Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites

Recommendation 2017-1 – Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites provides guidance regarding the online dissemination of administrative adjudication materials. It offers best practices and factors for agencies to consider as they seek to increase the accessibility of adjudication materials on their websites and maintain comprehensive, representative online collections of adjudication materials, consistent with the transparency objectives and privacy considerations of the Freedom of Information Act and other relevant laws and directives.

Citation: Admin. Conf. of the U.S., Recommendation 2017-1, Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites, 82 Fed. Reg. 31039 (July 5, 2017).

 

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Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites

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2017-1
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In contrast to federal court records, which are available for download from the judiciary’s Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) program (for a fee), or records produced during notice-and-comment rulemaking, which are publicly disseminated on the rulemaking website www.regulations.gov, there exists no single, comprehensive online clearinghouse for the public hosting of decisions an

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Name Committee Type Date File
First Meeting Agenda Administration and Management Agenda Download First Meeting Agenda
Proposed Recommendation (3/15/17) Administration and Management Recommendation Download Proposed Recommendation (3/15/17)
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites Administration and Management Recommendation Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft) Administration and Management Recommendation Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft)
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Proposed Recommendation-Redline) Administration and Management Recommendation Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Proposed Recommendation-Redline)
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Proposed Recommendation) Administration and Management Recommendation Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Proposed Recommendation)
Proposed Recommendation (4/3/17) Administration and Management Recommendation Download Proposed Recommendation (4/3/17)
Proposed Recommendation (3/27/17) Administration and Management Recommendation Download Proposed Recommendation (3/27/17)
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft Report 3/6/17) Administration and Management Report Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft Report 3/6/17)
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Final Report) Administration and Management Report Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Final Report)
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft Report 3/31/17) Administration and Management Report Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft Report 3/31/17)
Access to Adjudication Materials on Federal Agency Websites Administration and Management Publication Download Access to Adjudication Materials on Federal Agency Websites
AALL Comment Administration and Management Comment Download AALL Comment
Herz Comment Administration and Management Comment Download Herz Comment
Judge Williams Comment Administration and Management Comment Download Judge Williams Comment
Asimow Comment Administration and Management Comment Download Asimow Comment
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites Fact Sheet Administration and Management Fact Sheet Download Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites Fact Sheet
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