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The Commission on Public Access to Court Records was established by then-Chief Judge Kaye in 2002, to examine the sometimes competing interests of privacy and open access to information in court case files.

The commission was chaired by Floyd Abrams, a member of the New York City Law Firm of Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, and issued its report in February, 2004. The court system's policies on public access to court records reflect the recommendations of the Commission.

THE COMMISSION'S FINDINGS:

Adobe Acrobat PDF Document "The Report To The Chief Judge Of The State of New York"
February 25, 2004 (Includes Exhibits 1 & 2)

Adobe Acrobat PDF Document "Exhibit 3"

 

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