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Bite-Sized Legal Research Tutorial: Law Library of Congress Online Research Guides

Posted by: Sarah Friedman

The Law Library of Congress has created over 300 research guides to help users narrow their searches for resources on a wide variety of legal topics. The Law Library’s research guides are a useful source for beginning legal research, as they organize print and digital resources on specific research subjects in one place. The collection …

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New Environmental Law Resources on Law.gov

Posted by: Anna Price

The Law Library is pleased to announce new online offerings on US environmental laws. Researchers who are interested in learning more about this topic can start their research by reviewing our new research guide, Environmental Law: A Beginner’s Guide. In addition to listing treatises, journals, and other collections, the guide discusses major federal legislation on …

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Research Guides in Focus – Public International Law: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, the current Librarian-in-Residence at the Law Library of Congress. Louis has authored several blog posts for In Custodia Legis, including New Acquisition: The Trial of Governor Picton, A Case of Torture in Trinidad, Research Guides in Focus – Municipal Codes: A Beginner’s Guide, and Research Guides …

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Research Guides in Focus – Disability Law in the United States: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, the current Librarian-in-Residence at the Law Library of Congress. Louis has recently authored blog posts for In Custodia Legis, including New Acquisition: The Trial of Governor Picton, A Case of Torture in Trinidad, Research Guides in Focus – Municipal Codes: A Beginner’s Guide, and Research Guides …

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Research Guides in Focus – Legal Research: A Guide to Case Law

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, the Law Library’s current Librarian-in-Residence. Today we are pleased to be back with another exciting chapter of Research Guides in Focus. We are introducing our newest guide, Legal Research: A Guide to Case Law. This guide covers strategies and resources to aid researchers as they navigate …

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Research Guides In Focus – Neighbor Law: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, the Law Library’s current Librarian-in-Residence. Now that we have reviewed several research guides on a range of topics, including How to Find Free Case Law Online and Municipal Codes: A Beginner’s Guide, Research Guides in Focus presents another guide, Neighbor Law: A Beginner’s Guide. This guide …

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Research Guides in Focus – Municipal Codes: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Louis Myers, the Law Library’s current Librarian-in-Residence. Continuing the Research Guides in Focus series, today we are highlighting a guide that introduces readers to resources on finding local laws, Municipal Codes: A Beginner’s Guide. The guide begins by explaining that local laws can go by many names—ordinance, bylaw, …