Texas Reports, the decisions of the Texas Supreme Court from 1846 to 1885, are now online at the Portal to Texas History.
In early September, the Portal to Texas History team uploaded 67 volumes
of early Texas law. The Texas Reports contain decisions of the Supreme
Court of the State of Texas beginning in 1846. The decisions are
fascinating not only from a legal standpoint, but also because they
provide a vibrant view of Texas’s culture and politics throughout its
history as part of the United States and the Confederate States of
America. Of special interest are the Reconstruction-era volumes which
illuminate changes in the Court under the unpopular Constitution of
Click here to browse or search the Texas Reports.