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A Congress.gov Interview with Cassidy Charles, Legislative Data Specialist

Today’s interview is with Cassidy Charles, a legislative data specialist in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I joined the Congressional Research Service in 2020. I earned a B.A. in Political Science Pre-Law from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and an M.L.I.S. from Rutgers, the State University of New […]

Join Us on 5/19 for our Webinar: “Afghanistan’s Legal Order in Transition: The Possible Path Forward in an Uncertain Environment”

The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad, a Foreign Law Specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress.  On May 19, 2022, at 2pm EDT, guest speaker Dr. Shamshad Pasarlay will present our next Foreign and Comparative Law webinar, “Afghanistan’s Legal Order in Transition: The Possible Path Forward in an Uncertain […]

A Conversation with the Law Librarian of Congress Aslihan Bulut and the National Law Day Chair Orlando Lucero

To help kick off the celebration of Law Day, the Law Library of Congress and the American Bar Association are excited to bring you a conversation between the American Bar Association’s Law Day Chair Orlando Lucero and the Law Librarian of Congress Aslihan Bulut. American Bar Association President Reginald M. Turner provides opening remarks. The […]

An Interview with Heather Casey, Writer/Editor

Today’s interview is with Heather Casey, a writer/editor in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in Virginia but moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, as a kid. After I received my undergraduate degree, I lived in France for about two years and I think that experience […]

Upcoming US Law Webinars – May 2022

We regularly publish blog posts on court decisions both new and old, as well as foreign and multinational cases and courts. If you are interested in learning more about strategies legal researchers use to find court cases and materials, please join us for next month’s U.S. Law webinar on case law research. Webinar attendees will […]

The History of the Elimination of Leaded Gasoline

The following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Sayuri has previously authored numerous post for In Custodia Legis, including Tradition vs Efficiency: ‘Hanko’ Affects Workplace Efficiency and Telework in Japan; Food Delivery in Japan – History and Current Regulation; New Era, New Law Number; Holy […]