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Legislative Research for GOVT 452

Learn to trace the history of a bill, e.g. for the legislative history in assignment 2 for GOVT 452.

A Roadmap to Completion

Welcome to the GOVT 452 Assignment 2 Infoguide

Use this guide to locate sources to use for your course assignments. We will have two in-class sessions to work on the entire assignment #2. Do not hesitate to contact your librarian or instructor for question The following "road map" explains key step:. ​

"How can I answer each question?"

Questions 1, 2, 7, and 12: Prepare for question 6

Question 6, 3: Answer Question 6

Question 10: Find an Agency's Regulations

Questions 5, 8, 9, 11, 14: Read the law, search periodicals, and/or check the agency website

Questions 4 & 13: Google or use Nexis Uni for news/background

Question 16: Find Supreme Court Case (ask your professor for instructions on abstracting the case)