Articles Tagged with CFR

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Not as obscure as you might think – and definitely in the public interest:

Final Incorporation by Reference Rule Implements Recommendation 2011-5 (from Legal Research Plus, with links to Fed Register)

Today, the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) published its final rule on incorporation by reference. See Incorporation by Reference, 79 Fed. Reg. 66,267 (Nov. 7, 2014). The Freedom of Information Act allows agencies to incorporate by reference into federal regulations extrinsic materials that are “reasonably available to the class of persons affected.” 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(1). ….

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Librarians, like mathematicians, find humor in the oddest places, so unless you’re one of us, don’t expect to find this as funny as I did:

While catching up on the back-issue research tip wonders to be found in the excellent LLSDC Law Library Lights newsletters, I came upon this article:

“Beyond the Pale: Finding Your Way Back From a Citation Netherworld,” by John Cannan, in Law Library Lights, Summer 2010, pp. 14-15.

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Excellent CFR News: CFR Table of Contents

Cornell Legal Information Institute has released an online version of the CFR.  This new online edition of the CFR is the result of an unprecedented two-year collaboration between the Government Printing Office (GPO), the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School (LII), and the Cornell Law Library. …

The project implemented features that have been often requested by government regulators, corporate counsel, and law librarians. The LII’s edition of the CFR has the same search and navigation features that have made its edition of the United States Code the leading free, online source for Federal statutes for over a decade.