Constitutional Law, Legal History and Civil Liberties at the University of Virginia School of Law

Professor Risa Goluboff discusses the Law School’s constitutional law, legal history and civil liberties programs during an Admitted Students Open House.

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Lawrence Lessig: Corrupt Congress a Farm League for K Street Lobbyists

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/10/08/Lawrence_Lessig_on_Institutional_Corruption

Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig makes a sweeping indictment of the relationship between special interest groups, their lobbyists, and Capitol Hill politicians. “Members, staffers and bureaucrats increasingly have a common business model in their head as they serve in Washington,” says Lessig. “The business model is focused on their life after government – life as lobbyists.”

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Larry Lessig introduces the Safra lecture series with a discussion on institutional corruption.

He explores the prevalence of this form of corruption in fields ranging from politics to medicine to journalism, and describes his plan to study and contain this problem. – Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Lawrence Lessig is a professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the school’s Center for Internet and Society. He teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, contracts, and the law of cyberspace. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty, he was Berkman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a professor at the University of Chicago.

He clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and for Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. For much of his career, he has focused on law and technology, especially as it affects copyright.

Recognized for arguing against interpretations of copyright that could stifle innovation and discourse online, he is CEO of the Creative Commons project, and he has been a columnist for Wired, Red Herring, and The Industry Standard.

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The Kingdom of God and Voting

The Kingdom of God and Voting                                            By Claude Chikozho Many of the Lord’s saints do not realize how significant their votes are, they also do not take the time to ascertain the righteous relevance their votes could bear. It is important to note, that by casting one’s vote for a political party of your […]

Know More About Politics of Germany

The political system of the Federal Republic of Germany represents the second democratic system in German history. At the Parliamentary Council when designing the new constitution, the Basic Law, the founders of the Federal Republic took into account the lessons that had been learned from the failure of the first democracy, namely the Weimar Republic, […]

David H. Souter on American values and Constitutional law

The 2010 Harvard commencement address by the Honorable David H. Souter. (part 1 of 3)

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Judgment Calls: Principle and Politics in Constitutional Law

Vanderbilt Law School professor and constitutional law expert Suzanna Sherry discusses the role and responsibility of the Supreme Court in interpreting the Constitution. She also examines the issue of politics and the Court. Sherry is the author of a new book, Judgment Calls: Principle and Politics in Constitutional Law.

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Indian Judiciary: Tyrrany or Activism

               INDIAN JUDICIARY:   TYRRANY OR ACTIVISM                               A democratic government bends in itself three organs in order to maintain transparency in between these organs. The rule making, rule interpreting and rule protector comes to be known as the legislature, executive and the judiciary respectively. Law making powers lies over the legislature, whereas the executive […]