News & Blogs

April 4, 2008
 Parliament is debating a new counter-terrorism bill, it had it's second reading on the 1st.  The main elements of the bill are: "  a provision to allow the pre-charge...
April 3, 2008
Finally!  It's online and searchable!  The Hague Academy of International Law's Recueil des Cours de l'Academie de la Haye.  One can search this entire collection of...
April 3, 2008
The Lillian Goldman Law Library has a splendid rare book collection, and I am privileged to work with it. The Rare Books Blog enables me to share some of its riches with the...
April 3, 2008
I presented examples from our canon and Roman law collections to the 40 students in Professor James Whitman's "Western Legal Tradition" class on March 31, 2008. The books...
April 2, 2008
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday released a declassified 2003 memo justifying the use of harsh interrogation methods for suspected terrorists held abroad.  A copy of...
April 1, 2008
 A new report from the Law Library of Congress has been posted.  The report covers and references both international treaty obligations and domestic legislation.  
April 1, 2008
 Today, the House of Lords released a report on the economic impact of immigration in the UK.  Does it have anything to say to the US?  The EU?  Read it and you decide.

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