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Class Action Accuses Judiciary of Overbilling for PACER Records Access

, The National Law Journal

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The federal judiciary has long faced criticism for charging fees for online access to public court records. A new class action claims a computer error caused the system to overcharge users.

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  • Herb Spencer

    LOL! I‘m surprised that the ACLU, NLG, or some other permissive leftwing outfit hasn‘t joined in this suit on behalf of what they persist in calling "the poor and underrepresented." But it‘s early - and under Obama people are getting poorer all the time - so look to it before next January!

  • Appalled Taxpayer Who Loves PACER

    This idiot wasted the courts time with this? How is this not a Frivolous Harassing Lawsuit? Just because it‘s the Federal Gov‘t? PACER is fantastic and a great deal. They often charge nothing when the page count is low. This guy is the same as the jerks who call a lawyer instead of calling customer service for the phone Company to straighten out their imagined $37-over-years bill and waste everyone time "figuring it out". That attorney is really scraping for those billable hours. Or doesn‘t care if his name is synonymous with IDIOT. Boy, that‘ll sure drive business.

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