If you use the PACER system regularly to access (and pay for) federal court records, you probably hate it. It’s clunky. It’s expensive.
But, while you wait for that to happen, you can try to get in on the PACER class action lawsuit that is about to commence in federal court.
Of course, if you find the correction of cultural lag, and the machinations of the court system, too slow for your purposes, there are a couple of things you can do right now, to improve your PACER experience.
RECAP is a program developed and updated by Princeton University and the Free Law Project. RECAP is a Chrome and Firefox extension that allows users to access PACER documents that have been downloaded and shared to a free repository by fellow RECAP users. Long story short: RECAP allows you to access PACER documents for free. It’s PACER spelled backward. See what they did there.
If you won’t join ‘em, beat ‘em.
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I always say: there’s a late 80s rap song for every situation.