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In Custodia Legis

Law Librarians of Congress. A blog from the Library of Congress.

  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly four posts per week
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Apr 2023 17
May 2023 13
Jun 2023 14
Jul 2023 16
Aug 2023 13
Sep 2023 15
Oct 2023 19
Nov 2023 17

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Most recent posts

Collection Highlights: Supernatural Ordeals and the Law of the Jungle in the Works of Friedrich Majer
The subject of judicial ordeals has come up a number of times on this blog, most recently in a post about Jean Bodin’s sixteenth century handbook on witch-hunting. Judicial ordeals are a category of tests …
On , by Nathan Dorn, 1,885 words
NAGPRA: An Attempt to Correct the Past
The following is a guest post by Alexander Salopek, a collection development specialist in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. He previously wrote posts on Fred Korematsu’s Drive for Justice, Fred …
On , by Jennifer Davis, 1,039 words
More Than Three Centuries Later, Connecticut General Assembly Absolves Accused Witches
The following is a guest post by Sarah Friedman, a legal reference librarian working with the Public Services Division at the Law Library of Congress. She has authored several posts, including ‘A monstrosity of art’: …
On , by Anna Price, 619 words