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

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Calling all sponsors

The self-inflicted wound... Okay, The Legal Genealogist has really done it this time. There was this blog post last week, see, about a fun walk the Federation of Genealogical Societies was doing ...
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Find A Grave terms 2014 style

Next in an occasional series on terms of use So... once more into the breach, dear friends. This is the fourth time The Legal Genealogist has visited the terms of use area of Find A Grave, the ...
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Of inmates and families

A matter of definition When is an inmate not an inmate? Or, more accurately, when is an inmate not the kind of inmate we might expect? Not, that is, a prisoner. And the answer is: much of the ...
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Recap: I4GG

DNA in DC Wow. That's all The Legal Genealogist can say. It's all any of us who were fortunate enough to attend the first Institute for Genetic Genealogy, held this past weekend in the Washin ...
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The test that can’t be taken

Don't wait... Hundreds of genealogists are gathering this weekend in Chevy Chase, Maryland, talking and learning about using genetics and DNA to help understand our family history. And that hurt ...
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