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Welcome to a Sea of Blawgs

Posted by: Christine Sellers

The following is a guest post by Matt Braun, Legal Reference Librarian in our Public Services Directorate. Over the last five years, legal blogs (or “blawgs” = law + blogs) have increasingly become vehicles for legal scholars, practitioners, and observers from across the globe to share information on developments in various areas of law, as …

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The Man of Mystery Revealed!

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Taru Spiegel, Reference Specialist in the European Division. A few weeks ago, I asked if anyone knew who the distinguished man of mystery was on the left side of the photo. Thanks to Law Library’s Dr. Janice Hyde, we now know he’s Senator Felix Grundy, also instrumental in …

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Who Is the Distinguished Man of Mystery?

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Taru Spiegel, Reference Specialist in the European Division. Whenever I enter the Law Library offices, I see a nice grouping of items on the north wall. The large image features S. 68 which established the Law Library of Congress in 1832.  The image on the right is of …

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Help Finding Comparative and International Law

Posted by: Christine Sellers

The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, Legal Reference Specialist in our Public Services Directorate. The Law Library’s Multinational Collections Database is now the Global Legal Information Catalog (GLIC). GLIC is a research tool for the Library of Congress Collections that interfaces with our library catalog. Why do you need to use it? …