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The Impact of Russian Laws on US-Russia Economic Relations

The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, Director of Legal Research at the Law Library of Congress.  In addition to his administrative duties, Peter provides jurisdictional coverage for Russia and other former Soviet republics and explains legal developments in these countries to the Law Library’s patrons.  Russia is currently the subject of discussion […]

Now and Then: The Law Library of Congress circa 1935 – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post by Donna Sokol, Special Assistant to the Law Librarian of Congress.  For an upcoming installation of the Glimpse of Law series, I was researching the Jefferson Building’s northeast pavilion.  It turns out that the Law Library’s offices used to be housed in that very pavilion, also called the Pavilion […]

From Cheerios v. Cheetos to Apartheid, the Law Library Junior Fellows Shine – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post is by Betty Lupinacci, Lead Technician for Legal Processing Workflow Resolution in our Collection Services Division. The Law Library Collection Services Division’s Junior Fellow Wesley Verge and Associate Junior Fellow Mari Gavin exhibited items from the Law Library’s gift collections as part of the 2012 Library of Congress Junior Fellows display […]

The Current Legislation on Citizenship in the Vatican City State

The following is a guest post by Dante Figueroa, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress. The author would like to recognize the collaboration of  Samuel Urueta, Summer Intern, in the preparation of this posting. Currently, the Vatican City State has a population of about 800 people, which makes it one of the […]

Visit by Professor Allan Brewer-Carías

The following is a guest post by  Dante Figueroa, Senior Legal Analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  Dante has posted on his Visit to the University of Costa Rica’s Law School Library and a previous visit and lecture by Professor Brewer-Carías. On June 20, 2012, Roberta Shaffer, Associate Librarian for Library Services, met with the […]

Update on Medieval Canon Law, and How to Deal with a Complex Book

The following is a guest post by Dante Figueroa, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law: Esztergom, 3-8 August 2008 While reviewing some new Italian legal materials, I became intrigued by a monograph recently acquired by the Benelux, France and Italy Section […]