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Administrative Law: Find a regulation -- from Journal

Guide to researching regulations

Regulatory History Step 1B: Text

1.  Find a regulation

B.  From journal or news story

  • Search news for an article that mentions a federal rule.  Search for the phrase "new federal rule" in quotations.
  • News articles frequently talk about a "new federal rule", but they rarely mention the name of the rule.
  • Do a keyword search of the electronic Federal Register to find the rule the article talks about.
    • limit by agency
    • limit to Rules (eliminate proposed rules or notices)
    • limit by date

Regulatory History Step 1B: Images

Screenshot showing where Advanced Search is

screenshot of Federal Register keyword search