ABA Journal: Class action over PACER fees nears resolution with ‘agreement in principle’ to settle the case

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Debra Cassens Weiss


Freedom of the Press

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on November 17, 2021.

The named plaintiffs are three nonprofits—the Alliance for Justice, the National Veterans Legal Services Program and the National Consumer Law Center. Their 2016 lawsuit alleged that the 10-cents-per-page download fee, capping out at $3 per document, was much higher than the actual cost of providing public records.

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