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New Jersey

Guide to Information about the State.

Courts

New Jersey Judiciary

Rutgers Law Schools

The law libraries in Newark and Camden are digitizing the following decisions and opinions:

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, New Jersey Court Opinions, New Jersey Administrative Law Decisions and Administrative Reports [1st Series], and Opinions of the New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics Committees.

Westlaw Commercial (Password required), WestlawNext Campus Research, LexisNexis Academic, LexisNexis Commercial (Firestone Library dedicated workstations only), and LexisNexis State Capital [Commercial databases for Princeton use only]:

NJ State Cases:

New Jersey Supreme Court- from 1790
New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division- from 1844
New Jersey Superior Court- from 1830
New Jersey Tax Court- from 1979

NJ Federal Cases:

Third Circuit Court of Appeals- from 1891
New Jersey Federal District Court- from 1803
New Jersey Bankruptcy Court- from 1979
U.S. Supreme Court- from 1790

NJ Chancery Court Cases 1830 - 1948*
NJ Miscellaneous Cases 1923 - 1949*
NJ Prerogative Court Cases 1831 - 1948*
NJ State Cases, Combined
NJ Superior Court Cases from 1948
NJ Superior Unpublished Cases from 2005
NJ Supreme Court Cases (OLD) 1789 - 1948*
NJ Supreme Court Cases from 1821
NJ Tax Court Cases from 1979
NJ Tax Court Unpublished Cases from 2013
State Court Cases, Combined

*Sources with an asterisk are archival only

 

Group Sources:

NJ Cases, Administrative Decisions & Attorney General Opinions, Combined
NJ Federal & State Cases, Combined
NJ State Cases, Combined

Individual Sources:

3rd Circuit - US Court of Appeals Cases
NJ Chancery Court Cases 1830 - 1948*
NJ Federal District Courts
NJ Miscellaneous Cases 1923 - 1949*
NJ Prerogative Court Cases 1831 - 1948*
NJ Superior Court Cases from 1948
NJ Superior Unpublished Cases from 2005
NJ Supreme Court Cases (OLD) 1789 - 1948*
NJ Supreme Court Cases from 1821
NJ Tax Court Cases from 1979
NJ Tax Court Unpublished Cases from 2013

*Sources with an asterisk are archival only

 

Comprehensive database for state-level government research. Provides access to bills, laws, constitutions, registers (some states), administrative codes, proposed and enacted regulations, issues, newspapers of record, legislative calendars, legislature membership, and links to State legislature, Governor's office, and State Agencies/Commissions home webpages for each state. (Coverage: late 1990s+)