Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice.
Research & Writing
Creating a Complete History of Legislation
The easiest way to create a history of an act is to start with the most recent version of the legislation and work your way backwards. Going forward tends to be more complicated. Depending on your jurisdiction and how far back you need to go, you may be able to do this entirely using electronic resources. …