Court Records & Briefs

Jenkins receives records and briefs (commonly referred to as paperbooks) from the Pennsylvania Commonwealth, Superior and Supreme Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. A large percentage of these records and briefs have been indexed from our collection to make it easier for you to locate and request documents from our website.

Please contact our reference librarians at 215.574.1505 or to determine if we have records and briefs not covered by this index.


CourtIndex Coverage
PA Commonwealth Court
  • 1987 to present
PA Superior Court
  • 1895 to 1974;
  • 1980 to present
PA Supreme Court
  • 1862 to present
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 1898 to 1969;
  • 1982 to 2011


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