By Lucie Olejnikova
In our July/August 2018 GlobaLex issue we bring you nine fantastic updates. We are also excited to welcome number of new authors. Webmasters and content managers, please update your pages. And of course, our sincere thanks to all our contributors!
UPDATE: The European Human Rights System by Grigory Dikov at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/European_Human_Rights_System1.html.
Grigory Dikov is a former law clerk at the European Court of Human Rights (2003-2014). He is currently a legal officer at the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and a Ph.D. researcher at the Law School of the University of Liverpool (UK).
UPDATE: A Guide to MERCOSUR Legal Research – Sources and Documents by Gloria Orrego Hoyos and Mariel Romani at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Mercosur1.html.
Gloria Orrego Hoyos has a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. She has a Masters in Constitutional Law and Human Rights from the Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires and a postgraduate degree in Library and Information Management from the Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales (UCES) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is currently a professor at the Legal Research Methods course in the Law Department of the University of San Andrés and also, in the same course at the Universidad Torcuato DiTella (UTDT). She currently serves as a legal reference at the General Secretariat of Training and Jurisprudence of the Public Defender’s Office.
Mariel Romani is an Argentine librarian in charge of the Serials library at the Max von Buch Library at the Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She assists faculty in their research and is in charge of legal reference and information literacy at the institution.
UPDATE: Guide to Research on Vienna Convention on Consular Relations Notification Requirements by Cindy G. Buys at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Vienna_Convention_Consular_Relations1.html.
Cindy G. Buys is a Professor and Director of International Law Programs at Southern Illinois University School of Law. She holds an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center, a Juris Doctorate and a Master’s of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany.
UPDATE: A Guide to the U. S. Federal Legal System Web-based Public Accessible Sources by Gretchen Feltes at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/United_States1.html.
Gretchen Feltes is Faculty Services/Reference Librarian at New York University School of Law Library.
UPDATE: A Guide to Fee-Based U. S. Legal Research Databases by Jootaek Lee and Brittany Strojny at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/US_Fee-Based_Legal_Databases1.html.
Jootaek (“Juice”) Lee is Senior Law Librarian (Research Librarian for Foreign, Comparative & International Law), Adjunct Professor, and Affiliated Faculty for the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at the Northeastern University School of Law. He is one of the Global Law Advisors and serves as the law school’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court team coach. Juice teaches international and foreign legal research, international business transactions and advanced legal research. Juice received a B.A. from Korea University where he also received an M.A. in international law. Jootaek completed his J.D. at Florida State University, where he was also awarded M.L.S.
Brittany Strojny currently serves as Reference Law Librarian at the Wyoming Supreme Court. Brittany previously worked as a Legal Librarian and intern at Northeastern University School of Law. While at Northeastern, she was one of the main editors for the Journal of Legal Education. She also assisted Jootaek Lee with his international and foreign legal research class and other legal research classes. Brittany received her B.A. from Bridgewater State University, a J.D. at University of Massachusetts School of Law and a M.S. from Simmons College.
UPDATE: A Guide to Online Research Resources for the Australian Federal Legal System with some Reference to the State Level by Petal Kinder at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Australia1.html.
Petal Kinder is a Director, Research and Engagement at BarNet/JADE. She was formerly Court Librarian at the High Court of Australia. Prior to her commencement at the High Court, Petal was the Manager of the Library and Information Services at the Federal Court in Melbourne. During her lectureship in the Law Faculty at Monash University, she designed, implemented and taught legal research courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. Petal has written articles on legal research and also designed an interactive web based legal research program.
UPDATE: The Legal System of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh by Ershadul Karim at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Bangladesh1.html.
Dr. Md. Ershadul Karim is a Senior Lecture at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and a non-practicing lawyer enrolled with Bangladesh Supreme Court.
UPDATE: A Guide to Legal Research in Costa Rica by Roger A. Peterson at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Costa_Rica1.html.
Roger A. Petersen is an Attorney at Law, member of both the Costa Rican Bar and Florida Bar Association. He is the author of The Legal Guide to Costa Rica and a partner with Petersen & Philps of San Jose, Costa Rica.
UPDATE: An Introduction to the Czech Legal System and Legal Resources Online by Olga Pouperova at http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Czech_Republic1.html.
Olga Pouperova is an associate professor and researcher at the Palacky University, Department of Administrative Law and Financial Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic. She holds an M.A. (Law, Palacky University, Olomouc), Dr. Jur. (Masaryk University, Brno), Ph.D. (Charles University, Prague) and completed her Associate Professorship at Masaryk University, Brno.
For more articles on foreign, international, and comparative law research topics, visit http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/index.html.