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CRJU 7301/8310 - Pro-seminar

United States Congress

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The work of the United States Congress frequently involves the topics crime or justice. Budget hearings often discuss funding of such projects and other hearings often bring in experts to provide testimony for or against a subject under debate.

Congressional Publications

Congressional Publications (database below)- Provides indexing and a growing amount of full-text access to the publications of the U.S. Congress since 1970, including bill, laws and legislation, as well as information about members of Congress. Indexing of the Congrssional Record, Daily Edition, is also included. Makes United States federal legislative information freely available to the public. The site contains legislation from the 107th Congress (2001) to the present, members of Congress profiles from the 93rd Congress (1973) to the present, and selected member profiles from the 80th through the 92nd Congresses (1947 to 1972).