On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 1 p.m. EDT, legal reference librarian Louis Myers will present our next Lunch and Learn Webinar, “An Overview of Treaty Research”. Please register here. This webinar will provide an introduction to resources and strategies to effectively research three distinct areas of treaty practice: U.S. bilateral treaties, foreign bilateral treaties, […]
On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 1 p.m. EDT, legal reference librarian Louis Myers will present our next Lunch and Learn Webinar, “An Overview of Public International Law.” Please register here. This webinar will provide an introduction to the five sources of international law, as defined by article 38 of the Statute of the International […]
A major function of the Law Library of Congress is the preparation of 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 reports from the 1940s to […]
One of the topics reference librarians get asked about most frequently at the Law Library of Congress is how to find debates, hearings, reports, and other documents that may reflect legislative intent regarding a bill as it moves through Congress. Thus, by popular request, the next entry in the new Lunch and Learn series offered […]
This blog post is an interview with foreign law intern Miranda Lalla.
Along with the Law Library’s stand-alone webinars scheduled for February, including our inaugural Lunch and Learn webinar on the Serial Set, we are presenting some of our traditional offerings. Next month, our librarians will instruct on researching federal statutes and navigating Congress.gov. These courses are great for both experienced researchers and those who are unfamiliar […]
This is a guest blog post by our Librarian-in-Residence, Louis Myers. Louis has recently authored blog posts for In Custodia Legis, including Research Guides in Focus – Municipal Codes: A Beginner’s Guide and Research Guides in Focus – Neighbor Law: A Beginner’s Guide. The Law Library of Congress is proud to introduce a new webinar series coming to the […]