Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Attorney General's Office. Education Division

9983--Education legal files

AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Education Division

SERIES: 9983
TITLE: Education legal files
DATES: 1970-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological, thereunder alphabetical by case name
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 7.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These records document the legal files created for the Office of Education. The Attorney General's office is responsible for representing state agencies in legal actions brought against them (UCA 67-3 thru 67-5-5 (1991)). Specifically, the Education Division provides legal services for higher education institutions, Board of Regents, State Board of Education, State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR), State Office of Education (USOE), Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind, and Applied Technology Centers. Information includes case files, investigative reports and claims, questions, complaints, personnel matters, attorney's research notes and work product, law and discovery documents, correspondence, pleadings, and affidavits.

RETENTION

Retain 20 years.

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives permanently.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after case is closed and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 19 years and then transfer to State Archives.

APPRAISAL

Administrative

This disposition is based on the administrative needs expressed by the agency.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Private. UCA 63G-2-302(2008)

Controlled. UCA 63G-2-304 (2008)