Photos of the week, week 8

The Library of Congress is so beautiful.
LOC Ceiling

When taking photos now, I’m leaving them in my camera for a week, rather than uploading them to my computer at the end of every day, like I did when I was doing my Project 365 last year. It’s kind of fun at the end of the week to re-see what I had seen over the week.

This is what it looked like when I left for D.C. last Tuesday: Continue reading

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D.C. Recap

Madison at the Law Library of Congress

I have a little while before I have to go to the airport, so I’m going to try to type up a little recap of my favorite programs at ASIL. [On edit: am finishing this up Saturday night, surrounded by candles, in honor of earth hour. My laptop is unplugged]. Also on edit: this will be a long post.

On Thursday I attended a panel called, “Espionage and the First Amendment after Wikileaks”. I had thought it would devolve into a shouting match, but everybody was surprisingly pleasant. They did not all agree about everything (although I think there was only one pro-government speaker – in fact, I thought he was a government lawyer, but I was wrong), but they managed to be civil, as well as informative, engaging, and entertaining. Continue reading