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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 […]

150th Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla (aka Cinco de Mayo!) – Pic of the Week

  Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo! (And just as everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day, everyone is Mexican on Cinco de Mayo.)  This year marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Mexican forces’ victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862.  (If you’re interested in reading more, see last year’s post, […]

American Bar Association in the Library – Pic of the Week

Earlier this week, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress paid a visit to Capitol Hill.  The Committee is composed of legal professionals from across the United States and “serves as the voice of the legal profession concerning the Law Library of Congress (LLC)“.  The Standing Committee is the second-oldest […]

Career Development Program Graduation – Pic of the Week

Congratulations to Barbara Moore and Agata Tajchert, recent graduates of the Library of Congress Career Development Program. The following is a guest post by Agata, Law Library Technician in our Collection Services Division, about her experience. This past Wednesday, April 4th, nineteen of my classmates and I graduated from the Career Development Program, Group 10. […]

Shreddy: From the Office of the Law Librarian – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post by David Mao, Law Librarian of Congress.  He has previously guest posted From the Desk of the Law Librarian, The Law Librarian in London, and Rebellious Children and Witches. In a previous post I mentioned keys belonging to former Law Librarian of Congress Carlton Kenyon. This Pic of the Week shows […]