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A Legal Tale of Two Structures

This is a guest post by the Law Librarian of Congress, David Mao, who has previously written about state government contracts, Justifying Speed, and Food for Thought, among other topics. On a recent visit to St. Paul, Minnesota, I walked through a downtown public park—Rice Park. Looking up, I thought for a split second that […]

Nelson Mandela Day – July 18

This is a guest post by Antoinette Ofosu-Kwakye, a Law Library summer intern.  She is working with the Global Legal Research team on research related to English-speaking African nations.  Kelly and Hanibal have both written blog posts that touched on aspects of the life of Nelson Mandela: The Inspiring Story of Nelson Mandela and South Africa Freedom Day.   Today, […]

A New Look for the Legal Blawg Archive

The following is a guest post by Matthew Braun, Senior Legal Research Specialist at the Law Library of Congress.  Matt has posted to the blog previously: most recently Taking the Reference Desk on the Road and Orphan Works and Fair Use in a Digital Age. For more than six years, the Law Library of Congress has been […]

Laws of the Russian Federation – Global Legal Collection Highlights

The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, Director of  Global Legal Research at the Law Library of Congress.  Peter has previously contributed various posts to In Custodia Legis, including on the Pittsburgh Agreement, the ASIL Annual Meeting, Russia’s immigration policies and the U.S. Trade Act, and the Treaty on the Creation of the […]

The Italian Legislative Procedure

This is a guest post by Dante Figueroa, Antonio Casu (Direttore della Biblioteca, Camera dei Deputati), and Vito Cozzoli (Consigliere Capo dell’Avvocatura, Camera dei Deputati).  This is the second post in a series describing the main aspects of the Italian legislature.  The first post discussed the development of the modern Italian government. The Italian Republican Constitution – […]