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The Second Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence Featuring Professor Joseph Raz

The following is a guest post by Robert Newlen, the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services in the Law Library of Congress. On October 5, 2011, Professor Joseph Raz will deliver the second Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence at the Library of Congress.  Professor Raz teaches at Columbia University Law School and is […]

State Collections Being Relocated and Where to Find Them

The following is a guest post by Margaret Wood, Legal Reference Specialist in our Public Services Directorate. Here in the Law Library Reading Room we are continuing our work to relocate certain collections in preparation for the Reading Room Remodeling.  The purpose of this post is to give everyone an update about the collections currently […]

Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum

The following is a guest post by George Sadek, Senior Legal Information Analyst. Last month I wrote about the constitutional dilemma in Egypt and some of the possibilities for moving forward.  Since then a number of important events have happened, which eventually led to Egyptians voting in favor of constitutional amendments to the 1971 Constitution […]

Trains and Corruption in China

The corruption of government officials in China, as in a number of other countries, is a major concern and attempts to investigate and prosecute instances of corruption can generate a lot of public attention – particularly if a senior official or significant project is the subject of the investigation.  This has been the case with […]

Classes Offered by the Law Library of Congress

The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, Legal Reference Specialist in our Public Services Division. Do you know the Law Library offers two classes to the public: Orientation to Legal Research and THOMAS Orientation? Orientation to Legal Research and the Use of Law Library Collections is a basic introduction to legal sources and […]