Introducing firstname.lastname@example.org: The New Way to RECAP | Free Law Project | Making the legal ecosystem more equitable and competitive.
peter.suber's bookmarks 2022-08-06
"For over a decade, the RECAP Extensions have liberated documents from the PACER system. One by one, our users have sent us millions of documents, which we have built into one of the largest open databases of federal court filings in the country.
While this system works well, sometimes it didn't feel like enough. Lawyers and litigants get notification emails from PACER that contain links to download PACER documents for free. Why weren't we getting those documents too?
Well, today we take the first step in changing that.
Starting today, litigants and lawyers that receive PACER notification emails can add the following email address to their account:
Once that email is added to your PACER account, we will get the same notifications you do (yours will be unchanged). When we get the notification, we'll download the available PDF and add it to our system. It's that simple. You add it once, we RECAP all your notifications going forward...."