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Top Weekly Bills in THOMAS

Since the January enhancements to THOMAS, I’ve been looking at the statistics on user searches and creating a list of the most searched legislation.   Health care legislation has dominated the list since then, jumping around but always somewhere within the top ten. The current top ten includes: H.R. 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]

Monitoring Legal News Around the World

Following on from my previous post, another part of what we do is write articles for the Law Library’s Global Legal Monitor: The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official […]

Tales of Al Capone’s Jury

A few weeks ago my mother asked me to research a bit of family lore. Like a good daughter sometimes does, I forgot. But then! Then I saw the exact same question in our “Ask A Librarian” service! (For background, patrons may send a question through the Library of Congress “Ask A Librarian” service. These […]