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Delicious, but Deadly: Should Fugu Liver be Served in Japan?

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist covering Japan and several other Asian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Sayuri has previously written blog posts about testing of older drivers in Japan, sentencing of parents who kill children, English translations of post-World War II South Korean laws, laws …

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Controversy Over New Egyptian Law that Regulates the Construction of Churches

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress. George has contributed a number of posts to this blog, including posts on Egypt’s new antiterrorism law, the legal processes available to imprisoned journalists in Egypt, the trial of Seif al Islam al Gaddafi, constitutional …

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Legal Approaches to Narcotics in Sixteen Countries

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, director of legal research at the Law Library of Congress. Peter has previously written a number of posts related to Russia and the former Soviet Union, including posts on the Soviet investigation of Nazi war crimes, lustration in Ukraine, Crimean history and the 2014 referendum, regulating …

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Laws Behind the Rio Olympics

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist from Brazil who covers Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions. Eduardo has previously written posts on the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and the law, a Law Library report on citizenship pathways and border protection, highlights of the Law Library’s collection of materials related to the development …

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Jenny Gesley Wins Award for Doctoral Dissertation

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Luis Acosta, a division chief in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library of Congress is very proud to announce that Jenny Gesley, our foreign law specialist covering German-speaking countries, was named one of two recipients of the Baker & McKenzie Award …

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FALQs: Impeachment Process in Brazil

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist covering Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries at the Law Library of Congress. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and the law, a Law Library report on citizenship pathways and border protection, highlights of the Law Library’s collection …

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FALQs: Legal Framework for Fighting Corruption in Brazil (Part II)

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist from Brazil who covers Portuguese-speaking countries at the Law Library of Congress. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and the law, a Law Library report on citizenship pathways and border protection, highlights of the Law Library’s collection …

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FALQs: Legal Framework for Fighting Corruption in Brazil (Part I)

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist from Brazil who covers Portuguese-speaking countries at the Law Library of Congress. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and the law, a Law Library report on citizenship pathways and border protection, highlights of the Law Library’s collection …