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An Interview with Lucy Jones, Foreign Law Intern

This week’s interview is with Lucy Jones, a foreign law intern working this summer in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background I am from a small village (Coolagown) in Cork, Ireland. I have just graduated with my undergraduate law degree (BCLI) from  University College Cork. During my studies I spent […]

FALQs: The Greek Debt Crisis – Part 1

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 a post on constitutional challenges related to the privatization of air traffic control in Germany. On July 8, 2015, the new Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos […]

Hear from the Law Library at the AALL Conference

This weekend several Law Library of Congress staff members will be traveling to Philadelphia for the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).  Below is a quick rundown of the panel discussions at which attendees will be able to hear about some of our work: Janice Hyde – “Effective Content Management for […]

Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman

Join us on Monday, August 3, as we welcome world-renowned documentary photographer Bob Adelman and retired executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union Ira Glasser for an afternoon conversation with Robert R. Newlen, chief of staff for the Library of Congress. The event will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3, in […]