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Legal Research: Federal

This guide will provide access to Federal, State and local legal resources.

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Executive/Regulatory Law

    • Code of Federal Regulations
      Includes regulations promulgated by U.S. federal agenices.  It is published annually.
    • Federal Register
      Published daily, reporting any actions or notices by Regulatory agencies and updates the Code of Federal Regulations.
    • Constitution Annotated The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation (popularly known as the Constitution Annotated) contains legal analysis and interpretation of the United States Constitution, based primarily on Supreme Court case law. This regularly updated resource is especially useful when researching the constitutional implications of a specific issue or topic.
  • White House  
    News, press briefings, memoranda, proclamations, executive orders, and a wide variety of links to issues, people and resources.

How Laws are Made

Non-Official Sources of Federal Information