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Subject Guide - LA 401
Where do I find ideas for topics? +
Where do I find legal information on my topic? +
Bills considered by congress by topic (Option 1: through GovTrack)
Bills considered by congress by topic (Option 2: through OpenCongress)
Bills considered by congress (through Thomas)
Bills that became federal laws (Public and Private Laws through FDsys)
Laws currently in force (U.S. Code through FDsys)
Regulations considered by federal agencies (Federal Register through FDsys)
Regulations currently in force (Code of Federal Regulations through FDsys)
Supreme Court cases by topic 1 (by Cornell University)
Federal and State Court Cases (through LexisNexis)
Law Reviews and Journals (through LexisNexis)
Bills considered by state legislatures (through the National Conference of State Legislators)
Where do I find what experts have told government officials on my topic? +
Expert testimony before congress (Option 1: Congressional Hearings through FDsys)
Expert testimony before congress (Option 2: Congressional Hearings through the Baker Library Catalog)
Expert testimony from think tanks (through various think tank websites)
Where do I find government reports on my topic? +
Briefing reports given to members of congress (Option 1: through OpenCRS)
Briefing reports given to members of congress (Option 2: through ZFacts)
Discover resources from relevant federal agencies (start with the Directory of Federal Agencies by LSU)
Find information published by the Government Printing Office (Catalog of Government Publications)
Audits, Evaluations, and Investigations (GAO Reports/Blue Books)
Where do I find statistics on my topic? +
Statistics about population and commerce gathered by the federal government (through American FactFinder)
Statistics gathered by the United Nations (through UNdata)
Where can I search for other types of government information on my topic? +