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What Are Policies?
"Policy" can refer to anything that establishes requirements, legal or otherwise.
Legal policy generally comes from laws, regulations, and court case decisions. These can be federal, state, or even in the example of regulations, municipal.
We can use information tools to help us locate these policies.
CQ Researcher This link opens in a new window
Provides full text overviews of policy issues
Provides searchable full-text of a variety of materials related to legal and policy research; includes government documents, journal articles, and reports
Can search for laws and cases, as well as search in law reviews
Indexes policy related journal articles, books, U.S. government reports, and some non-government organization reports