Digital Audio of Federal Court Proceedings Coming to PACER

Digital Audio of Federal Court Proceedings Coming to PACER

Five federal courts — two district courts and three bankruptcy courts — will participate in a pilot program to post audio files of court proceedings on PACER beginning later this summer.

The participating courts are:
-U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
-U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
-U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine
-U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama
-U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

More about the pilot program at The Third Branch.
PACER (“Public Access to Court Electronic Records”) has more than 600,000 subscribers who use it to access docket and case information from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. PACER accounts are available to interested subscribers for a low per use fee. The Library’s Langdell Reference Department will retrieve PACER documents by request for members of the Harvard Law School community.

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