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Arthur J. Morris Law Library
This Guide focuses on major legal sources from the federal and state governments. Click on one of the categories to the left to see resources for each branch of the federal government or for the states.
For government information more generally, see:
Searchable legislative history information and texts for congressional bills 1989-date, as well as information on older bills (1973-date) and the Congressional Record 1989-date.
Collections of materials in PDF include bills, 1993-date; reports, 1995-date; Congressional Record, 1873-date; and selected hearings, 1995-date.
Online edition of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, updated daily.
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Full-text PDF coverage of the United States Code, Statutes at Large, Congressional Record, congressional reports and hearings, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, and other resources.
ProQuest Legislative Insight This link opens in a new window
Legislative histories of congressional acts, with selective coverage back to 1789. Includes related bills, committee reports, Congressional Record excerpts, hearings, prints, presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and additional background material.
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Information by and about the U.S. Congress: documents and reports, Legislative Histories, hearings, and members and committees. If you're researching legislative history for a particular law, try ProQuest Legislative Insight.
About This Guide
The University of Virginia Law Library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government Documents.