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Court of Common Pleas Websites
Current law faculty and students can sign-up for a free account
Lexis is provided for only current law faculty and students.
Westlaw is available for only current law faculty and students.
This subscription database can provide access to federal and state laws, opinions and regulations.
This subscription database can provide access to federal and state laws, opinions, and session laws.
The LoisLaw legal database is available through the library's database list. Off-campus access is available only to current faculty and students.
Content on PA opinions found on slides 2-13.
Video Tutorial: PA Opinions--Part One
Video Tutorial: PA Opinions--Part Two
Free databases with PA opinions
Appellate court opinions for Pennsylvania cases, back to 1997.
Collection has select Nominative and Side Reports opinions dating from the 1800's to the early 2000's.
This search engine can be used to find cases online, either by citation or key word searching
PA Docket Search
Includes docket sheets for Philadelphia Municipal Court, Pennsylvania Magisterial Courts, Common Pleas Courts, and Appellate Court. Search by docket number or key word search by court type.
PA Court Records & Briefs
Pennsylvania State Court Records & Briefs -- for a FEE
Index of PA Supreme Court Briefs available at Widener Legal Information Center, Harrisburg