Legal Resources

Read the answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Class Action Lawsuits.

Publications by Lieff Cabraser Attorneys

  • California Class Actions – Practice and Procedure is a 1-volume publication covering all requirements, tactics and forms for use in class action litigation in California state courts. This invaluable guide provides pertinent comparisons to federal class action practice, detailed discussion of newly adopted special California Rules of Court for class action litigation. (Lexis/Nexis; Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Editor-in-Chief)
  • The Survey of State Class Action Law pamphlet contains a succinct analysis of class action law in each of the fifty states. Organized by states, the report includes a copy of the pertinent statute or rule and an analysis of significant state court decisions and local practice, prepared by an attorney active in class action law litigation in the respective state. (ABA/West; Elizabeth J. Cabraser)


Advocacy and Legal Organizations


Canadian Lawyers

  • Rochon Genova (a Toronto, Ontario law firm representing plaintiffs in a wide range of actions)

Civil Rights

Code of Federal Regulations

Community Safety Organizations

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)


Court Opinions

Elder Law

  • Senior Law Home Page (information about Elder law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled)
  • National Institute on Aging (NIA research and significant findings, plus employment opportunities, announcements, upcoming events, press releases, funding and health information)

Employment Law

Environmental Law

Expert Witnesses

Family Law


Healthcare Law

Human Rights – Holocaust-Related Links


Intellectual Property

  • Copyright Basics (from the U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress) (provides all copyright information, including forms and fees)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (provides patent and trademark information, fees, forms, libraries, statistics, jobs and related web sites)
  • Intellectual Property Magazine (includes current and archived issues, links, and case digest)
  • IBM’s Intellectual Property Network (allows for searches and viewing of patent documents from the U.S. and Europe, as well as patent applications published by the World Intellectual Property Office)

Legal Assistance

Legal Ethics

Legal News

Legal Research


Securities Law

  • Free EDGAR (EDGAR data retrieval – U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission filings by U.S. companies)
  • SEC Law (offers event calendar, news updates, SEC LAW bookstore, monthly newsletter and related sites)

Technology Legislation

  • Tech Law Journal (news, records and analysis of how the law affects the computer and Internet industry)