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Finding Materials in PDF

A guide to resources with primary and secondary content in PDF.

State Statutes - Codes

State Statutes - Session Laws

State Cases


  • West’s Regional Reporter system: on Westlaw (login required)
  • Lexis: (login required)
    • California Reports and California Appellate Reports (1983-)
    • Georgia Reports and Georgia Appeals Reports (1985-)
    • New Hampshire Reports (2001-2007)
    • Vermont Reports (2001-2006)
    • Washington Reports and Washington Appellate Reports (2003-)
  • HeinOnline: availability of reporter varies by state and court
  • LLMC Digital: availability of reporters varies by state and court

Slip Opinions

  • National Center for State Courts: links to state courts sites, which may offer slip opinions in PDF
  • Court websites: Before official publication in a reporter, courts may make their slip opinions available in PDF via the deciding court's website. Dates of coverage vary, so check the individual court's website.


State Administrative Law

The availability of regulatory materials in PDF varies by state. A legal research guide for a state is a good place to look for a listing of sources and dates of coverage. To find a legal research guide for a particular state, look for the websites of law libraries from that state.