Historical and Record Management System of Appointed Federal Judges

TITLE: Historical and Record Management System of Appointed Federal Judges

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Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice
Major Organization Subdivision: Office of Information Policy
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Street Address: Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue NW
City: Washington, D.C.
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Zip Code: 20530-0001
Country: United States
Hours of Service: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Telephone: (202) 514-2000
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ABSTRACT: The Historical and Record Management System of Appointed Federal Judges encompasses a centralized record of all Article III appointed Federal judges' appointment folders, as well as some Article I Federal judges' appointment folders. This system consists of alphabetical folders for each active judicial appointee and an alphabetical index to the files.

PURPOSE: To assist the agency in the recommendation and appointment of federal judges, as well as maintain an historical record of appointments.

ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: All records are protected from unauthorized access through appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. These restrictions include limiting access to those who have a "need-to-know" area of responsibility to perform their official duties, and using locks to limit physical access.

USE CONSTRAINTS: Users are restricted to only those who need access to perform assigned tasks with respect to federal judicial appointments.

AGENCY PROGRAM: The Department of Justice is the principal agency to assist in making recommendations to the President of the United States with respect to federal judicial appointments as well as in assisting the nominees in the confirmation process before the United States Senate.

SOURCES OF DATA: Data contained is the result of FBI investigations and data provided by the individual while under consideration for a federal judicial appointment by the President, as well as correspondence from entities outside the Department of Justice.

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ORDER PROCESS: These records are covered by the Privacy Act. A request for access to a record from the system must be made in writing to U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy, Suite 11050, New York Avenue NW 20530-0001, Washington, D.C. 20530. The envelope and the letter must be clearly marked either "Freedom of Information Request" or "Privacy Access Request". For a "Freedom of Information Request" - include in the request your full name, complete address, and as, specifically as possible the information you are requesting on a particular individual along with the appropriate fee. For a "Privacy Access Request" - include your full name, complete address, date of birth, place of birth, NOTARIZED signature, and other identifying data you may wish to furnish to assist in making a proper search of our records. For either type of request, the requester must provide a return address for transmitting the information.

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Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice
Major Organization Subdivision: Office of Information Policy
Minor Organization Subdivision:
Name of Unit:
Street Address: Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue NW
City: Washington, D.C.
State:
Zip Code: 20530-0001
Country: United States
Hours of Service: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Telephone: (202) 514-3642
Fax: (202) 514-1009
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DATE OF LAST MODIFICATION: 8/09