Thursday, March 18, 2010

SCOTUS Gets a Facelift

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court unveiled a new website, The new site features a more modern design and several user-friendly features, including an interactive argument calendar, a feed of recent opinions, and a snazzy new search box which includes the option to limit search results to docket files. (Can’t remember what the site used to look like? Here’s a snapshot from May 2008, immortalized on the Wayback Machine.) The change came after SCOTUS received an appropriation in the latest budget to move website management in-house, after a decade of hosting and design services from the Government Printing Office (official press release at SCOTUSblog).

Update your bookmarks! The old address will continue to work only until July 1. Our extensive U.S. Supreme Court Research Guide will likewise be updated to reflect this change.