Narrow your search down to a specific district or department within a state's appellate court using the department: search functionality. Here's how:

  1. Select your desired jurisdiction
  2. Enter your keyword search into the search bar
  3. Place department:{{number}} at the end of your search string


Examples

Example 1: Searching within the Second District Court of Appeal in California

  1. Set jurisdiction to California -> Court of Appeal
  2. Enter your keyword search
  3. Add department:second at end of of search string

Example search: employment discrimination department:second

Example result:

Example 2: Searching with the Third District Court of Appeal in Florida

  1. Set jurisdiction to Florida -> District Court of Appeal
  2. Enter your keyword search
  3. Add department:third at end of of search string

Example search: employment discrimination department:third

Example result:

Example 3: Searching within the First Department of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in New York

  1. Set jurisdiction to New York -> Appellate Division of the Supreme Court
  2. Enter your keyword search
  3. Add department:first at end of of search string

Example search: employment discrimination department:first

Example result:

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