Hot Docs is a selective list of federal, state,
and international government publications of interest to the University of
Washington Law School community. Internet links and/or Gallagher Law Library
call numbers are provided.
|A Review of the Federal Bureau of
Investigations Use of National Security Letters
(Unclassified), March 2007. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the
General. 199 pp.
Sound Health, Sound Future -
Protecting and Restoring Puget Sound.
Puget Sound Partnership.
December 2006. 228 pp.
The Iraq Study Group Report (Baker-Hamilton report).
For more information on the Iraq Study Group, see the United States Institute of
|DoD Directive 2310.01E (DoD
Detainee Program). September. 5, 2006.
U.S. Department of Defense. 11pp.
Army Field Manual 2-22.3 (Human Intelligence Collector Operations).
September 6, 2006.
U.S. Army. 384 pp.
|Report to Congress on
Implementation of Section 1001 of the USA PATRIOT Act, Special Report,
U.S. Department of Justice. 14 pp.
|Victims of Trafficking and
Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report.
U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in
Persons. 295 pp.
KF4829 .V53 at Classified Stacks
|Annual Report on International
Religious Freedom 2005, April 2006.
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
|Country Reports on Human Rights
U.S. Department of State.
JC571 .U48 at Reference Area.
|Legal Authorities Supporting
the Activities of the National Security Agency Described by the
(White paper on NSA's domestic eavesdropping). U.S. Department
of Justice. 43 pp.
Presidential Authority to
Conduct Warrantless Electronic Surveillance to Gather Foreign
Intelligence Information. January 5, 2006.
U.S. Congressional Research
Service. 44 pp.
KF9670 .B39 2006 at Classified Stacks
Simple, Fair, and Pro-Growth:
Proposals to Fix America's Tax System.
Report of the President's
Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform. 272 pp.
KF6300 .A56 2006 at Classified Stacks
|Uncertain Future: Climate
Change and Its Effects on Puget Sound.
University of Washington Climate
Impacts Group. 36 pp.
(Commissioned by the Puget Sound Action Team and based on a more
technical report called The Foundation Document, which will be available
Oct. 18th at 5 p.m.)
Press release at
|The Chief Justice of the United
States: Responsibilities of the Office and Process for Appointment,
updated September 12, 2005.
U.S. Congressional Research Service. 47 pp.
|Supreme Court Appointment
Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate,
updated July 6, 2005.
U.S. Congressional Research Service. 53 pp.
KF8742 .R88 2005 at Classified Stacks
|Subject Line Labeling as a
Weapon Against Spam: A Report to Congress.
U.S. Federal Trade Commission. 46
TK5105.743 .U55 2005 at Classified Stacks
A Review of the FBI's Handling
of Intelligence Information Related to the September 11 Attacks.
Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General. 328 pp. November
2004 (redacted and unclassified; released publicly June 2005).
HV8144.F43 at Classified Stacks
|Report to the President of the United States. March 31, 2005.
Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States
Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction. 618 pp.
UB251.U6 U535 2005 at Classified Stacks
|A Report to the Insurance
Commission: Medical Malpractice Closed Claim Study: Claims Closed from
July 1, 1994 through June 30, 2004.
Washington State. Office of
Insurance Commissioner. 40 pp.
KFW191.M2 R47 2005 at Classified Stacks
The press release is at:
Country Reports on
Human Rights Practices. 2004.
U.S. Department of State
JC571 .U48, current edition at Reference Area, previous editions
at Classified Stacks
State of the Sound
Puget Sound Action Team. 78 pp.
TD225.P97 S72 at Classified Stacks
Jeopardy: The Court Funding Crisis in Washington State.
Courts. Board for Judicial Administration. Court Funding Task Force. 78
KFW510.5.A3 J46 2004 at Classified Stacks
|A More Secure World: Our
Report of the Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Threats,
Challenges and Change. (United Nations reform.) 99 pp. (UN document
format), 143 pp. (book format).
JZ5595 .U55 2004 at Classified Stacks
|ESA Critical Habitat Designations for West
Coast Salmon and Steelhead
Proposed Rule: Endangered and Threatened Species; Designation of
Critical Habitat for 13 Evolutionary Significant Units of Pacific Salmon
and Steelhead in Washington, Idaho, Oregon. National Marine Fisheries
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of
Commerce. Released November 30, 2004. To be published in the Federal
For more information, including press release, fact sheet, economic
analysis, and the proposed rule for Pacific Salmon and Steelhead in
Biological Opinion for the Federal Columbia River Power System
(concerning dam removal on the Columbia and Snake rivers).
Background information is at
|Final Report of the Special Master for
the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001.
Feinberg, special master. U.S. Department of Justice. 120 pp.
.F45 2004 at Classified Stacks
|Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the
Director of Central Intelligence on Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction
(Iraq Survey Group report). 1000+ pp.
|Secrecy in the Bush Administration.
U.S. House of
Representatives, Committee on Government Reform -- Minority Staff,
Special Investigations Division. Prepared for Rep. Henry A. Waxman. 90
E902 .U55 2004 at Classified Stacks
||Neither Safe nor Secure: An Assessment of Indian Detention Facilities.
U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Inspector General. 63 pp.
E98.C87 N35 2004 at Classified Stacks
|An Ocean Blueprint for the 21st Century: Final Report of the U.S.
Commission on Ocean Policy.
(Recommendations to the President and
Congress for a new national ocean policy.) 610 pp.
GC58 .O34 2004 at Classified Stacks
|Report of the Select Committee on Intelligence on the U.S.
Intelligence Community's Prewar Intelligence Assessments on Iraq.
Rep. No 108-301 (2004). 523 pp.
JK468.I6 U55 2004 at Classified Stacks
|The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on
Terrorist Attacks upon the United States.
HV6432.7 .N39 2004 at Reference Area & Classified Stacks
|Article 15-6 Investigation of the 800th Military Police Brigade
(Abu Ghraib prison report. Also known as the “Taguba Report”). 53 pp.
DS79.764.U6 T34 2004 at Reference Area