There are several ways to review the
materials contained in Everglades Litigation
collection. Our Search
and Contents pages
provide and explain the different approaches we provide to
help you locate documents. You may, for example, locate
documents based on the nature
of the the document or the search engine. This page
will explain how to locate cases and the documents, such as
pleadings, transcripts, exhibits related to a particular case
by placing emphasis on the location of cases within the legal
The underlying legal underpinnings of the collection provide a
formal and structured way to organize documents and
materials. This section will explain how to locate
documents by reviewing the legal cases
The case or litigation matrix lists all legal actions related to preserving and
restoring the Everglades ecosystem currently housed by The Law Library. While this
is not an exhaustive compendium of all such litigation, it represents the largest known
collection currently available anywhere.
1 Jurisdiction, in what court was the case filed
2 Year, when was the case filed
3 Case number, the number the court assigned to the case
The matrix is ordered by jurisdiction on the top and year of filing on the side.
The case number and style are marked at the appropriate intersections of jurisdiction and
Cases with available documents will have their court selected case numbers highlighted.
Clicking on the case number will take you the that case's homepage containing
introductory information and links to available pleadings, transcripts, and other
Scope of the matrix
litigation matrix lists over fifty
cases, many have yet to have material added for on-line access. Please visit
regularly as we will add more documents.
You should now have enough information to
review the matrix. Click below to go directly to the
Go to the Case Matrix
The following cases have documents available
on-line. By clicking on the case
number you will be linked to the case's home page.