Are federal charges public record?

Are federal charges public record?

Federal case files are maintained electronically and are available through the internet-based Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service. Access federal case documents in real-time if you know the specific court the case was filed in by logging into PACER.

Are criminal case files public record?

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The public is allowed to look at court records for most cases. However, there are some court records the public is not allowed to see. This happens when a law or court order makes a record confidential. Court records for these cases are not available to the public.

What does a police mention in court mean?

When you get your Court Attendance Notice (CAN), it will tell you what court you have to go to and the‚Äč time and date that you must be there. This first time that you go to court is called a ‘mention’. The purpose of the mention is for the court to find out whether you want to plead guilty or not guilty.