Finding a Case by Title (Party Names)

You can retrieve a case when you know the name of one or more parties in the case:

  1. At the Home page, click Find a Case by Title.

  2. Type at least one party name, select the jurisdiction, and click GO.

    For example, to retrieve a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit case involving Apple Computer, Inc., and Microsoft Corporation, type apple in the first text box and microsoft in the second text box (the order doesn't matter). Then select U.S. courts of appeals, select 9th Circuit from the drop-down list, and click GO.

  3. When typing a party name, observe the following:

  4. If you are not already registered or signed on, you will be prompted to do so.

Either the case or a list of cases matching the party name(s) you entered is displayed. If a list is displayed, you are not charged until you click a link to display a case.

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