SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455
General Counsel

James F. Shekleton, Ph.D., J.D.

General Counsel

South Dakota Board of Regents

306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200

Pierre, SD  57501




Katie Boehnke

Research Analyst



Informational Links

South Dakota Constitution


South Dakota Codified Laws


Session Laws


Administrative Rules of South Dakota


South Dakota Supreme Court Opinions


South Dakota Attorney General Opinions


South Dakota Board of Regents Policies


Council of Higher Education Bargaining Agreement: Higher Education


Council of Higher Education Bargaining Agreement: Special Schools


South Dakota Department of Education


South Dakota Secretary of State


South Dakota Constitutional Debates

1885 Debates

1889 Debates


Historic South Dakota Documents


Kingsbury, Smith, Dakota Territory: It’s History and It’s People,+its+History+and+its+People&ots=RZK6Fh8Gh7&sig=WM-lnLpoA5A_yghYN9VJP9ue4Mo#v=onepage&q=Dakota%20Territory%2C%20its%20History%20and%20its%20People&f=false


Cooley’s Constitutional Limitations


United States Constitution


United States Code


Code of Federal Regulations


Federal Register


United States Supreme Court Opinions


Library of Congress: Thomas


United States Statutes At Large 1789 -2007

United States Department of Education: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Library


United States Department of Education: Office of Civil Rights Reading Room


United States Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs


United States Equal Opportunity Commission Laws and Guidance


United States Department of Justice: Americans with Disabilities Act Homepage


United States Department of Labor: Office of Federal Compliance Programs


United States Patent and Trademark Office


General Services Administration: Federal Acquisition Regulation


Office of Management and Budget Circulars


Blackstone’s Commentaries


Story’s Commentaries on the United States Constitution


Cornell University Law School: Legal Information Institute


Founding Documents


The Founders' Constitution

Library of Congress: United States Congressional Documents and Debates 1774 -1875


Kappler’s Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties


Felix S. Cohen: Handbook of Federal Indian Law

Washington Higher Education Secretariat


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools: Higher Learning Commission _ Accredited South Dakota Institutions,/form_submitted,TRUE/institution,/showquery,/siteOrg,none/state,SD/submit,Search/


The Federalist Papers (Clinton Rossiter, ed. 1961)