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“A monstrosity of art”: A Strange D.C. Landmark’s Connection to Congress

Posted by: Anna Price

The following is a guest post by Sarah Friedman, a former Presidential Management Fellow with the Public Services Division at the Law Library of Congress. She previously authored The Legal History of the Presidential Management Fellows Program and Hansberry v. Lee: The Supreme Court Case that Influenced the Play “A Raisin in the Sun.” Washington …

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Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top – June 2023, Part 2

Posted by: Andrew Weber

Robert shared about the Congress.gov release earlier this June. We have been hard at work with a new set of enhancements and behind the scenes improvements. The committee profile alerts have been updated to now include the bill sponsor when you are emailed. Now when you download your legislation search results you can check "Number of Related Bills" to have those included in your spreadsheet. It is also easier to search nominations using the PN numbers search box.

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Ninth Circuit Dismisses Class Action Claims on I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Spray

Posted by: Anna Price

In an April 18, 2023, opinion, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a class action lawsuit alleging that nutrient content claims for “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Spray” (“Butter! Spray”) are misleading. The plaintiffs in this case were California consumers who alleged that the “product’s label makes misrepresentations about fat and calorie content …