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Legal Research Reports: Most Viewed Reports of the Decade

The Law Library of Congress’ Global Legal Research Directorate specializes in U.S. and foreign law, producing legal research reports that explain how countries around the world approach the regulation of particular topics. In the past decade, the Law Library of Congress has published dozens of reports. Millions of views later, we are recapping our most […]

On this Day: Gro Harlem Brundtland Becomes First Female Prime Minister in Norway

Forty years ago today, on February 4, 1981, Gro Harlem Brundtland became Norway’s first female prime minister (PM). Erna Solberg, Norway’s current PM, became the second woman to serve as PM when she was elected to this role following the 2013 national election. Norwegian Women’s Suffrage 2019 marked the centennial of women’s suffrage in the […]

An Interview with Iana Fremer, Legal Research Analyst

Today’s interview is with Iana Fremer, a legal research analyst at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background I am from Tbilisi, Georgia (not to be confused with the State of Georgia), one of the oldest countries in the world. Georgia is located between the Black and Caspian seas, and […]