Search Opinions

The court posts all issued opinions and selected orders daily beginning at 2:30 p.m. All opinions and selected orders issued by the court from 1996 to date are available in a searchable database. Internet citations in opinions are placed on the docket as opinion attachments. See I.O.P. 34.6

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Text Search

Conduct a text search of opinions and selected orders from 1996 to date.  Search entire collection or restrict search to Published, Unpublished, or Orders only. Use Exact, Free-Form, or Complex Search.

Case Number or Date Search

Enter the lead case number or search between two dates. Orders that are the functional equivalent of opinions are also included in the search. 

  • Lead case number

    Enter a two-digit year, followed by a hyphen, followed by the one, two, three, or four digit number assigned by the court of appeals. Do not use leading zeros after the hyphen. In consolidated cases, use the lead case number (available from the docket). 
  • Date Issued or Amended

    Use the date the opinion was issued or, if it was subsequently amended, the date the opinion was amended. Both date fields must be completed. If you know the exact date, enter that date in both fields. If searching a date range, enter begin and end dates.