University Libraries.

Topics in Public Policy: Domestic Use of Drone Aircraft

Books:
Military robots and drones : a reference handbook / Paul J. Springer. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2013.
Although mainly concerning military use, this source does provide some useful background material.
Science Library / Reference: UG 450 S68 2013.

US Congressional hearings:

The future of drones in America : law enforcement and privacy considerations : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 20, 2013. Washington : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.University Library and Online / GovDoc: J 85 Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG.113-50.

Eyes in the sky : the domestic use of unmanned aerial systems : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 10, 2013. Washington : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013. University Library and Online / GovDoc: J 85 Y 4.J 89/1:113-40.

Operating unmanned aircraft systems in the national airspace system : assessing research and development efforts to ensure safety : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Friday, February, 15, 2013. Washington : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013. University Library and Online / GovDoc: J 85 Y 4.SCI 2:113-5.

Using unmanned aerial systems within the homeland : security game-changer? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 19, 2012. Washington : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013. University Library and Online / GovDoc: J 85 Y 4.H 75:112-107.


CQ Researcher(online journal available through Minerva):
Domestic Drones, by Daniel McGlynn, October 18, 2013, Volume 23, Issue 37.

CRS Reports(reports of the Congressional Research Service available through the GalleryWatch CRS database):
Drones in Domestic Surveillance Operations: Fourth Amendment Implications and Legislative Responses, by Richard M. Thompson II. April 3, 2013.

Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Integration of Drones into Domestic Airspace: Selected Legal Issues, by Alissa M. Dolan and Richard M. Thompson II, April 4, 2013

Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress: Pilotless Drones: Background and Considerations for Congress Regarding Unmanned Aircraft Operations in the National Airspace System, by Bart Elias, September 10, 2012

Databases:

Westlaw and LexisNexis Academic for law review articles
PAIS for journal articles, research reports, government documents
Military and Government Collection for articles from news journals

Websites:
ACLU Report: Protecting Privacy From Aerial Surveillance: Recommendations for Government Use of Drone Aircraft, Dec 2011

Domestic Drone Information Center, National Center for Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Case law, government documents, events, scholoraship
- Bill Map - drone legislation by state

The Heritage Foundation Report: Drones in U.S. Airspace: Principles for Governance, by Paul Rosenzweig, Steven P. Bucci, Ph.D., Charles "Cully" Stimson and James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.

Sources compiled by Cary Gouldin
Edited by Richard Irving
Drone image: https://www.nacdl.org/d

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