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An Interview with Peter Roudik, Director of the Global Legal Research Center

This week’s interview is with Peter Roudik, Director of the Global Legal Research Center. Describe your background. I was born in Moscow, Russia into a typical Russian intelligentsia family.  My parents taught me to appreciate books, art, and classical music.  For 30 years I lived two blocks from the Red Square in this building. What […]

Referendum In Liberia

On August 23, 2011, for the first time in 25 years, Liberia initiated a measure to amend its 1986 Constitution, mainly the provisions having to do with presidential and legislative elections. First, let me briefly note what it takes to amend the Liberian Constitution.  A proposal for a constitutional amendment has to be put up […]

Celebrating Labor

It’s Labor Day, the September holiday that is seen by many as the end of summer.  Many of this blog’s regular readers are probably at a cookout right now or enjoying one last visit to the beach.  These seem to be two common ways to celebrate the holiday honoring American labor.  If you have not […]

August Retrospective

Just like in July, our top post was Kelly’s Inspiring Story of Nelson Mandela.  I think this is the first time a post has been number one two months in a row.  We also got to celebrate the blog’s first birthday at the beginning of August. There are now more than 15,000 email subscribers to In […]