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Earl Gregg Swem Library

In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices .. Notice of the Commission’s Final Determination

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Headlines,Property Rights,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/337/337-794_notice06042013sgl.pdf

Agency ruling that Apple violated Samsung patents in developing iPhones and iPads and bans the company from further sales of older devices that work on AT&T’s Wireless network.  From the U.S. International Trade Commission

 

Implementing the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification in the Occupational Employment Statistics Program

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2013/05/art3full.pdf

Presents data highlights for occupations published for the first time in the May 2012 estimates and discusses other revisions, including the addition of new occupations, to the Standard Occupational Classification structure.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Brief Amici Curiae of American Library Association [et al] in Authors Guild [et al] v. Hathitrust [et al]

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Libraries/Museums,Supreme Court/courts,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.librarycopyrightalliance.org/bm~doc/lca-amicus-hathitrust-appeal-03june13.pdf

Friend of the court brief filed by library groups to support established library practices and the concept of fair use in treatment of copyrighted works.  From the Library Copyright Alliance

 

Interagency Task Force on Military and Veterans Mental Health: 2013 Interim Report

Categories: Defense/Military,Mental Health,Veterans

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/uploads/2013_interim_report_of_the_interagency_task_force_on_military_and_veterans_mental_health.pdf

Summarizes steps taken to improve mental health services for veterans, strengthen suicide prevention efforts, and promote mental health research into more effective treatment methodologies.  From the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, and Veterans Affairs, posted by the White House

 

Oversight: Pending Legislation Regarding Sexual Assaults in the Military

Categories: Congress,Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.armed-services.senate.gov/hearings/event.cfm?eventid=a98b6adb153eafb92badf66142162840

Prepared statements of Joint Chiefs during congressional hearing into legislation needed to prevent sexual assaults in the military.  From the Senate Committee on Armed Services

 

Review of the August 2010 Small Business/Self-Employed Division’s Conference in Anaheim, California

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt/Business Scandals,Taxes

http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2013reports/201310037fr.html

Lengthy examination of excessive spending by the IRS at a California conference and recommendations for how to enforce controls over conference spending.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Internal Revenue Service