What's in this guide?
Summary of the Process: How laws go from bills to regulations; definitions of legislative terms; citing legal resources.
Bills: How state and Federal bills become law; links to key resources for finding full-text of bills.
Public Laws & Statutes: How & where to find laws before they become codified.
Codes: Laws arranged by subject into state and Federal codes.
Regulations: Rules and regulations for implementing and interpreting the laws.
Case Law: How have the courts interpreted the laws?
Background Information: Newspapers and journals for finding background information and news on specific laws.
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