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U.S. Supreme Court Library Databases
Provides access to various databases, including current news, business information, company directories, federal and state laws, regulations, legal cases, etc.
WestlawNext is a online legal research tool that includes: Decisions and case law from the courts of all 50 states and the federal courts in addition to over a million unpublished cases; Laws from all 50 states and federal statutes as published in the United States Code Annotated; Federal regulations published in the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations; American Law Reports; American Jurisprudence 2d; and law review and legal journal articles.
U.S. Supreme Court Web Sites
Bound Volumes - Supreme Court of the United States
Covers 1989 - 2013. The official way of recording U.S. Supreme Court opinions is via the publication of the opinions as a series of reports. First, they come out as Slip Opinions, next as Official Reports of the Supreme Court: Preliminary Print and then, approxiamately three years later, as a bound, permanent edition as United States Reports. As of now, Bound Volumes are only available online for these years (1991-2009). NOTE: Earlier editions of this series are located in print in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library as described below.
The Oyez Project
Provides basic summary of opinions of U.S. Supreme Court cases 1793 - present. Created by the Illinois Institute of Chicago - Kent College of Law.
Provides basic summary of opinions of U.S. Supreme Court cases 1799 - present. A comprehensive web site concerning law in general. For U.S. Supreme Court cases, click on "Laws: Cases and Codes" link and then "US Supreme Court" link.
U.S. Supreme Court Print Resources
Ask for assistance at the RBD Help Desk, Second Floor, for locating these volumes.
1923 - 2009. Location: Closed Stacks accession numbers 208070 - 208355: a - k
1882 - 2001. Location: Third Floor under call number KF 101 .A322. NOTE: this is actually a commercially published version published by West under the title Supreme Court Reporter.
1863 - 1882. Location: Third Floor under call number KF 101 .A24.
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