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: 82 Fed. Reg. 31,039, 31,039 (July 5, 2017)

Contacts

Implementation Contact
202.480.2093
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Final Recommendation

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 and other materials generated throughout...

Project Documents

Name Committee Type Date
First Meeting Agenda Administration and Management Agenda March 15, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites Fact Sheet Administration and Management Fact Sheet July 10, 2017 Download
AALL Comment Administration and Management Public Comment June 12, 2017 Download
Herz Comment Administration and Management Public Comment June 8, 2017 Download
Judge Williams Comment Administration and Management Public Comment June 7, 2017 Download
Asimow Comment Administration and Management Public Comment June 6, 2017 Download
Access to Adjudication Materials on Federal Agency Websites Administration and Management Publication February 15, 2018 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites Administration and Management Recommendation June 28, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft) Administration and Management Recommendation June 26, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Proposed Recommendation-Redline) Administration and Management Recommendation June 14, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Proposed Recommendation) Administration and Management Recommendation May 31, 2017 Download
Proposed Recommendation (4/3/17) Administration and Management Recommendation April 3, 2017 Download
Proposed Recommendation (3/27/17) Administration and Management Recommendation March 27, 2017 Download
Proposed Recommendation (3/15/17) Administration and Management Recommendation March 15, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Final Report) Administration and Management Report April 10, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft Report 3/31/17) Administration and Management Report March 31, 2017 Download
Adjudication Materials on Agency Websites (Draft Report 3/6/17) Administration and Management Report March 6, 2017 Download
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