Category: Current Awareness (Reading)

New Proposed Federal Legislation May Make PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records] Documents Available for Free Download

by on September 21, 2018 4:30 pm
Please see here for: TEAR DOWN THIS WALL — New bill would finally tear down federal judiciary’s ridiculous paywall A Republican member of Congress wants free public access to judicial records. TIMOTHY B. LEE – 9/17/2018, 5:30 AM *** The proposed legislation — H.R.6714 – Electronic Court Records Reform Act of 2018 — was introduced by Rep. Doug Collins… Read more New Proposed Federal Legislation May Make PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records] Documents Available for Free Download

CRS [Congressional Research Service] Reports Now Freely Available Online to the Public

by on September 19, 2018 2:47 pm
Please see here for: Congressional Research Service Reports Now Available Online Details Last Updated: September 19 2018 Published: September 19 2018 The Library of Congress announced today that for the first time, they are providing Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports to the public. The reports are available online at crsreports.congress.gov. In their own words, and according… Read more CRS [Congressional Research Service] Reports Now Freely Available Online to the Public

Seyfarth Shaw LLP Report (and 50-State Survey): "Social Media Privacy Legislation: What Employers Need to Know: Desktop Reference"

by on September 15, 2018 12:32 pm
This report contains, among other things, a state-by-state survey; please see here. About Seyfarth Shaw LLP.