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Draft Guidance on Transgender Students in Schools in England Published

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, a senior foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering the United Kingdom and several other jurisdictions. Clare has written numerous posts for In Custodia Legis, including Revealing the Presence of Ghosts; Weird Laws, or Urban Legends?; FALQs: Brexit Referendum; 100 Years of “Poppy Day” in the United Kingdom; and 100 Year Anniversary …

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From Summorum Pontificum to Traditionis Custodes: Changes in Liturgical Matters at the Catholic Church

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following post is by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. He has recently written for In Custodia Legis on the Italian Parliamentary Library; Spanish Legal Documents (15th to 19th Century); Recent Legislation Enacted by Italy to Tackle COVID-19; and Italy: A New Silk Road Between Italy and China – the Belt and Road Initiative. …

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We’re Hiring!

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The Global Legal Research Directorate of Law Library of Congress is looking for new additions to our team this fall. From reference to research to writing, GLRD offers a variety of opportunities for an exciting and fulfilling career. A list of our current open vacancies can be found at the bottom of this post.

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Vatican Criminal Law and Recent Money Laundering Cases

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following post is by Dante Figueroa, a senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. He has recently written for In Custodia Legis on the Italian Parliamentary Library; Spanish Legal Documents (15th to 19th Century); Recent Legislation Enacted by Italy to Tackle COVID-19; and Italy: A New Silk Road Between Italy and China – the Belt and Road …

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FALQs: Islamic Religious Authority and Pakistan’s Response to COVID-19

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad, a foreign law specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Tariq presented a webinar on the subject matter of this post on May 21, 2020. He has previously contributed posts on Islamic Law in Pakistan – Global Legal Collection Highlights, the Law Library’s 2013 Panel Discussion …

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FALQs: Are There Laws That Regulate a Change of Leaders in North Korea?

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist covering several countries in East and Southeast Asia at the Law Library of Congress. Her previous In Custodia Legis posts include New Era, New Law Number; Holy Cow – Making Sense of Japanese Wagyu Cow Export Rules; Japanese Criminal Legal System as Seen Through the …

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FALQS: Qatar’s New Counterterrorism Law

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers Arabic-speaking countries. This blog post is part of our Frequently Asked Legal Questions series. The Middle East region is a theater for the activities of multiple terrorist groups. Accordingly, countries in the region, especially Arab countries, have adopted …