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Tales of Al Capone’s Jury

A few weeks ago my mother asked me to research a bit of family lore. Like a good daughter sometimes does, I forgot. But then! Then I saw the exact same question in our “Ask A Librarian” service! (For background, patrons may send a question through the Library of Congress “Ask A Librarian” service. These […]

What Exactly is In Custodia Legis?

In Custodia Legis is Latin for in the custody of the law.  One role of the Law Library of Congress is to be a custodian of law and legislation.  As part of this, our team of bloggers covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective […]