Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Legal-Federal Grand Jury


Category-Subcategory: Legal-Federal Grand Jury
Category Description:

Information related to proceedings in judicial or quasi-judicial settings.

Subcategory Description: Material obtained pursuant to a federal grand jury subpoena, which includes (1) any reference to a specific sitting grand jury; (2) any documentation or data obtained by a grand jury subpoena if disclosure of such material tends to reveal what transpired before or at the direction of the federal grand jury; (3) documentation prepared specifically for the federal grand jury; and (4) transcripts or other recordings of testimony presented to the federal grand jury.
Marking: JURY


  • CUI Specified authorities include specific handling practices that differ from general CUI requirements. For Specified authorities, reference individual Safeguarding/Dissemination control citations for distinct requirements
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.

Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure 6(e) Specified Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure 6(e)(7)
18 USC 3771(c)(3) Basic 18 USC 3771(d)
US Attorney's Manual Specified  



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.