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Policy And Guidelines For The Management Of Electronic Records

Policy and guidelines for the management of electronic records including electronic mail (e-mail) systems.

Another DOHA Security Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino successfully mitigated Guideline B concerns for a scientist with close family ties to Lebanon at the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) in Arlington, VA.

FAR Employment Eligibility Verification

E-Verify Final Rule

Bill Savarino 2d Interview on Federal News Radio

Noted Security Clearance lawyer, Bill Savarino, was interviewed for a second installment by Derrick Dortch of Federal News Radio (WFED) that will air on Mr. Dortch’s Fed Access show at noon EST on October 30, 2008. This installment is about specific issues that can affect an individual’s eligibility, including drugs, alcohol, criminal activity, and financial […]

Policy, Standards, and Procedures (PSP)

Arizona Government Information Technology Agency PSP

Another DOHA Security Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino successfully convinced the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals to grant a clearance despite admissions of dishonesty under Guideline E. The applicant, a former military officer, lied about having extramarital sex with an enlisted man to her superior officer, to a state court judge in her divorce proceedings, and then to a Defense […]

Another DOHA Security Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino successfully gained a clearance for another Iraqi translator, who had lost his clearance under Guideline B for having immediate family in Iraq, Syria, Germany, Jordan and Canada. After a 4 hour hearing in San Diego, CA, Mr. Savarino convinced DOHA that the applicant, who served as a translator in Iraq for a military […]

Bill Savarino Interviewed on Federal News Radio

Noted Security Clearance lawyer, Bill Savarino, was interviewed by Derrick Dortch of Federal News Radio (WFED) on September 11, 2008 about pertinent issues affecting security clearances for individuals working for the Government or contractors. Mr. Savarino gave advice to those who are denied clearances or are in the process of having their clearances revoked. Hear […]

Records Management Policy #9.0

New York Unified Court System guidelines for electronic records.

Another Security Clearance Victory

Bill Savarino saved another clearance. This time he successfully convinced a Department of Energy (DOE) Appeal Panel to reverse an adverse hearing decision by a Department of Energy (DOE) Hearing Official to revoke a DOE employee”s Q clearance. The employee had a used marijuana while he possessed a Q clearance. His clearance was revoked after […]