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Congress.gov December 2022 New, Tip, and Top

Posted by: Robert Brammer

In the last release, Andrew highlighted the addition of historical data to Congress.gov in the form of updates to the Dates of Past Sessions page that provides coverage back to March 4, 1789, as well as the addition of Congressional Record – Bound Edition coverage for the 53rd – 55th Congresses (1893-1899). In the latest …

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Congressional Reactions to the Assassination of President Kennedy in the Bound Congressional Record

Posted by: Robert Brammer

On November 22, 1963, President John Kennedy was felled by Lee Harvey Oswald as his motorcade drove through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. Most Americans who were alive during that time still remember exactly where they were when they learned of this tragic event. Since the 59th anniversary of President Kennedy’s death just occurred, …

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Join Us for Human Rights Day 2022: The 1300 Magna Carta and The Charter of the Forest – Revealing the Past

Posted by: Robert Brammer

Join the Law Library of Congress online on December 8, 2022 at 3p.m. EST  for our annual Human Rights Day event. Please register here. Human Rights Day was established to commemorate the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948. This event will feature a …

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Improved Accessibility for Global Legal Monitor Articles

Posted by: Robert Brammer

The Global Legal Monitor is a publication of the Law Library of Congress that covers legal news and developments from around the world. In an effort to ensure the Global Legal Monitor is accessible to all of our patrons, we have added ReadSpeaker to each article. After you select an article, just click "listen to this page" at the top, left-hand side of the screen to have the article read aloud to you.