This is the final version of Emily S. Bremer's Incorporation by Reference Report, as published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy in January 2013.
The President of the United States, on April 29, 1953, at the instance of the Chief Justice of the United States in his capacity as Chairman of the Judicial Conference of the United States, called a conference concerning unnecessary delay, expense and volume of records in some adjudicatory and rule-making proceedings in the Executive Departments and Administrative Agencies. To this Conference...
This article, published in Standards Engineering, the official SES Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2, March/April 2013, provides an introduction to the ongoing debate over public access to copyrighted technical standards incorporated by reference into regulation. It is reproduced here with the permission of SES, the Society for Standards Professionals.