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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT

FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE:

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General Order #2005-2

Exemption of PACER Fees

ORDER
Whereas, Professor Elizabeth Warren has requested an exemption from the Electronic
Public Access fee schedule for academic research; and
Whereas, this Court finds that an exemption is necessary to avoid unnecessary burdens
and to promote public access to information.
It Is Hereby ordered, this 3rd day of June 2005, that the request is granted. A waiver of
PACER fees for accessing documents of record in the United States Bankruptcy Court for
the Western District of Pennsylvania shall be effected for the benefit of Professor Elizabeth
Warren of the Harvard Law School for one year from the date hereof. The exemption
may be revoked at the discretion of the Court during this one year period. In compliance
with the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule promulgated by the Judicial Conference of
the United States, Professor Warren shall not sell the data obtained by use of this
exemption.
The Clerk shall give appropriate Notice of this Order.

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M. Bruce McCullough ,Chief Judge

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Judith K. Fitzgerald, Bankruptcy Judge

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Thomas P. Agresti, Bankruptcy Judge

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Warren W. Bentz, Bankruptcy Judge

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Bernard Markovitz , Bankruptcy Judge

IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE:
General Order #2006-2

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Exemption of PACER Fees
for a One-Year Period

ORDER
WHEREAS Professor Elizabeth Warren has requested an exemption from the Electronic Public
Access fee schedule for academic research; and
WHEREAS this Court finds that an exemption is necessary to avoid unnecessary burdens and to
promote public access to information.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, this 19th day of June 2006, that the request is granted. A waiver of
PACER fees for accessing documents of record in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Western District of Pennsylvania shall be effected for the benefit of Professor Elizabeth Warren of
the Harvard Law School for one year from the date hereof. The exemption may be revoked at the
discretion of the Court during this one-year period. In compliance with the Electronic Public Access
Fee Schedule promulgated by the Judicial Conference of the United States, Professor Warren shall
not sell the data obtained by use of this exemption.
The Clerk shall give appropriate Notice of this Order.

/s/
M. Bruce McCullough, Chief Judge

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Judith K. Fitzgerald, Bankruptcy Judge

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Thomas P. Agresti, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Jeffery A. Deller, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Warren W. Bentz, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Bernard Markovitz , Bankruptcy Judge

IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE:
General Order #2008-3

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Exemption of PACER Fees
for a One-Year Period

ORDER
WHEREAS Professor Elizabeth Warren has requested an exemption from the Electronic Public
Access fee schedule for academic research; and
WHEREAS this Court finds that an exemption is necessary to avoid unnecessary burdens and to
promote public access to information.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, this 9th day of June 2008, that the request is granted. A waiver of
PACER fees for accessing documents of record in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Western District of Pennsylvania shall be effected for the benefit of Professor Elizabeth Warren of
the Harvard Law School for one year from the date hereof. The exemption may be revoked at the
discretion of the Court during this one-year period. In compliance with the Electronic Public Access
Fee Schedule promulgated by the Judicial Conference of the United States, Professor Warren shall
not sell the data obtained by use of this exemption.
The Clerk shall give appropriate Notice of this Order.

/s/
M. Bruce McCullough, Chief Judge

/s/
Judith K. Fitzgerald, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Thomas P. Agresti, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Jeffery A. Deller, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Warren W. Bentz, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Bernard Markovitz , Bankruptcy Judge

IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE:

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General Order #2009-9

Exemption of PACER Fees
for a One-Year Period

ORDER
WHEREAS Elizabeth Warren, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has requested an
exemption from the Electronic Public Access fee schedule for academic research; and
WHEREAS this Court finds that an exemption is necessary to avoid unnecessary burdens and to
promote public access to information.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, this 10th day of November, 2009, that the request is granted. A waiver
of PACER fees for accessing documents of record in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Western District of Pennsylvania shall be effected for the benefit of the Elizabeth Warren, Professor
of Law at Harvard Law School. The exemption may be revoked at the discretion of the Court during
this one-year period. In compliance with the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule promulgated
by the Judicial Conference of the United States, Professor Elizabeth Warren shall not sell the data
obtained by use of this exemption.
The Clerk shall give appropriate Notice of this Order.

/s/
Thomas P. Agresti, Chief Judge

/s/
M. Bruce McCullough, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Bernard Markovitz, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Judith K. Fitzgerald, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Jeffery A. Deller, Bankruptcy Judge

IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE:

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General Order #2009-9

Exemption of PACER Fees
for a One-Year Period

ORDER
WHEREAS Elizabeth Warren, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has requested an
exemption from the Electronic Public Access fee schedule for academic research; and
WHEREAS this Court finds that an exemption is necessary to avoid unnecessary burdens and to
promote public access to information.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, this 10th day of November, 2009, that the request is granted. A waiver
of PACER fees for accessing documents of record in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Western District of Pennsylvania shall be effected for the benefit of the Elizabeth Warren, Professor
of Law at Harvard Law School. The exemption may be revoked at the discretion of the Court during
this one-year period. In compliance with the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule promulgated
by the Judicial Conference of the United States, Professor Elizabeth Warren shall not sell the data
obtained by use of this exemption.
The Clerk shall give appropriate Notice of this Order.

/s/
Thomas P. Agresti, Chief Judge

/s/
M. Bruce McCullough, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Bernard Markovitz, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Judith K. Fitzgerald, Bankruptcy Judge

/s/
Jeffery A. Deller, Bankruptcy Judge

IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

In Re:

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GENERAL ORDER #2012-1

In Re: Application for Exemption from
the Electronic Public Access Fees by
Elizabeth Warren

ORDER

This matter is before the Court upon the application and request by Elizabeth Warren
for exemption from the fees imposed by the Electronic Public Access fee schedule adopted by the
Judicial Conference of the United States Courts.
The Court finds that Elizabeth Warren as an individual researcher associated with
Harvard Law School falls within the class of users listed in the fee schedule as being eligible for a
fee exemption. Additionally, Elizabeth Warren has demonstrated that an exemption is necessary in
order to avoid unreasonable burdens and to promote public access to information, Therefore,
AND NOW, this 23rd day of January, 2012, it is hereby ORDERED that:
(1)
Elizabeth Warren shall be exempt from the payment of fees for access via
PACER to the electronic case files maintained in this Court, to the extent such use is incurred in the
course of Ms. Warren’s Consumer Bankruptcy Research Project. She shall not be exempt from the
payment of fees incurred in connection with other uses of the PACER system in this Court.
(2)

Additionally, the following limitations apply:

(a)

This fee exemption applies only to Elizabeth Warren and is
valid only for the purposes stated above;

(b)

This fee exemption applies only to the electronic case files of
this court that are available through the PACER system;

(c)

By accepting this exemption, Elizabeth Warren agrees not to
sell for profit any data obtained as a result of receiving this
exemption;

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(d)

Elizabeth Warren is prohibited from transferring any data
obtained as a result of receiving this exemption;

(e)

This exemption is valid until one year from the date of this Order.

(3)
This exemption may be revoked at the discretion of the Court at any time.
A copy of this Order shall be sent to the PACER Service Center.

/s/
Hon. Thomas P. Agresti, Chief Judge

/s/
Hon. Judith K. Fitzgerald, Judge

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Hon. Jeffery A. Deller, Judge

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Hon. Carlota M. Böhm, Judge

/s/
Hon. Bernard Markovitz, Judge

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