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Evolution of American Funerary Customs and Laws

Posted by: Kelly Goles

The following is a guest post by Mattie Aguero, a former intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. While cultural customs surrounding death may differ, every society practices some form of ritual for the final disposition of the deceased. In the United States, this ritual is referred to as funeral rites. …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – February 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 February, Law Library staff will host a …

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December 2021 US Law Webinar – Tracing Federal Regulations

Posted by: Kelly Goles

The Law Library of Congress’s next offering in its Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series will focus on the laws created by the executive branch of the U.S. federal government—rules and regulations. In the “Tracing Federal Regulations” webinar, scheduled for Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST, attendees will learn about the notice-and-comment rulemaking …

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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 …