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The mission of the Law Library of Congress is to provide authoritative legal research, reference and instruction services, and access to an unrivaled collection of U.S., foreign, comparative, and international law. To accomplish this mission, the Law Library has assembled a staff of experienced foreign and U.S. trained legal specialists and law librarians, and has amassed the world's largest

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Legal Reports Law Library of Congress Research Centers

(5 days ago) The Law Library of Congress produces reports on foreign, comparative, and international law in response to requests from Members of Congress, Congressional staff and committees, the federal courts, executive branch agencies, and others. Selected reports are provided for the public for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.

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Collections Law Library of Congress Research Centers

(3 days ago) The Law Library of Congress contains the largest collection of United States, foreign, comparative, and international law and legislation in the world. The law collection currently consists of more than one million titles containing over 2.9 million volumes, and over 3 million micro-format items. About 65,000 of these volumes are housed in the

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Law Reviews and Periodicals Law Library of Congress

(3 days ago) New York Law School Journal of International & Comparative Law: K14 .E935: current only: New York State Bar Journal: K14 .E963: current only: New York University Journal of International Law and Politics: K14 .E9713: current only: New York University Law Review: K14 .E974: last 6 years: North Carolina Central Law Journal: K14 .O688: current only

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RULE OF LAW HANDBOOK

(4 days ago) The Rule of Law Handbook: A Practitioner’s Guide for Judge Advocates. What is agreed upon by almost every individual who has worked in this area is that . joint, inter-agency and multinational coordination is the basic foundation upon which all rule of law efforts must be built.

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Collection Legal Reports (Publications of the Law Library

(3 days ago) This collection features research reports and other publications on a wide range of legal topics prepared by the Law Library of Congress in response to requests or recurring interest from Congress and other federal government entities on issues concerning foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL).

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1986: Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

(7 days ago) Marion S. Trikosko, photographer Aliens, immigration & naturalization [raids, Illinois] 1977. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Congress enacted the Immigration Reform and Control Act (also known as the Simpson-Mazzoli Act or the Reagan Amnesty) and President Ronald Reagan signed it into law in November 1986.

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Internships Opportunities About the Law Library Law

(4 days ago) Herencia Crowdsourcing Campaign Internship The Law Library of Congress seeks several remote interns to assist with the crowdsourcing transcription campaign, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. Herencia is the Library’s first entirely non-English crowdsourcing campaign, consisting of legal documents in the languages of Spanish, Catalan, and Latin from 15th – 19th Century Spain.

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History About the Law Library Law Library of Congress

(6 days ago) The Law Library of Congress was established in 1832 as a department of the Library of Congress. Today, the Law Library of Congress is not only the largest law collection in the world, with 2.9 million volumes, it is also an institution serving Congress and the public with unparalleled research and reference services, and extensive electronic services.

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Legal Research Institute Researcher Resources Law

(7 days ago) U.S. Law Webinars The Law Library offers several recurring series of classes regarding U.S. legal research, including: the Orientation to Legal Research Series (focused on introductions to legal resources and research techniques), the Orientation to Law Library Collections Series (which offers an overview of the Law Library’s unique collections and services researchers can use to conduct

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DIRECTIVE 2310.01E (DOD …

(9 days ago) accordance with applicable law, regulation, policy, and other issuances. f. Subject to the requirements of the law of war and this directive, POWs and unprivileged belligerents may lawfully be detained until a competent authority determines that the conflict has ended or that active hostilities have

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Digital Collections Collections Law Library of

(3 days ago) The Law Library continues to digitize legal and legislative materials to help users gain access to important historical documents. The Law Library regularly adds digitized content, as noted in the About the Collection section for each collection.

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Law of War Handbook 2005

(9 days ago) The Law of War Handbook should be a start point for Judge Advocates looking for information on the Law of War. It is the second volume of a three volume set and is to be used in conjunction with the Operational Law Handbook (JA422) and the Documentary Supplement (JA424). The

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The Path of the Law and Its Influence

(6 days ago) Law, as ideally practiced, was a science of principles. Principles were generated by induction from particulars, decided cases, which vaguely partook – by proximity as it were – of the traditional authority of top–down natural law principles, as well as of the authority of modern science.

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Honduras Library of Congress

(4 days ago) Constitution Constituciones de Honduras external link (Honduras. Congreso Nacional) PDF Honduras: Constitutions / Constituciones – Constitución de la República de Honduras external link (Georgetown University Political Database of the Americas) International Constitutional Law: Honduras Index external link (Universität Bern Institut für Öffentliches Recht) background information only

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Philippines Library of Congress

(7 days ago) Constitution 1987 Constitution external link (Philippines Gov.Ph) includes links to previous documents Constitutions of the Republic of the Philippines (Past and Present) external link (Chan Robles Virtual Law Library) International Constitutional Law: Philippines external link (Universität Bern Institut für Öffentliches Recht) background information only Executive Office of the President

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Rare Book Collections Collections Law Library of

(5 days ago) Hispanic Law – Includes 1200 volumes of early editions of ancient and medieval Spanish codes; manuscripts; and legal documents relating to the Spanish colonies in the Americas; Spanish Legal Documents (15th-19th Centuries). Includes 2,476 documents in 69 document boxes divided into the following categories: briefs, canon law, notarial instruments, opinions & judgments, laws & statutes.

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Author Legal Reports Law Library of Congress

(2 days ago) The Law Library of Congress produces reports on foreign, comparative, and international law in response to requests from Members of Congress, Congressional staff and committees, the federal courts, executive branch agencies, and others. Selected reports are provided for the public for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.

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State Law Resources

(2 days ago) Another section of the law closed the loophole created by the 1662 birthright law, which mandated that children born of a free white mother and Negro father were technically free. This amendment stated that a free white woman who had a bastard child by a Negro or mulatto man had to pay fifteen pounds sterling within one month of the birth.

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GENEVA CONVENTION IV: PROTECTIONS FOR CIVILIANS

(Just Now) the most recent copy of the Law of Armed Conflict Documentary Supplement published by the International and Operational Law Department at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, U.S. Army [hereinafter LOAC DocSup].

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About this Collection Lincoln and the Law Digital

(4 days ago) The Law Library of Congress's historical collection vividly illustrates three periods in which the law played a prominent part of the Lincoln era. First, Lincoln the lawyer is comprised of works specifically on his work as a prominent Illinois lawyer. Second, Habeas Corpus and the War Powers of the President covers contemporary literature on

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Image 3 of Legitimacy in Chinese Law. Library of Congress

(6 days ago) Law Library - Library of Congress Date: 2014; Collection Items: View 207 Items. Foreign Law Web Archive The Foreign Law Web Archive is a collection of foreign legal materials, including gazettes and judicial sites. Many foreign legal materials are now posted online, with some jurisdictions dispensing with a …

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Foreign and Comparative Law Webinars Legal Research

(8 days ago) The Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series of classes is designed to shed light on some of the foreign, comparative, and international law issues researched by the foreign law experts at the Law Library of Congress. Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan. Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 2:00pm EDT

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Police weapons in selected jurisdictions : council of

(5 days ago) Publications of the Law Library of Congress This collection features research reports and other publications on a wide range of legal topics prepared by the Law Library of Congress in response to requests or recurring interest from Congress and

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Sweden: New Law Regulating Names Adopted Library of Congress

(7 days ago) Sweden: New Law Regulating Names Adopted. (Dec. 15, 2016) On November 9, 2016, the Swedish Parliament (Riksdagen) approved a new law that regulates how names are acquired in Sweden. ( En ny lag om personnamn [ A New Law on Personal Names ], SVERIGES RIKSDAG (last visited Nov. 25, 2016); Lag om Personnamn (SFS 2016:1013) [Act on Personal Names

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LAW OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN THE AMERICAS Subclasses …

(5 days ago) Law of the Indigenous Peoples in the Americas (Classes KIA-KIP: North America), currently in draft stage, is a subclass of the Library of Congress Classification( LCC), Class K (Law), and will conclude for the time being the regional/comparative law classification schedule for the Americas, Classes KDZ-KIX. Emerging project

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Sudan: New Law Amending Penal Code Takes Effect Library

(4 days ago) The amended provisions under Law No. 12 cover the following legal issues: Law No. 12 amends the definition of the term “adult” under the penal code to read that “ [a]n adult is whoever reaches 18 years of age.”. Previously, the penal code defined the term “adult” as whoever reaches puberty and has completed 15 years of age.

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INTELLIGENCE LAW AND INTERROGATION OPERATIONS …

(Just Now) Law Division may also be contacted for assistance in interpretations of DoD 5240.1-R and AR 381-10, as well as questions concerning legal reviews of intelligence operations. D. Counterintelligence. Counterintelligence is information that is gathered or activities conducted to protect

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Opportunities About the Law Library Law Library of

(2 days ago) The Law Library of Congress seeks to further legal scholarship by providing opportunities for scholars and practitioners to conduct significant legal research. Individuals are invited to apply for projects which would further the multi-faceted mission of the Law Library in serving the U.S. Congress, other governmental agencies, and the public.

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International Custom

(9 days ago) Customary law, also known as the law of nations, applies when no other authority is available to create a law. Article 38 of the ICJ Statute provides that a custom is a general practice accepted as law. Some nations may have statutory or other legal authority to address specific customary law theories within their respective jurisdictions.

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C 13 RESERVE COMPONENT SOLDIERS AND OPERATIONS I. …

(7 days ago) Instead, state law provides for military justice. Further, the . Posse Comitatus Act. does not apply to National Guard Soldiers when serving under Title 32, U.S. Code, or SAD. Thus, they may legally participate in law enforcement activities if authorized by state law. II. STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO ORDER THE USAR AND ARNGUS TO ACTIVE DUTY TO TRAIN

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Germany: New Law Obligates Companies to Establish Due

(1 days ago) On July 22, 2021, the Act on Corporate Due Diligence in Supply Chains (Supply Chain Due Diligence Act) was published in the German Federal Law Gazette. The act will enter into force on January 1, 2023. The Supply Chain Due Diligence Act’s objective is to safeguard human rights and the environment in the global economy … Continue reading “Germany: New Law Obligates …

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United Arab Emirates: New Decree-Law Abolishes Law on

(8 days ago) The abolishment of Law No. 15 of 1972 comes after the UAE and Israel announced an agreement on August 13, 2020, to establish full diplomatic ties. The UAE is the first Gulf state and the third Arab country to establish full diplomatic ties with the State of Israel. The purpose of Federal Decree-Law No. 4 of 2020 is to expand diplomatic and

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Search Results law

(5 days ago) The following is a guest post by Chris Brain, a foreign law intern working in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress under the supervision of Clare Feikert-Ahalt, senior foreign law specialist for the United Kingdom.

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(6 days ago) 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 …

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France: New Anti-waste Law Adopted Library of Congress

(1 days ago) The law establishes some concrete goals, such as a 15% decrease in household trash per inhabitant by 2030 and a 5% decrease in waste from economic activity. The law also sets the goal of recycling 100% of plastics by 2025, and the end of single-use plastic packaging by 2040. While some further legislative and regulatory action will be needed to

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The Role of the “Doctrine” as a Source of Law in France

(8 days ago) The following is a guest post by Nicole Atwill, Senior Foreign Law Specialist.. One of our readers suggested that I write about the role of the doctrine as source of law in contemporary French law. This subject took me back in time to my law school days in Grenoble, France, where I studied under some outstanding professors who themselves contributed several books and many articles to French

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United Kingdom Library of Congress

(Just Now) Constitution International Constitutional Law: United Kingdom Index external link (Universität Bern Institut für Öffentliches Recht) offers Background Note and links to government sites. Other Copies: Magna Carta (1215) external link (British Library) Magna Carta (1215) (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) English Bill of Rights (1689) external link (Yale Avalon Project

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