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Federal Statutes
Federal Statutes can be found online at the U.S. Government Printing Office website. You can find documents for the U.S. Government budget, Congressional bills, the U.S. Code and more.

The U.S. Code Annotated is available in print at the Hastings branch of the Law Library. It is also available online via Westlaw at both library locations.

The U.S. Code Service is available online via Lexis at both library locations.

Federal Court Rules
The Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and the 8th Circuit local rules are available at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals website.

Local rules for the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court are available on the U.S. Courts website.

Cornell Law School provides links to:


Appellate Cases

Cases from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals are available on the web back to 1995.

You can search 8th Circuit and Minnesota District Court (back to 1923) on Google Scholar.

U.S. Supreme Court cases are available online for the last three terms. Older decisions can be found at Findlaw (1893-) and Google Scholar (1791-).

Federal court filings are available on the PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records (registration required).

Federal Agency Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations can be found online at the U.S. Government Printing Office website.

Last updated: 8/4/2014 4:48 AM