Federal Statutes, Codes, & Regulations: LexisNexis Academic

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Federal Statutes, Codes, & Regulations: LexisNexis Academic

  1. 1. Federal Statutes, Codes, & Regulations: LexisNexis From the LexisNexis Academic home page: 1. Select “US Legal” 2. Federal Statutes, Codes & Regulations
  2. 2. Federal Statutes: LexisNexis• Search options: citation, headings, section, at least five occurrences (keyword search)• Select “Annotated U.S. Code”• Enter the U.S. Code citation, if known, and select “citation” from the drop-down menu
  3. 3. Federal Statutes: LexisNexis• Select the citation to view the statute
  4. 4. Public Laws: LexisNexis• Enter the name of the act in quotation marks• Enter the Public Law Number, if known• Search options: citation, headings, section, at least five occurrences (keyword search)
  5. 5. Public Laws: Search Results• LexisNexis retrieves the full text of the Act
  6. 6. Federal Regulations• Search options: citation, headings, section, at least five occurrences (keyword search)• Select CRF-Code of Federal Regulations• Place search terms in quotation marks to search for an exact phrase
  7. 7. Federal Regulations: Search Results• Click on the federal regulation citation
  8. 8. Search Tips• Select browse next to the appropriate source• Select the relevant title• To narrow your search, select the “+” to expand the title and select a chapter

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