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United States Federal Law - Free Websites

Use free websites to find federal law.

United States Code

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.

Federal Legislation

Search for pending legislation, bill analysis and many related materials on these legislature web sites.

More information on Federal Legislation

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How Acts (Public Laws) Update the U.S. Code


The Public Law updates various U.S.C. sections in different titles of the U.S. Code, because this Act deals with many different subjects - banking, immigration, criminal law, transportation, etc.

Westlaw Patron Access


See Bluebook Rule 18.2.1(a)(i) for information on authenticated documents.

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