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Join Us on 7/21 for Our Webinar: “Regulating Remote Work During the Pandemic and After: Global Perspectives”

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 […]

Forgotten and Overlooked: Queer Trials of the Early Modern Period

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 […]

The Hans Island “Peace” Agreement between Canada, Denmark, and Greenland

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 […]

Upcoming US Law Webinars – July 2022

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 […]