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If you are interested in a single case, you can access information about it (along with links to the decision) by entering the US, S.Ct. L.Ed. or Lexis citation. You can also enter the case name, docket number, Database ID, or Search Code by using the blank box to the right of this text.

If you want to analyze all the cases or a subset of them, first, select the set of cases by using the the form on this page. By default, your selection will be by the individual citation. In other words, if, for example, the Court has consolidated two cases (each with a different docket number) under the same "U.S." citation, by default only the first (lead) case will be used in any analyses; if you want both cases, click on "Dockets" in the Data Grouping area below. You also can select cases by legal provision and by whether there was a split vote—those in which two vote coalitions emerged on a single issue or legal provision. For more information, on how to select sets of cases, please consult the documentation to the Database. Once you've selected a set of cases, the Analysis Results page provides a variety of summary data about the selected cases. Each search is assigned a unique identifier so that you easily repeat or refer to it.

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U.S.
S. Ct.
U.S. LEXIS
L. Ed.
L. Ed. 2d


Case Names
Dockets
SCDB Database ID
SCDB Search Code
Set Data Parameters
How to use this form To view all possible records, submit the form using the ANALYZE button below without making any changes. Otherwise, indicate areas of interest by marking them below to limit the cases accordingly.
TIME / ERA
Range of Terms
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Limit cases by Court Era (a period during which no personnel change occurs)


CASE COMPONENTS
Decision Type


Issues (click category description (e.g., Attorneys) to display itemized list)
Attorneys
4 sub-issues
Civil Rights
42 sub-issues
Criminal Procedure
60 sub-issues
Due Process
7 sub-issues
Economic Activity
36 sub-issues
Federal Taxation
4 sub-issues
Federalism
13 sub-issues
First Amendment
20 sub-issues
Interstate Relations
3 sub-issues
Judicial Power
52 sub-issues
Miscellaneous
4 sub-issues
Privacy
4 sub-issues
Private Action
8 sub-issues
Unions
21 sub-issues


Legal Provisions (click category description (e.g., Constitution) to display itemized list)
Constitution
52 sub-issues
Constitutional Amendment
40 sub-issues
Federal Statute
88 sub-issues
Court Rules
4 sub-issues
Other
15 sub-issues
Infrequently litigated statutes
1 sub-issues
State or local law or regulation
1 sub-issues
No Legal Provision
1 sub-issues


CASE OUTCOME
Vote Coalition
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Winning Party


Case Disposition


Declaration Unconstitutional


Precedent Alteration


PROCEEDINGS BELOW
Court whose decision the Supreme Court is reviewing

If a State Court, limit to


If a Federal Court, limit to




Court in which case originated

If a State Court, limit to


If a Federal Court, limit to



PARTIES
Petitioner

50 Most Prevelant Petitioners



Respondent

50 Most Prevelant Respondents


JUSTICE / VOTING
Justice Involved


Vote Type


Opinion Type


Vote Direction


Vote Majority

Majority Opinion Assigner



Majority Opinion Writer


DATA GROUPING
Organize by Citation
8561 records
Organize by Docket
9970 records
Organize by Issue or Legal Provision
12907 records
Organize by Issue or Legal Provision including Split-Votes
12981 records
 
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