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U.S. Government Documents: U.S. District Courts

Created by Fred Muratori

U.S. District Courts

U.S. District Courts produce federal case law and are located in all 50 states, including D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and the Mariana Islands. Cases are selectively published in the Federal Supplement and are cited as F. Supp. Older cases appear in the Federal Reporter.


Full-text online:

CoverageNetworked Resource
1789 - present U S via LEXIS-NEXIS Academic; see the Source List entry for content details;
(click on US Legal, then Federal & State Cases; choose All US District Courts from Jurisdiction menu


Print Locations

CoverageLibrary Location
1933 - 2010 Federal Supplement, West's Federal Supplement; Law Library (Available online to the Cornell Law School community on Westlaw)
1924 - 1988 Federal Reporter, Second Series; Law Library
1880 - 1924 Federal Reporter; Law Library