Using Court Records for Research - Technical Appendix

Margo Schlanger & Denise Lieberman,
Using Court Records for Research, Teaching, and Policymaking: The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse, 75 U.M.K.C. L. Rev. 153  (forthcoming 2006) (Symposium: NARA Federal Civil Court Records: New Territory for Empirical, Historical, and Legal Research)

Cited Documents:

Record disposition schedules:

  • Pre-1995Schedule for the Disposition of the Records of United States District Courts, Territorial District Courts, Court of Claims, Court of International Trade, United States Claims Court, and the Special Court, Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, at 22, Information Resources Management Manual Chapter 17, XIII Guide to Judiciary Policies and Procedures  (Transmittal 3, Nov. 6, 1995).
  • Current, as of 2006:  Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Vol. I, The Guide to Judiciary Policies and Procedures , Records Disposition Schedule 2, Chapter 12, Part A, Section 15 (last modified Nov. 18, 2002). 

Tech. Training & Support Div., Admin. Off. of the U.S. Cts., Civil Statistical Reporting Guide (July 1999)


District Court Opinion and Termination Study: