Posts Tagged: Harlan Yu

Schultze on PACER, RECAP, and the Movement to Free American Case Law

Stephen Schultze of Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy has posted PACER, RECAP, and the Movement to Free American Case Law, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Schultze describes the origins of RECAP, an innovative project to publicly disseminate U.S. federal court… Read more »

Yu on Bringing Open Government to Courts

An interview has been posted with Harlan Yu of the Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), about the development of RECAP, the controversy over charging fees for access to court records through PACER, privacy respecting court records, the Law.gov legal open government data project, Mr. Yu’s Ph.D. research, and his presentation entitled Government… Read more »

Yu: Assessing PACER’s Access Barriers

Harlan Yu of the Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) has posted Assessing PACER’s Access Barriers, on the CITP blog Freedom to Tinker. Mr. Yu’s post assesses the preliminary report of a study of PACER by the U.S. federal courts, and described in the new issue of Third Branch. While that report indicates… Read more »

GovLaunch: The New RECAP Archive – Better Public Access to U.S. Federal Court Records

Stephen Schultze and Harlan Yu, both of the Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy, today announced (here and here) the launching of The RECAP Archive, a new Web interface to RECAP, the free database of U.S. federal court documents. The RECAP Archive enables searching and browsing by court, case name, docket number, PACER case… Read more »