Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

Legislation: United States

Subscription databases

Subscription databasesStudent reading in the library
These are available to Deakin staff and students and includes LexisNexis




Constitution - Annotated (US)
Available at Findlaw - including links to relevant opinions.

US Code

Office of the Law Revision Council
Contains a US Code Database - Search the US Code, download Titles and Chapters, Classification tables listing sections of the US code affected by recently enacted laws, Codification legislation of the Office and a link to Thomas, a legislative service of the library of congress.  Excellent site for US legislation.

United States Code
Through Cornell, Legal Information Institute. Includes list of Titles, Acts by Popular Name, a form to look up specific sections and a search engine.

United States Regulatory Directory
US rules and codes from lawresearch.com

United States Statutes Directory
By subject or state/federal - or search. Useful directory from Lawresearch.


THOMAS - Legislative Information on the Internet
Legislation (including Bills summary and status, bill text, major legislation, public laws by law number, roll call votes and a serach engine for bills), congressional record, committee information (reports, home pages, house committees, senate committees and heaps more.


United States - State Statutes on the Internet by Topic
Very useful! It is also possible to view statutes by state from this page.


California Law
Searchable and categorised laws of the State of California

Official Californian Legislative Information
Includes Bill information, Californian law and legislative publications

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8th December 2011