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Federal Practice

U.S. Supreme Court - Rules & Guidance

ANNOTATED VERSIONS OF THE UNITED STATES REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE ON WESTLAW EDGE & LEXIS PLUS. 

THE SUPREME COURT REPORTER (SCT) IS AN ANNOTATED VERSION OF THE U.S. REPORTS AND IS FOUND ON WESTLAW EDGE

THE SUPREME COURT REPORTER LAWYER'S ED. (L.ED.) IS FOUND ON LEXIS PLUS

Federal Court Rules & U.S. Court of Appeals Cases

U.S. Courts - Current Rules of Practice & Procedure - includes among others the following:

AND THE LOCAL COURT RULES (BOX BELOW)

 

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS OPINIONS (OFF  GOVINFO.GOV)

 

The Federal Reporter contains the Federal Appellate Court DecisionsThe Federal Reporter Volumes (4th Series is forthcoming) are Available in our Law Library Catalog as follows:

FEDERAL REPORTER (F.) in Law Library Catalog

FEDERAL REPORTER 2d (F.2d) in Law Library Catalog

FEDERAL REPORTER 3d (F. 3d) in Law Library Catalog

 

U.S.District Court Rules (Illinois includes Northern, Central & Southern District Court Rules) & U.S. District Court Cases

Northern District of Illinois                                    Federal Local Court Rules, 4th | Legal Solutions

 

    Federal Rules for the Northern District of Illinois         Federal Local Court Rules for the Northern District of Illinois 

                                                                                                              Federal Local Court Rules - publication pictured above

                                                                                               includes All States Federal Local Court Rules

 

                                                                                                                                  

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CASES

The Federal Supplement (now in its 3rd Series) contains the Federal District Court Cases.  Not all Federal District Court Cases are published, but those that are, are included in the Federal Supplement.  The Federal Supplement Volumes are Available in the Law Library Catalog as follows:

FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT (F. Supp.) in the Law Library Catalog

FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT 2d (F. Supp. 2d) in the Law Library Catalog

FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT 3d (F. Supp. 3d) in the Law Library Catalog