Always remember to check with the University Archives and West Florida History Center, especially for the many collections that we do not have online yet.
In 1981, the University of West Florida Libraries published the Bibliography of West Florida (4 vols.).Edited by the first Director of the Library James. A. Servies,this set is an annotated bibliography of published works that deal with any aspect of West Florida history.The staff of the John C. Pace Library spent over a decade compiling references to books, government documents, journal articles, theses and dissertation, and other printed sources.
Volumes 1-2 cover materials printed between 1535 and 1971, with Volume 3 as the index to Volumes 1-2.Volume 4 covers materials printed between 1971 and 1981 (as well as new discoveries for the 1535-1971 period) and includes an index.
The official printed versions of Florida Opinions are also available in the , 1887-1941. 2d Series, 1941-2003 (UWF Library Law Collection KF 135 S82).
You can access the Southern Reporter through the option for "Cases" -> "Cases By State: Florida" -> "State: All Florida State Cases" and then choose either Florida Supreme Court OR Florida District Court of Appeals within the Westlaw NEXT database.
Judicial power in Florida is vested in a Supreme Court, district courts of appeal, circuit courts and county courts. Decisions from these courts are published chronologically and later published in a subject arrangement.
(a subset of Southern Reporter). volumes 1-current (1941-current)(UWF Library Law Collection KF 134 F582)
The official printed versions of Florida Opinions are also available in the , 1887-1941. 2d Series, 1941-2003 (UWF Library Law Collection KF 135 S82). Sample citation: 190 So. 2d 253. An extremely important finding aid to Florida case law is (UWF Library Law Collection KFF 47.1 F552) which indexes the cases by name and also provides brief summaries of cases.
Online Versions: http://www.flcourts.org
Florida Historical Quarterly
Crime and Justice
Crime and Delinquency