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Meet Alexander Hoffmann: A Law Library of Congress Patron

The following is a guest post by Megan Lulofs Kuhagen, a Legal Information Analyst in the Public Services Division.  Meg has previously posted on a variety of topics including States in the Senate, House Committee Hearings Video, the Cardiff Giant, the Canadian Library of Parliament, football blackouts, and librarian services. We have interviewed Law Library staff and our colleagues from around the Library of Congress here at In Custodia Legis. But, […]

Orin S. Kerr Named New Law Library Scholar-in-Residence

The following is a guest post by Cynthia Jordan, Senior Writer-Editor at the Law Library of Congress. As the program manager for the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation Program on Demography, Technology, and Criminal Justice at the Library of Congress, I am pleased to welcome Orin S. Kerr as the Scholar-in-Residence for the program.  As Scholar-in-Residence, […]

Glimpse of Law Series – Installment 1: The East Corridor Mosaic Vaults

The following is a guest post by Donna Sokol, Special Assistant to the Law Librarian of Congress.  Donna will be your virtual docent for a series of posts related to themes of law in the art and architecture of the Library of Congress Jefferson Building.  In this first installment, Donna provides information about some artwork […]

The Shadow under the Arch of Titus

The following is a guest post by Megan Lulofs Kuhagen, a Legal Information Analyst in the Public Services Division.  Previously, Meg has posted on a variety of topics including States in the Senate, House Committee Hearings Video, the Cardiff Giant, the Canadian Library of Parliament, football blackouts, and Ask a Librarian services. I recently posted pictures from my trip to the Republic of San Marino, a […]

Republic of San Marino – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post by Megan Lulofs Kuhagen, a Legal Information Analyst in the Public Services Division.  Meg has previously posted on a variety of topics including States in the Senate, House Committee Hearings Video, the Cardiff Giant, the Canadian Library of Parliament, football blackouts, and librarian services. I recently visited the Republic of San Marino, a tiny, landlocked nation located entirely inside […]

The Chicago Legal News, Myra Bradwell and Susan B. Anthony – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post by James Martin, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress. The Chicago Legal News has the distinction of being the first legal publication in the United States that was edited by a woman, Myra Bradwell.  In 1868, Myra submitted a prospectus for a legal newspaper for […]

A New Volume of U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs at the Law Library of Congress

This is a guest post by Debbie Keysor, Senior Legal Reference Specialist at the Law Library of Congress. In February, Andrew Weber pointed out in “The Supreme Court and the Library — Pic of the Week” that the Law Library Reading Room is a U.S. Supreme Court Depository Library.  There are currently 10 Supreme Court Depository Libraries scattered throughout […]