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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.
Interested in what the Law Library does? This blog posts details our most read Global Legal Monitor articles and Legal Research Reports in fiscal year 2020.
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 […]
At the beginning of every year, many of us take a moment or two to assess the previous year and make resolutions for the next one. Here at the Law Library of Congress, we are no different; we review our products and make plans to improve them. This includes the Global Legal Monitor (GLM), an […]
The beginning of a new year is often a time for looking back and evaluating the work done in the previous one. Here at In Custodia Legis, we like to use this opportunity to highlight some of the Law Library’s popular online products. Andrew wrote about the Law Library reports and bills on Congress.Gov with the […]
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. […]
This post is coauthored by Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer, senior legal reference specialists. Today we would like to introduce you to one of our featured offerings on law.gov–the Global Legal Monitor. The Global Legal Monitor features timely news on legal developments from around the world, and is written by legal specialists at the Law […]
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 […]
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 […]