The automated docket system is the Court's case tracking system. It contains information
about cases, both pending and decided. The docket provided on this page contains
information regarding the status of cases for both the current Term and the prior
Term. The Court's Term begins on the first Monday in October and ends on the preceding
day the next year. The October Term 2010 begins on October 4, 2010. Information
on the docket is updated on the day after an entry is made on the docket.
Users can search for cases by using a Supreme Court docket number, a lower court
docket number, or a case name. The format for Supreme Court docket numbers is "Term
year-number" (e.g., 06-123; 07-12; 06-5001.). Word searches can also be accomplished.
Questions Presented. Internet users can review the Questions Presented in
granted and noted cases simply by clicking on the hyperlink located within the Docket's
case summary information for a particular case. For example, when a user accesses
the docket information for case number 07-330, a hyperlink will appear just beneath
the decision date within the case summary information. Once the hyperlink is clicked,
the user will be linked to a .pdf file setting forth the Question(s) Presented
in the case.