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Telecommunications Legal Resources
United States Government Agencies
State Public Service Commissions
The Federal Courts
Alternate Dispute Resolution Authorities
International Government Agencies and Organizations
Domestic Telecommunications Providers
International Telecommunications Providers
Telecommunications Organizations and Trade Associations
Standards Setting Organizations
Other Legal Resources on the Internet
Telecommunications Publications


Telecommunications Legal Resources

Statutes and Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations (47 CFR Communications)
Communications Act of 1934
Telecommunications Act of 1996
Uniform Commercial Code

Federal Communications Commission (and Related Agency) Orders and Rules (Selected)

CPNI Filing Requirements
CALEA Order
Agent Requirement Notice for Service of Process
VoIP
E911
Do Not Call Regulations

Federal Communications Commission

FCC

Federal Trade Commission

FTC
Telemarketing Sales Rule

Proposed/Pending Legislation (Selected)

Federal Telecom Legislation
Congressional Quarterly Comparison of H.R. 1555 and S. 652
Congressional Quarterly Report: Telecom Legislation (May 1994)

Court Decisions (Selected)

Law Journals (Selected)

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal
Federal Communications Law Journal
Harvard Journal of Law & Technology
The National Law Journal

Research (Selected)

Library of Congress
Congressional Quarterly
FedWorld Home Page
Federal Web Locator

Reports (Selected)

Articles (Selected)

Phone+ - Arbitration: A Double-Edged Sword
Phone+ - Trench Warefare - How to Fight and Win in the Courtroom
Phone+ - Detariffing - New Rules Pave the Way for Customer Contracts
Phone+ - Identity Crisis: Should You be a Reseller or Distributor
Phone+ - Unholy Contract - The Legacy and Abuse of the Filed Rate Doctrine
Phone+ - Carrier Contracts - A Minefield of Avoidable Risk
IPCA - Federal Court Strikes Down Private Right of Action for Collecting Dial Around Compensation
Phone+ - PSPs Take One On The Chin in DAC Fight
Phone+ - Reality Check - It May Be Time for a Regulatory Audit
Phone+ - The New Robber Barrons
Intele-CardNews - Mergers and Acquisitions
Intellectual Property

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United States Government

Federal Agencies

Department of Justice (DOJ)
Department of State
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Congress

U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
The White House

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State Public Service Commissions

Alabama Public Service Commission
Regulatory Commission of Alaska
Arizona Corporation Commission
Arkansas Public Service Commission
California Public Utilities Commission
Colorado Public Utilities Commission
Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control
Delaware Public Service Commission
District of Columbia Public Service Commission
Florida Public Service Commission
Georgia Public Service Commission
Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
Idaho Public Utilities Commission
Illinois Commerce Commission
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Iowa Regulatory Board
Kansas Corporation Commission
Kentucky Public Service Commission
Louisiana Public Service Commission
Maryland Public Service Commission
Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy
Michigan Public Service Commission
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Mississippi Public Service Commission
Montana Public Service Commission
Nebraska Public Service Commission
Nevada Public Utilities Commission
New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
New York State Public Service Commission
North Carolina Utilities Commission
Public Service Commission of North Dakota
Ohio Public Utility Commission
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Oregon Public Utility Commission
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission
Public Service Commission of South Carolina
South Dakota Public Utility Commission
Tennessee Regulatory Authority
Texas Public Utility Commission
Utah Public Service Board
Vermont Public Service Board
Virginia State Corporation Commission
Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission
Public Service Commission of West Virginia
Wisconsin Public Service Commission
Wyoming Public Service Commission

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The Courts

The Federal Courts

1st Circuit

Court of Appeals
Maine Bankruptcy Court
Maine District Court
Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court
Massachusetts District Court
New Hampshire Bankruptcy Court
New Hampshire District Court
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Court
Puerto Rico District Court
Puerto Rico Pretrial Services Office
Puerto Rico Probation Office
Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court
Rhode Island District Court

2nd Circuit

Connecticut Bankruptcy Court
Connecticut District Court
Court of Appeals
New York Eastern Bankruptcy Court
New York Eastern District Court
New York Northern Bankruptcy Court
New York Northern District Court
New York Southern Bankruptcy Court
New York Southern District Court
New York Western Bankruptcy Court
New York Western District Court
Vermont Bankruptcy Court
Vermont District Court

3rd Circuit

Court of Appeals
Delaware Bankruptcy Court
Delaware District Court
New Jersey Bankruptcy Court
New Jersey District Court
New Jersey Pretrial Services
Pennsylvania Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
Pennsylvania Middle Bankruptcy Court
Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Pennsylvania Western Bankruptcy Court
Pennsylvania Western District Court
Virgin Islands District Court

4th Circuit

Court of Appeals
Maryland Bankruptcy Court
Maryland District Court
North Carolina Eastern Bankruptcy Court
North Carolina Eastern District Court
North Carolina Middle Bankruptcy Court
North Carolina Middle District Court
North Carolina Western Bankruptcy Court
North Carolina Western District Court
South Carolina Bankruptcy Court
South Carolina District Court
Virginia Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Virginia Eastern District Court
Virginia Eastern Pretrial Services Office
Virginia Western Bankruptcy Court
Virginia Western District Court
West Virginia Northern Bankruptcy Court
West Virginia Northern District Court
West Virginia Southern Bankruptcy Court
West Virginia Southern District Court
West Virginia Southern Probation Office

5th Circuit

Court of Appeals
Louisiana Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Louisiana Eastern District Court
Louisiana Eastern Pretrial Services Office
Louisiana Eastern Probation Office
Louisiana Middle Bankruptcy Court
Louisiana Middle District Court
Louisiana Western Bankruptcy Court
Louisiana Western District Court
Mississippi Northern Bankruptcy Court
Mississippi Northern District Court
Mississippi Southern Bankruptcy Court
Mississippi Southern District Court
Texas Eastern Bankruptcy
Texas Eastern District Court
Texas Eastern Probation Office
Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court
Texas Northern District Court
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Courts
Texas Western Bankruptcy Court
Texas Western District Court

6th Circuit

Court of Appeals
Federal Magistrate Judges Secretaries Association
Kentucky Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Kentucky Eastern District Court
Kentucky Western Bankruptcy Court
Kentucky Western District Court
Kentucky Western Probation Office
Michigan Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Michigan Eastern District
Michigan Eastern Probation Office
Michigan Western Bankruptcy Court
Michigan Western District Court
Ohio Northern Bankruptcy Court
Ohio Northern District Court
Ohio Southern Bankruptcy Court
Ohio Southern District Court
Ohio Southern Probation
Tennessee Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Tennessee Eastern District Court
Tennessee Middle Bankruptcy Court
Tennessee Middle District Court
Tennessee Middle Probation & Pretrial Services Office
Tennessee Western Bankruptcy Court
Tennessee Western District Court
Tennessee Western Probation Office

7th Circuit

Court of Appeals
Illinois Central Bankruptcy Court
Illinois Central District Court
Illinois Northern Bankruptcy Court
Illinois Northern District Court
Illinois Southern Bankruptcy Court
Illinois Southern District Court
Illinois Southern Probation Office
Indiana Northern Bankruptcy Court
Indiana Northern District Court
Indiana Northern Probation and Pretrial
Indiana Southern Bankruptcy Court
Indiana Southern District Court
Indiana Southern Probation Office
Wisconsin Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Wisconsin Eastern District Court
Wisconsin Western Bankruptcy
Wisconsin Western District Court

8th Circuit

Arkansas Eastern District Court
Arkansas Eastern and Western Bankruptcy Court
Arkansas Western District Court
Court of Appeals
Iowa Northern Bankruptcy Court
Iowa Northern District Court
Iowa Southern Bankruptcy Court
Iowa Southern District Court
Minnesota Bankruptcy Court
Minnesota District Court
Missouri Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Missouri Eastern District Court
Missouri Eastern Pretrial Services
Missouri Eastern Probation Office
Missouri Western District and Bankruptcy Courts
Nebraska Bankruptcy Court
Nebraska District Court
North Dakota Bankruptcy Court
North Dakota District Court
South Dakota Bankruptcy Court
South Dakota District Court

9th Circuit

Alaska Bankruptcy Court
Alaska District Court
Arizona Bankruptcy Court
Arizona District Court
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit
California Central Bankruptcy Court
California Central District Court
California Eastern Bankruptcy Court
California Eastern District Court
California Eastern Probation Office
California Northern Bankruptcy Court
California Northern District Court
California Southern Bankruptcy Court
California Southern District Court
California Southern Pretrial Services
California Southern Probation Office
Court of Appeals
Guam District Court
Hawaii Bankruptcy Court
Hawaii District Court
Idaho Bankruptcy/District Court
Montana Bankruptcy Court
Montana District Court
Nevada Bankruptcy Court
Nevada District Court
Northern Mariana Islands District Court
Office of the Circuit Executive
Oregon Bankruptcy Court
Oregon District Court
Washington Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Washington Eastern District Court
Washington Western Bankruptcy Court
Washington Western District Court

10th Circuit

Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit
Colorado Bankruptcy Court
Colorado District Court
Colorado Federal Courts All Units
Court of Appeals
Kansas Bankruptcy Court
Kansas District Court
New Mexico Bankruptcy Court
New Mexico District Court
New Mexico Pretrial Services
New Mexico Probation Office
Oklahoma Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Oklahoma Eastern District Court
Oklahoma Northern Bankruptcy Court
Oklahoma Northern District Court
Oklahoma Western Bankruptcy Court
Oklahoma Western District Court
Utah Bankruptcy Court
Utah District Court
Wyoming Bankruptcy Court
Wyoming District Court

11th Circuit

Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court
Alabama Middle District Court
Alabama Northern Bankruptcy Court
Alabama Northern District Court
Alabama Southern Bankruptcy Court
Alabama Southern District Court
Court of Appeals
Florida Middle Bankruptcy Court
Florida Middle District Court
Florida Middle Probation Office
Florida Northern Bankruptcy Court
Florida Northern District Court
Florida Northern Probation and Pretrial
Florida Southern Bankruptcy Court
Florida Southern District Court
Georgia Middle Bankruptcy Court
Georgia Middle District Court
Georgia Northern Bankruptcy Court
Georgia Northern District Court
Georgia Southern Bankruptcy Court
Georgia Southern District Court

DC Circuit

DC Bankruptcy Court
DC Circuit Court of Appeals
DC District Court
Federal Public Defender

Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals For the Federal Circuit

Other

Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants
FirstGov
Judicial Fellows Program
Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Tax Court
United States Sentencing Commission

The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court

The State Courts

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

The State Court Locator

The State Court Locator

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Alternate Dispute Resolution Authorities

The American Arbitration Association
JAMS

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International Government Agencies and Organizations

Country Specific

Albania Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ERT)
Australia Australian Communications Authority (ACA)

Argentina

Secretaria de Comunicaciones

Austria

TelekomControl

Bahrain

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Belarus

Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

Belgium

Belgian Institute of Postal services and Telecommunications

Bolivia

Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SITTEL)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Communication Regulatory Agency (CRA)

Botswana

Botswana Telecommunications Authority

Brazil

ANATEL

Brunei

Jabatan Telekom

Bulgaria

Communication Regulation Commission

Burkia Faso

Direction générale de l'Office National des télécommunications (ONATEL)

Canada

Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission

Chad

Ministère de Postes et Télécommunications

Chile

Subsecretaria de Telecommunicacaiones (SUBTEL)

Colombia

Comisión de Regulación de Telecomunicaciones

Croatia

Hrvatska Agencija za telekomunikacije

Czech Republic

Czech Telecommunications Office

Denmark

Telestyrelsen National Telecom Agency

Dominica

ECTEL Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority

El Salvador

Superintendencia General de Electricidad y Telecommunicaciones

Egypt

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Estonia

Estonian National Communications Board

Finland

Ministry of Transport and Communications

France

ART (Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications)

Georgia

Georgian National Communications Commission

Germany

Regulierungsbehoerde fekommunikation und Post

Greece

EETT (National Telecommunications and Post Commission)

Grenada

ECTEL Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority

Hong Kong

Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA)

Hungary

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Water Management

Iceland

Ministry of Communications

India

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

Iran

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting

Ireland

Office of the Director of Telecommunications Regulation (ODTR)

Israel

Ministry of Communications

Italy

Italian Communications Authority

Japan

Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications

Jordan

Telecommunication Regulatory Commission

Kenya

Communications Commission of Kenya

Korea

Ministry of Communications and Informations

Latvia

Latvia Telecommunication State Inspection

Lebanon

Ministry Of Telecommunications

Lithuania

Lithuanian Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA)

Luxembourg

Institut Luxembourgeois des Télécommunications

Macau

Office for the Development of Telecommunications and Information Technology

Malaysia

Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Mali

Société des Télécommunications du Mali

Malta

Malta Communications Authority

Mauritania

Office des Postes et Télécommunications

Mauritius

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications

Mexico

Comisión Federal de Telecomunicaciones

Morocco

National Agency for the Regulation of Telecommunications (ANRT)

Nepal

Nepal Telecommunications Authority

Netherlands

OPTA

New Zealand

Commerce Commission of New Zealand

Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission

Norway

Norwegian Post and Telecom Authority

Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunications Authority

Papua New Guinea

PANGTEL

Paraguay

Conatel, telecoms regulator

Philippines

National Telecommunications Commission (NTC)

Poland

URTiP

Portugal

Autoridade Nacional de Comunications (ANACOM)

Romania

National Regulatory Authority for Communications

Saint Christopher and Nevis

ECTEL Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority

Saint Lucia

ECTEL Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

ECTEL Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority

San Marino

Segereteria di Stato per l'Industria, l'Artigianato, la Cooperazione economica, le Poste e le Telecomunicazione

Singapore

Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

Slovakia

Telecommunications Office of the Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Ministry of Transport and Communications

South Africa

ICASA

Spain

Comision del Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones (CMT)

Sri Lanka

Telecommunications Regulatory Commission

Sweden

Post- och telestyrelsen (PTS)

Switzerland

Federal Office for Communications (OFCOM/BAKOM)

UK

Office of Communications (Ofcom)

USA

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Taiwan

The Directorate General of Telecommunications

Trinidad & Tobago

Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

Turkey

Telekom yon Kurumu

Zambia

Communications Authority

General

The World Bank
The International Monetary Fund

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Domestic Telecommunications Providers

AT&T
Bell South (Now AT&T)
Broadwing
Global Crossing
Sprint
Qwest
Verizon
Wiltel

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International Telecommunications Providers

British Telecom (UK)
Bell Canada
China Telecom
CRTC (Canada)
Hutchinson Telecoms (Australia)
Inmarsat
Intelsat
France Telecom
Korea Telecom
Minitel
MPT (Japan)
NTT (Japan)
Portugal Telecom
Post and Telecom Iceland
Stentor (Canada)
Tele Denmark
Telecom Italia
Telefonica de Espana
Unitel (Canada)

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Telecommunications Organizations and Trade Associations

Comptel/ASCENT
NARUC
TelecomHub

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Standards Setting Organizations

American National Standards Institute
DAVIC
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
IEEE
International Organization for Standardiation
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Telcordia

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Other Legal Web Resources

American Bar Association
Antitrust Policy
Basic Legal Citation (The Blue Book)
BNA Antitrust & Trade Reg. Report
DOJ & FTC Merger Guidelines
Federal Judicial Center
Federal Register
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Federal Rules of Evidence
Federal Web Locator

Copyright and Intellectual Property Web Resources
Copyright, Intellectual Property, and Licensing Issues
Association of Research Libraries - Copyright & Intellectual Property
Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM)
DOJ Intellectual Property Guidelines

List of Law Schools
Uniform Commercial Code
US Constitution

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Publications

Xchange Magazine
New Telephony
Phone Plus Magazine

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