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Citizen Participatory Trials in South Korea

This is a guest blog by Younkyung (Regina) Eum, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Sayuri Umeda in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. I recently started watching the South Korean show Extraordinary Attorney Woo, a popular drama about an attorney with Asperger syndrome. In addition to […]

Law Library of Congress Report Examines the Canadian Emergencies Act

The following is a guest post by Michael Chalupovitsch, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Canada and Caribbean jurisdictions. A recently published Law Library of Congress report, entitled Canada: the Emergencies Act, examines the history and operation of emergency legislation at the federal level in Canada. The genesis of the Emergencies Act was the need […]

Law Library’s New Report Reviews National Laws Regulating Net Zero Emissions

The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, the assistant law librarian for legal research at the Law Library of Congress and the director of the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Directorate. Currently meeting in Egypt, the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27, is discussing how to address climate change and mitigate its consequences. One of […]

National Bison Day

The following is a guest post by Nikki Werner, a former intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. She is an MLIS graduate from the University of Maryland iSchool On May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, Pub.L. 114-152, designating the American bison as the National Mammal […]