Use the Popular Name Table on Westlaw to find where the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is codified.
Use the index to the United States Code Service on Lexis to identify the federal statute establishing penalties for the use of firearms in furtherance of drug-related crimes.
You may be tempted to start your statutory research with keyword searches in the U.S. Code. However, there are several other methods for finding statutes that are often better as starting points. After watching this video, take the quiz. If you want extra practice on this topic, check out the "preparing to practice" column in the lower left corner. This is a place to practice what you've learned in the videos before moving on to the next lesson.
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Congratulations! You've completed Lesson 3. Click here to move on to Lesson 4- Statutory Annotations. Want more practice? Try the questions in the "Preparing to Practice" section in the bottom left column.