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Current Legal Topics

Posted by: Christine Sellers

After the success of my Guide to Law Online blog post, I decided to draw some attention to other areas of the Law Library’s website that users may not be that familiar with. Current Legal Topics is a guide that provides legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance. New content …

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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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U.K. Extradition Arrangements with the U.S. Under Review

Posted by: Clare Feikert-Ahalt

Britain’s coalition government announced in September that, pursuant to a pledge in its Programme for Government,  it is conducting a review of the U.K.’s extradition arrangements.  The review will be led by a retired Law Lord, who  presided over the inquiry into the death of Princess Diana, and two independent lawyers with expertise in extradition …

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Guide to Law Online

Posted by: Christine Sellers

As you might have seen in previous posts on our blog, the Law Library offers a portal of Internet sources of interest to legal researchers called the Guide to Law Online.  The Guide is an annotated list to sources of information on government and law freely available online that has been prepared by the Law …