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Daily Archives: October 4, 2015

New Enhanced Global Legal Monitor Launched by LC

“The Global Legal Monitor is managed by editors Connie Johnson and Wendy Zeldin.  They are also prolific authors who have each published more than 800 GLM articles.  They are two of the 40 authors who have contributed almost 4,500 articles to the Global Legal Monitor. A lot of what has changed is behind the scenes, which will enable us to be more efficient in publishing articles for you.  Connie said that “this change will make our production process smoother and not change the type of material included in the GLM.” The enhancements to the GLM are another example of the Law Library working hard for Congress and sharing the related content with everyone. To find articles, the search form allows you to look by text, topic, jurisdiction, author, and date.  There are also multiple ways to browse the GLM articles:

Another feature of this update is that the three most recent articles will appear on the Law Library’s homepage,, similar to how In Custodia Legis posts appear.  We have also worked to ensure that old links for the Global Legal Monitor will redirect automatically to the new enhanced version.”

CDC Unveils Redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People Website

“CDC launched its redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People website, with expanded information about diseases people can catch from pets, farm animals, and wildlife. Users can now search alphabetically by animal and learn which zoonotic diseases they may carry. It is a unique “one-stop shop” where people can learn simple actions to protect themselves – and… Continue Reading

Education in the European Union

At a glance – What Think Tanks are thinking. 2 October 2015 EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service Author: Marcin Grajewski, Strategy and Coordination Unit. Education in the European Union. “In the European Union, education policy is the responsibility of Member States, but EU institutions play an important supporting role. Erasmus+ is the fund for… Continue Reading

SEC Interpretation of “Whistleblower” Definition

SEC Interpretation of “Whistleblower” Definition Posted by Nicholas S. Goldin, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, on Sunday, October 4, 2015. “On August 4, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued an interpretive release to clarify its reading of the whistleblower rules it promulgated in 2011 under Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of… Continue Reading

Ending Extreme Poverty and Sharing Prosperity

Ending Extreme Poverty and Sharing Prosperity: Progress and Policies. Marcio Cruz, James Foster, Bryce Quillin and Philip Schellekens. Approved for distribution by Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank. Ocotber 2015. “Three key challenges stand out: the depth of remaining poverty, the unevenness in shared prosperity, and the persistent disparities in non-income… Continue Reading

Approaches to Teaching Legal Research and Doctrinal Analysis in a Legal Studies Program

Kazmierski, Vincent, How Much ‘Law’ in Legal Studies? Approaches to Teaching Legal Research and Doctrinal Analysis in a Legal Studies Program (January 2, 2014). Vincent Kazmierski (2014). How Much “Law” in Legal Studies? Approaches to Teaching Legal Research and Doctrinal Analysis in a Legal Studies Program. Canadian Journal of Law and Society/Revue Canadienne Droit et… Continue Reading