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Federal Administrative Law Research Guide: Databases

Resources for researching federal Administrative Law.


The following databases contain Administrative Law regulations, decisions, hearings and secondary sources.

Bloomberg Law
Log into Bloomberg Law and Click "Legislative and Regulatory", then "Search Regulatory." Search by keyword, Browse, or search by source.

FDsys (Federal Digital System)
Free online access to federal government information, including official publications produced by all three branches of the federal government.

Scroll down page to find libraries that include Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register Library, and U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals.

Log into Lexis and click "Browse Sources" on the top right-hand corner above the search box.Search using the following keywords: Administrative decisions, Administrative opinions, Administrative orders, Administrative regulations.

Log into Westlaw and search the database using the following keywords (the system will suggest sources automatically): Administrative decisions, Administrative regulations.