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Judicial Conference Moves to Halt "Secret" Court Practices

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· Story link The Judicial Conference took initial action toward ending "secret" dockets in federal courts and eventually putting audio…

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The Judicial Conference took initial action toward ending “secret” dockets in federal courts and eventually putting audio of federal court proceedings online. Meeting at the Supreme Court, the conference — the policy-making body of the federal judiciary — urged all federal courts to end the practice whereby some cases put under seal “vanish” from electronic dockets and databases. (3/14/07)