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Discovering the Constitution of Cadiz

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Ángel García, a summer intern in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. March 19, 2012, will be the 200th anniversary of the Constitution of Cádiz.  Seizing on the opportunity while interning at the Law Library of Congress, I asked the rare book technician, Nathan Dorn, to find …

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The History of the Mexican Constitution

Posted by: Francisco Macías

As a Mexican-born American, I’m always looking for occasions to celebrate.  I guess this festive nature is simply dyed-in-the-wool (or dyed-in-the-cotton, if you’re Southern-raised, as I am).  With that in mind, I wanted to write a bit about the Mexican Constitution – especially since two related holidays take place in the month of February:  Mexican …

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An Interview with Henry Rossman, Director of Information Technology

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

This week’s interview is with Henry Rossman, Director of Information Technology for the Law Library. What is your academic/professional history? I have a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Miami, FL.  My Master’s Degree and Doctorate are both from Temple University (Philadelphia).  The graduate degrees are in Sociology, with sub-specializations in Social Psychology, Minority …

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An Interview with Brian Kuhagen, Lead Technician for Legal Processing Workflow Resolution

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

This week’s staff interview features Brian Kuhagen, a technician in our Collection Services Division. Describe your background I was born across the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia, and still live in Arlington to this day, though in a different spot.  My only sibling is a younger twin brother.  Growing up in the DC area was …