TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 18, 2018
A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would prohibit the federal courts from charging for public documents, The ABA Journal reports. The Electronic Court Records Reform Act would require documents in the PACER database to be free, a change from the current 10 cents per page with a cap of $3. “Americans deserve a justice system that is transparent and accessible,” said Republican Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia, the bill’s sponsor.