In earlier posts I have shared XML versions of certain legal materials, including federal statutes, appellate opinions, and appellate rules. My aim has been to assist empirical legal scholars by providing machine-readable government documents.
Additional legal materials accompany this post, including federal trial-level opinions and rules. Suggestions from the research community remain very much welcome.
Update January 13, 2014: The data is now hosted on Amazon S3 in a requester pays bucket. If you have not properly configured your request, you will receive an “Access Denied” error.
Constitution of the United States: ZIP (46 KB)
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: ZIP (242 KB)
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: ZIP (184 KB)
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure: ZIP (92 KB)
Federal Rules of Evidence: ZIP (55 KB)
Federal Sentencing Guidelines: ZIP (2 MB)
Internal Revenue Service Revenue Rulings: ZIP (3 MB)
Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States: ZIP (61 KB)
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Opinions: ZIP (62 MB)
United States Bankruptcy Court Opinions: ZIP (690 MB)
United States District Court Opinions: ZIP (6 GB)
Rules of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation: ZIP (30 KB)
United States Tax Court Opinions: ZIP (124 MB)
Please note, this is a personal project. It is not related to my coursework or research at Stanford University.