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The Most Viewed In Custodia Legis Posts of 2021

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This past year, we published more than 230 new posts on this blog, In Custodia Legis. As usual, these were written by multiple authors, both on the blog team and guest bloggers, from the different parts of the Law Library and the Library of Congress. The blog team has representatives from our team of reference librarians, our foreign law specialists, staff who manage our physical and digital collections, and those who work on events and outreach. We also published interviews with various interns and staff, as well as guests and colleagues.

We hope you have enjoyed reading the posts as much as we have enjoyed writing them, and that you will continue to visit the blog.

If you missed some posts you can catch up by browsing through the different months and categories, or even by looking at what particular authors have contributed. Here are the top 10 posts that received the most views in 2021, with number one being our top viewed post:

10. Stunned By Her Thunder: Fannie Lou Hamer

9.  100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in Sweden

8.  Laws Involving Animals – Real and Mythical

7.  Court Order Required for Puberty-Blocking Treatment for Transgender Teenagers in England and Wales

6.  The Murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme

5.  Stuck in the Suez Canal – What are the Legal Implications?

4.  FALQs: The Controversy Over Marriage and Anti-Conversion Laws in India

3.  50 Years of Women’s Suffrage in Switzerland

2.  FALQs: Execution by Stoning and Privacy Laws Related to Sexual Crimes in Iran and Afghanistan

1.  UK – New Immigration and Asylum Bill Provides Fundamental Change

Woman reading inside newsstand. Rizzuto, Angelo, 1906-1967, photographer [November 1953]. Photo from the Library of Congress Flickr account.
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