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Hong Kong Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Laney Zhang

The following is a guest post by Shi Qiu, a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. July 1, 2015 marked the 18th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. On this anniversary we published a post about the Basic Law of Hong Kong. For non-legal information on Hong Kong, you can read an article …

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The Basic Law of Hong Kong

Posted by: Laney Zhang

Today is the 18th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It is a statutory holiday in Hong Kong, as provided in the General Holidays Ordinance, in commemoration of Hong Kong’s handover from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China on July 1, 1997. On that same day, …

Dr. Mabel Ping Hua Lee’s Push for Suffrage

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month, when the Law Library celebrates the accomplishments that Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have made to American history, society and law. Dr. Mabel Ping Hua Lee, a twentieth-century Chinese American economist, was also a suffragist and a women’s rights advocate who worked within the Chinese American community …

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Law Library of Congress Studies on Firearms, Weapons, and Gun Control

Posted by: Ruth Levush

A search of legal reports produced by the Law Library of Congress has identified multiple reports on gun laws around the world. The reports date back to the early 1960s, reflecting the interest in the topics of “firearms” OR “weapons” OR “gun control” OR “weapons industry” by Law Library of Congress patrons over the years. …

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An Interview with Friederike Loebbert, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Friederike Loebbert, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in a city in Northern Germany called Lübeck, which has a magnificent old town and is close to the Baltic …

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An Interview with Yunzhou Wang, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Laney Zhang

Today’s interview is with Yunzhou Wang, a foreign law intern working virtually in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress under my supervision. Describe your background. I was born in Huainan, a small city in China. I spent my first 18 years in that city. After I graduated from high school, I went to …

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Meet the Remote DRD Interns! (2 of 4)

Posted by: Jennifer González

We hope you enjoyed part one of our four-part mini-bios of our remote interns working on data and creative projects with the Digital Resources Division! Our interns this summer represented 60 schools from 30 different states or countries. The University of Washington had the biggest representation with 11 students, followed by San José State University …

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Meet the Remote DRD Interns (1 of 4)

Posted by: Jennifer González

This summer, the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress had the honor of hosting over 100 remote interns. Several of them worked on the Herencia project, and many more worked on other digital projects. Over the next few blog posts, we will highlight those remote interns that worked on the Data and …