Case Law: U.S. Circuit & District Courts

Information on finding federal and state cases, as well as case law resources.

US Federal Courts provides excellent information *about* (and from) the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.  Although you can find cases here (via Pacer),  you will need to register and potentially also pay a fee.  Search for US cases using the links provided in the surrounding boxes.











Image source:  Donna Brickley & IT students, LVC.  c2011.

Find US District Court Cases

Find US Circuit Court of Appeals Cases

The following sites provide access to US Circuit case law.  

US Circuit Courts, Geographic Coverage

Geographic coverage areas of the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals below.  Access a dynamic version of the map here, as well as links to US Circuit Court websites.