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This link takes you to the Supreme Court section of Cornell's site. This is a good current awareness tool, with an archive of cases going back to 1990. Links to related resources, like court briefs and oral arguments, are included.
From the Browse menu, select Cases. Then select All Federal Cases.
In the menu box on the top of the page, type in the name or the citation for the case you want
(a citation looks like 588 U. S. 310)
Here are the citations for the cases you will need to find:
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 558 U.S. 310
The citation will lead you directly to the case. It was decided on January 21, 2010..
. After a brief synopsis and a list of head notes pertaining to aspects of the law, you'll see a lengthy syllabus (or summary) for the case, Justice Kennedy's opinion follows that, along with concurring and dissenting opinions.
Grutter v. Bollinger 539 U.S. 306
The citation will lead you directly to the case. It was decided on June 23, 2003.
Justice O'Connor wrote the opinion for this case and there were concurring and dissenting opinions.
John Doe I v. Unocal 395 F.3d 932
The citation will lead you directly to the case. It was decided on September 18, 2002.
This is NOT a U. S. Supreme Court case. Rather, it was argued and decided by the U. S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Judge Pregerson wrote the opinion.
United States Reports (580 vols., so far)
Ref. JK 1561 .U5 (these volumes are in the compact shelving on the Ground Floor)
The official compilation of U. S. Supreme Court opinions. Recent opinions are available on the Supreme Court's web page.