This blog post is an interview with foreign law intern Miranda Lalla.
Last month, Margaret highlighted the Congress.gov work of four of our colleagues in the Congressional Research Service (CRS). Just a year ago she announced the big news that we added 30,000 bills and resolutions from 1799-1873 to Congress.gov as part of our goal to expand the historical content on the site. The Congress.gov team continuously […]
This FALQ post looks at universal jurisdiction in Germany and surveys recent court cases.
Join us on July 21 at 2 p.m. EDT for a webinar titled, “Regulating Remote Work During the Pandemic and After: Global Perspectives.” Please register here. Our upcoming July Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series’ entry will provide an overview of the considerations undertaken by the U.S., the European Union (EU), and selected foreign countries in regulating […]
This post describes two major Supreme Court case decisions that greatly affected the rights of LGBTQ individuals.
Next month, two members of the Law Library team will present at this year’s American Association of Law Libraries annual conference in Denver, Colorado. On Monday, July 18, Law Librarian of Congress Aslihan Bulut will participate in a discussion entitled “Leading Remote Teams.” In this program, panelists from various settings will talk about the challenges […]
The following is a guest post by Jeremy Gainey, Lead Library Technician in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. For LGBTQI+ month, here are three forgotten and overlooked trials of queer people in early modern European and American history. Katherina Hetzeldorfer The case of Katherina Hetzeldorfer in 15th-century Germany illustrates […]
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the Law Library is pleased to announce a new research guide on the topic. Title IX (pronounced “title nine”) is the popular name for a particular section of the Education Amendments of 1972. Specifically, Title IX provides: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis […]
The following is a guest post by Michael Chalupovitsch, a foreign law specialist with the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Directorate covering Canada. On June 14, 2022, peace was brokered between two longstanding NATO allies, Canada and Denmark. A ceremonial exchange of liquor bottles signaled the end of the long running “Whisky War” between the […]
Next month, the Law Library will present a webinar on federal legislative history that will offer a deeper dive into a bill’s lifecycle, discuss the types of documents that are considered “legislative history” resources, and then explore methods of identifying and locating these items. Our second webinar is an orientation to the collections of the […]