Not everything is on Bloomberg, Lexis Advance or Westlaw Next, especially if you are looking for older documents. The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 is an excellent source for Writs of Certiorari, Petitioner/Respondent Briefs, Amicus Briefs and more. There are a number of ways to search this database and a "Search Tips" link is available.
You might be surprised at some of the issues that are still controversial today. These are primary source documents for U.S. judicial history. Read for yourself the arguments pro and con made at the time.
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