Tag Archives: Public access to judicial records

Lee: The inside story of Aaron Swartz’s campaign to liberate court filings

Timothy B. Lee has posted The inside story of Aaron Swartz’s campaign to liberate court filings, at Ars Technica. The article describes Lee’s recent interview with Stephen Schultze about his and Swartz’s efforts to make U.S. federal court documents public. … Continue reading

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Videos of Legal Information-related Presentations at Kick-starting the 113th Congress Conference

Click here for videos of legal information-related presentations at the Kick-starting the 113th Congress Conference, an event of the Advisory Committee on Transparency, held 28 January 2013 at the U.S. Congress’s Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.

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Public access to law-related data @ Kick-starting the 113th Congress Conference

Public access to law-related data is likely to be addressed at Kick-starting the 113th Congress, an event of the Advisory Committee on Transparency, to be held 28 January 2013 at the U.S. Congress’s Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC. Public … Continue reading

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Video of 2008 Conference on Privacy and Public Access to Court Records

Video is now available of some programs from the 6th Conference on Privacy and Public Access to Court Records, held 6-7 November 2008 in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. The posted programs are: What Is the Privacy Interest in Public Records?; and … Continue reading

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Video of 2010 Conference on Privacy and Public Access to Court Records

Video is now available of some programs from the 7th Conference on Privacy and Public Access to Court Records, held 4-5 March 2010 in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. The posted programs are: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?; … Continue reading

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Changes to Access to U.S. Federal Court Records on PACER

Changes intended to enhance public access to U.S. federal court records through the PACER system were announced 16 March 2010 by the Judicial Conference of the United States. PACER is the fee-based legal information service of the Administrative Office of … Continue reading

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New Report on Sealed Cases in Federal Courts

A new report entitled Sealed Cases in Federal Courts (2009) has been issued by the U.S. Federal Judicial Center. The authors are Tim Reagan and George Cort. Here is the abstract: “An analysis of all cases filed in federal district … Continue reading

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