Disputes and Litigation Case Files

Records that document legal actions involing Emory. Records may include court documents, correspondence, and other related records.




Office of the General Counsel

Retention Period

Permanent for records of cases resulting in major policy modification, non-confidential components (pleadings, final decisions, copies of records of the courts) of cases considered historical, and summary statements; Retain all other records for seven years after final decision then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008