Breaking Down a Legislative Search

California legislative history

With any kind of legislative research project, you have to have very specific goals and a clear understanding of your intended outcome. Being able to put a concise game plan together for your legal research will allow you to efficiently uncover the necessary federal statutes and regulations or legislative history in regards to your case. Before you get too far along, make sure that you understand when to seek further clarification or guidance to avoid extended, unfruitful searches.

As you dive into research, it may be beneficial to start with a simple google search to get a clear understanding of all facets of the subject. Once you have a basic understanding, you can better formulate your strategy as you investigate your primary referen Continue reading