The New York Times Editorial Board: Public Records Belong to the Public

Extract from The New York Time’s article “Public Records Belong to the Public”

One bright spot of the Trump era is a greater public understanding of the rule of law and the institutions and individuals who sustain it.

But concerned citizens who wish to keep up with court cases — not to mention journalists covering them — face a barrier: the byzantine and overly expensive Public Access to Court Electronic Records system, more commonly known as Pacer.

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