Research guides

Pennsylvania Cases - Appellate Level

Onsite Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law

Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law, available in the library, include published and select unpublished Pennsylvania Appellate Level opinions. Coverage for published decisions is the same across all three platforms. Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law include select unpublished opinions, and the number and selection of unpublished opinions they have may differ. When available, additional details are listed below.

Lexis

Pennsylvania State Cases, Combined
Available on the library's Lexis computers.
Coverage for PA Supreme Court begins with 1754, PA Superior Court begins with 1895, and PA Commonwealth Court begins with 1971. Coverage for select unpublished opinions from Superior Court begins with 2013 and Commonwealth Court begins with 2008.

Westlaw

Pennsylvania State Cases
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
Coverage for PA Supreme Court begins with 1754, PA Superior Court begins with 1895, and PA Commonwealth Court begins with 1970. Select unpublished opinions may also be available. This file also includes select Pennsylvania Trial Court cases.

Bloomberg Law

Pennsylvania Court Opinions
Available on the library's Bloomberg Law computers.
Coverage for PA Supreme Court begins with 1754, PA Superior Court begins with 1895, and PA Commonwealth Court begins with 1970. Coverage for select unpublished opinions from Commonwealth Court begins with 2007.