Recently, HeinOnline and the American Bar Association announced a new partnership: Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases is now available exclusively through HeinOnline in an easily accessible, fully searchable, digital format. The first issue published online has been emailed to all subscribers, and database access information has been given via email and snail mail to all subscribers.
If you are a Preview subscriber who has not yet received access information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org today so we can update our records!
Advantages of Preview Online
Content Archives and Searchability
Subscribers now have access to the current issues and complete backfile of this incredibly valuable title, which is published eight times annually and provides comprehensive expert analysis of all cases argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. The first seven issues summarize the Court's argument sessions from October through April. The last issue, which is published subsequent to the close of the Court's term at the end of June, reviews the entire term using statistics, charts, essays, and case summaries.
In addition to complete coverage from inception to the current issue, the digital version offers several key advantages over the print product. All text and metadata are fully searchable, and the contents of each issue are easy to browse in HeinOnline's user-friendly interface. Simply click the + symbol next to any volume to expand its content, or click the volume number to enter it and view full color PDFs:
Search the content for specific cases or for a general topic using HeinOnline's powerful search engine:
Case Locator, Access to Briefs, and Case Linking
A case locator tool has been built to enable users to quickly view term information, docket numbers, case names, decided dates, and subjects for each case discussed in Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases. Browse the cases by any of these options, and click any case to open up its database entry. In addition to administrative information such as case name and docket number, entries contain:
- Links to merit briefs
- Links to amicus briefs
- Full print transcripts
- Audio transcripts from Oyez
- Citation and summary information for each case
For instance, click on Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, which was decided June 27, 2016:
The entry looks like this: