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Old Kentucky State Law Library – Pic of the Week

On a recent trip to Kentucky, my colleague Robert visited the Old Kentucky State Capitol Building. This Greek Revival building, which served as Kentucky’s capitol for 80 years, is now a National Historic Landmark. It is also a museum open to the public which has been restored to the way it appeared in the early 1850s and contains pieces original to that time. Of particular interest to my colleague was the re-creation of the state law library housed inside the museum. Have you visited a National historic landmark? Let us know in the comments.

Greek Revival style building exterior.

Kentucky’s Old State Capitol building. Photo by Robert Brammer.

Interior view of the Kentucky state law library, featuring large book shelves

Law Library inside Kentucky’s Old State Capitol building. Photo by Robert Brammer.

Law Library inside Kentucky’s Old State Capitol building. Photo by Robert Brammer.

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Patented Device Aimed to Make it Easier to Obtain Criminal Confessions – Pic of the Week

After a suspect is arrested, obtaining a conviction is easier if they provide a full, uncoerced confession after being read their Miranda rights. That brings us to our picture of the week, which comes to us from the Patent Database. The idea behind this talking skeleton was that it would help law enforcement obtain a […]