This guest post is by the Law Library’s Chief of the Public Services Division, Andrew Winston. Andrew has written several posts for the blog, including Federal Courts Web Archive Launched, A Visit to the Peace Palace Library, and The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code. The Library of Congress has updated […]
December 6, 1919, was the first year Finland celebrated its Declaration of Independence with a national holiday. That same year it also adopted the Constitution of 1919 officially making Finland a Republic with K.J. Stahlberg as its first president. This post describes the Constitution of 1919.
Today’s interview is with Aslihan Bulut, our new deputy law librarian for collections. Aslihan now heads up the Global Legal Collections Directorate of the Law Library. Describe your background. I am 1.5 generation (1.5G) Turkish-American, meaning I immigrated to the United States as an adolescent. I credit learning English to my discovery of the neighborhood […]
This is the home of Continental Army General Horatio Gates, which is located in downtown York, Pennsylvania. The structure to the left is a colonial-era tavern. In what is now referred to as the “Conway Cabal,” Gates was championed by General Thomas Conway as a replacement for George Washington as commander in chief following Gates’ […]
This blog post discusses the history and the legal status of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.