Search Cases By Citation
The JuriSearch® search engine recognizes official citations only (California Supreme Court
Cases -- Cal.2d, Cal.3d, Cal.4th and California Appellate Cases -- Cal.App.2d, Cal.App.3d,
and Cal.App.4th). It does not search for parallel cites such as California Reporter or
- If you have the correct citation, type the
volume and page number in the appropriate boxes. For example, for Xuereb v. Marcus &
Millichap, Inc. (1992) 3 Cal.App.4th 1338, you would type 3 in the Vol. box and you would
type 1338 in the Page box.
- All databases are selected by default. To
search only one database, click on the database you want to search. Since the Xuereb case
is a Cal.App.4th case, we will select California 4th Series Cases. This database will
- Daily Opinions are not listed in this
database because Daily Opinions do not yet carry an official citation.
- If you do not have the correct citation or
if you only have an inside page, use another search method such as Party Name, Keyword
Search, Advanced Search or Natural Language Search. DO NOT search By Citation.
- Click on "Find It!"
- A new screen with your Search Results will
- The Search Results tell you how many Hits
- Below the Hits is a Results Map which
becomes significant when conducting a Keyword Search or Advanced Search.
- To see the results of your search, click on
Click Here to View Results.
- The results of your search will appear in
two frames. In the left frame is a Table of Contents with your citation. In the right
frame is the case.
- To view the case in full screen, click on
the Document icon in the bottom frame.
- The case in full screen will appear.
- To return to the double screen with
citation in the left frame and the case in the right frame, click on Browse in the bottom
- To view the Table of Contents in full
screen, click on the Contents icon in the bottom frame.
- If you want to retrieve a California case
cited within the case you are reading, place your cursor directly on the citation and
click on the citation.
- The new case will appear.
- To return to the original case, simply
place the cursor on the Back arrow on your browser's toolbar, and you will return to your
original case. [Note: This option works only for California cases and U.S. Supreme Court
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