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Federal & State Codes from LexisNexis

The Federal Statutes, Codes & Regulations search form is located in the US Legal section of LexisNexis Academic. This search form will allow you to accomplish tasks such as:

  • Searching or browsing the Federal Code
  • Searching or browsing the US Consitution
  • Searching through the Federal Register

Citations for USCS are printed using the § symbol for "section," for example 5 USCS § 5901. To search for a USCS citation, replace the symbol with the abbreviation SEC. Popular names of laws are not used in the US Code. To look up a law by its popular name, search in Public Laws. There you will find the Public Law version of the law as well as citations to the sections of the US Code that embody the law.


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