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Guide to Resources in Legal Studies

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The United States Congress empowers federal agencies to pass regulations which have the force of law. Regulations, which are the major component of administrative law, are often referred to as those rules which lead to the actual implementation of statutory laws.

CMR & Other State Regulations

State regulations for all states are available on Lexis. The link for Massachusetts is below. For other states, once connected to Lexis Nexis Academic, click on "Source" at the top of the page, and then choose "Administrative Materials."



There are also versions of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations available in: