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Join Us for an “Orientation to Legal Research” Webinar on Federal Regulations

The following is coauthored by Anna Price, a legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress.

Harris & Ewing, photographer. "Wage-Hour Administrator and assistants. Washington, D.C., Sept. 14..." 1938. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. //www.loc.gov/item/2016874005/

Harris & Ewing, photographer. “Wage-Hour Administrator and assistants. Washington, D.C., Sept. 14…” 1938. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. //www.loc.gov/item/2016874005/

Recently, the Law Library of Congress started a new webinar series on U.S. laws and legal resources. We welcome you to attend the next entry in this series, regarding tracing federal regulations, which will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This webinar will provide an overview of U.S. federal regulations, including information about the notice and comment rulemaking process, the publication and citation of regulations, and the tracing of regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations, to the proposed rule in the Federal Register, to the regulation’s docket.

This webinar will be presented by the Law Library’s bibliographic and research instruction librarian, Barbara Bavis. Barbara holds a BA in history from Duke University, a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and an Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MSLIS) with a specialization in law librarianship from Catholic University.

To register for the webinar, please click here or call (202) 707-5080.

Join us for our first all virtual Herencia Transcribe-a-thon!

[Click here for the Spanish version of this post/Haz clic aquí para la versión en español.] On Thursday, March 19, 2020, starting at 8:00 a.m. EDT we will be LIVE in a completely virtual Transcribe-a-thon for our new crowdsourcing campaign, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. Participants can transcribe, review, and tag documents from our collection of Spanish Legal […]

Join Us on February 27th for a Webinar on the Upcoming Israeli Election

On March 2, 2020, Israel is going to hold its third national election in 11 months, with the first having taken place on April 9, 2019, and the second on September 17, 2019. The current (22nd) Knesset (Israel’s parliament) was sworn in on October 3, 2019. Israel maintains a parliamentary system of government. No Knesset member was […]

New Series of Webinars: Join Us on Feb. 20th for an Orientation to Legal Research on U.S. Case Law

The following is a guest post by Anna Price, a legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce a new series of webinars on U.S. laws and legal resources. These classes are taught by reference librarians and designed to give a basic introduction to legal […]

2020 Supreme Court Fellows Program Annual Lecture to Feature U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch

We hope you can join us for the 2020 Supreme Court Fellows Program Annual Lecture! The Law Library of Congress and the Supreme Court Fellows Program will present a conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium in the Thomas […]

Human Rights Day 2019 Event Recap: The Impact of the Women’s Suffrage Movement Today

Every year, the Law Library celebrates Human Rights Day with a panel discussion focusing on understanding and recognition of a critical social, economic, or cultural human rights issue. This year’s program, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, focused on how the women’s suffrage movement impacts women’s rights today. The event started with a viewing of the Shall […]

Human Rights Day Panel Discussion: The Impact of the Women’s Suffrage Movement Today

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, the Law Library of Congress will commemorate Human Rights Day with a discussion on the women’s suffrage movement and how it impacts women’s rights today. Each year the Law Library of Congress celebrates Human Rights Day with a panel discussion focusing on the understanding and recognition of a critical social, […]

Highlights of the 2019 Columbus Day Open House

 Anna Price, Legal Reference Librarian at the Law Library of Congress, collaborated on this post  On October 14, 2019, the Jefferson Building opened the doors of the Main Reading Room to the general public, providing tours and a chance to learn about a few of the divisions within the Library of Congress. Staff welcomed 5,437 visitors, including […]