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Hughes References and Sources

[1] IEEE-CS/ACM Joint Task Force on Software Engineering Ethics in Professional Practices, "Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice (Version 5.0).", (current July 20, 2000).

[2] P. Anderson et al., Exposing Corruption: A CJC Guide to Whistleblowing in Queensland, Criminal Justice Commission, Queensland, 1999.

[3] F. Elliston et al., Whistleblowing Research: Methodological and Moral Issues, Praeger Special Studies, New York, 1985.

[4] False Claims Act and amendments Title 31 – Money and Finance, §§ 3729-3733

[5] D. Johnson, "Computing Ethics," submitted for publication

[6] ACM Council, "ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct." (adopted Oct. 16, 1992).

[7] M.P. Glazer and P.M. Glazer, The Whistle-blowers: Exposing Corruption in Government & Industry, Basic Books, Inc., New York, 1989.

[8] D.P. Westman, Whistleblowing: The Law of Retaliatory Discharge, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington D.C., 1991.

[9] Black’s Law Dictionary

[10] Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 Title – 5 Government Organization and Employees, § 1201.

[11] Department of Defense Authorization Act Title – 10 Armed Forces, § 2409.

[12] The IPG Society, "Code of Ethics." (revised June 19, 1991).

[13] Uniform Trade Secrets Act, 14 U.L.A. 541, 1980.

[14] J. Rothschild and T.D. Miethe, "Whistle-Blower Disclosures and Management Retaliation: The Battle to Control Information," Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, Feb. 1999, pp. 107-128.

[15] M.P. Miceli and J.P. Near, Blowing the Whistle. Lexington Books, New York, 1992.

[16] P. Jos, M.E. Tompkins, and S.W. Hays, "In Praise of Difficult People: A Portrait of the Committed Whistleblower," Public Administration Review, Nov./Dec. 1989, pp. 552-561.

[17] J.E. Sergent and C.A. Harper, Introduction to Hybrid Microelectronics, SMTnet, 1995.

[18] R.S. Walton, Hybrid Microelectronics for the 80s, Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1983. [18]

[19] Tech Web: The IT Network, "Tech Encyclopedia,"

[20] Technical Staff Members of Analog Devices Inc., High Speed Design Seminar, Analog Devices Inc., Norwood, Massachusetts, 1989 and 1990.

[21] D.H. Sheingold [Ed.], Analog-Digital Conversion Handbook, PTR Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1986.

[22] Raytheon Company, "Raytheon: A History of Global Technology Leadership,"

[23] Proceedings of criminal trial available with accession number, box numbers, and case number at

Office of Regional Records Service
24000 Avila Rd. 1st Floor
Laguna Niguel, CA

[24] T. Miethe, and J. Rothschild, "Whistleblowing and the Control of Organizational Misconduct," Sociological Inquiry, Vol. 64, No. 3, summer 1994, pp.322-347.

[25] D. Meinert, Hughes to pay U.S. $4.05 million to settle lawsuit: Civil action initiated by two whistle-blowers, The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 11, 1996.

[26] U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Case Number 90-2716 JGD (JRx), First Amended Complaint, U.S.A. ex. rel. Taxpayers Against Fraud, Ruth Ann Aldred and Margaret Goodearl versus Hughes Aircraft Company.

[27] Department of Defense, Military Standard 883E, "Test Method Standard Microcircuits."

[28] D. Lennox (Ed.), Jane’s Air-Launched Weapons, Jane’s Information Group, United Kingdom, 1997.

[29] United States Air Force, "Fact Sheet: AIM-120 AMRAAM,"

Additional References:

K. Bowyer, Goodearl and Aldred Versus Hughes Aircraft: A Whistle-Blowing Case Study,

R. Walden, "Analog-to-Digital Converter Survey and Analysis, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 17, No. 4, April 1999, pp.539-550.

IEEE, IEEE Code of Ethics, htt

C. Gewertz, Whistle-blower suit filed against Hughes, Los Angeles Times, February 24, 1990.

J. Mathers and S. Pearstein, Hughes Charged with Falsifying Test Data, The Washington Post, December 13, 1991

H. Rosenthal, Two Hughes Aircraft Whistle0blowers Awarded $891,000, The Associated Press, September 10, 1996

H. Weinstein, Hughes Whistle-blowers to Split $891,000, Los Angeles
, September 11, 1996.

Taxpayers Against Fraud, U.S. Department of Justice Joins whistle-blowers in lawsuit against Hughes Aircraft Seeking Several Hundred Million Dollars, Tax Payers Against Fraud Press Release, December 15, 1992