Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Legal-Witness Protection


Category-Subcategory: Legal-Witness Protection
Category Description:

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

Subcategory Description: Information related to the secretive details associated with one who has testified or may testify under circumstances that require secrecy of that individual and details pertaining to that person.
Marking: WIT


  • 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
18 USC 3521(b)(1) Basic 18 USC 3521(b)(1)(I)(3)
28 CFR 0.111B(b) 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.