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Courts

Many court records and documents available online can be used as the basis for newswriting exercises. Here are a few web sites where press releases and court records, including indictments, can be found:


Findlaw - www.findlaw.com

COURTTV.com documents: http://center.atomz.com/search/?sp-q=court%20documents&sp-a=sp1001a613

The Smoking Gun (court documents relating to celebrity arrests)
www.thesmokinggun.com

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: http://www.usao-edpa.com/press.htm

U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia: http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/dc/press/pressrel.html

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California: http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/cac/pr2003/pressindx.html

U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey: http://www.njusao.org/break.html

Illinois court documents: http://www.state.il.us/court/Opinions/default.htm

Florida state court documents and opinions: http://www.flcourts.org/sct/sctdocs/

Oklahoma bombing case documents: http://courttv-web1.courttv.com/archive/casefiles/oklahoma/documents/

Unabomber trial documents: http://www.unabombertrial.com/documents/

U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts.html

U.S. Supreme Court opinions: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/opinions.html

 


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