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  1. case summary on pacer

    For the most part I only use pacer for the case summarys. Will adding recap cause the fees on these to be free now or will i still be charged per page for them like i would before recap, or is that only for the dockets that makes it free?

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    • Free Court Dockets

      It looks like freecourtdockets.com lets anyone get free Pacer dockets. What's that about? I did not enter my Pacer info. Looks like you only need Pacer accoun to access filings. Would be great if Recap worked on freecourtdocket's docket sheets.

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      • Can't upload program.

        I click on allow, but when Firefox restarts, I keep being brought back to the license agreement screen

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        • allow attorneys to upload their pacer documents

          Attorneys currently have millions of pacer documents they have downloaded to their office servers of there own cases for the past few years. Is there a way you can allow attorneys to share these public documents that they have already downloaded prior to Recap starting?

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          • Are document charges (like PACER) reasonable from Court to enable on-line access?

            With a cash-strapped judiciary, are fees appropriate to finance electronic document systems? What are other alternative financing arrangements to prod courts to implement PACER-like archiving? Without payment of money, how do we arrive at the ultimate goal of universal on-line document access? Or should the judiciary just cough up the cash?

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            • Have Recap turn on when clicking on email links

              When attorneys file documents on Pacer they are sent an email notification with a link to a free look at the document. Currently Recap does not recognize the user logging into Pacer for this free look by clicking the link in the email. Recap would upload numerous times more of files if this feature was added.

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                • Create a button / ad for webmasters / bloggers to include on sites to help create awareness of RECAP

                  Create a button / banner ad for webmasters and bloggers to include on their sites - particularly those that might deal with caselaw and court documents.

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                  • create an internet explorer version

                    It would be really great to have an internet explorer version of RECAP, but we don't have the expertise to create it. If anybody out there is good at programming IE extensions, we've figured out most of the tough PACER integration questions and can help.

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                      • R icon does not appear on the docket right away after uploading document?

                        This is a question - how long does it take until the R icon appears on the docket next to the document you just uploaded?

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                        • HL-3 Include Hot Link to CM/ECF Documents in RECAP version of Docket sheet

                          It would be nice to include a hot-link to a document on the CM/ECF system, if the document has yet to be uploaded to RECAP. Just link to the unique ECF number for the document. This way you can capture documents easily and also one does not need to go onto Pacer, create a docket report, etc. and then download. Also, have a link directly to the ECF Docket report screen so one can obtain an updated docket. You could even feed in the last date on your version of the docket report to make updating easy and quick to…

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                          • HL-2 Notify before uploading anything

                            I think a lot of people are a little concerned about the automatic uploading - I think there should be a warning option that says:
                            "You are about to upload this page to RECAP - Yes -No"
                            Alan

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                            • better document metadata structure

                              We need to better explain which files exist in IA and what they contain.

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