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Cooking Up a Solution to Link Rot

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by the Law Library’s managing editor, Charlotte Stichter. When Charlotte is not at her day job she loves to cook, and is currently on a quest to find the perfect recipe for clafouti. For those with vivid imaginations, the terms “link rot” and “reference rot” might conjure images of …

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Hear from the Law Library at the AALL Conference

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

This weekend several Law Library of Congress staff members will be traveling to Philadelphia for the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).  Below is a quick rundown of the panel discussions at which attendees will be able to hear about some of our work: Janice Hyde – “Effective Content Management for …

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Laws Related to “Foreign Fighters”

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Connie Johnson, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  She most recently published a blog post on her new bibliography of Islamic law materials. The Law Library of Congress has published a report titled Treatment of Foreign Fighters in Selected Jurisdictions. The focus of …

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A Wealth of Law Library Reports in 2014!

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The foreign law specialists and legal analysts at the Law Library of Congress have had another busy year writing reports and other responses to requests from a wide range of patrons.  Some of these were detailed multinational studies, such as our reports on police weapons in select countries and on the regulation of genetically modified …