canon (noun) From the Greek word kanon, meaning rule or measure
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The Catholic Church's canon law system is the oldest legal system that is still used in Western civilization.
Canon Law (USCCB)
Canon Law, Catholic Encyclopedia (New Advent)
Canon Law, Catholic Encyclopedia (Catholic Answers)
What Canon Lawyers Are and Aren't (CanonLaw.info)
Includes an explanation on "what canon law is, and how to use (or not to use) a canon lawyer."
Canon Law of Roman rite churches within the Catholic Church:
Master Page on the Johanno-Pauline Code of 1983 (CanonLaw.info)
Code Of Canon Law, 1983 (Holy See)
Code Of Canon Law, 1983 (IntraText)
Master Page on the Pio-Benedictine Code of 1917 (CanonLaw.info)
Canon Law of Eastern rite churches within the Catholic Church:
Master Page on Eastern Canon Law (1990) (CanonLaw.info)
CanonLaw.info (Edward Peters, JD, JCD, Ref. Sig. Ap.)
• A Catechist's Introduction to Canon Law
• Precepts of the Church: Basic Norms for Active Catholics
In Light of the Law: A Canon Lawyer's Blog (Dr. Edward Peters)
Explains "the canonical aspects of issues in the news"