These sources provide access to trial level case law from the Common Pleas courts of Pennsylvania. Many states do not publish their trial court decisions. In Pennsylvania, only select common pleas (or trial level) court opinions are available. Some decisions are not published and must be obtained from the court.
Pennsylvania District and County Reports: and the Philadelphia County Reporter, 5th (Pa D&C 5th) Legal Intelligencer
Pennsylvania District and County Reports, 4th (Pa D&C 4th) Publisher varies
Pennsylvania District and County Reports, 3rd (Pa D&C 3rd) Legal Intelligencer
District and County Reports, 2d (Pa D&C 2d) Legal Intelligencer
District and County Reports (Pa D&C) Publisher varies
Pennsylvania District Reports Publisher varies
Pennsylvania County Reports Publisher varies
County Reporters - Many counties in Pennsylvania publish their own reporters which contain select trial court opinions for that county.
Pennsylvania Fiduciary Reporter Bisel
Digests - use digests to find case law by subject; for trial level cases, the Pa D&C Reports are indexed in the Pennsylvania Digests
West's Pennsylvania Digest 2d West
Vale Pennsylvania Digest West
Pennsylvania State Cases, Combined
Pennsylvania State Civil Trial Court Orders
Pennsylvania State Criminal Trial Court Orders and Judgements of Conviction
Smart Litigator Pennsylvania ALM Media Properties, LLC
Many counties publish select opinions on their court's Websites. Below are a sampling of the Pennsylvania counties that do so.
Court Records & Briefs Index
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