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U.S. Supreme Court

A great place to start your research on the U.S. Supreme Court and its decisions.

Current Awareness Resources

  • ALR’s United States Supreme Court Review annual annotation: published first as an e-annotation with one citation, before being printed with a different citation. E.g., 2009 A.L.R.6th 1 became 46 A.L.R.6th 495.
  • Bloomberg BNA’s United States Law Week: Supreme Court Today: KF 175 U5: 1936 to date
    • Tracks and summarizes current and upcoming Court activity; reprints latest opinions in full
    • Toward the beginning of a new term, publishes statistics on previous term
    • Also available online via Bloomberg Law
  • CertPool: tracks petitions for writ of certiorari to the Court, which are broken down multiple ways, including viewing petitions by circuit or state.
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS):
    • ISCOTUSnow blog: companion news site
    • OYEZ: Android app with details on every case for the current and previous terms, immediate and offline access to arguments and opinion announcements, prompt availability of new opinions, transcripts aligned with audio for immediate playback, and audio+transcript clipping and sharing.
  • Federalist Society's SCOTUScast: audio broadcast series provides commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued.
  • Legal Information Institute (LII)’s liibulletin: written by Cornell law students for the nonprofit Legal Information Institute; can subscribe via email
  • SCOTUSBlog: Most popular blog on the Supreme Court, from the law firm of Goldstein & Russell; has compiled statistics on the Court sinc 1995. iOS app available.
  • SCOTUS OA: academic site focused on data-driven analysis of oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • SCOTUS Map: Interactive map showing the domestic and international engagements and upcoming events of our current and retired justices.
  • Subscript: Non profit newsletter on court cases via infographics.