Caselaw Access Project

Three hundred and sixty years of United States caselaw
A complete collection of published United States caselaw from 1640 to 2017

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Start exploring the data! Here are some tools you can use to check it out.

Search cases with an intuitive, powerful search engine interface.

Search cases with an intuitive, powerful search engine interface.

Our Tools Page shows the rest of the tools offered by CAP.

Our Tools Page will show you the rest of the great tools offered by CAP.

The API allows users to browse and download cases using a few short commands.

The API allows users to browse and download cases using a few short commands.

Download zip files of our open jurisdictions and other bulk exports.

Historical Trends lets you visualize the use of terms over time in caselaw.

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