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Federal Conspiracy Law, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that were issued last week include the following.

Federal Conspiracy Law: A Brief Overview, updated January 20, 2016

Methods of Estimating the Total Cost of Federal Regulations, January 21, 2016

Judicial Redress Act 101 — What to Know as Senate Contemplates Passing New Privacy Law, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 21, 2016

TransCanada to Seek $15 Billion in NAFTA Lawsuit over Denial of Keystone XL Permit Request, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 19, 2016

EPA and the Army Corps’ Proposed “Waters of the United States” Rule: Congressional Response and Options, updated January 20, 2016

The Glass-Steagall Act: A Legal and Policy Analysis, January 19, 2016

Congress and the Budget: 2016 Actions and Events, January 19, 2016

GAO Bid Protests: An Overview of Timeframes and Procedures, updated January 19, 2016

“Regulatory Relief” for Banking: Selected Legislation in the 114th Congress, updated January 19, 2016

Money for Something: Music Licensing in the 21st Century, updated January 19, 2016

Comparing DHS Appropriations by Component, FY2016: Fact Sheet, updated January 20, 2016

Iran: U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Authority to Lift Restrictions, updated January 22, 2016

The Fight Against Al Shabaab in Somalia in 2016, CRS Insight, January 19, 2016

Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for the 114th Congress, updated January 20, 2016

The U.S. Military Presence in Okinawa and the Futenma Base Controversy, updated January 20, 2016

The European Union: Questions and Answers, updated January 19, 2016