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Federal Primary Law

Constitution

United States Constitution

Laws

U.S. Code

U.S. Code from Cornell University

U.S. Code from U.S. House of Representatives

Statutes at Large / Public Laws

For Newer Laws: Public and Private Laws, 104th Congress (1995-96) to date, GPO Access.

For Older Laws: U.S. Statutes at Large, 1789 to [several years ago], Hein Online. Requires Library Card for access.

Pending Legislation

Legislative Information: Bills and bill status. From Thomas: U.S. Congress on the Internet.

Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Register

Current Issues: Two methods to access the Federal Register: v. 59 (1994) - date:

Older Issues: Federal Register: v.1 (1936) - about 3 months ago, Hein Online. Requires Library Card for access.

Cases

U.S. Supreme Court Opinions

U.S. Supreme Court site includes:

Google Scholar: Federal Cases. U.S. Supreme Court opinions from v.1 (1754). The most recent few months are not included.

Hein Online offers U.S. Supreme Court opinions from v.1 (1754) to date. Both bound volumes and the slip opinions are offered here in .pdf format with official page numbers. Requires Library Card for access.

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs, American Bar Association, 2003/2004-date. Merit and amicus briefs are available by date or case name.

Early U.S. Reports Citation Conversion. Get a U.S. Reports cite if you have a cite to one of the nominative reports, such as Wheaton or Cranch.

Federal Circuit Court Opinions

Google Scholar: Federal Cases. Federal Appeals Court cases beginning with v.1 F.2d (1924). The most recent few months are not included.

Federal District Court Opinions

Google Scholar: Federal Cases. Federal District Court cases beginning with v.1 F.Supp. (1932). The most recent few months are not included.

United States District Court: District of Massachusetts. Site began in December 2001. Currently has cases since November 2001. Cases can be searched by judge, keyword or date.

Court Rules

Federal Court Rules

Executive Orders

Federal Executive Orders