Georgia Case Law
Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases are reported in the official Georgia Reports and Georgia Appeals Reports, respectively. Georgia appellate court decisions can also be found in West’s Georgia Cases and the South Eastern Reporter. Print versions of the aforementioned reporters, except the South Eastern Reporter, are located at MacMillan Law Library in the King and Spalding Room, 3rd floor. The South Eastern Reporter is located on the 3rd floor, core 2.
Online access is available through Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law. Free online access is also available through:
Federal Case Law
U.S. Supreme Court cases are published in the official U.S. Reports and the Supreme Court Reporter. Georgia is located in the 11th Circuit and cases arising from federal law can be found in print federal reporters, along with other appellate court opinions published in the Federal Reporter and selected district court decisions published in the Federal Supplement.
U.S. Supreme Court and federal reporters are located on the 3rd floor of MacMillan Law Library. Court opinions are available online at HeinOnline (U.S. Reports collection), Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law.
Free online access to Supreme and appellate court decisions is also available, and includes the following:
- U.S. Supreme Court (2010 – present)
- FDsys (2004 – present)
- The Public Library of Law (Sup. Ct. 1754 – present; 1980 – present; and Fed. Circuits 1950 – present)
- Google Scholar
- FindLaw (Sept. 2000 – present)
- Justia (Sup. Ct. 1759 - present; Fed. 11th Circuit (GA) 1948 – present; District court cases - dates vary)