Privacy/Public Access to Court Records

State Links

Alaska

Rules of Administrative 37.8(b): Bulk Distribution of Electronic Case Information

Arizona

Arkansas

California

California Rules of Court 2.503(g) Public access - Bulk distribution ("The court may provide bulk distribution of only its electronic records of a calendar, register of actions, and index. "Bulk distribution" means distribution of all, or a significant subset, of the court's electronic records.")

Colorado

Chief Justice Directive 05-01 Section 4.30 (Requests for Bulk Distribution of Court Records), Section 4.40 (Access to Aggregate and Compiled Data from Court Records)

Connecticut

Request for Bulk Distribution ("Anyone who wishes to obtain bulk distribution or data in a specialized format (i.e. compiled) must request authorization from the Judicial Branch, which may impose a service charge or assess a user fee as part of its authorization of such request.")

Florida

Hawaii

Hawaii Court Records Rules 2.5 (Bulk Information), 10.16 (Requests for Bulk, Discrete, or Compiled Electronic Information), 10.17 ( Electronic Court and ADLRO Records: Requests for Bulk or Discrete Data and Compiled Information)

Idaho

Idaho Court Administrative Rule 32(e) ("Bulk distribution. Bulk distribution of electronic court data is not allowed. However, at its discretion, the Supreme Court may grant requests for scholarly, journalistic, political, governmental, research, evaluation, or statistical purposes where the identification of specific individuals is ancillary to the request.")

Illinois

Indiana

Administrative Rule 9(F)

Authorized Bulk Data Vendors

Bulk Data Requests/User Agreements

Bulk Data Request Form

Case No. 94S00-1109-MS-552: Order Concerning the Bulk Distribution and Remote Access to Court Records in the Electronic Form

Iowa

Kansas

Request Court Records ("We also can't fill requests for bulk data, such as "all judgments in eviction cases last year." For compiled data, we recommend you refer to our annual case management statistics.")

Kentucky

Maine

Supreme Judicial Court Administrative Order JB-05-20 III. RECORDS MAINTAINED AT OR BY COURTS - 6. ("Requests to provide “data dumps,” “bulk data,” or large quantities of case details will be denied.")

Maryland

Massachusetts

Minnesota

Missouri

Rule 2: Public Access to Records of the Judicial Branch (see 2.03 and 2.10).

Montana

Supreme Court AF 06-0377: Adopting Rules for Public Access and Privacy to Court Records in Montana (see sections 4.30 and 4.40).

Nebraska

New Hampshire

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

South Dakota

Utah

Washington

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Rules Governing Access to Court Records (see Rules 2, 11, and 13).