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Answered By: Mindy Kent
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For detailed information about finding court documents, see our Research Guide to Records, Briefs, and Court Filings

Note that not all court documents are available online. You may need to visit the court website or contact the court clerk. 

Database Access

HLS faculty, staff and students have access to many U.S. federal and state court filings via :

Contact us for more information about access and setting up your accounts. 

Other sources for selected court documents:

PACER Access

PACER provides access to U.S. Federal court dockets and filings. Anyone can register for a PACER account. Documents are available for $0.10/page, and fees under $30 per quarter are waived. Individual researchers may also request a fee exemption for scholarly research.

The Library can only provide limited access to PACER for onsite patrons in circumstances when the documents are not otherwise available. 





Answered by Mindy Kent
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2024     Views: 5039