links to federal

U.S. Supreme Court
The official site includes recent opinions, calendar, case docket, case handling guides, and court rules.

Got oral argument? The most common oral argument mistakes are addressed in a primer for counsel arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Be sure to consult our How To page for FAQ on filing a Petition for Certiorari.



The blog tracks orders and opinions in United States Supreme Court merit cases and pending certiorari petitions, and provides commentary and analysis. It also includes a court calendar and a term tracker.


Oyez: The Pending Docket
The OYEZ Project provides access to the pending court docket, historical docket and more than 2000 hours of Supreme Court audio. All audio in the Court recorded since 1995 is included in the project.


Ninth Circuit Office of the Circuit Executive
Content includes news, opinions, rules, and information. Ninth Circuit Court Opinions By Date


Eastern District of California
Includes opinions, rules, and information.


Federal District Habeas Form (external link) & IFP Application (external link)
Generic federal forms for use by state prisoners in any Federal District Court (28 U.S.C. § 2254). The Eastern District does not have a district-specific form.