Reporters Group Tracks Missing Dockets

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 13, 2006

Research on the Case Management/Electronic Case File system (PACER), conducted by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP), documented 469 missing criminal cases and 65 missing civil cases over the five-year period of Jan. 1, 2001 to Dec. 31, 2005.
Also from the RCFP:

  • This related editorial, In search of the secret docket
  • A summary of the docket listings in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.
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