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Cooking with Congress: Celebrating April Food Holidays

Posted by: Anna Price

We previously published a blog post inspired by the recipes in The Congressional Club Cook Book, recognizing the life of former Senator Margaret Chase Smith (and her food). We are back with more recipes, but this time we are giving a nod to food holidays. Typically, in the United States, we associate April 15 with …

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April 2021 US Law Webinar – Researching Case Law

Posted by: Anna Price

The Law Library’s reference staff frequently receive inquiries through Ask A Librarian from researchers who want to learn how to find U.S. Supreme Court cases on a specific topic. Although the Supreme Court is the court of last resort, case law in the United States includes the opinions and rulings of hundreds of federal, state, …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – March 2021

Posted by: Anna Price

Next month, our librarians will instruct on tracing federal regulations and using the Law Library’s online resources through law.gov. More information about the contents of each class can be found below. Orientation to Law Library Collections Date: Tuesday, March 9, 1:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET Content: Introduces participants to information about the Law …

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Upcoming US Law Webinars – February 2021

Posted by: Anna Price

Along with the Law Library’s stand-alone webinars scheduled for February, including our inaugural Lunch and Learn webinar on the Serial Set, we are presenting some of our traditional offerings. Next month, our librarians will instruct on researching federal statutes and navigating Congress.gov. These courses are great for both experienced researchers and those who are unfamiliar …

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Laws Involving Animals – Real and Mythical

Posted by: Anna Price

While speaking with friends recently, our conversation turned to our pets. My friends own two guinea pigs and they told me that guinea pig adoption can be a complex process. For example, they stated that in some countries, people are prohibited from owning only one guinea pig. Of course, I had to look into this …

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An Interview with Annie Naranjo, Global Legal Research Intern

Posted by: Anna Price

Today’s interview is with Annie Naranjo, an intern working at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background: I live in Miami, Florida, but I am originally from Pereira, Colombia. This region is famous for its coffee production. Colombian coffee is often considered the best in the world for its quality and delicious …