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External Links

NOTE:  Providing links to the following organizations and law schools in not meant to constitute an endorsement of any of their programs or services.  I make no claims regarding the accreditation of any of the listed schools/organizations.

Pre-Law

        Preparing for and Finding a Law School

 

Law school-related books available in the Paul Meek Library

Law School Admission Council LSAC.org

DiscoverLaw.org - (sponsored by LSAC.org - an interactive overview of legal career opportunities)

U.S. News Law School Rankings

Boston College Law School Locator 25-75 - Boston College

Council on Legal Education Opportunity (Program to increase opportunities for low-income and minority applicants)

Phi Alpha Delta

            LSAT Prep Services (listing does not constitute an endorsement)

Princeton Review

 

Kaplan

Testmasters

Prepmaster

Get Prepped

LSAT Now

            Paying for Law School

Federal Student Aid for Grad/Law School

 

Paying for Law School (pdf handout courtesy of PLANC and SAPLA)

Access.org (Non-profit group that provides loan assistance for law students)

GradLoans.com  NEW!!

Timeline for Obtaining Financial Assistance for Law School (courtesy of PLANC)

        Area Law Schools   

NOTE:  Providing links to the following organizations and law schools in not meant to constitute an endorsement of any of their programs or services.  I make no claims regarding the accreditation of any of the listed schools/organizations.

University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Law

 

University of Memphis (Cecil C. Humphreys) School of Law

Belmont College of Law

Vanderbilt University School of Law

Nashville School of Law

Duncan School of Law (Lincoln Memorial University)

University of Missouri School of Law

Cumberland School of Law (Samford University)

University of Chicago Law School

Southern Illinois University School of Law

University of Mississippi School of Law

Courts/Legal

U. S. Supreme Court

 

American Bar Association

Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Tennessee Bar Association

Cornell's Legal Information Institute

Federal Judicial Center (research agency for the federal courts)

First Amendment Center

National Center for State Courts

American Judicature Society

Paralegal

National Association of Legal Assistants - information about obtaining certification as a professional paralegal

Political Science - Academic

American Political Science Association

 

Southern Political Science Association

Ultimate Political Science Links Page

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, U. Mich.)

UTK's Social Science Research Institute

The Judicial Research Initiative

State Supreme Court Data Project 

American Politics

        U. S. Government - General

FirstGov  The Federal Government's Official Web Portal

 

        U. S. Congress

U. S. House of Representatives

 

U. S. Senate

Library of Congress

CongressLink (Information about Congress from the Dirksen Center)

Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports on the Congress

CQ Politics (daily news updates on congressional races nationwide)

National Archives Guide to Congressional Documents

            U. S. Presidency

The White House

 

Links to Executive Branch Departments & Agencies from FirstGov

List of Electoral Maps, 1960-1996 from Purdue University

The Living Room Candidate (database of presidential campaign commercials)

National Archives Guide to Presidential Documents (including links to presidential libraries)

State & Local Government/Intergovernmental Relations

        State Government

Carl Vinson Institute of Government

 

Council of State Governments

Institute on Money in State Politics

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Governors Association

Stateline.org

StateSurge (state-by-state bill tracking)

TennesseeAnytime The Official Site Of The State Of Tennessee

Tennessee Blue Book

University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service (CTAS/MTAS)

        Local Government

ICMA (Int. City/County Management Assn.)

 

ICMA Bookstore Home

National League of Cities

U. S. Conference of Mayors

        Intergovernmental Relations

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance   

 

Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Public Administration

American Society for Public Administration

 

ICMA (Int. City/County Management Assn.)

PM (Public Manager) Magazine

            Finding Government Jobs

USAJOBS - The Federal Government's Official Jobs Site

 

State of Tennessee Job Listings & Application

NEW!!  Guide to Public Service Internships from PublicServiceCareers.org 

ICMA's Next Generation Initiative (helping young people build careers in local government)

Updated 12-17-14.