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Join Us on 9/28 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar on Israel’s Legal Reforms

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Please join us on September 28, 2023, at 2 p.m. EDT for our next foreign, comparative, and international law webinar titled, “Israel’s Legal Reforms.” This webinar is the latest installment in the Law Library’s Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series. Please register here. On January 4, 2023, Israel’s Minister of Justice Yariv Levin introduced a comprehensive …

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Citizen Participatory Trials in South Korea

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This is a guest blog by Younkyung (Regina) Eum, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Sayuri Umeda in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. I recently started watching the South Korean show Extraordinary Attorney Woo, a popular drama about an attorney with Asperger syndrome. In addition to …

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An Interview with Younkyung (Regina) Eum, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Today’s interview is with Younkyung (Regina) Eum, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Sayuri Umeda in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Masan, a small city in southern South Korea. Sadly, Masan has been integrated with the nearby city Changwon and no longer …

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Join Us on 7/21 for Our Webinar: “Regulating Remote Work During the Pandemic and After: Global Perspectives”

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Join us on July 21 at 2 p.m. EDT for a webinar titled, “Regulating Remote Work During the Pandemic and After: Global Perspectives.” Please register here. Our upcoming July Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series’ entry will provide an overview of the considerations undertaken by the U.S., the European Union (EU), and selected foreign countries in regulating …

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Law Library of Congress Studies on Firearms, Weapons, and Gun Control

Posted by: Ruth Levush

A search of legal reports produced by the Law Library of Congress has identified multiple reports on gun laws around the world. The reports date back to the early 1960s, reflecting the interest in the topics of “firearms” OR “weapons” OR “gun control” OR “weapons industry” by Law Library of Congress patrons over the years. …