Free Sources For Cases on the Internet


California Courts: Case opinions of the California Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal : 1934 to present. Links to CA. Supreme Ct. Records & Briefs Index: 1906 – 1978. Links to CA. Supreme Ct. Records & Briefs Index: 1906 – 1978.

Ninth Circuit Cases, 1996 

California Attorney General Opinions : (Vol.69- Present,  CCC cases; 1986 –) 


California Supreme Court & Appellate Cases (1934 to Present)



U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Central District of California Opinions: By Judicial Conference policy, if your usage does not exceed $15 in a quarter, fees for that quarter are waived, effectively making the service free for most users

U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of California Opinions/Case Info

U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of California Opinions: (1998-)

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions: U.S. Reports 150-, 1893-) – Browsable  by year and U.S. Reports volume number, and searchable by citation, case title and full text.

9th Circuit Opinions (Federal Reporter cases) (1994+)

U.S. District Courts, Central District of California – (Federal Supplement cases, 2000+)


Supreme Court of the U.S.-Early Supreme Court Decisions: 2 Dallas through 107 (1792 – 1882)

FedWorld: volumes 300 through 422 of US Reports (1937 to 1975):

FindLaw: volumes 150 +.  U.S. Reports (Supreme Court decisions since 1893-)

U.S. Supreme Court