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Tuesday, February 05, 2013



Two reasons I think the records are too hard to access:

1. Understanding and registering for PACER is one of the most-used skills I learned in law school. Non-lawyers don't know PACER exists, and when they do, they don't use it. There's no good reason for that.

2. In my experience at private firms, the government, and non-profits, the differential use of PACER is apparent. Within the firms, no one cares how much you use PACER; within the government, it's very difficult to even GET a PACER account; within non-profits, you're asked to be careful how much you download. That creates an unnecessary disadvantage that piles on top of many others.

Brian Wolfman

That would be MY error!

Brian Wolfman

Thanks, Kimm. I've corrected by error. I hate antecedent futurity as much as you do! -Brian


Psst - Feb. 25, 2013 has not happened yet.

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