Finding Case Law

In the last 10 years, courts have begun self-publishing the legal opinions they issue, based on appeals made to them. If you are seeking a starting point, however, there is plenty of case law available from most jurisdictions for the last 5 years.


National Case Law via
Law Library Subscribers Only. Includes case law from all 50 states and Federal courts, including bankruptcy and tax courts.
The Public Library of Law
Fastcase has created the Public Library of Law -- to make it easy to find the law online. PLoL is the largest FREE law library in the world, because they assemble law available for free scattered across many different sites -- all in one place. PLoL is the best starting place to find law on the Web.


Ohio State Supreme Court
Searchable Supreme Court opinions.
Summaries of recent Supreme Court opinions.
Ohio State District Courts of Appeals
Use the Ohio state map or click on the direct link to the court
Appellate Opinions by District
Search by District
Court of Claims


Both Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions are available at the Kentucky Courts site.
Docket Information
Supreme Court Docket
Court of Appeals Docket


Supreme Court and Appeals Court Opinions
Searchable opinions of the Supreme Court, Tax Court, and Appeals Court (archive) since 1999
Current opinions
Supreme Court opinions since 1998 at Findlaw