Digests provide access to cases by subject and by case name. For guidance on using digests, please see the Digest section of the UCLA School of Law Legal Research and Writing Guide. All West digests are part of the National Reporter System.
FEDERAL COURTS: To locate a citation to a federal case, consult Federal or Supreme Court Digests, located on Level 1, in the Main and East Reading Rooms. Supreme Court reporters and federal case reporters are also located on Level 1, in the Main and East Reading Rooms.
Federal Digest covers the years to 1939 (KF 127 1754 F3).
Modern Federal Practice Digest covers 1939 - 1961 (KF 127 1939 M7).
Federal Practice Digest 2nd, 1961 -1975 (KF 127 1962 W4).
Federal Practice Digest 3rd, 1975 - 1988 (KF 127 1984 W4).
Federal Practice Digest 4th, 1989 - present (KF 127 W47 1989).
Lexis Advance's Shepard’s and WestlawNext’s KeyCite citators provide citations to cases, attorney general opinions, legal periodical articles and some legal texts which have referred to a particular case. For guidance on using citators, please see the Validating Your Research section of the UCLA School of Law Legal Research and Writing Guide.
|Library:||The Web version is available on public computers 1 & 2 in the Reference Reading Room. For public user login, see detailed instructions next to these computers.|
|Lexis Advance:||Click on the link for Shepard's under the search box at the top of the home page.|