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The United States Supreme Court Nominations Web Archive

The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team, is excited to announce the release of a new web archive, The United States Supreme Court Nominations Web Archive. This archive collection consists of blogs, academic articles, congressional press releases, and media articles related to the nominations of John Roberts, […]

A Guide to Chinese Legal Research: Administrative Regulations

As mentioned in my previous blog post, A Guide to Chinese Legal Research: Official Online Publication of Chinese Law (Update), “legislation” governed by the Law on Legislation of the People’s Republic of China (PRC or China) is comprised of not only laws passed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) or its Standing Committee (NPCSC), but […]

Braddock’s (Other) Road

If you live and drive in the greater Washington area, you have heard of Braddock Road (VA State Road 620). It’s almost always congested with the heavy traffic that is one of the region’s claims to fame. Virginia is littered with roadways named for early American historical people and battles, and I assumed Braddock was […]

Spanish Legal Documents (15th – 19th Centuries): Miscellaneous (and Beyond!)

The following post was written in collaboration with Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. Today we bring you the final collection update from our Spanish Legal Documents series. For more on the history of this collection, as well as our efforts to present the full collection online, see our previous posts […]

An Interview with Laura Turner O’Hara, Web Content Manager for the House of Representatives History, Art & Archives Website

What is your academic and professional history? I went to Stanford University as a student-athlete, intending to be a journalist or professional runner. But I fell in love with history after touring one of the many archival collections on campus my freshman year. I did my undergraduate thesis research at the National Archives the summer […]