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The New York Public Library Lions – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Barbara Bavis

In one of the latest blog team meetings, Betty and I discovered that not only had we both made recent trips to New York, but we also made visiting the New York Public Library (NYPL) a main part of our sightseeing itinerary. The choice of location likely comes as no surprise, as the NYPL is …

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Inside the New Mexico Supreme Court – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Margaret Wood

As a law librarian, I always try to spend some of my vacation time visiting local law libraries.  This year, while visiting the New Mexico Supreme Court Library, I was also able to take a peek at the New Mexico State Supreme Court courtroom, although the court was not in session.  The New Mexico State …

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Codrington Library – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

Earlier this month I attended the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) annual course on law and legal information. This year’s course was held at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and the theme was Common Law Perspectives in an International Context. In addition to excellent lectures on common law in the UK, there …

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Summer Interns 2016 – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Betty Lupinacci

Once again, the Law Library is playing host to another stellar group of summer interns. They come from as far away as Pakistan and as close as Rockville, MD, yet they all share the same enthusiasm and thirst for knowledge. We here in the Law Library thoroughly appreciate their hard work and dedication to their …

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New Mexico Supreme Court Library – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Margaret Wood

While on vacation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, earlier this week, I had the chance to visit the New Mexico Supreme Court Law Library.  The Library was recently renovated and is housed in the Administrative Office of the Courts building near the New Mexico state capitol building, known as the “Roundhouse.”  The symbol on the …

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United States Senate Librarians—Pic of the Week

Posted by: Liah Caravalho

A primary mission of the Law Library of Congress is to provide the United States Congress with legal research and reference services. We are able to fulfill our mission thanks to the expertise of our global legal research staff and comprehensive collection of international, foreign, and national legal resources. Another driver in our mission success …

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How Do You Say “Law” in…?

Posted by: Andrew Weber

I work in an amazing place. We sometimes refer to it as a mini United Nations because we have staff from around the globe.  Our Global Legal Research Directorate provides a wealth of foreign, international, and comparative reports for Congress.  You can access our foreign law reference collection in the Global Legal Resource Room. There is also …

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Samuel Chase Manuscript Gets a New Look – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

In today’s Pic-of-the-Week post, we highlight recent work done by Katherine Kelly, a book conservator in the Book Conservation Section of the Conservation Division of the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate. Each year, the Law Library identifies items in its special collections that would benefit from conservation treatment. One of the items that the Law …