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Looking for cases that relate to a particular statute?
An online, annotated edition of the United States Code is available through LexisNexis Academic. It provides citations to cases and secondary sources that directly related to the referenced statute.
This resource is available to faculty, students and staff of the University of Utah, and to public patrons who visit our library.
- University of Utah students, faculty and staff only. Off-campus access may be available for students, faculty and staff. Resource available to public patrons at University of Utah libraries.
- S.J. Quinney College of law students, faculty & staff only.
- Resource requires password (please ask a reference librarian to log you in).
Links without one of these keys are free and available to everyone.
FedWorld (United States Department of Commerce)
Search for over 7,407 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions issued between 1937 and 1975. Search by citation or by keyword.
Search for Federal and state appellate court opinions by keyword. Be sure to select the "Legal Documents" button. For advanced search options, select the down arrow in the search box.
Justia (Federal cases including SCOTUS)
Justia gathers opinions and pleadings from many Federal cases. It is particularly useful as a source of filed pleadings in on-going Federal cases. Note that note all Federal cases are included.
Library of Congress - U.S. Reports
Digital copies of the printed bound volumes of the United States Reports (final, official opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court) from 1791 to 2004.
Search Federal cases by keyword and jurisdiction on Nexis Uni. Available to all patrons in our library or to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Utah by off-campus access.
Originally maintained by the ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Oyez collects opinions, pleadings and multimedia from United States Supreme Court cases. Oyez will be moving to its new home at Cornell's Legal Information Institute by the time the new term of the Court begins in October 2016.
United States Supreme Court website
Latest slip opinions of the United States Supreme Court from their website. Includes latest term opnions of the Court.
PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records)
A searchable electronic public access service which allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts. A password is required for this service; please see a reference librarian for assistance.