The Pacific Reporter contains cases from not just California, but for the other states in the West Coast region. Therefore it is a regional case law reporter.
The first series from 1884 contains all the decisions of the Supreme Courts of California, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico.
The Second Series from 1931 to 2000 has cases argued and determined in the Supreme Courts of California, Kansas, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Montana, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Oklahoma; District Courts of Appeal and Appellate Department of the Superior Court of California and Criminal Court of Appeals of Oklahoma, with Key-number annotations.
The third series covers opinions and decisions from 2000 to date issued by the state courts of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Cases published in this product series are enhanced with headnotes, Key Numbers and synopses prepared by West's internal staff of highly trained attorney editors.
When cited, the Pacific Reporter, Pacific Reporter Second and Pacific Reporter Third are abbreviated "P.", "P.2d" and "P.3d", respectively.