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Researching US Supreme Court Cases: Using United States Reports

United States Reports

Earlier Volumes

Print Resources for Finding Opinions and Decisions

Finding Cases using United States Reports

1. Select the print volume of United States Reports that you need. The appropriate volume will reflect the year in which the case was decided.

2. Find the Table of Cases Reported at the front of the volume. Locate the page number of your case.

United States Reports (1931)                                                                          United States Reports (1992)


3. Here is an example of an opinion, as printed in United States Reports.

4. In addition to publishing cases that were heard by the CourtUnited States Reports also lists cases which were denied certiorari.