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Brazil Commends Morocco’s Return to African Union...

Rabat – Brazil commended the return of Morocco to the African Union (AU), which is likely to strengthen dialogue and cooperation among African countries.

The Brazilian government is convinced that Morocco’s presence within the AU will contribute to strengthening dialogue and cooperation ties binding the community of African countries, said Brazil’s Foreign Ministry. 183 more words

Nasr Escobar

From the Reference Desk: When Librarians Google

By Lora Johns

Today’s post is a reminder that sometimes, even for information professionals, Google really is the answer.

A patron forwarded a Google Alert to the library that linked to an article on… 626 more words

Research And Resources

March GlobaLex Issue Now Live

By Lucie Olejnikova

The March 2018 issue of GlobaLex is now live, featuring four updates. We invite you to take a look and be sure to update your pages. 440 more words

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February 2018 GlobaLex Issue Now Live

By Lucie Olejnikova

The February 2018 issue of GlobaLex is now live, featuring four articles. We are pleased to bring you two new articles and two great updates. 441 more words

International Law

From the Reference Desk: Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countries

By Lora Johns

“I would like to see an amicus brief filed by Alliance Defending Freedom in Slovakia.”

Before I got this question, it had never even occurred to me that Americans might want to—or even could—file friend-of-the-court briefs in other countries’ courts. 1,094 more words

International Law

Differences Between the Brazilian and U.S. Legal Systems

By : Nasr Escobar

As many Brazilian attorneys already know, the Brazilian and U.S. legal systems are quite different. The U.S. legal system is a common law system, based on English traditions, where published opinions of judges are viewed as binding legal authority. 608 more words

Nasr Escobar

From the Reference Desk

By Lora Johns

Do chimpanzees have habeas corpus rights?

I admit I did not have a snappy response at the ready when I opened a patron’s email asking whether apes have “personhood rights,” accompanied by an… 696 more words

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