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Legal Research: - Finding a Case

It is recommended that an attorney be consulted when an interpretation of the law is needed. UCF library staff are not able to provide any legal advice. Legal Assistance Information

Finding a Case by Name, Citation, or Subject

Already have the citation for a case?

Retrieve it using Shepard's Citations in the LexisNexis Academic database.

Need to find the citation for a popular case?

To distinguish a commonly cited popular case from other cases with similar names, consult:

Searching by party names or keywords for a case?

Search using Federal & State Cases in the LexisNexis Academic database, or use the appropriate digest covering the court, as identified in other sections of this research guide.