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How to find U.S. statutes and U.S. code citations

United States. Office of the Federal Register.

How to find U.S. statutes and U.S. code citations

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Published by Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citation of legal authorities -- United States.

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    Bibliography: p. 8.

    Statement[prepared by Dorothy C. Muse]
    ContributionsMuse, Dorothy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 8 p. :
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      Usually you find three parts to citation information in a Popular Names Table. The United States Code (U.S.C.) cite provides its location in the subject-based publication of federal statutes. The Public Law (Pub. L.) number gives the chronological number assigned to it at its passage by : Patricia Scott.   The popular name table in the official U.S.C. version of the code is located immediately after title 51 of the code (in the same volume), whereas the tables in the commercial U.S.C.A. and U.S.C.S. versions are contained in separate Author: Cindy Guyer.

    Cite a statute in its location in the U.S. Code. Alternatively, cite the statute in its original publication in the Statutes at Large, rather than in the code. This is usually done when the statute is an appropriation, has been repealed, or has its contents scattered in . Public Law number, Statutes-at-Large, & U.S. Code citations: If the statute is listed in the U.S.C.S., you will find citations to the public law number, Statutes-at-Large, and the U.S. Code. o Shepard’s Acts and Cases by Popular Name prints the parallel citations. o Electronic.

    U.S. Code. United States Code (U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Law Revision Counsel) offers introductory material to the Code, a search feature, and the option to browse the current and previous editions ( to present).. Download the United States Code; United States Code Classification Tables - sorted by Congress, then by either Public Law or U.S. Code . These codes, published by both the U.S. Government and by individual states, represent the codification of statutes (laws) passed by the United States Congress and individual state legislatures or governing bodies. Federal Codes and Statutes. US Constitution. State Codes and Statutes. District of Columbia. US Virgin Islands.


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How to find U.S. statutes and U.S. code citations. [Dorothy Muse; United States. Office of the Federal Register.; United States. Congress. House.

Committee on the Judiciary.] -- Describes how to search and cite laws enacted by the U.S. Congress and appearing in Statutes at Large and the U.S. Code, published by the Office of the Federal Register.

How to find U.S. statutes and U.S. code citations. [Washington, D.C.]: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, (OCoLC) How to find U.S.

statutes and U.S. code citations / Author: [Prepared by Dorothy Muse] Publication info: [Washington: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. B12 - basic format for statutes in court documents.; R12 - detailed format for statutes in academic writing.; R - special rules for specific types of statutes, including the Internal Revenue Code, Rules of Evidence and Procedure, sentencing guidelines, and uniform and model rules.; T Federal Judicial and Legislative Materials - formats for the U.S.

code are shown at the very endAuthor: Caitlin Hunter. How to find U.S. statutes and U.S. code citations. -- Author: Muse, Dorothy. Publication info: [Washington, D.C.?]: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives. Code Citations. Statutes are most easily located by citation, whether to public law number, session law number or the United States Code.

For a session law of Congress the official source is the Statutes at Large, the citation format for which is: Author: Mindy Kent. As you can see in Table 1, the United States Code Annotated is published by West and the United States Code Service is published by LexisNexis, so citations to statutes in each of these unofficial codes are as follows: 17 U.S.C.A.

§ (West ) 17 U.S.C.S. § (LexisNexis ). The United States Code, or “U.S.C.”, organizes statutes, as amended, by subject matter. For example, all of the statutes relating to education are found in chapter 20 of the U.S.C.

However, when referencing particular sections of a statute, the section number used in the slip law version is commonly used, rather than the code version.

The official codification (i.e., the version published by the U.S. government) of federal statutes is the United States Code (U.S.C.).The U.S.C.

is broken down into 53 subject Titles, with each Title representing a major subject area (e.g.,Banks and Banking, Labor, Transportation).The newest Title (Title 54) covers the National Park Service and was just added in December (note - Author: Patricia Scott.

Official Code Sections. The United States Code is the official code for federal is updated annually and a new print edition is published every six years. It can also be found on the information on where to find these codes online, please click the federal statute that you are citing is still in force, Bluebook Rule states that you should Author: Sue Altmeyer.

Welcome to FindLaw's hosted version of the United States Code - Unannotated. Here you will find a collection of general and permanent laws passed by the United States House of Representatives and Senate, and organized by subject area into Titles, Chapters and Sections.

Flag and Seal, Seat of Government, and the States. Statutes, codes, and regulations are found in WestlawNext, HeinOnline, and at government sites. The United States Code Annotated and the individual state codes in WestlawNext have various 'Tools & Resources' on the right side of the screen.

These links are helpful for finding laws by topic and popular : Nia Rodgers. Citations to sections in the U.S. Code include a title number and a section number (or group of sections): 16 U.S.C.§ The citation is usually completed by the publication year of the Code.

New editions of the official U.S. Code are published every 6 years, with cumulative supplements published between the editions. Bluebook abbreviation. Using this information, you can find the section in the main volumes of the U.S.

Code. Note: It is usually better to use the indexes of commercially-published, annotated statute sets (i.e., U.S.C.A. or U.S.C.S., as opposed to the U.S.C.) because they are more extensively indexed, and also more up-to-date than the official versions. The United States Code is the topical compilation of what is printed in the Statutes at United States Code does not contain private laws or temporary provisions such as budget allocations, but the Statutes at Large do contain private laws and all acts that were passed by Congress.

One official edition of the Code exists, and that is the U.S.C. (United States Code) Author: Patricia Morgan. The United States Code is the Code of Laws of the United States of America (also referred to as Code of Laws of the United States, United States Code, U.S.

Code, or U.S.C.) and is a compilation and codification of all the general and permanent Federal laws of the United States. The U.S. Code does not include regulations issued by executive branch agencies, decisions of. To cite the U.S.C.A. or the U.S.C.S. online, follow the rule below. Commercial Electronic Databases While The Bluebook prefers citations to the current official code, it does provide a format for citing to statutory codes on Westlaw, Lexis, and other commercial electronic databases in Rule Statutes are parts or elements of larger legislative acts and are collected into “codes.” To cite to a statute, cite to the code in which the statute appears.

Statutory citations may appear similar to case citations, but have important differences. See the example below. 42 U.S.C. § (). The text in green is the title number. In Author: Ross McPhail. Now say you have been asked to find a federal statute and you were given the following cite: 42 USC This is an example of a legal citation to a section of the United States Code (USC).

The USC is the text of the statutory law arranged by subject. Statutes are first broken down into titles. So for example statutes pertaining to civil. The Code of Laws of the United States of America (variously abbreviated to Code of Laws of the United States, United States Code, US Code, U.S.C., or USC) is the official compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal statutes of the United contains 53 titles (Titles 1–54, excepting Ti it being reserved).

The main edition is published every six Editor: Office of the Law Revision Counsel.Board of Education, U.S. (). Legal citations may also contain additional information, such as an author’s name or the court that issues a decision, which helps the reader determine how authoritative or credible an item is.

Be sure to use T, pageto find specific rules for statutes citations of U.S. States and D.C. Oklahoma's rules can be found on page Oklahoma's statute citation rules are reproduced below.

Oklahoma Statute CitationAuthor: Jennifer Prilliman.