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Human Rights and the Miranda Warning in Eastern Europe

Posted by: Liah Caravalho

On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Law Library of Congress celebrated Human Rights Day and marked International Anti-Corruption Day with a panel discussion on human rights in Eastern Europe. The event featured a distinguished panel of American and European politicians, scholars, and practitioners. Panelists discussed how the U.S. Congress helped to develop human rights in …

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Miranda Rights and National Police Week

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

The following information relies on the recollections and opinions of a retired local jurisdiction law enforcement officer. When Betty wrote her “Legalese” post on terms from legal dictionaries, I mentioned that “mirandize” was one of my favorites. My dad had started his law enforcement career just a few years prior to the Supreme Court’s Miranda …

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Iran’s Upcoming Presidential Election

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Dr. Sanaz Alasti who is currently a Scholar in Residence at the Law Library of Congress.  Dr. Alasti is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Lamar University and an Iranian legal scholar. On June 14, 2013, the Islamic Republic of Iran will hold its eleventh presidential election.  …