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Souvenirs from Moscow – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Christine Sellers

The following is a guest post by Robert Newlen, the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services in the Law Library of Congress. Last month I spent a week in Russia in my favorite city in the world, Moscow.  One of my guilty pleasures while there was roaming the wonderful flea markets on the …

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An Interview with Nathan Dorn, Rare Book Technician

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

This week’s interview is with Nathan Dorn, who is a rare book technician in our Collection Services Division.  Nathan is no stranger to In Custodia Legis; he recently wrote a guest piece on the Law Library’s Jewish law collection. Describe your background. I’ve been working at the Law Library for just over five years, first …

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An Interview with Hanibal Goitom, Foreign Law Specialist

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

This week’s interview is with Hanibal Goitom, a Foreign Law Specialist in our Global Legal Research Center.  Hanibal has previously written two guest posts for In Custodia Legis.  His “Power Lunch” was also discussed in the post There’s No Place Like Home. Describe your background. I am a Foreign Law Specialist at the Law Library …

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Top Law Library of Congress Web Pages

Posted by: Andrew Weber

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 …

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Women’s History Month

Posted by: Christine Sellers

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 …

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The French National School for the Judiciary

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The following is a guest post by Nicole Atwill, Senior Foreign Law Specialist. My husband was recently lamenting the loss of the second of his original law partners to a judicial appointment, this time to the Supreme Court of Virginia.  When I mentioned that such a scenario would be extremely rare in France, the conversation …