Category: PACER

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.

New Article on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]: "The Price of Ignorance: The Constitutional Cost of Fees for Access to Electronic Public Court Records"

by on September 16, 2017 2:57 pm
The full citation is: Stephen Schultze, The Price of Ignorance: The Constitutional Cost of Fees for Access to Electronic Public Court Records, 106 Georgetown Law Journal __ (forthcoming 2018) and the abstract reads: The United States federal judiciary maintains a system called PACER, “Public Access to Court Electronic Records.” PACER is the public gateway into… Read more New Article on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]: "The Price of Ignorance: The Constitutional Cost of Fees for Access to Electronic Public Court Records"

Two New Interesting Legal Research-Related Tools: (1) Intraspexion & (2) UniCourt

by on June 8, 2017 5:51 pm
(1) Intraspexion is a new litigation-avoidance/litigation risk analysis/management tool, using a patented (“Using Classified Text and Deep Learning Algorithms to Identify Risk and Provide Early Warning,” January 24, 2017, U.S. Patent No. 9,552,548) Deep Learning system (much of which involves pattern analysis and recognition), based on use of — of all things — the quite-frequently-maligned federal… Read more Two New Interesting Legal Research-Related Tools: (1) Intraspexion & (2) UniCourt