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The Most Viewed Legal Research Reports and Global Legal Monitor Articles of 2022

The Law Library of Congress is unique in many ways. To accomplish our mission of providing authoritative legal research, reference, and instruction services, and access to an unrivaled collection of U.S., foreign, comparative, and international law, our staff includes foreign and U.S. trained legal specialists and law librarians from around the world who cover 300+ […]

The 2022 Congress.gov Top 22 and Year in Review

We are always working to incorporate your feedback into making Congress.gov an even better experience. One major request was one of the biggest items that the Congress.gov team worked on last year: the new Congress.gov API (application programming interface). The API is great if you want to pull a lot of the content of Congress.gov. […]

Join Us on 1/26 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: Indigenous Governance in the Circumpolar Arctic

The following is a guest post by Michael Chalupovitsch, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Canada and Caribbean jurisdictions. Join us on January 26 at 2 p.m. EST for our next foreign, comparative, and international law webinar titled, “Indigenous Governance in the Circumpolar Arctic.” Please register here. With the ongoing effects of climate change, the Arctic […]

The Most Viewed In Custodia Legis Posts of 2022

This past year, we published more than 240 new posts on this blog, In Custodia Legis. These posts come from many authors, both on the blog team and guest bloggers, as well as intern bloggers, from across different parts of the Law Library and the Library of Congress. The blog team features representatives from our team of reference librarians, […]

FALQs: The Conscription System of South Korea

This is a joint guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and other jurisdictions in East and Southeast Asia, and Seongryeol Park, foreign law intern working with Sayuri Umeda in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress.   USAG- Humphreys, KATUSA ETS Ceremony – U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South […]

Watch a Recording of Our 2022 Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence

On October 27th, we held the 2022 Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence. This year, Dr. Jeffrey Stout was our featured speaker, presenting his lecture titled “The Tree of Democratic Liberty.” About the Kellogg Lecture The Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence presents the most distinguished contributors to international jurisprudence, judged through writings, reputation, and broad and […]