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Federal Government Information: Judicial Branch

Guides to federal information by branch of government, plus some frequently-requested resources.

Judicial Branch

United States Reports
Official opinions of the United States Supreme Court.
Internet 1991-present Supreme Court
Internet 1790-present LN Academic
Internet 1937 - 1975 (FLITE database) FDsys
Internet 1790-present Hein Online
Print 1790-present Location varies
Federal Reporter
The primary source for opinions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Inclusion of the opinions of other federal courts has varied over time. Preceded by Federal Cases.
Internet 1880-present LN Academic
Print 1880-present


Circuit Court Decisions 1938-2009, Hein Online

Sourcebook of Federal Sentencing Statistics 1997-2010

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