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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.
In the menu box on the top of the page, type in the citation for the case you want
(a citation looks like 588 U. S. 310)
Here is the citation for the one of the cases you will need to find:
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan 376 U.S. 254
The citation will lead you directly to the case. It was decided on March 9, 1964.
. After a brief synopsis and a list of head notes pertaining to aspects of the law, you'll see Justice Brennan's opinion, followed by several concurring opinions,
United States Reports (574 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.