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Presidents Day – Lincoln the Lawyer

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

This Presidents Day I would like to focus on one out of the forty-four.  The Law Library has a digital collection of items related to Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln and the Law presents items from our Rare Book Collection that highlight periods when Lincoln’s life (and death) were securely linked to the law. Presented in three …

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An Interview With Betty Lupinacci, Lead Technician for Legal Processing Workflow Resolution

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

This week’s interview is with Betty Lupinacci, Lead Technician for Legal Processing Workflow Resolution in our Collection Services Division (CSD). Describe your background I was born and raised in and around Pittsburgh, PA at a time when they still had functioning steel mills in the downtown area.  I am the third of six siblings (two …

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The Man of Mystery Revealed!

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Taru Spiegel, Reference Specialist in the European Division. A few weeks ago, I asked if anyone knew who the distinguished man of mystery was on the left side of the photo. Thanks to Law Library’s Dr. Janice Hyde, we now know he’s Senator Felix Grundy, also instrumental in …

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In Custodia Legis is Latin for “in the custody of the law,” a nod to the fact that the Law Library of Congress is a custodian of law and legislation for both the nation and the world. Our team of bloggers covers current legal trends, developments and enhancements to Congress.gov, issues in collecting for the …