The Shadow Code: Statutory Notes in the United States Code
Shawn G. Nevers & Julie Graves Krishnaswami, The Shadow Code: Statutory Notes in the United States Code, 112 LAW LIBR. J. 213 (2020).
This article examines the history, creation, and purpose of statutory notes in the United States Code. It also explores the challenges statutory notes present in the research process and offers guidelines and best practices for researching and teaching about this often overlooked aspect of the United States Code.