US and international court records

The sites below provide access to US court dockets (listing the parties to and the status of a case) as well as the full text of court pleadings and decisions.  This can be used to identify prior legal actions for fraud or other cases against a firm or individual.

US FEDERAL AND STATE COURT RECORDS:

www.lexis.com

www.westlaw.com

www.law.cornell.com

INTERNATIONAL COURT RECORDS:

http://vlex.com/countries