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LC Lunch and Learn – Recent Developments in US Foreign Relations Law and Research Strategies

In Custodia Legis: “Join Us on 3/23 for a Lunch and Learn Webinar: “Recent Developments in US Foreign Relations Law and Research Strategies” On Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 12 p.m. EDT, legal reference specialist Louis Myers and Librarian-in-Residence Olivia Kane-Cruz will present our next Lunch and Learn Webinar, “Recent Developments in U.S. Foreign Relations Law and Research Strategies.”

Please register here.

This webinar will provide an overview of recent developments in U.S. foreign relations law, including statutes, cases, and international agreements passed over the last two years. The webinar will also provide practical examples highlighting the various aspects of U.S. foreign relations law and strategies to effectively research this dynamic area of law. The presentation will introduce general concepts of public international law and a specific explanation of U.S. practice in international law, or practice in foreign relations law. Much of the content will be sourced from the Digest of the United States Practice in International Law, a U.S. Department of State yearbook publication. The presentation will include examples of immigration law, extradition and mutual legal assistance, international tribunal action, customary law, environmental issues, and recent treaties. Louis Myers holds a B.A. in history from Kent State University, a J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law, and an M.L.I.S. from Kent State University. He has been with the Library of Congress since July 2020. Olivia Kane-Cruz holds a B.A. in political science from Humboldt State University (Cal Poly Humboldt), a J.D. and a masters of environmental law and policy from Vermont Law School, and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Washington. She has been at the Library of Congress since September 2022.”

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