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Northern Illinois University
College of Law
David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library

Federal Legal Websites: Home

General Federal Legal Websites

  • - A search engine for US government information. Provides links to government information and services as well as contact information for government agencies & elected officials.
  • U.S. Government Publishing Office – publishes government information for all three branches of the U.S. government.
    • Govinfo (formerly FDsys) – The Government Publishing Office’s govinfo service (formerly the Federal Digital System) allows you to search, browse, and download authenticated full-text collections of government information including Congressional and Presidential materials and materials from Federal agencies. These materials include Congressional bills, Congressional documents and reports, Congressional hearing information, Presidential documents, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Register. Most materials date from the 1990’s onward.
  • Law Library of Congress
  • U.S. Constitution (.pdf)

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