Access to Court Resources: PACER, court records, and more

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Date Recorded: November 01, 2022


  • Anna Russell, Librarian, Ninth Circuit (Anchorage, District of Alaska)
  • Nicole Peaks, Librarian, Third Circuit (Newark, District of New Jersey)


This presentation provides a brief legislative history of the E-Government Act (why court records are supposed to be free), what constitutes a “Written Opinion” in electronic case files (CM/ECF), and how to locate case law/docket sheets/briefs in PACER, court websites, and via GPO.

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