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Friday, May 28, 2010

What You Might Miss When You Consult the United States Code

The Legal Research Plus Blog reminds us of potential and actual problems when using the United States Code for research.
United States Code Annotated is not the same thing; it's a West product. As the title indicates, it's annotated. The Blue Book calls for all federal statutes that can be cited to the Code to be cited to it. An appellate lawyer needs to have or use a copy of the Code.

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