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Studying the text of judicial opinions is a key component of learning law, especially common law. H2O enables you to create editable versions of cases (called collages) and add cases and collages to playlists.
Searching for cases
To search for a case, enter a term in the Search field, select Cases from the drop-down list, and click Search.
The following example show the results of a search for cases involving "torts."
Search for Cases Involving Torts.
You can also search for a case by its citation. To search by citation, select Cases from the drop-down list and type the citation, including the enclosing quotation marks, and click Search.
For example, to search for Roe v. Wade, type "410 US 113", which returns Roe x. Wade as the top result.
If H2O does not yet contain a case that you want to use, you can request the H2O to add the case.
Requesting cases by email
To request a case by email, send a message to <email@example.com>. List the cases by short name and citation in the message.
Requesting cases when logged in to H2O
To request a case when logged into H2O:
This is the old version of the H2O platform and is now read-only. This means you can view content but cannot create content. If you would like access to the new version of the H2O platform and have not already been contacted by a member of our team, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.