Today in VoxPopuLII, Steve Schultze of Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy talks about the history of the RECAP project. Billed as an attempt to “turn PACER around” (hence RECAP), RECAP is a crowdsourced effort to take legal information from behind the paywalls imposed by the Federal judiciary and make it available to the public for free. It’s not the only thriller we know of that mentions free legal information (or the LII), but it’s the only one we know of in which free legal information is the central theme. It’s a lively read and it clarifies a truly important issue. Highly recommended.
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