Sturm College of Law
Legal writing, Unpublished opinions
Hundreds of thousands of "unpublished opinions" are now available on electronic databases. Although these opinions have not been designated as officially published precedent, they still may have a significant impact on the outcome of your client's case. The dilemma is whether you can or should cite these unpublished cases in your brief.
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K.K. DuVivier, Not Selected for Official Publication, 26 Colo. Law. 79 (July 1997).