Tag: PACER

Update from one of our visitors

by on June 14, 2010 10:19 am
In January,  Stephen Schultze, joined us for a reference lounge reading on “RECAP the Law and the Movement to Free Government Records.” Today, Schultze updates his readers on the Managing Miracles blog with this post: “What Does It Cost to Provide Electronic Public Access to Court Records?” Schultze writes: “US Courts have long faced a… Read more Update from one of our visitors

More than One Document a Minute

by on April 7, 2010 1:42 pm
[cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] The headline from the Internet Archive posting reads: “Millions of documents from over 350k federal court cases now freely available.” The millions of documents are all from PACER by way of the RECAP plugin. As the posting states: “RECAP is a Firefox Internet browser extension that allows users of the PACER to get… Read more More than One Document a Minute

As “public means online’, Law.gov equals change

by on March 29, 2010 10:24 am
[Cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] Sunday’s Washington Post features an editorial supporting the new Public Online Information Act, H.R. 4858. [Rep. Steve Israel, D-NY] “has introduced the Public Online Information Act (POIA), a sensible and modest bill that could nevertheless be a catalyst for important changes in how the federal government thinks about and handles public information.… Read more As “public means online’, Law.gov equals change