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Case Management System

ACRONYM: CMS

ORIGINATOR:

Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice
Major Organization Subdivision: Civil Rights Division
Minor Organization Subdivision: Administrative Office
Name of Unit: Systems Development Unit
Street Address: 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Room N1519
City: Washington
State: D.C.
Zip Code: 20001
Country: United States
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ABSTRACT: The Case Management System (CMS) tracks all cases and matters litigated within the Civil Rights Division. The Civil Rights Division enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, sex handicap, religion, and national origin in the following areas: education, employment, housing, credit, public accommodations and facilities, voting, criminal civil rights, certain federally funded and conducted programs, persons confined to public institutions, access to reproductive clinic entrances, and immigration related unfair employment practices.

PURPOSE: The CMS provides a mechanism for entry, storage, tracking and reporting of matters and cases. The data is used internally to collect division-wide statistics. Case management is a term used to encompass the ability to input, process, and output information to Section, Division, and Departmental personnel for case management and workload purposes.

ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: All records in the CMS are protected from unauthorized access through appropriate administrative and technical safeguards. Access is restricted for those employees with a need-to-know to perform their official duties.

USE CONSTRAINTS: Users of the CMS will be restricted to only privileges necessary to perform assigned tasks.

AGENCY PROGRAM: The CMS is utilized to support all cases and matters within the Division.

SOURCES OF DATA: Information for the system is supplied by all Sections within the Division.

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ORDER PROCESS: Request for information should be submitted in writing to the office listed below.

OFFICE OF CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION (if different from originator):
Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice
Major Organization Subdivision: Civil Rights Division
Minor Organization Subdivision: Administrative Management Section
Name of Unit: Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Unit
Street Address: 1425 New York Avenue, NW Room 8000B
City: Washington
State: D.C.
Zip Code: 20005
Country: United States
Hours of Service:
Telephone: (202) 514-4210
FAX: (202) 514-6195
E-Mail Address:

DATE OF LAST MODIFICATION: 12/98

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Updated August 6, 2015

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