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Principles of Public Policy

Class Guide for Principles of Public Policy

Finding Legislation

These are some of the sources you can use when initially searching for legislation on both the federal and NJ level. These might not help you "dive deep" to create a legislative history, but can help you form ideas and find interesting concepts you might want to explore further! 

Tips for initially finding legislation

Sometimes you aren't sure what law, bill, or topic you'd like to write about or research. These sources are helpful in narrowing down your topic and choosing legislation. 

Finding New Jersey Legislation

Arranged by year (1998+) and by Chapter number. Citations to bills, reports, hearings, newspaper articles, etc.

  • HathiTrust Digital Library

    • A collaborative repository of millions of books, government publications, dissertations, journals, and other published and unpublished materials. Titles published prior to 1923 and those that are open access or Creative Commons-licensed are available full-text. Other materials include limited-access searching. -- Access to the resource is unrestricted, but Rutgers affiliates can log in to gain access to additional features such as full-text download and the ability to create permanent collections

  • Law Library Microform Consortium Digital [Rutgers Restricted] 

  • New Jersey Digital Legal Library (NJDLL)


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