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FP-130 Research Guide

Supreme Court Cases/Opinions/Decisions

A citation to a U.S. Supreme Court case will look like this:  United States v Wong Kim Ark 169 U.S. 649 (1898), which means that the text of the Opinion can be found in Volume 169 of the United States Reports beginning on page 649.  

The full text of Supreme Court Cases can be found in print and online.

Print volumes of the U.S. Supreme Court are called the United States Reports and are located on the ground floor of Nimitz Library at call number KF101.U52.

PDF versions of Volumes 1-542 of the United States Reports cover the court’s first decision in 1791 and the colonial era courts that preceded the Supreme Court.

Following are other websites with varying coverage of Supreme Court cases.

Information about the Supreme Court and its Decisions