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Top Law Library of Congress Web Pages

We occasionally highlight content on our blog that is viewed the most.  There are retrospective blog posts with the top viewed posts each month,  top weekly articles in the Global Legal Monitor (including what’s hot this year), the top weekly bills in THOMAS, and information about how to get top bill alerts by RSS and […]

An Interview with Liah Love Caravalho, Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Law Librarian

This week’s interview is with Liah Love Caravalho, who is the Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Law Librarian. Describe your background. I have been coordinating research activities and reports for the Global Legal Research Center since 2005.  I was born in Houston, Texas, but raised in Seattle, Washington.  I have now been living in the […]

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States. As in other commemorative observation pages, the Law Library of Congress highlights the legal aspects of Women’s History Month on our website. The origins of Women’s History Month date back to 1981 when Congress passed […]

Online Book Requests Now Being Received

The Law Library is pleased to announce that patrons may now request items from the collection using the online Automated Call Slip (ACS) system.  Prior to March 2nd, patrons were required to fill out a paper request slip.  With the introduction of the ACS in the Law Library, we are joining the Main, Local History […]

Ireland’s Election

The following is a guest post by Steve Clarke, Senior Foreign Law Specialist at the Law Library of Congress. Ireland employs a very complicated single transferable voting system to elect the 166 members of Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas.  Under this system, in which voters rank their choices, between three and five […]