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An Interview with Margaret Wood, Legal Reference Specialist

This week’s interview is with Margaret Wood, a Legal Reference Specialist in the Public Services Division. Describe your background. I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, where my father, a solid state theoretical physicist, taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  When I was five we moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico, where my dad went […]

June Retrospective

Thanks for visiting In Custodia Legis in June!  Our page views went up from May, our email subscribers surpassed 14,500, and we posted our 250th item.  Christine talked about Congressional apps for a variety of mobile devices, which was our most popular post.  I blogged about our latest tweaks to THOMAS.  Somehow we even managed […]

Monticello – The Home of Independence Day

The following is a guest post by Bacilio Mendez II, an intern in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. What do Madeleine Albright, Diane von Fürstenberg, Elaine Chao, and Pamela Anderson have in common? … No clue? … I’ll give you a hint, it’s the same thing that Albert Einstein, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Cary Grant, […]