WHERE TO FIND BRIEFS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE U.S.

(October 2007) Subscription Databases Lexis-Nexis - Federal Briefs, Motions & Pleadings source File Name: BRIEFS Library: CRTFLS Inclusions: From October 1993 Term to the present: includes Merit Briefs for cases granting certiorari and Special Masters. No joint appendices, only appendices to specific briefs. From January 1979 to October Term 1992: all briefs for cases granted cert., joint appendices and selected special masters. Westlaw - File Name: SCT-BRIEF
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Merits and Amicus Briefs filed with the Supreme Court of the United States for cases in which certiorari has been granted or probable jurisdiction has been noted and for which oral arguments have been scheduled. From October Term 1995 to the present Amicus Briefs are included. From October Term 1993 to the present Petitioner’s, Appellant’s, Respondent’s and Appellee’s Briefs on the merits are included. For cases from October Term 1990 to October Term 1993 Petitioner’s, Respondent’s and Reply Briefs on the merits are included. Supplemental Briefs that refer directly to Merits Briefs are included as separate documents. Joint appendices are attached to corresponding Merits Briefs, and Supplemental Appendices are attached to corresponding Supplemental Briefs. Internet Sources BriefServe Address: http://www.briefserve.com Inclusions: 1984 Term to the present, briefs sent in PDF format. Cost: $25.00 per brief FindLaw Address: http://supreme.findlaw.com/supreme_court/briefs/index.html
Inclusions: For October 1999 term to the present includes petitioner,
respondent, reply and amicus briefs in multiple formats.
Cost: no charge.

Office of the Solicitor General Address: http://www.usdoj.gov/osg/briefs/search.html
Inclusions: From 7/1998 to present, all briefs filed by the Solicitor General,
except responses to IFP cases. From 1993-1996, and 1986-1990 Solicitor
General merits briefs and responses. From 1982-1985 Solicitor General
merits briefs. Please see the web site for information on omissions,
arrangement, and formats.
Document Retrieval Services For a fee these Washington, D.C. area companies will photocopy briefs of the Supreme Court of the United States currently on file at the Library of Congress. This is a partial list, for informational purposes only, and implies no Supreme Court endorsement of any entity. Apple Courier: (202) 338-0930 Capitol District Information: (202) 265-1516 or (800) 494-5225 Court Express: (202) 737-7111 Infoline, Inc.: (202) 783-3538 or (877) 284-4581 Washington Document Service: (202) 628-5200 or (800) 728-5201 Washington Service Bureau: (202) 508-0600 or (800) 955-5219 Self-service at the Supreme Court This service is no longer available. Depositories of Printed Supreme Court Briefs Law Librarian The University of Chicago 1121 East 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637 773-702-0211 Law Librarian Library of Congress Washington, DC 20540 202-707-5000 Law Librarian Cornell Law Library 340 Myron Taylor Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5857 Law Librarian Connecticut State Library 231 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT 06106 860-757-6590 Law Librarian Law Library Indiana University 211 South Indiana Avenue Bloomington, IN 47405 812-855-9666

Law Librarian Law Library University of Louisville Louisville, KY 40292 502-852-6358 Law Librarian Law Library University of Minnesota Law Center 229 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-625-4300 Law Librarian Tarlton Law Library The University of Texas 727 East Dean Keaton Street Austin, TX 78705-3224 512-471-7726

Law Librarian Gallagher Law Library University of Washington P.O. Box 353025 4000-15th Avenue N.E. Seattle, WA 98195 206-543-4089 Editorial Counsel West Group 610 Opperman Drive Eagan, MN 55123 651-687-5881 Law Librarian Lillian Goldman Law Library Yale Law School P.O. Box 208215 New Haven, CT 06520-8215 203-432-1610