To learn more about the International Criminal Court, watch the 2009 documentary The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court located in the Law Library DVD documentaries collection at KZ6311 .R43 2009. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court and keynote speaker at the recent Children & International Criminal Justice Conference held at the UGA School of Law, is featured in the film.
The new book The Death Penalty in American Cinema: Criminality and Retribution in Hollywood Film by Yvonne Kozlovsky-Golan explores how problems concerning the death penalty have been portrayed in popular U.S. movies. You can find it in the Law Library Basement at PN1995.9.C3325 K695 2014.
Some of the films discussed in the book are currently available for checkout in our Law Library DVD Collection for you to watch as well, such as Dead Man Walking, 12 Angry Men, and The Green Mile.
Finding remarks by members of Congress in the Congressional Record is easier than it’s ever been. Go to the Congress.gov website, Members of the U.S. Congress page, and select a member. On that member’s page (see example below), click “See This Member’s Remarks in the C.R.” and voila! You can also browse members by chamber, alphabetically.
The Children & International Criminal Justice Conference will be held at Georgia Law on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom at Hirsch Hall. The keynote address will be delivered by Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. Conference Information & Registration: http://law.uga.edu/intl-journal-conference
In support of the conference, the Law Library has created a guide to related resources including selected articles, books, legal instruments and documents, international organizations, blogs and current awareness resources: http://libguides.law.uga.edu/childreninternationalcriminal
The Department of Homeland Security recently issued the 2013 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics. “The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including alien apprehensions, removals, and returns.”
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