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Courts of last resort -- United States

View Resource FedWorld/FLITE Supreme Court Decisions Homepage

Full text of US Supreme Court Decisions from 1937 to 1975 (7,407 decisions from volumes 300 through 422 of US Reports) has been made available via the US Air Force FLITE (Federal Legal Information Through Electronics) system. Users may access the decisions through a search interface that presently allows querying by keyword or case name. Decisions are available in ASCII format.
View Resource U.S. Supreme Court Decisions for May 1996

The full text of two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that could have far reaching effects are available via the Internet. Docket 94-1039, Romer, Governor of Colorado, et al. v. Evans et al. struck down part of the Colorado State Constitution that prevented the passage of new anti- discrimination laws against homosexuals. Docket 94-896, BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore set standards for...
View Resource Oyez

Unedited Oral Arguments before the Supreme Court offers audio files of complete oral arguments before the Supreme Court in landmark cases. The site currently includes: United States v. Nixon (executive privilege - 1974); Roe v. Wade - 1973; Griswold v. Connecticut (Planned Parenthood challenging a Connecticut law that declared counseling married persons on the use of contraceptives a crime -...
View Resource FindLaw: Cases and Codes: Supreme Court Opinions

Findlaw (discussed in the February 23, 1996 Scout Report) has a browsable and searchable archive of US Supreme Court opinions from 1937 to the present. Cases can be browsed by volume number or year, and searched by citation, title and the full text of the opinions.