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To find a Supreme Court case in the Mack Library’s print collection, you will need to convert the citation to the official reports of the Supreme Court (U.S.) to a citation to the United States Supreme Court Reports: Lawyers’ Edition, first or second series (L.Ed. or L.Ed.2d). You can find the lawyers’ edition of the Supreme Court reports with this call number: REF 345.4 Un3rs.
To convert a citation, look for the volume number of the
Once you’ve found the right volume, you can look up your
case in the “Table of Parallel References,” near the front of the volume. That
table has the cases listed by their page number order in
In the text of the lawyers’ edition, you see markings like
If you need to find a case but know only its name and not
its citation, you can find it in the lawyers’ edition Quick Case Table (QCT). This table gives the citations to