When looking for cases, it is best to search by the citation because you go directly to the case.
If you have the citation for the case, enter it in the big space labeled Search:
883 F.3d 1173
Searching by case name, usually retrieves many more results which will not be relevant. In addition, how the words are entered (with or without quotes, for example) will change the results.
Getting Documents: You can download, print, email, send to Dropbox
Look for the symbols at the top of the results page
Search strategies similar to the strategies for locating news and law reviews:
and / or
/p = words have to be within the same paragraph
/s = within the same sentence
limit words appearing in specific sections:
Are federal agencies required to take the social cost of carbon (SCC) into account during analysis of federal projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)?
Some possible search strategies:
NEPA /p "social cost of carbon"
NEPA /p "social cost of carbon" /p analysis
opinion(NEPA /p "social cost of carbon" /p analysis)
Do the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Santa Maria Water District have the discretion to release water from the Twitchell Dam to avoid take of endangered Southern California Steelhead?
"twitchell dam" /p "southern California Steelhead"
bureau of reclamation
Once in the case, also check out Other Citing Sources for Related Court Materials, Documents, Law Reviews, Regulations...
Google Scholar - click on Case law
can use quotes
limit results by date
"migratory bird treaty act" incidental
president "national monument*" authority reduce size
To answer the question:
Do the plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States have standing to bring their claims against the United States for harm associated with climate change?
sample search strategy:
"Juliana v. United States" climate
Climate Case Chart is a website run by Columbia University and clearly describes cases and claims. Federal, state, and constitutional claims related to climate are all considered.