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Justice Kennedy Retires from Supreme Court

Posted by: Jim Martin

The following is a guest post by Elizabeth Osborne, legal reference librarian. On July 31, 2018, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is retiring from the United States Supreme Court at age 82, after over 30 years on the bench. Kennedy was born in Sacramento, California, in 1936, to parents Anthony J., an attorney and lobbyist, and …

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Interview with María Daniela Jiménez, Junior Fellow at the Law Library of Congress

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

Today’s interview is with María Daniela Jiménez. María Daniela is a Junior Fellow in the Collection Services Division at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Orange County, California, and have lived in the Bay Area, Arizona, Indiana, Mexico City, and Rome. I really enjoy moving. What is your academic/professional …

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Interview with Jieun Chang, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Hanibal Goitom

Today’s interview is with Jieun Chang, foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress.  Jieun holds a J.D. and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Information. Enjoy!  Describe your background I was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea and came to the United States after getting married. I lived in California …

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National Parks versus Monuments versus Preserves

Posted by: Betty Lupinacci

Jennifer Gonzalez’s post on the centennial of the National Park Service made me want to travel more extensively to see what the U. S. National Park Service had to offer. So recently, friends and I took a vacation to Arizona (with forays into California and Nevada). Our itinerary included two national parks, seven national monuments, …

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Historical U.S. Reports Available Online

Posted by: Jennifer González

Following our releases of the Federal Register and United States Code collections, the Library of Congress is pleased to make available the decisions and orders from the United States Reports, from 1754 through 2003. The U.S. Reports is the collection of bound volumes that contain the official version of the U.S. Supreme Court opinions. The …