Legal Issues for IDS Use: Finding a Way Forward

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Author(s): Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy
Publication Date: 03/01/2017

Legal Issues Panel ReportIn 2016, AISP received funding from The Laura and John Arnold Foundation to convene four panels of industry experts and document best practices in the IDS field related to governance, legal issues, technology and security, and data standards. These reports serve as the foundation of the AISP training and technical assistance curriculum, and are available as a resource to the field at large. This particular report focuses on legal issues and includes the following sections and activities:

  • Addressing Common Legal Concerns and Myths
  • MOU Inventory Checklist
  • MOU Template Between IDS Lead Agency and Data Contributor
  • DUL Template Between IDS Lead Agency and Data Licensee
  • Additional Legal Resources by Federal and State Statute


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Petrila, John, Barbara Cohn, Wendell Pritchett, Paul Stiles, Victoria Stodden, Jeffrey Vagle, Mark Humowiecki, et al. 2017. Legal Issues for IDS Use: Finding a Way Forward. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy.


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