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A Tour of Runnymede

Posted by: Jeanine Cali

The following is a guest post by Geri Silverstone,  project director for the Magna Carta 800th Surrey Partnership at the National Trust. As the phrase clearly states, time marches on and waits for no man, so perhaps it should not come as a surprise to think that we have just a year to go before …

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A Visit to the National Library of Uzbekistan

Posted by: Donna Sokol

This is a guest post by the Law Librarian of Congress, David Mao, who has previously written about federal architecture, state government contracts, speed limits, and cruise ship food rules, among other topics. A few years ago Robert Newlen blogged about the National Library of Uzbekistan (under construction at that time) and his visit to …

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English Translations of Post-Second World War South Korean Laws – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a senior foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress. It continues our Global Collection Highlights Series. Sayuri previously contributed a post on Japanese family law to this series. She also recently wrote a post on the laws and regulations passed in the aftermath of the Great …

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Searching for Current Japanese Laws and Regulations

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Noriko Ohtaki, a research fellow at the Law Library of Congress.   This is a quick guide to searching online for current Japanese laws and regulations. In Japan, laws and regulations (cabinet orders, ministerial ordinances, and rules made by government agencies) are promulgated in the Official Gazette. You can find …

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A Few Parting Thoughts

Posted by: Margaret Wood

The following is a guest post by Matthew Braun, senior legal reference specialist at the Law Library of Congress. At the end of May, I will be leaving the Law Library of Congress, after a little more than five years on the staff, to become the Head of Electronic Resources and Computer Services at the …