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Provides full-text primary and secondary sources for legal and government information. Collections include scholarly journals, judicial and Congressional publications, and legal reference materials, with a substantial focus on historical resources.
Describes the courtroom dramas that rocked society in America, the British Empire and the world through unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations. Collections include not only published trial transcripts, but also popular printed accounts of sensational trials for murder, adultery and other scandalous crimes.
Documents of Democracy
Read the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights. The resources linked below provide context for understanding how these documents were created and what they mean for us today.
Provides comprehensive legislative histories for federal laws. Each legislative history links to full text content that may include Congressional hearings, committee prints, and research reports related to legislative topics.
The Federal Digital System is the U.S. government's repository for authentic digital information. Use FDsys to locate the latest publications from Congress, the Executive Office of the President, and more.