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Archive: March 2012 (22 Posts)

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An Interview with Danna Cassise, Senior Employee Relations Specialist

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This week’s interview is with Danna Cassise. Danna is a Senior Employee Relations Specialist at the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born, raised, and educated in Kailua, Hawai’i, which is a sleepy beach town on the island of Oahu. I’ve lived in Eugene, OR; Atlanta, GA; San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; …

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THOMAS House Committee Hearing Video Update

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Megan Lulofs, a Legal Information Analyst in the Public Services Division. It has been just over one month since THOMAS started linking to live streams of House Committee Hearings. In that month, we have started tweeting hearings as they happen using the #THOMASlive hashtag, and we are interacting with Congress …

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February Retrospective

Posted by: Andrew Weber

There was a lot of chatter in the blogosphere about In Custodia Legis posts. Francisco’s History of the Mexican Constitution was mentioned and linked to in View From Casita Colibrí.  I also noticed that this same posting was tweeted about a couple of times and that it is cited on Wikipedia’s article on the Constitution …

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Presentation – Jews on Trial: The Papal Inquisition in Modena, 1598-1638

Posted by: Margaret Wood

The following is a guest post by Jeanine Cali, a writer for the Law Library’s Outreach Team on the upcoming presentation by Professor Katherine Aron-Beller about her new book, Jews on Trial: The Papal Inquisition in Modena, 1598-1638. On Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 12:00 p.m., the Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern …

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An Interview with Patrick Brown, Friends of the Law Library of Congress Rare Book Fellow

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

This week’s interview is with Patrick Brown, Friends of the Law Library of Congress Rare Book Fellow. Patrick previously participated in the Junior Fellows Program at the Library of Congress (Summer 2011) and has returned at the invitation of the Friends of the Law Library to combine work and study as the inaugural participant in …