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10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know--from the NY Times

US Supreme Court Cases that Involved Teens--from United States Courts

PBS--The Supreme Court--has some movies, links, information about the history of the Court

Landmark Cases from PBS

The History Channel has LOTS of Supreme Court information!

The Library of Congress's Records & Briefs

THOMAS at the Library of Congress has links to information on specific cases

US COURTS is a one-stop shop with easy-to-understand, excellent information on cases.


How to Cite a Supreme Court Case in MLA

  1. Name of the Case.
    • Names of law cases are abreviated.  The important Word(s) of each party's name is spelled out.
    • Use "v." between parties names.
  2. Case Citation.
  3. Court--Supreme Court of the US or other federal or state court. 
  4. Year.
    • Use year the decision was made. 
  5. Source of Information.
  6. Medium of Publication.
  7. Date Accessed if found on Web.
  8. Cite in text using first part of the first party in the case.



Estes v. Texas. 381 U.S. 532. Supreme Court of the United States.

     1965. LexisNexis Academic. Web. 19 Mar. 2010.

---Cite in text: (Estes)



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