Category: PACER

Yet More on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]

by on June 5, 2018 9:31 am
Yet More on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records] Following up on earlier discussions here, here and here, please see: The Matter of PACER Fees: Why Are We Paying for Information in the Public Domain? by John DiGilio From the piece: The PACER database was established in 1988 to provide the public with fee-based… Read more Yet More on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]

Valuable Post on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records] and Its "Continuing Troubles"

by on April 21, 2018 12:24 pm
“PACER Faces Continuing Troubles,” by Nancy K. Herther, April 17, 2018: N.B. the following content excerpts from the five sections of the excellent post [with emphasis added here on several points]: A Complicated Technological Structure Considering that PACER was established in the early days of the government’s move to the internet, some of its structural… Read more Valuable Post on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records] and Its "Continuing Troubles"

Yet More Re: PACER -- Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a coalition of 17 other media organizations file amicus brief in support of limiting fees for accessing electronic court record

by on September 16, 2017 3:40 pm
Please see the press release here. The specific, ongoing case involved is National Veterans Legal Services Program v. United States of America (D.D.C. no. 16-00745) and the brief amicus curiae filed on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 is here. H/t to Law Librarian Blog here.