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Are you researching a federal statute that does not appear in the U.S. Code, or a statute within a title that has not been enacted into positive law? Check out the statute compilations available from the Government Publishing Office (GPO) on govinfo . Since October 2018, nearly 300 compilations...
Last fall, Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, announced that the library had begun to provide Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports to the public for the first time in history. Authored by experts, CRS reports provide policy and legal analysis, offering multiple perspectives on...
Need a copy of the Federal Budget (including analytical perspectives) ? Or access to George H.W. Bush's public papers ? How about a listing of U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Hearings since 1971 ? govinfo has all these, and more. govinfo provides free public access to more than one million official,...
Title 34 of the United States Code, which had been empty since 1956, is empty no longer. As of September 1, 2017, new Title 34, Crime Control and Law Enforcement , contains editorially reclassified sections of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, and...
Find out more about the history of May Day and Law Day in the United States.