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No Greater Challenge: Assessing Legal Responses to Terrorism

Title: No Greater Challenge: Assessing Legal Responses to Terrorism Speakers: Rubens Medina, James Renwick Event Date: January 14, 2008 Running Time: ...

Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues

Title: Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues Speakers: Rubens Medina, Law Librarian of Congress; Louis Fisher, Specialist in Constitutional L...

Indian Religious Freedom: To Litigate or Legislate?

Title: Indian Religious Freedom: To Litigate or Legislate? Speakers: Louis Fisher, Kevin Gover (Pawnee), Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Mu...

EPA Attorney Barry Hill on Human Environment Challenges

Barry Hill, Senior Counsel for Environmental Governance at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, spoke to the Law Library of Congress about enviro...

Legislating in Heels–An Anecdotal Journal: The Honorable Constance "Connie" Morella

In her talk presented by the Law Library of Congress, Connie Morella recounted tales from her trajectory from Maryland’s state senate to the U.S...

Looking Beyond Gitmo: U.S. and Foreign Approaches Toward Legal Treatment of Terrorist Suspects

The Law Library of Congress presented a panel discussion which dealt with U.S. legislation, Supreme Court decisions, and policies regarding the detent...

Law Day 2008: The Rule of Law in Established and Emerging Countries

On May 1, 2008, the Law Library of Congress presented a panel discussion in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Law Day. The panel, moderated by Ju...

Webcast: Law Day 2009 – The Emancipation Proclamation

The Law Library of Congress and the Friends of the Law Library of Congress present a celebration of Law Day, 2009, with an insightful panel discussion...

Legal Challenges Facing NATO at 60

The Law Library of Congress and the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies held a panel on July 9 about the North American Treaty Organization ...

Introduction to GLIN (Global Legal Information Network)

From the Law Library of Congress, a short video is now available for viewing. Introduction to GLIN, featuring GLIN Director Janice Hyde and Comparativ...

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Victim Reparations in the Inter-American Human Rights System: A Critical Assessment of Current Practice and Procedure

Part II of this article analyzes the statutory authority for reparations in the Inter-American system in light of the legislative history of the Ameri...