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Chief Justice Roberts Promises Greater Access to Court Filings


The U.S. Supreme Court is developing an electronic filing system that will make all case filings available to the public online, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. announced in his annual year-end report issued Wednesday. Roberts said the new system “may be operational as soon as 2016."

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  • Pancho

    From the headline, I was hoping that Roberts was trying to make documents from ALL federal courts more accessible. Looking at the transcripts of a lengthy federal murder trial, guessing what any one document contained, one could spend thousands of dollars downloading transcripts from PACER and not find what one wanted.

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