PSP Public Policy & Legislation

The PSP division is actively involved in public policy and legislation issues that directly affect our members.

Access to Journals

The Congress

Government Agencies

Other Legislative Initiatives

The Courts

  • Google Lawsuit
    The Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced the filing of a lawsuit against Google over its plans to digitally copy and distribute copyrighted works without permission of the copyright owners.
  • OFAC
    The Association of American Publishers Professional and Scholarly Publishing division (AAP/PSP), the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), PEN American Center (PEN), and Arcade Publishing asked the court to strike down OFAC regulations that require publishers and authors to seek a license from the government to perform the routine activities necessary to publish foreign literature from embargoed countries such as Iran, Cuba, and Sudan in the United States.

The Administration