Videos and Podcasts

Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards Discusses Book on Conservatism

Title: Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards Discusses Book on Conservatism Speakers: Rubens Medina, Mickey Edwards Event Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 Running Time: 49 minutes Description: Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-O...Read More

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: 59 minutes Description: A lecture by Dr. James Renwick, Australian Barrister and Visiting ...Read More

Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues

Title: Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues Speakers: Rubens Medina, Law Librarian of Congress; Louis Fisher, Specialist in Constitutional Law, Law Library of Congress; Heather Sawyer, Subcommittee on the Constitution Counsel, Hou...Read More

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 about what is probably the most profound document in U.S. history: the Emancipation Procl...Read More

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 environmental justice. He explained domestic and international human environment challenges, usi...Read More

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. House of Representatives and onward to an ambassadorship for the Organization for Econom...Read More

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 detention, interrogation, and prosecution of terrorist suspects as well as the points of view an...Read More

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 Judge Harry T. Edwards, examined what the Rule of Law means to established and emerging coun...Read More

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 as it turns 60. Topics discussed include NATO expansion in Eastern Europe, training in Afg...Read More

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 Comparative Law Specialist Hanibal Goitom, explains how the Global Legal Information Network works.

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