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POL1250: Law in Everyday Life: Federal Legal Resources

This guide can be used as a starting point for locating New Jersey and Federal legal resources.

Federal Legal System is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.

Library of Congress Guide to Law Online

Code of Federal Regulations FD SYS

Federal Agencies

There are hundreds of federal agencies and commissions charged with handling such responsibilities as managing America's space program, protecting its forests, and gathering intelligence. For a full listing of Federal Agencies, Departments, and Commissions, visit

US Department of Labor (Family and Medical Leave) 

US Equal Opportunity Employment Commission

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Federal Court System

Federal Citations

Federal Statutes are commonly cited as: 

29 USCS § 2611

42 U.S.C.A.2000e


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