Monroe et al v. Rauner et al
ORDER GRANTING PACER EXEMPTION as to julie graham, MFT. Signed by Chief Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel on 5/10/2022. (beb)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
Southern District of Illinois
JANIAH MONROE, et al.,
Case Number: 18-cv-00156-NJR
STEVE MEEKS, et al.,
ORDER GRANTING PACER EXEMPTION
On May 10, 2022, the Court appointed julie graham, MFT, as a Special
Master/Monitor (Docs. 370, 423) to assess and advise the Court and the parties on
Defendants’ compliance with certain requirements set forth in the Court’s Preliminary
Injunctions. (Docs. 212, 332, 336, 384). Review of documents filed in this case is necessary
for Ms. graham to carry out her court-appointed duties.
The Court finds that an exemption from the fees imposed by the Electronic Public
Access fee schedule adopted by the Judicial Conference of the United States Courts is
warranted for Ms. graham. As an appointed Special Master/Monitor in this class action
prisoner civil rights case, she falls within the class of users listed in the fee schedule as
being eligible for a fee exemption. The Court is satisfied that an exemption is necessary
in order to avoid unreasonable burdens and to promote public access to information.
Accordingly, julie graham, MFT hereby is exempted from the payment of fees for access
via PACER to the electronic case files maintained in this Court, to the extent such use is
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incurred in the course of this action only. Ms. graham shall not be exempt from the
payment of fees incurred in connection with other uses of the PACER system in this
Court. Additionally, the following limitations apply:
1. this fee exemption applies only to and is valid only for the purpose stated above;
2. this fee exemption applies only to the electronic case files of this Court that are
available through the PACER system;
3. by accepting this exemption, Ms. graham agrees not to sell for profit any data
obtained as a result of receiving this exemption;
4. Ms. graham is prohibited from transferring any data obtained as a result of
receiving this exemption, except that she may transfer data to counsel for the
parties and to the Court as necessary to carry out her monitoring duties;
5. this exemption is valid only until this action is terminated.
This exemption may be revoked at the discretion of the Court at any time.
Ms. graham must register for a separate pro bono account with PACER at
https://pacer.uscourts.gov. After registering, the PACER Service Center will issue
further written instructions to activate the account. If needed, Ms. graham may contact
the PACER Service Representative at 800-676-6856 for assistance.
The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to email a copy of this Order to the PACER
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: May 10, 2022
NANCY J. ROSENSTENGEL
Chief U.S. District Judge
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