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FALQs: The European Union’s Approach to the Current Refugee Crisis

The following is a guest post by Theresa Papademetriou, a senior foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers the European Union, Greece, Cyprus and Council of Europe. Theresa has previously blogged on “European Union Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights,” “European Union: Where is the Beef?,” “New Greek Regulation Designed to Fight Tax Evasion Problem: Will […]

Recap of the IALL 2015 Conference in Berlin

The following is a guest post by Jenny Gesley, a foreign law specialist covering Germany and other German-speaking jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress.  Jenny has previously written about the regulation of electronic cigarettes in Germany, the privatization of air traffic control in Germany and the Greek debt crisis. I recently returned from the annual […]

FALQS: Egypt’s New Antiterrorism Law

The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress. George has previously written posts for In Custodia Legis, including on legal processes available to imprisoned journalists in Egypt and various constitutional reform issues.    On August 16, 2015, President Abu al-fattah al-Sisi, the current […]

FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure

The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and the law, a Law Library report on citizenship pathways and border protection, and highlights of the Law […]

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

The following is a guest post by Constance Johnson, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. Connie has previously written or co-written a number of posts for In Custodia Legis including: Law Relating to Refugee Rights-Global Legal Collection Highlights, Water Rights at Star Island and Laws on Homosexuality in African Nations. […]

Cooking Up a Solution to Link Rot

The following is a guest post by the Law Library’s managing editor, Charlotte Stichter. When Charlotte is not at her day job she loves to cook, and is currently on a quest to find the perfect recipe for clafouti. For those with vivid imaginations, the terms “link rot” and “reference rot” might conjure images of […]

A Look inside the Office of General Counsel at the Federal Election Commission

The following is a guest post by Geneviève Claveau and Julia Heron, summer interns at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress.  Geneviève and Julia have previously written a post on Quebec’s Dual Legal System. On July 15, we had the opportunity to visit the Federal Election Commission (FEC), located at 999 E Street […]