Research guides

Federal Court Rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Online

Rules and Guidence Supreme Court of the United States
Provides PDF of the Rules of the Supreme Court.

Member Databases

United States Code Service - Court Rules: Supreme Court
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library. A search for "United States Code Service" "Supreme Court" will return the pertinent U.S.C.S. volume.

Onsite Lexis & Westlaw

Rules of the Supreme Court
Available on the library's Lexis computers.
Rules are found in the USCS - Federal Rules Annotated file.
Historical court rules back to 1992 also available.

Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
Rules are found in the United States Supreme Court file.
Historical court rules back to 1990 also available.

Research Tip

For instructions on finding historical court rules on Lexis and Westlaw, see the Historical US Code page of the United States Code guide.

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Federal Civil Judicial Procedure and Rules West
Includes Rules of Civil Procedure, Evidence, Appellate Procedure, and the Supreme Court.
Library has 1985 - present.

The ... Federal Rules Book ABA
Includes Rules of Appellate Procedure, Civil Procedure, Evidence, and the Supreme Court.
Library has 2010 - present.

Supreme Court Practice: For Practice in the Supreme Court of the United States BNA
See Appendix I. Library also has previous editions: see all.

In the U.S. Code

United States Code
The U.S. Code can be found in multiple places. For a full list please see the United States Code guide.

        • In the U.S.C.A. (West), see the Appendix to Title 28 Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
        • In the U.S.C.S. (Lexis), see the Court Rules volumes located after Title 54. If accessing the U.S.C.S. via the LexisNexis Digital Library, a search for "United States Code Service" "Supreme Court" will return the pertinent U.S.C.S. volume.
        • The Rules of the U.S. Supreme Court are not available in the current main volume of the GPO U.S.C. resources.