Some states still restrict the citation of unpublished opinions, and the rules among the federal circuits vary slightly as well. This article looks at the history of case publication, the controversy over unpublished opinions, and the current rules related to the citation of unpublished cases.
Deborah L. Heller, To Cite or Not To Cite: Is That Still a Question?, 112 L. Libr. J. 393 (2020), https://digitalcommons.pace.edu/lawfaculty/1168/.