Both contain primary and secondary legal sources: federal & state appellate court cases, statutes, and regulatory (administrative) law; American Jurisprudence 2d legal encyclopedia; and law reviews. Westlaw also provides American Law Reports, Corpus Juris Secundum, and Black's Law Dictionary. For federal and state court case updating, Nexis Uni provides Shepard’s, while Westlaw provides KeyCite.
American Bench, 24th ed. (Reference Collection, 2d fl., KF8700.A19 A44 2014)
Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court (2011 ed.: see chapter 22; 1990 ed. in 3rd-floor Main Collection at KF8742 .W567 1990)
The Supreme Court A to Z (Reference Collection, 2d fl., KF8742 .A35 S8 2007)
Search for judges in Oxford Reference Online Premium, which contains sources such as The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (online 2 ed., 2005, selectively updated 2011)
Search Research@UWW's "Books, Media and more (UW Whitewater)" scope for books, using the person’s name in subject (last name first) or try these keyword "in subject" searches:
Search for confirmation hearings in Research@UWW's "Books media and more (UW Whitewater)" scope or the ProQuest Congressional database.
Search for judges by name in the database Biography Reference Bank
Search other article databases for judges using their names as subjects
In both databases, you can search for majority opinions written by a current U.S. Supreme Court justice with:
Select the court if needed. (In Westlaw, be sure to click to view all of the cases.) When looking at a case, use "Go to" to move quickly to different parts of the case, such as the majority opinion.
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