducing pollution and making good use of the latest pollution prevention technologies On most topics the Center offers publications that you can either read online download or order by fax or mail State Information Illinois Department of Agriculture http www agr state il us Includes information about the department and its programs regulations pending legislation forms and applications reports publications and news releases Illinois Statutes on Agriculture http www ilga gov legislation ilcs ilcs2 asp ChapterID 40 Chapter 505 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes is only the main grouping of Illinois statutes on this topic For more Illinois statutes check the index to the Illinois Compiled Statutes at KFI1230 3 A3 or search the statutes at

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  • SIU Law Library: Energy Law
    programs There are also search boxes on every page Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC http www ferc gov Independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas oil and electricity FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects Nuclear Regulatory Commission http www nrc gov Regulates U S commercial nuclear power plants and the civilian use of nuclear materials Electronic Reading Room includes regulations reports and other State Information Illinois Commerce Commission http www icc illinois gov home aspx Duties include ensuring the citizens of Illinois safe efficient reliable and uninterrupted utility service at reasonable prices regulating the financial organization of utility companies so that they provide such services and at the same time providing utility companies with the opportunity to earn a reasonable profit ensuring the public safety through the inspection of natural gas pipelines operating within Illinois Illinois Department of Natural Resources http www dnr state il us Includes information about the DNR and its programs publications research and surveys existing and proposed administrative rules press releases and announcements Illinois Division of Nuclear Safety http www state il us idns Includes information about the DNR and its programs FAQs notices publications authorizing statutes existing and proposed regulations Publisher Illinois Emergency Management Agency International Information International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA http www iaea org Works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe secure and peaceful nuclear technologies OGEL Oil Gas Energy Law Intelligence Global Energy Law Portal http www gasandoil com ogel Global Energy Law Portal from Alexander s Gas Oil Connections Provides a newsletter and access to an extensive and rapidly growing database of primary legal regulatory materials Non Governmental Organizations ABA Section of Environment Energy and Resources http www abanet org environ Energy Bar Association EBA http www eba net org Non

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