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Government Documents: Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch Documents

Research Databases & Websites


  • U.S. Supreme Court Library - Complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports bound volumes as well as preliminary prints, slip opinions, and books and periodicals related to the U.S. Supreme Court are included in this library.
  • U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals - A complete collection of the official case law of some of the United States' most important U.S. Federal Agencies such as: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It also includes more than 65 GPO best-selling legal titles.

Lexis Advance 
Case summaries and headnotes.

Lexis Courtlink
Federal and state court dockets and documents, relevant briefs, pleadings, and motions. Please contact the library for access to this database.

Case law for Supreme Court, Federal District, Federal Circuit, and state cases, as well as Federal Administrative Decisions. 

Other Research Guides

For a more comprehensive guide of resources around the web please see the following guides from Georgetown:

Georgetown Law Library: Federal Court Rules Research Guide

Georgetown Law Library: Supreme Court Research Guide

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