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Report on the Adjudication of Sexual Offenses in Foreign Military Justice Systems

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The handling and adjudication of sexual offenses in the military have drawn much public and Congressional interest in recent months following the disclosure of several high profile cases involving allegations of sexual assault by U.S. service members.  Several proposals for reforming the way such allegations are handled within the U.S. military justice system have been …

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An Interview with Sojin Park, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following interview is with Sojin Park. Sojin is currently working as an intern in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. Describe your background I am a Seoulite, born and raised in Seoul, a city of great charm and the capital of South Korea. My parents have always been very supportive of what my …

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Boarding School Scandal in Sweden

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following is a guest post by Elin Hofverberg, a Swedish law specialist working at the Law Library of Congress. Elin was featured in an In Custodia Legis interview on October 19, 2011. What happened? A debate about the existence, operation, and legal aspects of private boarding schools is currently raging in Sweden. Such schools remain …

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Israeli Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This blog post is part of our Global Legal Collection Highlights series, launched by the Law Library of Congress in an effort to introduce our readers to foreign legal systems and sources. Several blog posts on various countries have already been published, including on Thailand, Malawi, Indonesia, the European Union, Kuwait, the Russian Federation, and China. This blog post provides …

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An Interview with Sanaz Alasti, Scholar in Residence

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This week’s interview is with Dr. Sanaz Alasti, 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.  This interview is conducted as part of a series of interviews that introduce our scholars and summer interns to In Custodia …

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European Union Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following is a guest post by Theresa Papademetriou who is the Law Library of Congress Senior Foreign Law Specialist for the European Union, Greece, and Cyprus. Theresa has previously blogged on “European Union: Where is the Beef?“, on “New Greek Regulation Designed to Fight Tax Evasion Problem: Will it Work?” and on “The Cyprus Banking Crisis and …

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European Union: Where is the Beef?

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following is a guest post by my colleague, Theresa Papademetriou, who is the Law Library of Congress Senior Foreign Law Specialist for the European Union, Greece, and Cyprus. Theresa has previously blogged on “New Greek Regulation Designed to Fight Tax Evasion Problem: Will it Work?” and on “The Cyprus Banking Crisis and its Aftermath: Bank Depositors …