Locating Court Records, Briefs and Oral Arguments

This guide will point you to some of the sources for finding court records, including the parties’ briefs, motions and other filings. Records for the United States Supreme Court are readily available in various formats. While the records and briefs for U.S. Courts of Appeals and state appellate courts are not as widely available, researchers still have many options for finding relevant documents. If the sources below do not have the information that you need, please consult:

Guide Last Updated:  December 2016