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Judiciary Launches Redesigned PACER Website

  • More modern navigation tools with helpful graphical aids.
  • Simplified and easy-to-grasp instructions for registering for a PACER account.
  • Mobile-friendly design for use with hand-held devices.
  • More user-friendly directions for locating specific records with systemwide searches or court-specific searches.
  • Directions for easy access to free judicial opinions on, the website for the U.S. Government Publishing Office.
  • More information about pricing in simplified formats. Records downloaded from PACER are free unless a user accumulates over $30 in charges in a single quarter. The charges are 10 cents per page, with multi-page documents capped at $3.
  • A page that outlines how to apply for fee exemptions in the case of researchers and other eligible groups.
  • A set of accessibility tools for people with disabilities allowing them to, for example, adjust text size and contrast elements, or, to access documents through a screen reader.
  • A new tool to search for court-specific information. The website consolidates information about each court, such as court address and contact information, CM/ECF (Case Management/Electronic Case Files) version, counties served by the court, and unique flag definitions used by filers and the courts…”

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