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List of United States Supreme Court cases

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This is a chronological list of notable cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.

Contents

1790–1819

1820–1839

1840–1859

1860–1879

1880–1899

1900–1919

1920–1939

1940–1959

1960–1979

1980–1999

2000–present

Decided and reported

Some of the cases in this section have not yet been assigned an official United States Reports citation (e.g., 537 U.S. 186). Those cases use one of the following citations: Supreme Court Reporter (___ S.Ct. ___); Supreme Courts Reports, Lawyer's Edition (___ L.Ed. ___) [1] (http://bookstore.lexis.com/bookstore/catalog?action=product&prod_id=7134); or U.S. Law Week [2] (http://www.bna.com/products/lit/uslw.htm#formatslink). See Court citation, Unpublished decisions for additional guidance.

Decided, but not yet reported

The cases in this section are recently decided and have not yet been published in a reporter. They are identified using their Supreme Court docket number. The date listed is the date of decision

Not yet decided

The following is a partial list of cases awaiting decisions. The first number on each line is that case's docket number. The date listed before each case is that of the most recent oral arguments for each case. Transcripts of recently argued cases are available from the Court's website (http://www.supremecourtus.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts.html).

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