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Coming up: April-May 2024

Upcoming presentations Spring has sprung -- or is giving it a good shot around most of the United States -- clearing the way for one of the first in-person appearances of 2024, and a whole lot of virtual events as well. Yeah, there's a lot coming up fast on The Legal...

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The spoken word

... not a legal transfer It's a question that comes up a lot in the emails to The Legal Genealogist. This time, it came from a genealogical society that wants to honor a long-time volunteer. "This volunteer has written many columns for our newsletter over the years,"...

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A word without limits

The language of the law. Part Latin, part Greek, part law French, even part Anglo-Saxon. And all confusing. “You keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means.” It's a wonderful sentence, one that made The Legal Genealogist giggle in the movie...

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IGHR 2024 registration tomorrow!

You snooze, you lose Tomorrow. Yes, tomorrow. Saturday, March 9th. The Day not to sleep in if you’re hoping to get in on an unparalleled opportunity for genealogical education and fun — the last of what The Legal Genealogist calls summer camps for genealogists...

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Coming up: March-April 2024

Upcoming presentations EEEK! The Legal Genealogist flat out forgot! February zipped to a close and March came in like a lion and... Yeah, there's a lot going on, and there's more coming up fast. And, as always, I want to invite you to come along, to the extent...

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A genealogist with a law degree, The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL , is a lecturer, educator and writer. [More]

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