The following is a guest post by Lauren Krauskopf, a former intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. She was a double major in government & politics and History at the University of Maryland, College Park. On January 16, 1942, just over one month after the attack on Pearl Harbor […]
The following is a guest post by Michael Chalupovitsch, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Canada and Caribbean jurisdictions. Join us on January 26 at 2 p.m. EST for our next foreign, comparative, and international law webinar titled, “Indigenous Governance in the Circumpolar Arctic.” Please register here. With the ongoing effects of climate change, the Arctic […]
The following is a guest post by Emily Beran, a former intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. She studied library and information science at the University of Washington. What do The Hoover Dam, Walden Pond, and Palace Amusements all have in common? These three locations – and over 96,000 […]
This is a joint guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and other jurisdictions in East and Southeast Asia, and Seongryeol Park, foreign law intern working with Sayuri Umeda in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. USAG- Humphreys, KATUSA ETS Ceremony – U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South […]
The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, a legal reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress. Louis has authored several blog posts for In Custodia Legis, including New Acquisition: The Trial of Governor Picton, A Case of Torture in Trinidad, Indigenous Law Research Strategies: Settlement Acts and Looking into the Past: Space Telescopes and the Law of Outer […]
This is a guest post by the Law Librarian of Congress, Aslihan Bulut. Dear In Custodia Legis readers and Law Library of Congress patrons, colleagues, and friends: As this year comes to a close and we look forward to the new year, I wanted to thank each and every one of you for such unwavering and […]
This is a guest post by Olivia Kane-Cruz, the current librarian-in-residence at the Law Library of Congress. As the current librarian-in-residence, I am constantly learning from the more experienced legal reference librarians. During my very first week, I had the opportunity to shadow other librarians at the reference desk in the Law Library Reading Room. […]
Today marks the third anniversary of the establishment of the United States Space Force.
The following is a guest post by Jesús Colón Rosado, an intern working in the Public Services Division at the Law Library of Congress. Jesús previously authored the post The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its Government Structure. Background Under the Spanish regime, the government of each municipality in Puerto Rico was called an ayuntamiento […]
A narrative of Mercy Otis Warren’s role in the Bill of Rights and the American Revolution.