Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
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.
Indexes articles from over 1,100 legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar associations, law reviews, and government publications originating in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Includes book reviews. Covers August 1981 to the present.Link will launch OmniFile Full Text Mega.
A collection of full-text articles from over 3000 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years. A growing number of titles are available through the current issues, as part of their "Current Scholarship Program". Select Advanced Search to strategically search amongst 45 disciplines. Choose PDF from within JStor to properly view and print articles. For convenience, JStor is now searchable on Facebook.
A comprehensive database of legal materials, including state and federal court cases, statutes and regulations, plus the legal encyclopedia American Jurisprudence (2nd edition) and the publication American Law Reports.
The fastest method is to use NEXIS Uni(see above).
Select "Cases" from the menu box on the left side of the page
Then select either Federal Cases or State Cases
If you don't have the citation to the case, you can search by parties and put in the party names.
The results will be a mix of Supreme Court decisions and decisions from lower federal courts.
The only drawback to using NEXIS Uni is that you have to scroll through much summary and head-notes material before you get to the actual opinion of the court. However, this added material can be very helpful in understanding the significance of the case.
We also still have U. S. Supreme Court cases in print!
United States Reports (569 vols., so far)
Ref. JK 1561 .U5 (located 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.