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Law Library of Congress (U.S.)

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Works: 324 works in 405 publications in 2 languages and 8,887 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Charters and articles of incorporation  Constitutions  Statutes and codes  Legislative materials  Trials, litigation, etc  Trial and arbitral proceedings  History 
Classifications: K38, 341
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Global legal monitor( )

in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firearms regulations [sic] in various foreign countries( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global Legal Information Network : GLIN by Global Legal Information Network( )

in Multiple languages and English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Database of laws, regulations, and other complementary legal sources. The documents included in the database are contributed by the governments of the member nations from the original official texts which are deposited, by agreement of the members, in a server at the Library of Congress, sponsored by the Law Library of Congress. The basic elements of this database are: (1) full texts of the documents in the official language of the country of origin; (2) summaries or abstracts in English; and (3) an English thesaurus. GLIN data fields in the database include country/entity, GLIN thesaurus, title, date of issuance, date of publication, instrument class, instrument number, language, and others. The summaries or abstracts are linked electronically to the corresponding full texts. Access to the contents of the database is at two levels: guests have access to the summaries and citations to laws; members and associate members can access the full content of the database upon issuance of passwords. Inquiries about GLIN can be addressed to glincen@loc.gov
Habeas corpus rights : Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Kingdom, and Yemen( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inheritance laws in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries : France, Germany, United States( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iraq : legal history and traditions / [prepared by Constance A. Johnson, Senior Legal Research Analyst] by Constance A Johnson( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indigenous law portal( )

in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized copies of North American Indian constitutions and other legal materials from the Law Library of Congress collection, as well as links to tribal websites and primary source materials found on the Web. Available "regions" are the United States, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, and North America. Map on the web page for the Indigenous law portal : United States also provides link to digitized primary legal materials for the Kingdom of Hawaii. Access is also provided to the Library of Congress classification schedules Class KIA-KIX, Law of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas, and to Class KVJ, Law of the Kingdom of Hawaii (to 1900)
Saddam Hussein trial( )

in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firearms-control legislation and policy( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supreme Court nominations( )

in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selected resources, nomination documents, and web resources for Supreme Court justice nominees
Algeria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, response to terrorism( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acts of terrorism committed on September 11, 2001, and subsequent international actions caused many countries, including Algeria, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia, to enhance their counterterrorism policies through amending existing or enacting new laws related to the criminal justice system. All three countries have adopted broad definitions of terrorism, raising concerns that they could include acts of political dissent within the ambit of acts of terrorism. At various points they have also adopted criminal procedure provisions that lowered certain restrictions for investigations of crimes labeled as crimes of terrorism, made the financing of terrorism a separate offense, and required all suspicious financial transactions to be subject to scrutiny by special financial units before they are referred to the competent criminal authorities. In addition, Morocco and Saudi Arabia recognize that there is a religious component to the acts of terrorism committed by many terrorist organizations. They proclaim to have established special programs to seek to address this element of terrorism by means other than the criminal justice system
Regulation of foreign aid in selected countries : 2011/2012( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campaign financing of national elections in foreign countries by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of lawmaking for a new nation : U.S. congressional documents and debates, 1774-1875( )

in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains United States congressional documents, records, and acts from the 18th and 19th centuries, housed in the Law Library of Congress. Compiled by the Library's National Digital Library Program
The 1987 Swedish marriage code by Fariborz Nozari( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, Article 9 of the Constitution by Sayuri Umeda( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Japan's post-Second World War constitution was born when Japan was occupied by Allied forces. During the first stage of the occupation, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces and legislators of the constitution thought Japan would not have a military force again. Article 9 of the Constitution renounces war and prohibits Japan from maintaining the war potential. However, as the United States changed its policy of demilitarizing Japan when the United States asked her to share the burden of maintaining the security of Japan and, for the sake of international peacekeeping, Japan gradually increased its defense capability and developed a somewhat more technical interpretation of article 9. Article 9 does not prohibit Japan from maintaining her defense capability. Article 9 had been popular in Japan for a long time; but as the Japanese started to take their security more seriously, more people have begun to accept the idea of amending article 9 of the Constitution. The ruling party, the Liberal Democratic Party, will bring the Constitutional amendment proposal to the Diet within the next few years"--Executive summary, page [1]
Japan by Sung Yoon Cho( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limits on freedom of expression( )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World Law Bulletin( )

in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The WORLD LAW BULLETIN is the Directorate's monthly flagship publication that provides the U.S. Congress over 500 updates on foreign law developments annually. Updates are chosen for their special significance to the U.S. Congress as they relate to legislative interests or foreign policy and should not be interpreted as an indication of support or preference for any legal or political stance
Religious liberty : the legal framework in selected OSCE countries : briefing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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