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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

  • ABA’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases:
    • NB: Issue 8 reviews the entire term using statistics, charts, essays, and case summaries.
    • Print: KF 4547.8 P7 (1973 to date)
  • 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 Law’s United States Law Week: Supreme Court Today:
    • 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
    • Online only; formerly print (KF 175 U5: 1936 to 2018)
  • CertPool: tracks petitions for writ of certiorari to the Court, which are broken down multiple ways, including viewing petitions by circuit or state.
  • Howe on the Court: run by Amy Howe, independent contractor and reporter for SCOTUSblog.
  • One First: weekly Substack newsletter about the Court from University of Texas School of Law Professor Steve Vladeck.
  • SCOTUSBlog: Most popular blog on the Supreme Court, from the law firm of Goldstein & Russell; has compiled statistics on the Court since 1995. iOS app available.
  • SCOTUS OA: academic site focused on data-driven analysis of oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Subscript: Non profit newsletter on Supreme Court cases via infographics.