Top of page

Search results for: california

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

Posted by: Liah Caravalho

The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce that legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University School of Law, will deliver the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence. The lecture, “The Philosophical Foundations of Immigration Law,” is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1. …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

The Law Library Marks Human Rights Day with a Discussion on Islamic Law Reform

Posted by: Liah Caravalho

The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad, a foreign law specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Tariq has previously contributed posts on Islamic Law in Pakistan – Global Legal Collection Highlights, Sedition Law in India, and FALQ posts on Beef Bans in India, Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws, …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom

Posted by: Liah Caravalho

In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of Congress will host a discussion about the importance of religious liberty in America and its historical connection to the U.S. Constitution with Princeton University professor of jurisprudence Robert P. George and Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal. The discussion will take place …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

An Interview with Kenneth W. Mack, Inaugural Lawrence D. Biele Professor of Law

Posted by: Liah Caravalho

Today’s interview is with Kenneth W. Mack, inaugural Lawrence D. Biele Professor of Law at Harvard University.  Prof. Mack was a speaker at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival, where he discussed his book, Representing the Race:  The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer.  He is also the co-editor of The New Black:  …