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Archive: March 2015 (6 Posts)

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It’s Just Not Cricket!

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

(The phrase “it’s just not cricket” is used to say that “something is unfair or dishonest”; “not done.” Perhaps it could have been exclaimed by some of the parties involved in the cases below?) The baseball season starts next week, but in other parts of the world the focus over the last six weeks has …

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References to Roman Law in US Courts

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. I have previously written about the amazing collection of Roman law resources at the Law Library of Congress.  I noted that references to Roman law have been made in arguments before, and in decisions of, …

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Cuban Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Gustavo Guerra, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress. This post is part of our Global Legal Collection Highlights series in which we provide information on some of the foreign law materials available to researchers at the Library of Congress.¬†Gustavo has previously written posts on …