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Archive: October 2017 (15 Posts)

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

What’s in a[n Israeli] name?

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Several In Custodia Legis team members have previously written about regulation of naming in a variety of countries, including Germany; Iceland ; New Zealand; Sweden; and Taiwan. I thought it would be interesting to see how Israel, my primary research jurisdiction, regulates names. The Most Popular Israeli Names (Good to Know Ruth is not Completely Outdated) Checking …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Parliamentary Protests Filed in the House of Lords from 1641 TO 1799: Acquisition of a Rare Resource Related to American Independence

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

Through the generosity of the James Madison Council of the Library of Congress, the Law Library recently acquired two manuscript volumes of an extraordinarily rare collection of parliamentary protests lodged by Members of the House of Lords during the period from 1641-1799. The Law Library maintains a collection of historic English and early American manuscripts. …