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Free Legal Research on the Web: Federal Statutes & Codes

U.S. Code

  • GPO FDsys - Browse by year and title. Use the advanced search option to perform a full text, keyword search.
  • Legal Information Institute (Cornell University Law School) - Search by citation and keyword.
  • U.S. House of Representatives - Search by keyword and title/section. Use the "Classification Tables" link to connect to tables providing cross-references between code sections and recently enacted public laws.

U.S. Session Laws

  • U.S. House of Representatives - Use "Classification Tables" which include updates made to each section of the Code since the last official publication.