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Topical Index: State Statutes

Most but not all state statutes on the Internet are organized along lines fitting the following topical breakdown.

[For a full listing of State Statutes on the Net, click here.]

AgricultureAlcoholic BeveragesAlternative Dispute...

Topical Index: State Statutes 2

Criminal Code Criminal Procedure Education Elections Evidence Family Law Adoption Divorce Emancipation of Children Marriage Financial Institutions Fish and Game Government - County Government - Local...

Topical Index: State Statutes 3

Health Higher Education and Vocational Training Insurance Labor Employment and Labor Labor and Industrial Safety Motor Vehicles Natural Resources - General Navigation Probate Property Streets and Highways Taxation...

Truth in Lending Act (TILA)

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA federal law that requires lenders to disclose the true cost of credit transactions by providing certain information to borrowers, including the terms of a loan, interest rates, and the number, amount,...

Tucker Act

Under the Tucker Act of 1887, the United States waived its sovereign immunity as to certain kinds of claims. Although the government is immune to lawsuits as a general rule, the Tucker Act exposes the government to liability for certain claims....

Utilities and transportation - State statutes

Alabama (see Title 37) Alaska- Title 42 Arizona- Title 40 Arkansas (see Titles 23 and 27) California - Public Utilities Code
Colorado (searchable index - Title 40) Connecticut- Title 13B Delaware (see...

Vestigial words

Words and phrases that technically appear in statutes, but lack use or meaning because amendments or other statutes have diminished their effect.

Voting Rights Act

Overview

The Voting Rights Act (VRA), codified at 42 U.S.C. §§ 1973 to 1973aa-6, is an important federal civil rights law that protects minorities from discriminatory voting practices. Initially, the VRA only protected racial minorities, but in...

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