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Humboldt University Law Faculty – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post by Robert Newlen, the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services in the Law Library of Congress.  Robert has previously blogged about the Kellogg Biennial Lecture and Souvenirs from Moscow. I was recently in Berlin and explored Humboldt University of Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), the oldest university in Berlin.  The impressive building […]

New United States Code Website from House Law Revision Counsel

There are multiple ways to view the United States Code online, including the Cornell Legal Information Institute, FDsys, and the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives. In fact, you can find a link in THOMAS to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel site for the U.S. Code (on […]

Hunting and Badger Culls in England

The English are, generally speaking, a fairly genteel group of people.  Hunting in England is now relatively uncommon, with fox hunting (very controversially) legislated against in 2007.  Even owning a gun is rather unusual and involves a long and highly regulated process.  I definitely noticed a huge contrast when I first moved here – during hunting season deer […]