AudioCaseFiles offers downloadable MP3 files of court opinions as well as streaming trial video. Search by course or casebook to find audio material from 1L classes and 2L and 3L subjects. Available to Law School faculty, staff and students.
LLMC-Digital contains U.S. state and federal executive, judicial, and legislative materials and foreign and international materials collections of the Law Library Microform Consortium. LLMC documents are available full-text in PDF. Available off campus to faculty, staff, and students.
The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 encompasses the most celebrated and fascinating trials and crimes of the extensive time period covered.
The trials involving Dred Scott, John Peter Zenger, Susan B. Anthony, Oscar Wilde, the Boston Massacre, Lizzie Borden, Sacco and Vanzetti, Leopold and Loeb, the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, the Bounty mutineers, Salem witchcraft, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, Aaron Burr, John Brown and Alfred Dreyfus, to name only a few, are included with considerable detail and commentary.
Supreme Court Records & Briefs contains nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system.
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator. PACER is provided by the Federal Judiciary in keeping with its commitment to providing public access to court information via a centralized service. A login and password are required to use PACER. See a Reference Librarian and they can conduct a search for you.
Supreme Court Insight, 1975-2016, is a complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Content associated with each case is compiled on a dynamic page organized to facilitate understanding of the judicial process, and is also retrievable on a document by document basis. This collection covers content through the 2016/2017 term.
State Reports: A Historical Archive provides a digital version of Hein's State Report Checklist along with linking to the full text of historical state reports. This provides researchers with a convenient state-by-state bibliographic guide to published court reports and how they interrelate with the National Reporter System.
The World Trials database contains trial transcripts and other critical court documents, but also trial-related resources such as monographs that analyze and debate the decisions of famous trials. It also includes biographies of many of the greatest trial lawyers in history.
In the century before the creation of the Supreme Court of the United States, the British Privy Council heard appeals from the 13 colonies that became the United States and from the other American colonies in Canada and the Caribbean. The focus was given to all currently known colonial cases appealed to the Privy Council from the future United States. There are links to original documents in England and the United States for the appeals from the 13 colonies.
The Supreme Court Database is a source for researchers, students, journalists, and citizens interested in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between starting with the 1791 term.