Original reporting and analysis on issues in the news, focusing on the economy, education, the environment, health, international affairs, social trends, and technology. Published weekly, 1991-present.
Narrative accounts of all major U. S. federal legislation considered by Congress since 1945. Includes detailed commentary on issues, legislators, and controversies. Provides roll-call voting on major legislation. Browsable by subject, decade, or year. Covers 1945 - present (most recent update, 2018 edition).
A CQ Press series that contains primary documents covering the most significant events of that year (e.g. presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, U.S. governmental reports, etc.). Each document is preceded by introductory material to provide historical and intellectual context.
Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.
Once you know the name of a bill or law, search for it on Wikipedia -- many pages have a chronology of legislative, executive and judicial activity + link to the primary documents on the Government Publishing Office website.