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by Cat Fri Aug 18th, 2017 at 12:58:34 PM EST

I have for many years @ eurotib.com promoted PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) URL and search to provide subscribers primary source material which may or may NOT validate Anglo-merican reportage.

I've no idea whether national or EU gov't. provides similar public access to records of court proceedings in situ. eurotrib.com comment history does not obtain.

I had last promoted PACER 10 May 2009.

The purpose of this "diary" publication is to establish a permalink to PACER database of courts' recording in consideration of persistent innerboob doubts about the veracity of courts' recordings ("stenography"), or transcript of proceedings involving all interest parties to criminal and civil litigation.

PACER may be the only historiographic evidence that affirms or refutes ideals of "due process" by (English common) law, implying superior mete of justice by western European public intellectuals to all other precepts of "civilization". Usually method of capital punishment: humane execution by beheading v. pharmaceutical agent.

For example, PACER supplied the transcript of Paula Deen's deposition in a civil suit to innerboob subscribers. This was not a "leak". Anyone could have uploaded the record to a ISP host account. PACER is a public domain publisher. I read this testimony with interest to evaluate Title VII discrimination criteria since I sued my employer in '91.

eurotib.com subscribers may have not sued any employer for remedies to discrimination under which? national law or EU directives prohibiting discrimination.

eurotrib.com subscribers may have not "consumed" reportage concerning, for instance, celebrity Paula Deen's  restaurant and prepared meal franchise operations. My understanding is eurotrib.com subscribers do not question US hegemony except when opportunities to condemn Germany's hegemony arise, regardless of domestic or interstate application of Basic Law occur to test governance of "liberal" enterprise (which are not people). And if Germany did support a publisher like PACER, eurotrib.com subscribers couldn't identify it or translate this material.

Irish Court Records are under the control of the judiciary and not subject to freedom of information requests although some details are available online. The PACER system seems much more advanced than this.

Index of Frank's Diaries
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Aug 18th, 2017 at 05:49:14 PM EST
Pacer seems like a valuable resource.

As to this:

My understanding is eurotrib.com subscribers do not question US hegemony except when opportunities to condemn Germany's hegemony arise...

I have to wonder if you have been misdirected to some other site. While I certainly acknowledge the facts of US hegemony, such as they are, I believe that it is exercised against the interests of >90% of the US population and that elite folly is leading to the loss of any remnants sooner, rather than later and that this is a good thing both for most US citizens and especially for those citizens of other countries who have been the object of US hegemony. My impression is that I am hardly alone in this view at ET.

This is just a ridiculous assertion on its face.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Aug 21st, 2017 at 09:31:39 PM EST
mmm, no. Why, just a few months ago... responding to a post on the topic, I felt an urge to survey sentiment in the period 2011-2017, which was when I quit commenting at eurotrib.

Jerome's diary "Claiming Germany" (2006, before my time) was a nice find though.

Here's what I do: first I site search diaries with GOOG, then I site search archive diaries with SCOOP. Key word "Germany", key word "Greece" for both trials. I read, ok, skim, the returns with the comments >30. "ECB",  "Schnauble", "austerity" typically are um "triggers." 'bout a dozen each pass.

For example, "The view from Germany" (2015)

He appears to be a two handed debater: on the one hand, this, and on the other that. But the two hands are both German. And guilt is still guilt and is still Greek. Honest, us good Germans had no idea it was hurting so much.
>> "We had no idea where all the Jews in the neighborhood were going."  "We had no idea the money was not trickling down even though we could see the problem every time we vacationed in Greece."  "We had no idea Germany was externalizing its reunification and trade balance costs by cramming debt down the throats of those lazy southerners."  A lot of willful ignorance in the Fatherland.

Jake's tour de force, "A postmodern reenactment of the 1930s" (2013) attracted 124 comments!

But, hey. You may have a point. USA relinquished the mantel "leader of the free world" to the embarrassment of the free world. UK is on the "cliff-edge" of supplanting Greece in the Council's martyr department. And I think Schnauble finally is dead. So maybe I'll lay off chasing ghosts for a bit.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Aug 22nd, 2017 at 01:38:14 AM EST
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You might have more luck if you searched for Wolfgang Schäuble, who is very much alive. And, yes, I do hold the German Government, Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schauble responsible for much of the economic disfunction in Europe, especially the handling of Greece. Strange how that disfunction seems mostly to benefit Germany. Google 'Three sector national accounting'.

For Europe and the EU German attitudes are, at the very least, equal to the baleful influence of the US hegemon, and Obama and other US government officials have been critical of Germany's role in European economic disfunction and in the state of affairs in Greece, even if only in diplomatic language.

Last, I don't question what your searches might have found, but rather your interpretation of those findings.  

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Aug 22nd, 2017 at 01:43:26 PM EST
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Texas, it will be recalled, is the state where slaves were surprised to learn two years after the fact that they had been emancipated by the president of the USA and the war of northern aggression was done. That day is still casually celebrated by some African Americans every "Juneteenth".

New Texas Court Access System Raises Old Information Demons

The checkerboard of public access in Texas courts was the focus of a conference on freedom of information earlier this week that included a Courthouse News Service bureau chief, a local clerk, a legislator and a state Supreme Court clerk.

In the face of political headwinds from elected court clerks, who see a goldmine in the records, the Texas Supreme Court clerk is now moving to unify public access throughout the Texas courts. A key part of the campaign is the high court's Office of Court Administration engagement of a tech company to develop an online records database called "re:SearchTX."
"We want transparency, we want the openness of the records but the liability - that's a real concern," [State Rep. Travis] Clardy said. He was also concerned with "judicial voyeurism," a concept he did not explain.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Sep 16th, 2017 at 07:52:21 PM EST

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