New York
Official Reports

Cara J. Brousseau, State Reporter

"New York decisions shall be cited from the official reports" (CPLR 5529 [e]).

Welcome to the New York Official Reports website, presented by the New York State Law Reporting Bureau.

This site provides free access to a comprehensive collection of officially published New York State court decisions from January 1, 1956 to the present. Other helpful resources include the New York Law Reports Style Manual and a legal research portal providing free access to local, state, federal and international legal material.

What's New

The Law Reporting Bureau is seeking applications for an open Legal Editor position.

A 2021 Cumulative Electronic Update to the 2017 New York Law Reports Style Manual is now available in both the HTML and PDF versions.

The Legal Research Portal now includes a Legal Writing section collecting resources on clarity in writing, writing in plain English, grammar, punctuation and diction.

A link to the Guide to New York Evidence has been added to the legal research portal.

The Electronic Resources User Guide provides information on LRB products and services available on the Internet.

The Official Reports Service now provides free access to all officially published New York State court decisions from January 1, 1956 to present.

Check out our new Twitter page @NYOfficialRpts for news and information about the Law Reporting Bureau!

The Advanced Search function now gives users the option of displaying decisions search results by party name or decision date.

Listen to NY Courts Amici Podcast featuring former State Reporter William J. Hooks.