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My law library now has a copy of the DVD (2 disks):
Alaska Bar Association: “Excerpt from 2011 Convention, Fairbanks, AK: The Balance Between Security & Civil Liberties in War Times,”
featuring UC-Berkely Law Professor John Yoo (former White House attorney under George W. Bush) and Steve Wax (Oregon Federal Public Defender)
Speaking of Washington State, visit the King County Law Library website if you want a good starting place for learning about Section 1983 litigation (i.e. 42 U.S.C. §1983), take a look at their Section 1983 Civil Right Litigation Research Guide.