WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF RECORDS MANAGEMENT

Subject File, 1981-89

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT-ORGANIZATIONS: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

 

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

 

ALL CATEGORIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH USE

 

FG017                   Department of Justice (5.6 ft.; boxes 1-14)

                             A secondary subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to positions in the agency or to advisory boards, especially that of Edwin Meese, William Bradford Reynolds, and Richard Thornburgh; the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) and the issue of Nazi war crimes; annual reports; the report of the Task Force on Violent Crime; monthly reports of the Pardon Attorney and requests for clemency; the Interdepartmental Committee on Internal Security (ICIS); speeches by Justice department officials; Civil Division reports to the Office of Management and Budget regarding major litigation; the proposal to close the Cleveland anti-trust office; the Voting Rights Act implementation; anti-obscenity laws and the Commission on Pornography; the attempted assassination of the President; agency accomplishments; the free trade agreement with Canada; civil rights enforcement and philosophy; the Enrique Camarena case (DEA); the Independent Counsel law and the investigation of Wedtech, the Aqaba Pipeline, Baby Bell, and Edwin Meese’s financial disclosure issue.

 

FG017-01               Anti-Trust Division (0.2 ft.; boxes 14-15)

                             This secondary subject category contains material regarding the appointment of individuals to office, reports, directives, and the AT&T case.

 

FG017-02               Community Relations Service (1folder; box 15)

                             This secondary subject category contains material the appointment of individuals to office; funding for the CRS; and a meeting between the Director of the CRS and the President.

 

FG017-03               Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) (0.4 ft.; boxes 15-16)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to office; the Drug Abuse Policy Office; the proposed reorganization of DEA; and international drug trafficking.

 

FG017-04               Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) (0.6 ft.; boxes 16-18)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of Directors William H. Webster and William S. Sessions; fingerprint checks; the proposed revision of the Attorney General’s guidelines for Domestic Security Investigations (the Levi Guidelines); the 75th anniversary of the FBI; alleged judicial corruption in Chicago; terrorism in the United States; requests for investigations; funding for local law enforcement officers to attend the Bureau’s National Academy; and the issue of interviewing librarians in New York City regarding alleged hostile individuals.

 

FG017-05               Immigration and Naturalization Service (0.4ft.; boxes 18-19)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of the Commissioner; INS activities regarding farm workers in California; funding for the Border Patrol; identification cards; INS procedures in various cities in the Southwest; deportations; and the call for the resignation of Harold Ezell, the Western Regional Commissioner.  Other than official statements to Congress, there was no material in this category regarding the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

FG017-06               Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (0.2 ft.; box 19)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Office, its functions, funding, and officers.

 

FG017-07               Legal Counsel, Office of  (1 folder; box 20)

                             This folder contains one item, the resignation of the Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal counsel.

 

FG017-08               Parole Commission, United States  (0.4ft.; boxes 20-21)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to office; H.R 4801, the Sentencing Guidelines Act of 1986; and the release of parolee’s names.

 

FG017-09               Prisons, Bureau of  (3 folders; box 21)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to office, reports; Federal Prison Industries; and the privatization of corrections.

 

FG017-10               Solicitor General  (2 folders; box 21)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to office.

 

FG017-11               United States Attorneys  (2.8ft.; boxes 21-28)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to office (including a small number of U.S. Marshals when accompanied by recommendations for U.S. Attorneys); complaints regarding certain U.S. Attorneys; pro bono work; and assignments that attorneys are given.

 

FG017-12               U.S. Marshals  (2.0ft.; boxes 28-33)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to the appointment of individuals to office; the proposed reduction of the U.S. Marshals service to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia; new deputy U.S. Marshal Single-Agencies Occupational and Qualification Standards; evictions; using Marshals to locate Raoul Wallenberg; and collective bargaining.

 

FG017-13               Office of Justice Assistance, Research and Statistics  (1folder; box 33)

A subject category containing material pertaining to the report of the Justice System Improvement Act Agencies.

                                     

FG017-14               Justice Statistics, Bureau of  (2 folders; box 33)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to appointments to the Bureau of Justice Statistics Advisory Board and the annual report for fiscal year 1985.

 

FG017-15               National Institute of Justice  (3 folders; box 34)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to appointments to the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board; a project to reduce crime in the school; and the annual report and record of accomplishments for 1986-87.

 

FG017-16               Foreign Claims Settlement Commission  (3 folders; box 34)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to appointments to the commission; the annual report for 1981; and claims filed with the Commission, particularly by Occidental Petroleum Corporation for its land in Venezuela.

 

FG017-17               United States Sentencing Commission  (1 folder; box 34)

                             A subject category containing material pertaining to appointments to the commission; sentencing guidelines; and the annual report for 1987.