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This picture shows a German Buamkuchen (tree cake) with one slice cut.

Legal Layers of Delight – The Origins of German “Tree Cake”

The Architect Who Designed the District of Columbia – Pic of the Week

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Bite-Sized Legal Research Tutorial: Military Legal Resources

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The State Library of New South Wales – Pic of the Week

A black and white photo of a woman kneeling in front of a large cabinet with small drawers, containing the Library's card catalog

Bite-Sized Legal Research Tutorial: Navigating the Library of Congress Catalog

A color photo of cross-street signs, with the race track in the background. The signs read "Race Track Rd" and "River Run Dr."

An Unexpected Connection: The Bowie Race Track, Gambling, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Color photograph of the National Mall, facing East towards the U.S. Capitol building. During the day, passersby walk by the squares of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, laid outo n the grass.

World AIDS Day: Legislating AIDS Care in the United States

Screenshot of the New Committee Meetings by Date Browse Page New, Tip, and Top – December 2023

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Chickens, Trucks, and Tariffs: A 1960s Trade War