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Free Web Resources: Federal Legal Resources

The librarians and staff have compiled the following collections of free online resources to help you with your research.

Federal Legal Resources

American Bar Association
Official site of the ABA.

Code of Federal Regulations
Provided via FDsys.

Contains Congressional bills, hearings, and reports as well as weekly compilations of Presidential documents, the Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, and the United States Code.  Click here to view a video covering basic search techniques and working with FDsys results.

Federal Websites for and about American Indians

A guide to federal agency websites providing information relating to Native Americans.

A Guide to the U. S. Federal Legal System Web-based Public Accessible Sources

A guide to web-based resources for researching United States federal law.

The Library of Congress’s online source for federal legislative information dating back to the 101st Congress.

U.S. Code (via Cornell’s LII)
Search / retrieve the U.S. Code.

U.S. Constitution (via Cornell’s LII)
Access to the Constitution by article / amendment.

U.S. Courts
Official site of the federal judiciary with links to the home pages of all federal courts.

U.S. House of Representatives
Official site.

U.S. President – The White House
Official site.

U.S. Senate
Official site.

U.S. Supreme Court
The official site of the United States Supreme Court.
The U.S. government’s official portal to a wide range of government resources.

7th Circuit (all courts)
Access all 7th Circuit courts via U.S.