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United States Code

United States Code Service (in print)

The United States Code  is law that was created by the legislative branch of the government.   The Code is divided into 51 broad subject areas.   You can search by topic, by a code section number (if known) or by simply clicking on the table of contents.  It is an unannotated code with just the text of the statutes.

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