Research guides

Pennsylvania Court Rules - State

Onsite Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law

Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law, all available in the library, include Pennsylvania state court rules. See below for more details.

Historical court rules may also be available. See the Historical Court Rules page of this guide for more information on how to find prior versions of the rules.

Lexis

PA - Pennsylvania Local, State & Federal Court Rules
Available on the library's Lexis computers.
Includes Rules of Appellate Procedure, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rules of Evidence, and more.

Research Tip

Historical court rules back to 2013 also available. For access instructions, see the Historical Court Rules page of this guide.

Westlaw

Pennsylvania Court Rules
Available on the library's Westlaw computers. Found with the Pennsylvania Statutes, after Title 42.
Includes Rules of Appellate Procedure, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rules of Evidence, and more.

Research Tip

Historical court rules back to 1993 also available. For access instructions, see the Historical Court Rules page of this guide.

Bloomberg Law

Pennsylvania Court Rules
Available on the library's Bloomberg Law computers. From All Legal Content Search, expand the following sections U.S. Courts > Court Rules > State Court Rules > Pennsylvania. Checking the box next to Pennsylvania will search all Pennsylvania court rules. To search a specific set of rules, or to browse all the rules, click TOC located to the right of Pennsylvania.
Includes Rules of Appellate Procedure, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rules of Evidence, and more.