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America’s Blackcurrant Ban

Posted by: Kelly Goles

The following is a guest post by Margaret Daab, a foreign intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress.  I recently learned of an unlikely enemy in American history. When it threatened livelihoods in the early 20th century, the government vowed to end its destructive ways. The villain of this story? …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – November 2022

Posted by: Kelly Goles

This November, our Orientation to Law Library Collections webinar will feature a special appearance by the staff of the Witkin State Law Library, California State Library as part of our state law libraries outreach project. The purpose of the state law libraries outreach project is to strengthen the ties between the Law Library of Congress …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – June 2022

Posted by: Kelly Goles

Next month, the Law Library of Congress will present a webinar on U.S. federal statutes. This webinar will provide an overview of U.S. statutory and legislative research, including information about how to find and use the U.S. Code, the U.S. Statutes at Large, and U.S. federal bills and resolutions. Also in June, Law Library staff will host a webinar discussing …

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Aslihan Bulut Has Been Appointed Law Librarian of Congress

Posted by: Kelly Goles

Aslihan Bulut has been appointed as Law Librarian of Congress after serving in that position in an acting capacity for almost five months. Since 2019, Bulut served as the deputy law librarian for collections at the Law Library of Congress, where she oversaw the Global Legal Collections Directorate in establishing priorities, design, launch, and execution …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – May 2021

Posted by: Kelly Goles

Next month, the Law Library of Congress Legal Research Institute will host U.S. law webinars on researching federal statutes, navigating Congress.gov, and utilizing the Law Library’s collections, including collections that can be accessed online. Information about the contents of each class can be found below. Congress.gov webinar Date: Thursday, May 6, 2:00 – 3:00 PM …