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Law and Legal Information: Courts and Decisions

A guide to finding information related to law and legal topics at UCSB Library

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Courts and Court Decisions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Official U.S. Supreme Court web site. Includes the docket, calendar, court rules, opinions, orders and other information about the Court.
  • United States Federal Court Locator
    • Provides links to web pages for each of the federal circuit courts, including a map showing states included in each district. Most districts include full text to decisions from 1995 to date.
  • Oyez Project
    • The Oyez Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality 'tour' of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices.
  • CourtListener 
    • This free legal research site includes millions of legal opinions and oral arguments, along with an extensive biographical databases of federal and state judges.

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