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Sheldon Cohen has authored numerous books and articles, some of which can be viewed on this web site. Below are links to the full text of many of his publications.
APPEAL BOARD DECISIONS OF THE DEFENSE OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS, ARE THEY ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS? (July 10 2006)
SECURITY CLEARANCES AND THE PROTECTION OF NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION, LAW AND PROCEDURES
Defense Personnel Security Research Center, Technical Report 00-04, November 2000 (143 pp and app. A-J) May be purchased from US National Technical Information Service, www.ntis.gov Accession Number ADA 388100.
WHEN AN EMPLOYEE’S CLEARANCE IS THREATENED
National Security Institute Advisory, Vol. 12 No. 12, July 1997
USE OF THE POLYGRAPH IN SECURITY CLEARANCE DETERMINATIONS
FOREIGN INFLUENCE AND FOREIGN PREFERENCE CONSIDERATIONS IN NATIONAL SECURITY CLEARANCE DECISIONS
ISRAEL: FOREIGN PREFERENCE - FOREIGN INFLUENCE CASES- A REVIEW OF DOHA DECISIONS  (March 2006)
LOSS OF A SECURITY CLEARANCE BECAUSE OF A FELONY CONVICTION: THE EFFECT OF 10 U.S.C. § 986, THE "SMITH AMENDMENT"
SMITH AMENDMENT, 10 U.S.C. 986, ALERT!
SMITH AMENDMENT UPDATE (October 2004)
 NEW  Smith Amendment Update 2006 nas.33s (December 2006)
SENSITIVE COMPARTMENTED INFORMATION (SCI) APPEALS OF ACCESS DECISIONS UNDER DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTIVE NO. 6/4 (DCID 6/4)
SECURITY CLEARANCE LAW AND PROCEDURE
SECURITY CLEARANCE CHANGES AND CONFUSION IN THE INTELLIGENCE REFORM ACT OF 2004