More U.S. Judicial Resources

Special U.S. Courts

Court Support and Analysis

  • Federal Judicial Center – The FJC is the education and research agency for the U.S. courts, studying and reporting on public policy issues surrounding the judiciary. Many of these reports are available here in full text.
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission – Full text of versions of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual back to 1987. Also links to other Commission reports and publications, as well as a special page on Booker/Fanfan issues.
  • U.S. Courts – Links to U.S. court forms, statistical reports, and special publications (e.g., History of Federal Judgeships). Also links to federal codes of judicial ethics and conduct.

U.S. Supreme Court Resources

  • Supreme Court blog – Supreme Court commentary written by attorneys at Akin Gump, a large law firm. Links to new filings, opinions, and podcasts offering additional analysis.
  • Slate: Supreme Court – Archive of Supreme Court articles since 1996 by the writers at
  • – Maintained by the Mayer Brown law firm, one of the top Supreme Court firms in the nation. Links to briefs and articles written by the firm, as well as audio files of the firm’s oral arguments.


  • Finding Briefs – A guide to locating Supreme Court and other federal court briefs online by UC Hastings Law Library. Lists free as well as commercial sources.

Oral Arguments