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Sealed Cases to Appear in Case Lists in PACER

From The Third Branch (newsletter of the federal courts):

The Judicial Conference, in its continuing efforts to ensure appropriate public access to court files, has voted to make federal court sealed cases more readily apparent.

The Conference, acting at its March 17 meeting, voted to have Internet lists of civil and criminal cases in district courts include a case number and generic name, such as "Sealed vs. Sealed," for each sealed case....

Currently, PACER lists of sequentially numbered district court cases skip the sealed cases, but a member of the public could query the missing case number directly and would see a message stating that the case "is under seal."