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An Interview with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, Global Legal Research Intern

Posted by: Donna Sokol

Today’s interview is with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, an intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate’s Foreign, Comparative, and International Division I. Describe your background. I am a proud Canadian, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  I just graduated from l’Université de Montreal with a civil law degree.  Beforehand I completed my undergraduate degree at McGill University, Honors …

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Law Library of Congress FY2018 Annual Report

Posted by: Donna Sokol

The Law Library of Congress FY2018 Annual Report is now available for download. The Year in Numbers The Law Library’s Annual Report for the 2018 fiscal year (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018) highlights the scope of our collections, resources, and expertise, and how we serve and engage with a wide range of users. It …

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Interview with Rossana Deplano, Law Library Scholar-in-Residence

Posted by: Donna Sokol

  Describe your background. I was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy. After completing my law degree, I moved to the UK, where I currently live and work. What is your academic/professional history? I hold an LL.B. and LL.M. from the University of Cagliari, Italy, and a Ph.D. inlLaw from Brunel University London, UK. During my Ph.D. …

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New Year’s Greetings from the Law Librarian of Congress

Posted by: Donna Sokol

This is a guest post by the Law Librarian of Congress, David Mao, who has previously written about the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom,¬†federal architecture, state government contracts, speed limits, and cruise ship food rules, among other topics. The New Year’s Greeting for 2014 is available for download in PDF format. PREPARING TO LAUNCH …

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A Visit to the National Library of Uzbekistan

Posted by: Donna Sokol

This is a guest post by the Law Librarian of Congress, David Mao, who has previously written about federal architecture, state government contracts, speed limits, and cruise ship food rules, among other topics. A few years ago Robert Newlen blogged about the National Library of Uzbekistan (under construction at that time) and his visit to …