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The Animal Welfare Act Grants Protection to Pets and More

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Annie Ross, an intern with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. She is a current student of political science and international studies at Northwestern University. On August 24th, 1966, the first federal act to regulate animal welfare in research was signed into law by …

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Cryptocurrency Law: Recent Legal Developments on Non-fungible Tokens

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Carson Lloyd, a foreign law intern working in the Global Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress under the supervision of Louis Myers, a foreign, comparative, and international legal reference librarian. This post summarizes recent cryptocurrency developments within the U.S. and the U.K. relating to non-fungible tokens …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – September 2022

Posted by: Anna Price

As much of the country returns to school in September, and the legislative summer recess comes to a close, the Law Library will be marking the month with more webinars on U.S., comparative, and foreign law topics. In September, the Law Library’s orientation webinar will give attendees an overview of the Law Library’s services and …

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An Interview with Carson Lloyd, Global Legal Research Directorate Intern

Posted by: Anna Price

Today’s interview is with Carson Lloyd, an intern working in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress under the supervision of Louis Myers, a foreign, comparative, and international legal reference librarian. Describe your Background. I am originally from Stratford Upon Avon, a small town in the United Kingdom which is famous …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – August 2022

Posted by: Anna Price

Each August, the House and Senate take a summer recess from Washington, D.C., during which they spend time in their respective legislative districts. While the legislators are working away from Capitol Hill, the Law Library of Congress will continue responding to reference inquiries and presenting webinars on a variety of topics. August’s installment of the …

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Rental Assistance: Resources in the United States

Posted by: Anna Price

Sometimes we are inspired by reference inquiries and current events to write blog posts on a specific topic. In 2020, for example, we published guides about the coronavirus pandemic and resources for individuals facing domestic violence. This post focuses on options for people who are vulnerable to housing insecurity, and lists resources where they may …

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When a Bee Is a Fish in the Eyes of the Law

Posted by: Anna Price

Last month, a California court held that for the purpose of receiving legal protection under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA), the act’s definition of “fish” is broad enough to include bees. At first blush, this decision may cause some head-scratching, so let’s begin with a brief background of the laws at play in this …