History of the Gold Standard, and More from CRS

Congress has directed the Congressional Research Service not to make its reports directly available to the public. This policy does not make any practical sense and does not command respect inside or outside of government, but it has proven easier to work around the policy than to change it. Here are some new CRS reports obtained by Secrecy News (all pdf).

Brief History of the Gold Standard in the United States, June 23, 2011

Military Construction: Analysis of the FY2012 Appropriation and Authorization, June 22, 2011

Warrantless, Police-Triggered Exigent Searches: Kentucky v. King in the Supreme Court, June 17, 2011

The Smart Grid and Cybersecurity — Regulatory Policy and Issues, June 15, 2011

DNA Databanking: Selected Fourth Amendment Issues and Analysis, June 6, 2011

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