{ subscribe_url: '/share/sites/library-of-congress-blogs/law.php' }

FALQs: The Evolution of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency

The following is a guest post by Zeynep Timocin Cantekin, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. The Council of the European Union stated that the increasing number of terrorist attacks since 2004 and the 2015 European migration crisis have exposed the vulnerabilities of the […]

FALQs: Spain’s Legal Framework Applicable to the Coronavirus Explained

The following is a guest post by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand, a senior foreign law specialist at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. When a plane landed in Madrid, Spain, on January 31, 2020, with passengers who had been evacuated from China because of the coronavirus, Spanish health authorities quarantined the evacuees […]

The Italian Parliamentary Library

The following post is written by Dante Figueroa, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress. The Italian Parliamentary Library is composed of two libraries: the Senate Library and the Chamber of Deputies Library. Together they make up the Italian Joint Parliamentary Library (Polo Bibliotecario Parlamentare), the largest parliamentary library in Europe. The […]

Research Guides in Focus – How to Trace Federal Regulations: A Beginner’s Guide

The following is a guest post by Anna Price, a legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. For this latest installment of Research Guides in Focus, we are presenting an overview of one of the Law Library’s newest additions to our Research Guide collection – How to Trace Federal Regulations: A Beginner’s Guide. […]

Marking the 474th Anniversary of the Commencement of the Ecumenical Council of Trent

The following is a guest post by Dante Figueroa, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress. Recently, I was reviewing a full cart of canon law books and found interesting materials related to the Catholic Church’s ecumenical councils. Ecumenical councils are “legally convened assemblies of ecclesiastical dignitaries and theological experts for the […]

Report on Right of Huguenots to French Citizenship

The following is a guest post from Nicolas Boring, the foreign law specialist covering French- speaking jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Nicolas has previously blogged about The Library of the French National Assembly – Pic of the Week, among others. A recent Law Library of Congress report examines a little-known historical development: the right […]

The Constitution Annotated—Impeachment Clauses

This guest post is by the Law Library’s Chief of the Public Services Division, Andrew Winston. Andrew has written several posts for the blog, including Federal Courts Web Archive Launched, A Visit to the Peace Palace Library, and The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code. The Library of Congress has updated […]