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Case Law and Citators: Undergraduate Resources

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Introduction

The United States is a common law nation, which means in addition to federal and local statutes/rules, judges also create and shape the law through cases. Typically you can search for cases by either the case name/citation or by issue. There are many free resources available to search for cases, as well as databases that can be accessed through Woodruff Library's Databases

Resources Available

Resources available through Woodruff Library's databases:

Federal and State cases and documents

U.S. Supreme Court cases and documents

Free resources available to the general public:

Federal and State cases and documents

U.S. Supreme Court cases and documents

Federal cases and documents