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Federal District Court for the District of Connecticut rules on the scope of the Federal Aviation Administration’s subpoena power relating to unmanned aircraft systems (Huerta v. Haughwout)

  • Government
  • Judicial
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Enforces FAA’s administrative subpoenas on the alleged creators of two popular internet videos depicting the use of weaponized unmanned aircraft systems because the FAA had a legitimate purpose and the subpoenas were appropriate in scope.

Updated last January 25, 2018
for the 07/18/2016 decision.

Protecting Our Infants Act: Report to Congress (SAMHSA Report)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Statute
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Provides relevant background information of opioid use disorder, prenatal opioid exposure, and neonatal abstinence syndrome, reviews current activities of the HHS with relation to these issues, and recommends strategies to abate the gaps and obstacles identified in these activities.

Updated last January 5, 2018
for the 05/2017 report.