Just a quick note today to share some exciting news and updates about CourtListener.
First, I am elated to announce that the CourtListener project is now supported in part by a grant from Public.Resource.Org. With this support, we are now able to develop much more ambitious improvements to the site that would otherwise not be possible. Over the next few months, the site should be changing greatly thanks to this support, and I’d like to take a moment to share both what we’ve already been able to do, and the coming changes we have planned.
One feature that we added earlier this week is a single location where you can download the entire CourtListener corpus. With a single click, you can download 2.2GB of court cases in XML format. Check out the information on the dump page for more details about when the dump is generated, and how you can get it: http://courtlistener.com/dump-info/
The second exciting feature that we’ve been working on is a platform change that enables CourtListener to support a much larger corpus. In the past, we’ve had difficulty with jobs being performed synchronously with the court scrapers …more ...