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Legal Skills

This is a companion guide for a series of sessions introducing legal research resources to students in Legal Skills.

The Law of the Judicial Branch

State Level, California

Supreme Court of California

  • Pacific Reporter
  • California Reports, the official reporter
  • West’s California Reporter

California Courts of Appeal

  • West’s California Reporter
  • Pacific Reporter
  • California Appellate Reports, the official reporter

Federal Level

Supreme Court of the United States

  • United States Reports, the official reporter
  • Supreme Court Reporter
  • United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers’ Edition
  • United States Law Week

United States Courts of Appeals

  • Federal Reporter
  • Federal Appendix

United States District Courts

  • Federal Supplement