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7
Feb
Federal Documents System...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system is being accused of charging fees for documents in excess of what is allowed by law. Three non-profits – the Alliance for Justice, the National Veterans Legal Services Program, and the National Consumer Law Center – filed suit in 2016...

31
Jan
Federal Appeals Court Aff...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has upheld a U.S. law that makes it illegal for Undocumented Immigrants to own or possess firearms. The case stemmed from the arrest of a man who had crossed into the US illegally in 2005, and later in 2014 was...

17
Jan
King County, WA Superior...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The King County Superior Court, which recently moved off of the State’s legacy case management system, SCOMIS, in favor of a platform from Journal Technologies called KC-JAMS, has made a name change! Due to a potential lawsuit from another entity called JAMS, King County decided to switch to the...

15
Jan
Pennsylvania Supreme Cour...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s child protection law does not extend to fetuses or the unborn; consequently, they are excluded from being considered victims of parental neglect. From the The Morning Call: “The Supreme Court’s main opinion said the law’s definition of a child does...

9
Jan
PG&E May Have Violat...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

Pacific Gas & Electric’s alleged liability in starting a disastrous wildfire that ravaged California in late 2018 may be exacerbated by a previous criminal sentence. PG&E was placed on five years of probation in 2017 after a criminal conviction stemming from the 2010 explosion of one of its natural...