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News & Events

The Law Library of Congress provides webinars and onsite classes to give patrons an introduction to legal sources, research techniques, and legal issues in US and foreign, comparative, and international law. Monthly classes are also available to provide an introduction to the collections and services specific to the Law Library of Congress to patrons who are familiar with legal research.

The Law Library of Congress also hosts yearly and biennial lectures on various legal topics.

Recent News

Aslihan Bulut will serve as the Acting Law Librarian of Congress

Aslihan Bulut will serve as the acting Law Librarian of Congress. Aslihan brings a wealth of experience to her new role of providing strategic leadership from her current position, the deputy law librarian for collections at the Law Library of Congress, a role she has been serving in since 2019.

Celebrating the Life of Deputy Librarian for Library Collections and Services and Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez

Deputy Librarian for Library Collections and Services and 25th Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez has passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Jane is survived by her husband, Christopher Freitas, and her three children, Adam, Alyson, and Andrew. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and colleagues.

Those interested staying informed can also subscribe to the Law Library’s blog In Custodia Legis, Facebook page external link, or Twitter account external link.

Public Hours

Monday through Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Retrieval service ends at 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays & Federal Holidays

Location

101 Independence Ave SE
James Madison Building
Room LM 242
Washington, DC 20540-3129
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