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Provides access to the full-text of legal periodical articlesSupreme Court opinions U.S. Attorney General opinions treaties and international agreements and the Federal Register. Documents are available as photocopy-equivalent PDF files.
A huge collection of Congressional information and publications. Our subscription includes access to indexing and abstracts for all Congressional publications and full-text access to: bills and public laws (1989-Current); Congressional Record (1985-Current); CFR (1981-Current); Federal Register (2005-Current); committee reports and Congressional documents in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1789-1969); and many other hearings reports documents and committee prints (selected full-text). The set also includes access to CIS legislative histories the most comprehensive sources for legislative history information.
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With the polarization of Congress, implementation of laws through the promulgation of rules is becoming more and more important to the functioning of government and society. Everyone who works in a regulated industry – public health and medicine, energy, finance, education , to name just a few – is impacted by the implementation of laws.
Regulatory Insight seeks to facilitate teaching and learning about administrative law by legal researchers, as well as academic researchers from many other disciplines. Regulatory Insight contains administrative law histories organized by public law, and provides functionality similar to the functionality found in Legislative Insight, to facilitate research. Longer term, ProQuest will create separate modules and offer content and functionality to enable users to engage in a wide variety of research tasks related to both historic and current administrative law.
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is a data gathering, data research, and data distribution organization associated with Syracuse University.
TRAC's general data procedures are to (1) obtain the data (requires background research on agency information systems, informal requests, formal FOIA requests, and sometimes lawsuits), (2) run statistical validity checks, and (3) prepare the data for entry into the warehouse (includes initial preparation to intrepret codes, merge files, and more, plus monthly update preparation of searching for and adding new codes, linking records, etc.).