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Are you interested in learning how to access federal court records online, or want to sharpen the record-searching skills you already have? A training site for the federal judiciary’s Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service is available. The site features data from real cases filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York in 2007. There’s no charge. Current and future users of PACER can benefit from the Training Site.



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The Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system is the Federal Judiciary's comprehensive case management system for all bankruptcy, district, and appellate courts. CM/ECF allows courts to accept filings and provides access to filed documents online. CM/ECF gives access to case files by multiple parties, and offers expanded search and reporting capabilities. The system also offers the ability to immediately update dockets and download documents and print them directly from the court system.



A service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch, Govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.  In addition to providing a list of opinions from each court, the tool allows users to search for opinions by specific court or district, date range, and full-text, among other criteria.