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LWP 6401, 6402, and 6403: Law and Policy Concepts 1, 2, and 3

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Welcome to the course guide for LWP 6401, 6402, and 6403, Law and Policy Concepts 1, 2, and 3. 

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Welcome to the Library Course Guide for Law and Policy Concepts 1, 2, and 3. This Guide provides resources to help you:

  • Identify public policy organizations and their publications,
  • Find legislative histories, laws, and codified laws,
  • Locate regulations, which are essentially the "laws" made by executive agencies,
  • Find federal and state court cases and related materials, and
  • Track down news sources, data, statistics, and public opinion polls.


Background Information on Policy Formation and Evaluation


Sage Research Methods        Search Sage for books on policy making and policy/program evaluation.


Cover image of Handbook fo Public Policy Evaluation        Sample book available in Sage Research Methods.

Also search NU's Scholar OneSearch for additional e-books and articles on policy making and evaluation. Here are some samples.

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