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The Most Viewed Global Legal Monitor Articles of 2018

Posted by: Robert Brammer

Ruth recently brought you the most viewed foreign law reports of 2018, and today we are excited to bring you the most viewed Global Legal Monitor articles of 2018! The Global Legal Monitor is written by the Law Library’s foreign legal specialists, and brings you the latest legal news from around the world. You can …

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An Index to In Custodia Legis Legal Research Guides

Posted by: Robert Brammer

The Law Library of Congress blog,  In Custodia Legis, is celebrating its seventh year in operation! During this time, we have published many research guides for both foreign and domestic law. I thought it would be useful to go back and revisit those guides in order to organize them into a basic index. Are there any …

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“Would You Be Interested in Getting (Attorney General) William Wirt’s Head Back?” Rebecca Roberts Brings Us a Tale From the Congressional Cemetery

Posted by: Robert Brammer

This is a guest post by Rebecca Boggs Roberts. Rebecca is a program coordinator at Smithsonian Associates, writer, and the former program director for the Historic Congressional Cemetery. In 2003, an unidentified man called the Historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. and asked the cemetery manager, “Would you be interested in getting William Wirt’s head back?” The answer, of course, …