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Legal Studies

The guide is designed to assist with locating case law, legal reviews, legislative history, and scholarly articles.

Cases, Reporters, & Digests

COURTS COVERED

CASE REPORTER

DIGESTS

Comprehensive: All Courts

Comprehensive: Federal Courts

LexisNexis Academic database (U.S. Lexis)

FindLaw

 

Supreme Court

United States Reports (U.S.) U.S. Doc Ref Ju6.8:

U.S. Reports, Heinonline (vol. 1-542; 1754-2004)

U.S. Reports, Supreme Court website (vol. 502- ; 1991-)

Supreme Court Reporter (S.Ct.) KF101 .A322

U.S. Law Week (U.S.L.W.) K25 .N48 Latest 5 years in Ref

U.S. Supreme Court Digest Ref KF8741 .A53 U5

Lower Federal Courts:

U.S. District Courts
U.S. Circuit Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Claims
U.S. Court of Customs

Delaware is in the Third Circuit

Federal Reporter (F. or Fed.)
KF110.1 .F441
1880-1924 (vol. 1-300)
Federal Reporter, 2d Series (F.2d)
KF110.1 .F442

1924-1993 (vol. 1-999)
Federal Reporter, 3d Series (F.3d)
KF110.1 .F442
1993- (vol. 1-)
Federal Supplement (F.S. or F. Supp)
KF105 .F44
1933-1998 (vol. 1-999)
Federal Supplement, 2d Series (F.S.2d or F. Supp2d)
KF105 .F44
1998- (vol. 1-)

Court Website Links
3rd Circuit Opinions and Oral Arguments

Third Circuit Archive (1994-)

Federal Digest
K69 .F42x
Prior to 1939
Modern Federal Practice
KF127 .W48 1976
1939-1960
West's Federal Practice Digest, 2d
Library Annex KF127 .W48 1976
1961-1975
West's Federal Practice Digest, 3d
Library Annex KF127 .W48 1984
1975-1983
West's Federal Practice Digest, 4th
Ref KF127 .W48 1989
1975-

State supreme court and appellate court decisions (opinions) are:
  • published in West's regional reporters
  • available online

Court Website Links

Delaware is in the Atlantic region reporter, which also covers:
CT, ME, MD, NH, NJ, PA, RI, VT

Atlantic Reporter (A. or Atl.)
KF135 .A7
1895-1938 (vol. 1-200)
Atlantic Reporter, 2d Series (A. 2d.)
KF135 .A7
1938-1988 (vol. 1-531)
West's Atlantic Reporter (A. 2d.)
KF135 .A7
1988- (vol. 532-)

Atlantic Reporter Digest
Library Annex KF135 .A7 W39
1930-1968
West's Atlantic Digest 2d
Ref KF135 .A71 .W4
1968-

Delaware State Courts

Opinions & Orders

 
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