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Research Resources: Courts & Opinions

Research databases subscribed to by the library; links to other helpful research resources

Access for Mercer Students

Law Students

  • Use your Lexis or Westlaw accounts to access Georgia legal materials

Other Mercer Students

  • Westlaw Campus Research: Law, News & Business — A comprehensive database of legal materials including federal and state statutes, codes, regulations, and case law materials. Also includes a number of newspapers, magazines, trade journals, and company information.


Court Structures

Administrative Office of the Courts

Find Your Superior Court

Supreme Court of Georgia

  • Recent opinions from the court (2017-present) use the Opinions tab at the top of the page
  • All Court Rules 

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Other Sources for Court Opinions

State Courts

Juvenile Courts

Probate Courts

Magistrate Court

Municipal Court

Litigation Materials

  • Georgia Suggested Pattern Jury Instructions (Civil and Criminal) - on Lexis
  • VerdictSearch - monthly summary of available superior and state court civil jury awards


All federal court opinions are available in Westlaw Campus Research

Current Rules of Practice & Procedure

Appellate Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals - 11th Circuit

U.S. District Courts

Middle District

Northern District

Southern District

U.S. Bankruptcy Courts

Middle District

Northern District

Southern District


Index to Memorials and Tributes, 256 Ga. XLIII (1995)

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