Virginia and West Virginia Digest. Call Number: STATE 1st FLR KFV2457 .V5 (currently updated in Law Library).
Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Virginia. Call Number: STATE 1st FLR KFV 2445 .A2 (v. 212 - currently updated in Law Library). This publication is also known as Virginia Reports.
Older editions are known as: Virginia Reports, Jefferson - 33 Gratton, 1730-1880 (v.1-74) or Virginia Reports Annotated, Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia (1882 - 1895, v.75-90), Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia (1896 - 1908, v. 91-108), Cases Reported in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia (1909 - 1910, v. 109-110), Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia (1911 - 1971, v. 111-211).
Records & Briefs:
Some Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals historical records & briefs are available for on-site viewing at Univ. of Richmond's Muse Law Library.
Some state court dockets may be found in Westlaw, Lexis (Research> Content Type > Dockets), and Bloomberg Law (within the state's Laws & Regulations page). National Center for State Courts offer links to public docket search engines for state and county courts when available. Also try searching for dockets on the court's web site.
To locate state court materials not available within Westlaw, Lexis or Bloomberg Law, see Free and Fee-Based Appellate Court Briefs Online, The Sourcebook to Public Record Information : The Comprehensive Guide to County, State, & Federal Public Records Sources (2015) and A Union List of Appellate Court Records and Briefs: Federal and State (1999). Some state court materials may have to be obtained from the court's clerk office.
Some state appellate courts may make recordings of oral arguments and hearings available on their web sites.
Court rules may be found in Westlaw under Statutes & Court Rules and Lexis' Court Rules. In Bloomberg Law search for [state] court rules in the search box and select Browse TOC. Court rules may also be found within the court's web site.
Court statistics may be found on the court's web page, published in the court's administrative office annual reports.
Running time: 3:01 minutes
Created/updated: July 2019
Last reviewed: July 2019
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