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United States Legal Research Guide

U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.

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The Legislative Process

The video below is a nine part series which explains each of the common legislative stages, and the process by which a bill becomes law.

For additional information on the legislative process:

Free Databases of U.S. Legislation

Judicial Consideration of Legislation

To find court cases that have considered a piece of legislation, look at the annotated codes.  For more information, see Annotated U.S. Code box to the right.