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Political Science/Law Resources

Research guide featuring tools commonly needed for political science and law, or legal, research.

United States Case Law

United States Case Law 

Supreme Court Decisions 1893- (Findlaw)
Searchable by citation, title, and full-text. Footnotes contain links to related cases.
 
Supreme Court Collection 1990- (Cornell)
Updated daily. Searchable by date, party, topic, and full-text. Also contains archive of historically important decisions from the beginnings of the Supreme Court to the present.
 
Oyez Project
Written and audio transcripts of leading U.S. Supreme Court cases. One of the few places to find oral arguments.
Federal Courts
Links to U.S. Supreme Court and also the district, bankruptcy, and courts of appeals by circuit. Court homepages often contain forms, court rules, and very recent opinions.