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Affordable Legal Information Sources for Attorneys: Regulations

This guide points you to reliable sources that are free or nearly free. Developed by Victoria Szymczak; updated by Rosemary Campagna and Eric Yap


Regulations are first published in the Federal Register and then codified in the Code of Federal Regulations; however, often the first place to check for updated regulations is the agency web site.  If you work with an agency, make sue you understand how it works and its internal structure.


Government agenciy web sites are often the first place to see a "published" version of the law.  In New York, the official publication for NYS regulations is the New York Code, Rules and Regulations.