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PACER Service Interruption, 06/18/2021

Stored payment methods, instant access registration, and email services will be unavailable from 7 p.m. ET Friday, June 18, 2021 — 6 p.m. ET Sunday, June 20, 2021.

Modified Filing Procedures Address Security Concerns

The federal Judiciary is responding to the recent disclosure of wide-spread cybersecurity breaches of government computer systems with new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents. New procedures will not change current policies regarding public access to court records.

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New PACER Case Locator API: Join the AO for a Town Hall Meeting

The Administrative Office (AO) will host a virtual town hall meeting on December 7, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. ET. The town hall will discuss the upcoming release of the PACER Case Locator Application Programming Interface (API) and how users can assist with testing. The new API will make it easier for those using automated scripts to consume data from the PACER Case Locator.

Please RSVP by December 2, 2020, with your name and contact information by email to You will receive an email confirmation of your RSVP.

In case you missed it, materials and information from the town hall are posted below.

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