Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation


(Record Group 482)
1968-83
14 cu. ft.

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  • 482.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 482.2 GENERAL RECORDS 1968-83 19 lin. ft.

482.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: In the Judicial branch by an act of April 29, 1968 (82 Stat. 109), to consist of seven federal appeals and district court judges appointed by the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Predecessor Agencies:

Coordinating Committee for Multiple Litigation of the United States District Courts, under the Judicial Conference of the United States.

Functions: Authorizes the temporary transfer to a single district, for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings, civil actions pending in different districts that involve one or more common questions of fact.

RECORDS
RECORD TYPES RECORD LOCATIONS QUANTITIES
Textual Records Washington Area 14 cu. ft.

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482.2 GENERAL RECORDS
1968-83
19 lin. ft.

Textual Records: Minutes of executive sessions, transcripts of hearings, and other records, 1968-83.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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