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Federal Law & Government Documents

All the branches, departments, agencies, commissions, services, etc. of the Federal government have been required since the beginning of the nation to regard their published work product as public domain materials, which should be easily available to the public. Formerly, government documents were only available in designated university libraries, among others. In these latter days of the Internet, Federal government documents are now available online, both current and historical.

The services listed below are some principal collections of government documents available in HeinOnline. Documents available will date from the beginning of the branch, departments, agency, commission, service, etc. In the case of the Congress, the Office of the President and the Executive Branch, the Supreme Court and the Federal Courts, documents date from the very beginning of our government.