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Judicial branch: Index
On this page, you can find information and links on these topics:
- About the Supreme Court & Judicial Branch
- Supreme Court Decisions
About the U.S. Supreme Court
CQ Guide to the US Supreme Court (4th Edition)
Includes the evolution of the Court & its workings, relations with the other branches, Justices' biographies and major decisions.
LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
The Legislative Source Book collects guides, explanations, and links to U.S. government information. It is maintained by law librarians in the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C.
Supreme Court Decisions
Find recent and historical decisions of the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court US Reports (HeinOnline)
The opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States are published officially in a set of case books called the United States Reports. (1754-2009)
United States Reports Slip Opinions (HeinOnline)
Several days after an opinion is announced by the Court, it is printed in a 6" x 9" self-cover pamphlet called a "slip opinion." Each slip opinion consists of the majority or plurality opinion, any concurring or dissenting opinions, and the syllabus. (2002-present)