Tuesday, May 17, 2011

(USA) Federal Courts Working With National Archives to Reduce Judicial Record Storage Costs

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

The US federal judiciary is working with the National Archives and Records Administration to reduce the costs of storing court records--estimated to save $35 million over the next 15 years... Justices are being asked to make certain that historically significant case documents are retained. To read more go to:
http://tinyurl.com/3wl38s7
original url:
http://www.uscourts.gov/News/NewsView/11-05-16/Federal_Courts_Saving_History_While_Saving_Money.aspx

Thank you to Stephanie Weiner, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee member for bringing this to our attention.

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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