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An Interview with Elizabeth Boomer, Legal Research Analyst

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Today’s interview is with Elizabeth Boomer, a legal research analyst in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in Kansas and grew up in a small university town in Illinois, home of Western Illinois University. As a teenager, I couldn’t wait to move to the “big city,” but I …

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Legal Reports on Counterterrorism Laws and other Security Measures

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The Law Library of Congress has recently published a number of legal research reports on the counterterrorism laws of various foreign countries. The full text of these and other relevant reports may be accessed on our website under Current Legal Topics by clicking on War Crimes, Terrorism, and National Security. The reports describe legal and …

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Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Uses

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Brave New World: Unmanned Systems and Us I have always been intrigued by technological advances. I am repeatedly amazed at the depth of human curiosity and ingenuity. Throughout history humans have developed machines to assist, and when possible even replace, physical work. Today, technology enables the development of machines that can substitute both physical and …

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An Interview with Niousha Riahi, Global Legal Research Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Today’s interview is with Niousha Riahi, an intern with the Global Legal Research Center of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I have just completed my L.L.B. degree at l’Université de Montréal.  I am passionate about human rights and am committed to volunteering and working for human rights causes. I therefore contributed to legal research projects for …

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An Interview with Constance Johnson, Senior Legal Research Analyst

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This week’s interview is with Constance Johnson, a Senior Legal Research Analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  Constance, or Connie as we know her here, is a long-serving editor of, and prolific contributor to, our Global Legal Monitor publication.  As a writer for this publication, I have always enjoyed working with Connie.  She has …

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Russian Legal Analysts Visit the Law Library of Congress

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The Law Library of Congress recently hosted a group of legal analysts from a Moscow based non-government organization called the “Consulting and Legal Protection of People.” According to its director, Svetlana Boshno, the organization coordinates its activities with the Russian State Civil Service Academy under the Russian Federation President and works with members and staff of …

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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 …