28 U.S. Code § 481 - Automated case information
Automated case information
The Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts shall ensure that each United States district court has the automated capability readily to retrieve information about the status of each case in such court.
(1) In carrying out subsection (a), the Director shall prescribe—
Each United States district court shall record information as prescribed pursuant to subsection (b) of this section.