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Government Documents: Executive

Typical government documents you may encounter in the course of legal research.

Executive Documents Table of Contents

White House.  HABS Collection, Library of Congress

White House Speeches

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Overview

 

Of course, much of the information released by the executive branch is the stuff of administrative law--administrative decisions and regulations.  There are additional sources of information that document the President's direction of policy and implementation of law.  This page presents some of those sources of current and historical Presidential pronouncements as well as guides to find additional information from executive agencies.

Presidential Documents

White House Agencies

As the head of the executive branch, the President, of course, directs the executive agencies.  The Executive Office of the President also contains agencies that assist in the direction of executive action.  Below are some of the key White House agencies that produce information.

Executive Directories