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Library Resource Guide for: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

Law & Legal Process

GPO Access, by the Government Printing Office, offers Legislative, Executive and Judicial resources on the main page. Also, check the U.S. House of Representatives Committee Offices, and U.S. Senate Committees. These sites have recent material. For older material, check resources below.

Document Resources

Government Websites

Statistics

Please also see Information by Branch of Government



DOCUMENT RESOURCES



COURT DECISIONS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on court decisions.



LAWS

See more information about the Statutes at Large and how to access information on it, or see more information about the United States Code Service and how to access information on it.



BILLS

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REGULATIONS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on regulations.



HEARINGS

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COMMITTEE REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on committee reports and documents via the Congressional Serial Set.



CONGRESSIONAL FLOOR ACTIVITY & DEBATES

See more information about this resource and how to access information on Congressional floor activity and debates via the Congressional Record.



FEDERAL DOCUMENTS IN PRINT

Brown University is a depository library for government documents. Our collection is extensive and stretches back to the 1800s. In order to search for documents in print, please go to the help guide at Federal Documents in Print.

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GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Government Databases in Politics & Government

Thomas has legislative information, such as recent laws, from the Library of Congress.

Congress.org is the official website for Congress. It contains information on members of Congress and present bills.

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Courts (The Federal Judiciary)

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STATISTICS

Federal Court Management Statistics provides data on the Federal court system, e.g., case load, judges, back to 1997.

Bureau of Justice: Crime Statistics has data on law enforcement and different types of crime.

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