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You can find PDFs of the official U.S. Reports at the Library of Congress (LOC) website (here’s a capture of today’s view of that LOC link at the Internet Archive).

More about U.S. Supreme Court Slip and Official Opinions:

You can read U.S. Supreme Court “slip” opinions online at the U.S. Supreme Court website, but these are neither final nor official opinions. Substantive and typographical edits are made before the opinions are published in the official U.S. Reports. Read the court’s disclaimer on their website regarding these “slip” opinions. (You can read their disclaimer below, i.e. as it appeared today.)

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If you think the U.S. Supreme Court posts official versions of their opinions on their website … hahaha … I have a virtual bridge and an inside WH or Congressional source to sell you for $1B dollars. (Tip: Beware of any source who charges too much or too little and read those disclaimers, e.g. click on “Latest Slip Opinions.)

If you think that is the only problem with online Supreme Court opinions, guess again: what about their link rot? See e.g.:

NYT article, “In Supreme Court Opinions, Web Links to Nowhere,” by Adam Liptak, Sept. 23, 2013.

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One easy way to keep up with Oregon legal news is to use Justia’s search engine on their web site. A recent search turned up this link to a Volokh Conspiracy post, The Oregon FISA Decision. (And do read the Comments.)

Since I’m in the legal research business, not the legal news business, I’ll gladly show you how to do this yourself:

On a regular basis (I don’t post here everything I read there) visit the Justia Blawg Search and type the word Oregon into the search box (do I also need to tell you to click “search? Nah :-) Easy as pie. (Their home site is Justia )