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Law Library of Congress Report Explores Sanctions for Worldwide Human Rights Abuses

Posted by: Kelly Goles

The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, a legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. Louis has authored several blog posts for In Custodia Legis, including New Acquisition: The Trial of Governor Picton, A Case of Torture in Trinidad, Indigenous Law Research Strategies: Settlement Acts and Looking into the Past: Space Telescopes and the Law of …

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New Law Library Report Explores “Golden Visas” and “Golden Passports” in Various Countries

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

Last month, the Law Library of Congress published a new report titled Investment Migration Programs of Visa Waiver Program Countries. The report consists of a table and map showing which countries that are part of the United States visa waiver program provide residence visas or citizenship to eligible applicants who undertake to make certain investments in …

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Matrimonial Relations: European Law and Religious Communities

Posted by: Ruth Levush

A couple of years ago, I attended two separate marriage ceremonies for the same couple. The couple, now happily married, consisted of a Jewish American-Israeli dual national and a British national of Indian Hindu descent. The Hindu wedding that took place in the United Kingdom was fascinating for me; it being the first, and so far …

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Legalese

Posted by: Betty Lupinacci

Looking for a good legal dictionary? Well the Law Library has over 4200 of them, covering countries and languages from Chinese to Estonian to Cameroon.  Many of these titles contain more than one language.  So you could even draft your motion, translate it to French, and then from French to Portuguese, if you were so …