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LexisNexis Academic Tutorials: Find Federal Statutes & Regulations

Step-by-step guides and tutorials for key features of the LexisNexis Academic database.

FIND FEDERAL STATUTES & REGULATIONS

 (1) Connect to LexisNexis Academic and choose the US Legal tab.

Connect to LexisNexis Academic and choose the US Legal tab.

 

(2) Choose Federal Statutes, Codes & Regulations or State Statues, Codes & Regulations.

Choose Federal Statutes, Codes & Regulations or State Statues, Codes & Regulations.

 

(3) Type your subject in the search box and choose an option under Select Source(s).

  • Annotated U.S. Code (USCS) = a complete set of current U.S. federal laws.
  • Constitution of the United States = the complete U.S. federal constitution.
  • Public Laws = the text of bills passed by Congress (including old, out-of-date bills).
  • Code of Federal Regulations = a complete set of current U.S. federal regulations.
  • Federal Register = new and proposed regulations (including old, out-of-date regulations).

Type your subject in the search box and choose an option under Select Source(s).

   

(4) Sometime it helps to change Everywhere to At Least 5 Occurrences to improve the relevancy of your results.

 Sometime it helps to change Everywhere to At Least 5 Occurrences to improve the relevancy of your results.

 

(5) Click on the Search button to begin the search.

Click on the Search button to begin the search.

 

 

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