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The Most Viewed Legal Research Reports and Global Legal Monitor Articles of 2022

The Law Library of Congress is unique in many ways. To accomplish our mission of providing authoritative legal research, reference, and instruction services, and access to an unrivaled collection of U.S., foreign, comparative, and international law, our staff includes foreign and U.S. trained legal specialists and law librarians from around the world who cover 300+ […]

Improved Accessibility for Global Legal Monitor Articles

The Global Legal Monitor is a publication of the Law Library of Congress that covers legal news and developments from around the world.

In an effort to ensure the Global Legal Monitor is accessible to all of our patrons, we have added ReadSpeaker to each article. After you select an article, just click “listen to this page” at the top, left-hand side of the screen to have the article read aloud to you.

New Enhanced Global Legal Monitor Launched!

We strive to bring you the best web experience possible.  Over time we have updated our homepage and our website, helped launch Congress.gov, and introduced the Indigenous Law Portal.  Today, I am happy to announce that there is a newly enhanced Global Legal Monitor (GLM). The Global Legal Monitor is managed by editors Connie Johnson and Wendy Zeldin.  […]

Global Legal Monitor: 2014 Year in Review

The Global Legal Monitor (GLM) had a great 2014.  One of the Law Library of Congress premier online sources, the GLM published 431 articles in 2014 covering legal developments around the world, particularly parliamentary acts and court decisions on a variety of issues. When writing for the Global Legal Monitor, we try to focus on issues that we believe will interest […]

Global Legal Monitor: August Highlights

The Global Legal Monitor (GLM) is a good source for following legal developments around the world.  An excellent example of this is the range of topics covered by the GLM articles published in August, which included: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Family planning and birth control; Human rights; Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; Taxation; and Freedom […]