Last month, Fix the Court examined the 198 times Supreme Court justices stepped aside in cases this term at the cert. stage to see if we could understand the justices' decisions. We found a reason in all but five: one each from Breyer and Alito and three from Kagan.
From 2010 to 2016 PACER fees have funded courtroom technology, web-based jury services, a state of Mississippi study, sending notices to creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and sending notices to law enforcement agencies under the Violent Crime Control Act. That's clearly not what the original PACER law intended.