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Legal Research Guide

This guide provides information and links to online resources and print resources in the library collection including compilations of laws, regulations, and court decisions.

Federal Laws

Federal statutes and legislative materials are available in Lexis Nexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Congressional, and Findlaw.

United States Statutes At Large. 1789-2001
Contains laws passed by Congress and signed byt the President. Arranged chronologically.
Also available online for the 108th & 109th Congress and at the Library of Congress for 101-111th congress.

REF K Un35s

United States Code.
Located in GEN, Tier 2, call numbers vary, see Library catalog for details.
Contains all federal laws in effect at time for publication, arranged by subject. Published every six years, with annual cumulative supplements. Also available online at GPO access.

REF KF62 2000 A2 2001

United States Code Annotated. (U.S.C.A.) Latest edition.
Similar to the United States Code but includes historical development of laws and annotations to court decisions. Kept up-to-date by annual pocket parts and pmaphlet supplements.

REF K Un35ca

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