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Join Us on 9/22 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: Laws of Mexico and How to Find Them Online

Join us on September 22 at 2 p.m. EDT for a foreign and comparative law webinar titled, “Laws of Mexico and How to Find Them Online.”

Please register here.

Flyer announcing upcoming foreign law webinar, Laws of Mexico and How to Find Them Online, created by Kelly Goles.

Foreign law specialist Gustavo Guerra will cover the laws of Mexico and where you can find them online. His presentation will focus on primary sources available on websites maintained by the Mexican government. He will also cover online sources maintained by private institutions and some print publications available in our collections.

Gustavo Guerra holds an LL.M in international legal studies from the Georgetown University Law Center and a law degree from the University of Sonora, Mexico. Gustavo is a foreign law specialist at the Global Legal Research Directorate at the Law Library of Congress. He covers Mexico and several other Spanish-speaking jurisdictions in his work for the Law Library.

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Congress.gov August 2022 New, Tip, and Top

In July, Andrew and Robert wrote respectively about feedback driven improvements and a new feature which allows users to download audio files for any section of the Congressional Record Daily Edition. This month, users will be able to find a prepopulated list of reports required by Congress under the Committees’ section of the Congress.gov Browse […]

FALQs: The Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement Act

The following is a guest post by Miranda Lalla, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Tariq Ahmad at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. It is part of our Frequently Asked Legal Questions series. On June 23, 2022, Bill S-10 received royal assent after being passed by the Canadian Parliament. Its provisions give effect to the […]

An Interview with Milica Škaro, Foreign Law Intern

Today’s interview is with Milica Škaro, a foreign law intern working with Peter Roudik, Assistant Law Librarian of Congress for Legal Research, in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I grew up in the city of Niš, birthplace of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great, located in the southern part of […]

Canada Extends Criminal Law Jurisdiction to the Moon

The following is a guest post by Michael Chalupovitsch, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Canada and Caribbean jurisdictions. Canada is going to the moon, nearly 38 years after Marc Garneau became Canada’s first astronaut aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. On June 23, 2022, the Canadian House of Commons adopted legislation […]

New Features and Updates to the Constitution Annotated Website

This is a guest post by Meghan C. Totten, a paralegal specialist and legal editor in the American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service. Written in “plain English“, The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation, better known as the Constitution Annotated, has served as Congress’s Constitution of record for over one hundred […]

Celebrating over 3,000 Historical and Contemporary Legal Reports Now Online

For more than eighty years, the Law Library of Congress has been engaged in the preparation of research reports on legal topics, with an emphasis on foreign, comparative, and international law, in response to requests from Congress, the executive and judicial branches of the federal government, and others. The Law Library has authored thousands of […]