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Category: Featured Gov Doc

United States Code: Using The Supplements

As journal students know, Bluebook Table 1.1 says that when citing the United States Code, one should “Cite to U.S.C. if therein.” But sometimes the supplements can look a bit confusing. In this blog post, I hope to clear up some confusion. The first thing to know is that a new edition of the United …Read the Rest

Summer Reading

This summer, why not become a little more familiar with some of the data gathered by the federal government? Below is a list of blogs or short postings about data captured by the federal government. Census Bureau Profile America is a daily 60-second podcast feature from the Census Bureau. The features use information gathered by …Read the Rest

‘Net Neutrality’ in the News

The FCC is scheduled to vote today on a proposal from its Chairman to revise the FCC rules governing the network management practices of “last mile” wired broadband Internet providers — those (primarily cable) companies that provide broadband Internet connections to mainstream end users. The scheduled vote is to approve issuance of a Notice of …Read the Rest

Government Documents and the JFK Assassination

While some may presume the best place to research the JFK assassination would be his presidential library and museum in Boston, the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-526) requires that JFK assassination-related materials be kept in a single collection at the the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The …Read the Rest

TED: The Editor’s Desk

TED: The Editor’s Desk, is the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s (BLS) daily information publication. The BLS advertises that “…if you give The Editor’s Desk a few minutes a day, within a week you’ll sound pretty clever about economics, within a month you will be extremely well-informed about the economy, and within a year you will …Read the Rest

Ohio H.B. No.59: Taxation of Legal Services

There is legislation pending in the Ohio House of Representatives that would result in a tax on legal services. The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association has created a Tax Opposition Toolkit for lawyers and clients who want to encourage their representatives to oppose this tax. The proposed legislation that would cause this change is H.B. 59. …Read the Rest