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ENGL 01A Kahlert: Legal Documents

Searching Supreme Court rulings

About Legal Documents

  • Legal cases are primary documents that have specific formats, jurisdictions and decisions.
  • To access any of the library databases you will be asked to log in with your portal name and password.  
  • Nexis Uni has newspapers, legal rulings, journals and company information.
  • SIRS Researcher has newspapers, magazines, viewpoints government reports and court rulings.  

Using Nexis Uni for Court Cases

Using Web Resources

Using SIRS Researcher for Supreme Court documents

  • Sign in using your Merced College portal password and login
  • Type in "U.S. Supreme Court Decisions" and your topic or legal ruling name