Search the Miami University Online Catalog for the following:
1) the name of the case
2) the subject the case deals with -- books dealing with the legal aspects of the subject involved may discuss specific relevant cases. Many Supreme Court cases are discussed in books on the Supreme Court or in constitutional law books. Other subject examples include business law, commercial law, educational law, environmental law, corporation law, criminal law, etc.
“And”, “Or”, “Not” (Boolean Operators): Use the words to narrow or expand your search results. For Example:
Use an * at the end of a root word to find all variations of that word. For example, “child*” will search for “child,” “children,” “childhood,” and “children's.”
Brainstorm words or concepts that are similar in meaning and use those as search terms. If you find a good resource, look at the “Subject Headings” or “Descriptors” listed and use those as additional search terms.
Bibliographies/References/Works Cited pages are great ways to find additional resources. You can search the library’s Catalogs and/or Databases.