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Pritzker Legal Research Center


Standout Summer Research Resources

A Guide to Prepare for Summer Associateships and Beyond

Litigation-Related Secondary Sources

Docket Research

Bloomberg Law is a go-to resource for locating dockets and filings for federal cases.  Westlaw Edge, Lexis Advance CourtLink, and Lexis Advance Dockets each provide excellent docket coverage, as well, but underlying court filings are rarely available.

To locate state court dockets, all four of these resources are useful.  However, generally speaking, they do not provide access to the underlying filings.  If these sites do not provide the information you need, you may want to try visiting the court website or contacting the court clerk's office.

 

Litigation Analytics

Please review the short video embedded below for an introduction to these tools, including possible use cases.

Brief Analysis

Because each of these tools requires that you upload your work product to a remote server, we recommend checking with your supervisor before using them.