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Lessons Learned from Computers in Libraries

The following is a guest post by Jacinda Gill, Supervisory Information Technology Specialist in our Information Technology Office. There was something for everyone at the 2011 Computers in Libraries Conference. As a Supervisory Information Technology Specialist at the Law Library of Congress, I would highly recommend that my peers attend this conference. I gained a […]

The Second Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence Featuring Professor Joseph Raz

The following is a guest post by Robert Newlen, the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services in the Law Library of Congress. On October 5, 2011, Professor Joseph Raz will deliver the second Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence at the Library of Congress.  Professor Raz teaches at Columbia University Law School and is […]

March Retrospective

As we wrapped up our eighth month of In Custodia Legis, I noticed that we’ve posted over 175 times.  Our blog just kept growing this month.  The number of page views doubled from February to March led by our two most popular posts ever: Top Law Library of Congress Web Pages and Maps, Parliaments, and […]

An Interview with Hanibal Goitom, Foreign Law Specialist

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 […]

State Collections Being Relocated and Where to Find Them

The following is a guest post by Margaret Wood, Legal Reference Specialist in our Public Services Directorate. Here in the Law Library Reading Room we are continuing our work to relocate certain collections in preparation for the Reading Room Remodeling.  The purpose of this post is to give everyone an update about the collections currently […]

Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum

The following is a guest post by George Sadek, Senior Legal Information Analyst. Last month I wrote about the constitutional dilemma in Egypt and some of the possibilities for moving forward.  Since then a number of important events have happened, which eventually led to Egyptians voting in favor of constitutional amendments to the 1971 Constitution […]