Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Don't Reinvent the Wheel: An Introduction to Compiled Federal Legislative Histories

Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer of the Law Library of Congress write about a new Beginner's Guide for federal legislative history -- a topic that strikes fear into the hearts of first year associates and faculty research assistants.  They describe how to find legislative history documents that someone else has already done!  Sources of pre-compiled legislative histories range from finding aids that help you locate a compiled legislative history to monographs that contain the legislative history for one act.

Click here to learn more.

Hat tip (and a big thank you) to the Law Library of Congress

(mew)

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/2015/11/dont-reinvent-the-wheel.html

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