Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2008

by on September 22, 2008 4:01 pm
To commemorate Constitution Day, consider the following legislation that is working its way through Congress.   H.R. 6475: Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2008 passed the House earlier this month and was introduced today in the Senate by Schumer (D-NY) and his co-sponsor Clinton (D-NY).  Below is a brief summary from the Congressional Research Service: “Daniel… Read more Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2008

Decisions of UN Tribunals and UN Human Rights Bodies.

by on September 22, 2008 10:11 am
The Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) has created a full-text database of case law from the International Tribunals for Rwanda and Yugoslavia, UN human rights bodies and the European Court of Human Rights. A wonderful feature of the SIM database is the ability to search the decisions by keyword.  Hat tip to Thomas Scott , managing editor… Read more Decisions of UN Tribunals and UN Human Rights Bodies.

Old English Statutes on HeinOnline - Statutes of the Realm

by on September 22, 2008 9:41 am
HeinOnline now includes the “Statutes of the Realm”,  a compilation of English statutes from the 13th Century to 1713. It also includes an alphabetical and chronological index. “Statutes of the Realm” is one of the most authoritative sources for older UK legislation. You can access HeinOnline via the Law Library’s Online Databases page: http://www.law.stanford.edu/library/#online_services From the HeinOnlien… Read more Old English Statutes on HeinOnline - Statutes of the Realm