Change Log

6/16 - Added descriptions for plaintiff_type, defendant_type, facility_type, constitutional_clause, special_case_type, content_of_injunction (Issues).
6/16 - Fixed value in Document object documentation
6/15 - Finished cause of action table in Case object documentation
6/5 - Filled in more causes of action in Case object documentation
6/2 - Filled in more causes of action in Case object documentation
6/2 - Added subsections in Case object documentation for is_active, plaintiff_type, defendant_type, facility_type, constitutional_clause, special_case_type, content_of_injunction.
6/1 - Added descriptions for document ID and status in Document Details
6/1 - Added "Withdrawn" as option for "Class Action Outcome"/class_action_granted
5/26 - Fixed typo and added UTF-8 encoding notes in JSON to CSV tutorial.
4/4 - Added documentation in "Objects" section (and removed "under construction" disclaimers).
3/30 - Added Translating Search URL into API Query section.
3/28 - Modified Python requests example to include user agent.
3/15 - Modified endpoint names to match clearinghouse.net search bar so it can be mapped one to one. Also updated all the error handling messages and documentation to match current state of API.
2/21 - Added Embedding PDF Documents section and following fields:
  • summary_updated_date
  • related_cases
  • summary_authors
  • docket state
  • docket court
  • docket scales_html
  • docket entries
  • document party types
2/16 - Includes ability to filter:
  • case prevailing party
  • case ongoing
  • case available documents
  • case defendant type
  • case plaintiff type
  • case defendant level
  • case facility type
  • case constitutional clause
  • case content of injunction
  • case special case type
  • case status
  • document type
  • court
1/20 - Fixed typo in documentation. Includes ability to filter:
  • case filed pro se
  • case class action sought
  • case class action outcome
  • case public interest lawyer
11/17 - Added ability to query multiple fields at once.
11/16 - Includes ability to filter:
  • case relief nature
  • case relief source
  • case custom issue
11/15 - Includes ability to filter:
  • case issues
  • case settlement status
  • case attorney organization
11/8 - Includes ability to:
  • Filter case type regardless of if case type is listed as a primary or secondary case type
  • Filter by case state and special collection
8/24 Beta Release - Includes ability to filter case by ID, type, and cause of action.