If you have a citation to a case, access the case on Lexis and then check the sidebar for a heading labeled Related Court Materials with links beneath it to any related dockets, briefs, and other court documents.
For example, to access the dockets and court filings for , 552 U.S. 491 (2008), type 552 U.S. 491 in the main Lexis search bar and hit enter. Then, check the sidebar for a Related Court Materials heading with a link underneath it to briefs filed in the case.
On Lexis, if you do not have a citation to a case, you must separately search dockets and briefs, pleadings, and motions:
For each type of source, click the Advanced Search link above the search bar for a customized search form. For example:
When searching an individual litigant, judge, or attorney's name, place /3 between their first and last name to retrieve cases that use their middle name. You may also want to place quotes around law firm or company names to search for only that exact name.
Lexis indicates how recently a docket was updated at the top of the docket, with the words "This case was retrieved on" followed by a date. Law school Lexis accounts do not allow you to update dockets.