Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Religion/Ethics,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/14-86

Supreme Court decision in favor of a Muslim woman who was denied employment in a case involving store dress codes and religious accommodations involving head scarves.  From the Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute

 

Elonis v. United States

Categories: Headlines,Supreme Court/courts,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/13-983

8-1 Supreme Court decision that reversed a defendant’s conviction involving verbal threats over social media and expanded the concept of freedom of speech in  such venues.  From the Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute

 

Identity Theft.gov

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Crime/Justice,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.identitytheft.gov/

Offers step-by-step checklists of what to do and when to do it, when your identity has been stolen.  Includes warning signs that your identity has been pilfered and offers important contact information.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

International Energy Portal

Categories: Energy,Statistics

http://www.eia.gov/beta/international/

Beta version of new, improved site for energy information by country.  Provides new data customization and visualization features.  From the Energy Information Administration