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About the Law Library Law Library of Congress Research

Details: 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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Statutes at Large: Congress 79 Law Library of Congress

Details: An Act To amend the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia to authorize any corporation formed under authority of subchapter 3 of chapter 18 of such code to specify in its bylaws that a less number than a majority of its trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business of the corporation. Nov. 30, 1945: PDF: Chapter 498

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Laws of the State of California An act for the government

Details: Title Laws of the State of California An act for the government and protection of Indians. Summary Beginning of text of an Act passed in California to regulate Native affairs and to provide for the protection of Native rights and interests.

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Historical Versions of the United States Code Now Online

Details: More than 60 years of U.S. laws are now published online and accessible for free for the first time after being acquired by the Library of Congress. The Library has made available the main editions and supplements of the United States Code from 1925 through the 1988 edition.The U.S. Code is a compilation of federal laws arranged by subject by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the …

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Law of War Handbook 2005

Details: Laws of War, 35 HARV. INT'L.L. J. 49 (Winter, 1994). 14. Eric S. Kra~iss and Mike 0.Lacey, Utilitarian vs. Humanitarian: The Battle Over the Law of War,PARAMETERS,Summer 2002. 15. Scott Morris, The Laws of War: Rules for Warriors by Warriors,ARMYLAWYER,Dec. 1997. 16. Gregory P. Noone, The History and Evolution of the Law of War Prior to World

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Research Guides: Federal Statutes: A Beginner’s Guide

Details: Currently, this compilation of all the “general and permanent laws” of the United States is the United States Code. 2 The United States Code organizes statutes by subject, and each subject is assigned its own title. For example, Title 51 concerns National and Commercial Space Programs. Titles are then “ subdivided into a combination of

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Liechtenstein Library of Congress

Details: LILEX: Liechtensteinische Gesetze. external link. (Gesetze) laws (Landesrecht) and treaties (Staatsverträge) in German. FAOLEX: Liechtenstein. external link. (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources. NATLEX: Liechtenstein.

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Research Guides: American Women: Resources from the Law

Details: The laws and resulting court cases that involved slavery and indentured servants have had a major impact on America, its men and women alike, in both the past and the present. Through the years, the laws that the states passed became steadily more restrictive …

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Indonesia Library of Congress

Details: Laws external link (Indonesia.go.id) FAOLEX: Indonesia external link (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources.

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About this Collection Publications of the Law Library of

Details: 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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Barbados Library of Congress

Details: FAOLEX: Barbados external link (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources; NATLEX: Barbados external link (International Labour Organization) database of national laws on labor, social security, and related human rights

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So, you’ve been challenged to a duel. What are the rules

Details: The best course of action is to avoid giving the kind of offense that lands you in a duel in the first place. For an example of the kind of insult that might instigate a challenge, the author provides an anecdote of a duel where a Frenchman named Genet tried to seduce an American woman with a couplet lifted from the song “Sweet Kitty Clover.”It read, “Your face is round and red and fat

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How to Trace Federal Regulations – A Research Guide In

Details: Researchers generally begin with a rule or regulation of interest from the Code of Federal Regulations, or CFR. The CFR is “the codification of the general and permanent rules…by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government.”” The CFR has 50 Titles, each focusing on a subject area (Agriculture, Labor, etc.), which are then broken down into Chapters (often named for the …

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Washington giving the laws to America Library of Congress

Details: Washington giving the laws to America Summary Print shows an elderly man, representing George Washington, seated holding a stone tablet "The American Constitution." He is surrounded by allegorical figures. Britannia and her lion sit at Washington's feet. Women representing various attributes of government, industry and the arts are in the

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Gambia Library of Congress

Details: FAOLEX: Gambia external link (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources. NATLEX: Gambia external link (International Labour Organization) database of national laws on labor, social security, and related human rights

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Sumptuary Laws In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

Details: Sumptuary laws were present in the American colonies. A 1651 Massachusetts law restricts any person whose estates does not exceed £200 pounds from wearing “any gold or silver lace, or gold and silver buttons, or any bone lace above 2s. per yard, or silk hoods, or …

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Law of Armed Conflict Deskbook, 2015

Details: Regulations Concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land, annexed to Hague Convention (IV) Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, Oct. 18, 1907, T.S. 539 . X : UN Charter ; U.N. Charter. X : GC I : Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, Aug. 12, 1949, 6

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Guide to Law Online: Suriname Law Library of Congress

Details: This Guide to Law Online Suriname contains a selection of Surinamese legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.

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Guide to Law Online: Lithuania Law Library of Congress

Details: Some Basic Laws of Republic of Lithuania (external link) (Teisinës informacijos centras / Legal Information Center) FAOLEX: Lithuania (external link) (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on …

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How to Trace Federal Legislation – A Research Guide In

Details: Using Source Credits to Find Public Laws. After finding the source credit, you will see that each citation listed has at least three pieces of information—a public law number or chapter number, the date the public law was enacted, and a citation to where the public law can be found in …

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Civil War Conscription Laws In Custodia Legis: Law

Details: The following is a guest post by James Martin, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress.. If it can be said that necessity is the mother of invention, then it can also be said that war is quite often its midwife. This was certainly the case in the American Civil War when the requirements of creating, supplying and transporting armies led to various innovations.

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Djibouti Library of Congress

Details: FAOLEX: Djibouti external link (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources. NATLEX: Djibouti external link (International Labour Organization) database of national laws on labor, social security, and related human rights

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The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for

Details: The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society Created / Published Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1836, monographic. Subject Headings - Etiquette

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The Laws of Burgos: 500 Years of Human Rights In

Details: The Laws of Burgos were issued by Ferdinand the Catholic. It is believed that the creation of these laws is the legacy of Fray Antonio de Montesinos, who delivered his first sermon on December 21, 1511 (aka “the Christmas sermon”) advocating justice for the native peoples . Among those present at his first sermon was Bartolomé de las Casas

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Law of War Deskbook, 2011

Details: Regulations Concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land, annexed to Hague Convention ( IV) Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, Oct. 18, 1907, T.S. 539 . X : GC I ; Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, Aug. 12, 1949, 6 UST. 3114, T.I.A.S. 3362, 75 U.N.T.S. 31

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A Guide to Chinese Legal Research: Who Makes What

Details: Laws [fa lü] Under the Law on Legislation, only the National People’s Congress (NPC) and its Standing Committee, the country’s top legislature, can make laws. Therefore, if the title says it’s a “law,” it should be a law made by the NPC or its Standing Committee in terms of the Law on Legislation.

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Virginia General Assembly, 1705-11, Laws (The John Page

Details: Title Virginia General Assembly, 1705-11, Laws (The John Page Manuscript) Created / Published 1705-11--

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Yemen Library of Congress

Details: FAOLEX: Yemen. external link. (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources. NATLEX: Yemen. external link. (International Labour Organization) database of national laws on labor, social security, and related human rights.

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Sweden Library of Congress

Details: Documents and Laws external link (Riksdagen / Parliament) includes the Swedish Code of Statutes, parliamentary documents, registers, decisions in brief and other documents; in Swedish; Swedish Statutes in Translation external link (Riksdagen / Parliament) Lagrummet.se external link portal for Swedish public administration legal information

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Netherlands: Three New Laws Adopted to Further

Details: Netherlands: Three New Laws Adopted to Further Counterterrorism Efforts. (Mar. 14, 2017) On February 7, 2017, the Dutch Senate (Eerste Kamer) adopted three laws related to combatting terrorism as part of the fulfillment of the country’s Integral Approach Jihadism Action Programme. The program’s aim “is to protect democracy based on the

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Sedition in England: The Abolition of a Law From a Bygone

Details: The laws on sedition were indeed quite arcane in today’s society where freedom of thought and expression is a protected right in the U.K. under the Human Rights Act 1998. Even before the enactment of the Human Rights Act, back in 1977 the Law Reform Commission had recommended that these offences be abolished .

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Bulgaria Library of Congress

Details: FAOLEX: Bulgaria external link (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources; NATLEX: Bulgaria external link (International Labour Organization) database of national laws on labor, social security, and related human rights

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Chocolate, Candy and the Law In Custodia Legis: Law

Details: The penalty for breaching these regulations is a fine of up to £5,000 (approximately US$8,000). In order to determine the differences between English chocolate and chocolate made in the U.S., I asked our intrepid Law Librarian Blogger Christine Sellers for her input on the U.S. side of things.

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Laws of Iran – Global Legal Collection Highlights In

Details: A series of laws were subsequently enacted, relating to criminal, civil, commercial, and family law. There are a few basic facts that a legal researcher needs to know about the Iranian legal system. Following the Islamic revolution in Iran in 1979, the modern legal system was replaced by an Islamic legal system based on the Shi’ite version of

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Iran Library of Congress

Details: Constitution International Constitutional Law: Iran Index external link (Universität Bern Institut für Öffentliches Recht) offers English translation of the current constitution plus Background Note, a key number system to locate parts, and links to comparative information WIPO Lex: Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran 1979 (as last amended on July 28, 1989) external link &hellip

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TEACHing from a Distance and Copyright Considerations

Details: It is essential to comply with all copyright laws and guidelines. Failure to do so may result in serious consequences. It would not be a bad idea to include a copyright policy into the norms established for online teaching. Lindsey Kennedy September 1, 2020 at 2:17 pm. It is important to follow all copyright laws.

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Nicaragua Library of Congress

Details: OFFICIAL GAZETTE: La Gaceta, diario oficial. PARLIAMENT: Asamblea Nacional. external link. GLIN Archive: Nicaragua [1894–2012] (Law Library of Congress) FAOLEX: Nicaragua. external link. (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) database of national laws and regulations on food, agriculture, and renewable natural resources.

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1610 to 1619 Virginia Records Timeline: 1553 to 1743

Details: These laws are published in London in 1612. June 7, 1610. Conditions continue to deteriorate at Jamestown and Sir Thomas Gates and the colonists sail away, abandoning the colony. But they encounter Lord De la Warr and his supply ships at Mulberry Island on …

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Timeline Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation Articles and

Details: Congress passed a joint resolution proposing a thirteenth amendment to the United States Constitution which stated that "no amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any State, with the domestic institutions thereof, including that of persons held to labor or service by the laws of said State," in essence

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Guide to Law Online: Kyrgyzstan Law Library of Congress

Details: This Guide to Law Online Kyrgyzstan contains a selection of Kyrgyzstani legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.

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