The Private Laws of the Federal and State Governments

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Mar 16, 2016
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Speaker's Introduction
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The Law of Private Laws
7m 39s
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Federal Private Laws
17m 48s
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State Private Laws
5m 26s
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Finding State Private Laws
11m 22s
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Why Find Private Laws
4m 16s
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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After-webinar party
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About this webinar

Few researchers realize that many early federal and state laws were private laws -specifically for the benefit of individuals or families. The records can be fabulous for genealogists. Learn how to find these genealogical gems in federal and state collections.

About the speaker

About the speaker

A genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor’s degre
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