LEGALST R1B: Equal Rights in a Changing Society: 1954 to the Present

Propositions 8 (2008) and 22 (2000)

The following are official California publications on the both Propositions 8 and 22, which dealt with marriage equality in California. 

Wayback Machine


Want to see what a current website looked like a year ago?  5, 10, 15 years ago?  You can with the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine.  Simply past a URL in the search box on the screen, and click the take me back button.  You can then choose which date you would like to see the site.  Please note that not all websites were archived at the same time and in some cases only the top few layers of a site were archived.


Federal Government Information

  • American Presidency Project
    Contains all major publications of the U.S. Office of the President, including: Public Papers of the President, Inaugural Addresses, Executive Orders, Signing Statements, and other information such as radio addresses, party platforms, videos of debates, and popularity polling data. This project was developed by two political science professors at UCSB.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    One stop shopping for U.S. congressional publications. Provides index and abstracts of congressional publications back to 1789, including full text of published Congressional Hearings from 1824-present (unpublished until 1979), full text Committee Prints from 1830-present, full text Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports from 1916-present, full text United States Congressional Serial Set (and its various former titles) from 1789-present, and legislative histories from 1970-present. For more information on how to find hearings, consult the Congressional Tutorials homepage
  • Legislative Information on the Internet
    Provides access to a wide range of legislative information on the Congress, including the full text of the Congressional Record and bills from the 103rd to the present, as well as a directory of congressional committees and members of Congress. Excellent resource for finding quick, online legislative histories and the full-text of Congressional Committee reports.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Includes over 6,000 individual titles of international, national and local newspapers and wire services; radio and television transcripts; and business, medical, industry, and legislative magazines, journals, and newsletters. Wide geographic coverage and translations from foreign-language sources, as well as news services like the Associated Press, Agence France Press, El Pais and Xinhua (New China) News Agency.

California Government

The UC Berkeley Library maintains a webpage of California Government resources.  You can find various resources such as Calfornia bills, the California State Constitution, laws and court information.

Last Update: February 12, 2013 17:03