Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

Cases: United States

Supreme Court | Federal Courts | State Courts | Other

Subscription databases

Case databases
Available to Deakin staff and students - includes LexisNexis (US) and WestLaw

Trade Cases USA

Supreme Court

US Supreme Court Decisions (at Findlaw)
This searchable database enables you to do citation searches (ie, 410 US 113), party name searches or full-text searches of decisions from 1893. Also contains links to annotated US Constitution and other SupremeCourt resources.

LexisONE - Free Case Law
Obtain US Supreme Court cases from 1790 and selected federal and state cases from 1 January 1996.

US Supreme Court Multimedia Database - Cases
The OYEZ project at Northwestern University. Search cases by title, citation, subject or specific date.


Federal Courts

US Courts - links
Select a jurisdiction for links

Court of Appeal Judgments at Findlaw
Decisions of all Circuit Courts can be found at Findlaw. This site also has materials for other courts. Circuit decisions can be browed or searched for by docket number, party name or a full text search.

Court of Appeal Judgments at WashLaw Web
Decisions of all Circuit Courts as well as heaps of other material can be found at this site. It also links to District and other Courts.

First Circuit (official home page)

First Circuit (WashLaw)

Second Circuit

Third Circuit

Fourth Circuit (WashLaw)

Fifth Circuit (official home page)

Fifth Circuit (WashLaw)

Sixth Circuit (official home page)

Sixth Circuit (WashLaw)

Seventh Circuit

Eigth Circuit (official home page)

Eigth Circuit (WashLaw)

Ninth Circuit

Tenth Circuit

Eleventh Circuit (official home page)

Eleventh Circuit (WashLaw)

DC Circuit

LexisONE - Free Case Law
Obtain US Supreme Court cases from 1790 and selected federal and state cases from 1 January 1996.


State Courts

Alaska Supreme Court Cases from 1991
Subject index and word search available


Other

Federal Death Penalty Cases
Recommendations Concerning the Cost and Quality of Defense Representation, prepared by the Subcommittee on Federahl Death Penalty Cases Committee on Defender Services, May 1998.

LexisONE - Free Case Law
Obtain US Supreme Court cases from 1790 and selected federal and state cases from 1 January 1996.

Judgments at WashLaw Web
Decisions of all Circuit Courts as well as heaps of other material can be found at this site. It also links to District and other Courts.


Guides

US Cases Research Guide
From Georgetown University

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7th June 2013