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Unless otherwise specified, all of the call numbers refer to items which can be retrieved on the Lower Level of the Science, Industry and Business Library. (*R precedes Library of Congress call numbers, which are on items on the Open Reference Shelves of the Lower Level or at the McGraw Desk).

The New York Public Library, as a federal depository library, receives United States cases in a variety of formats. Please consult the indexes before trying to locate the text.

Indexes and Sources

Title Call Number
United States Supreme Court decisions 1778-1996: an index to excerpts, reprints, and discussions *R KF 101.6.G83 (McGraw Desk)
Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1980 : an index to opinions arranged by justice *R KF 101.6.B57
West’s Federal Practice Digest (2nd, 3rd, 4th - 1961 ---) *R KF 127.W48

Location (Text)

Title Call Number
United States Law Week *R KF 262 .U55 (Latest);
JBM 00-70 (1988-);
XAA (United States law week) (1933-1938 incomplete)
Slip opinion / Supreme Court of the United States. JBL 98-90;
Government Superintendent of Documents number: Ju 6.8/b:sudocs
Official Reports of the Supreme Court: Preliminary Print *R KF 101.1.U62
United States Reports *R KF 101.1 .U54;
Microfilm copy in: *ZAN-B16

Web Sites

Supreme Court
Supreme Court opinions, orders, rules, calendar, public information.

United States Supreme Court Decisions:

  • 1990-Date:
    Includes full text of syllabi and decisions from 1990 to date, searchable by topic, keyword, or name of parties. Current year arranged by date. Very current; decisions often available the day after release.
  • 1893-Date:
    Browsable by year and searchable by US Reports citation, case name, and key words of the full text.