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U.S. Federal Appellate Courts: Records and Briefs

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is based in the John Minor Wisdom United States Courthouse in New Orleans, Louisiana. This court provides appellate review of cases tried in the United States District Courts within the geographic area of its jurisdiction, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

A photograph of the interior of a courtroom in the John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Carol M. Highsmith, photographer. Courtroom in the John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building, located in the block bounded by Lafayette, Camp, Magazine and Capdeville Streets, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2014. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Print and Microform Resources

Below, please find information about our print and microformat resources for the Fifth Circuit. The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional digital content are provided when available.

Additional Resources

For further information about the Fifth Circuit, visit one of the free online resources listed below.

For information on subscription databases containing federal appellate court dockets and court documents (records and briefs) available in-person at the Law Library of Congress, see the Additional Resources portion of this guide.