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Finding Aid

2014-0459-F: Records related to the Nomination and Confirmation of Stephen C. Robinson as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0459-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0459-F requested materials related to the nomination and confirmation of Stephen C. Robinson as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

This FOIA primarily contains resumes, biographical information, fax cover sheets, routine memoranda, routing memoranda, correspondence, formal nomination paperwork, press releases, charts, and printed legal cases. The resumes and biographical information are from various approved nominees for judicial appointments. Documents relating to Robinson’s appointment include the formal nomination sent to Congress, the memorandum to President Bush approving Robinson’s nomination, as well as biographical information. Correspondence includes letters from President Bush to various newly appointed judges, letters from Congress requesting the appointment of nominees, and letters from current judges informing the White House of their intent to retire.

Electronic records consist of spreadsheets tracking the confirmation process of judicial nominees, lists of the minority judges nominated by President Bush, reports on the status of judicial nominations, compilations of news articles, copies of a press release from Senator Chuck Schumer’s office, daily whip notice updates regarding occurrences in Congress, and emails regarding the submission of paperwork for nominations.


15 folders, approximately 640 pages / 519 assets


Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files - FG030 (Legislative Branch) Subject Files - FG053 (United States District Courts)

Staff Member Office Files

Counsel's Office, White House - Bartolomucci, H. Christopher (Chris) Counsel's Office, White House - Elwood, Courtney Simmons Counsel's Office, White House - Walker, Helgard (Helgi) Counsel's Office, White House - Yanes, Raul Presidential Personnel, White House Office of - Bullock, Katja - Candidate Files - US Judges Press Office, White House - Press Releases