By Lucie Olejnikova
In the May/June 2018 issue of GlobaLex we bring you eight updated articles. Please see the line-up below. Congratulations to all authors!
UPDATE: Introduction to the Norms and Institutions of the African Union by Ufuoma Lamikanra.
Ufuoma Lamikanra is a Lawyer and Principal Librarian at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Lagos, Nigeria, who is currently on a study leave pursuing a Ph.D. degree at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Ms. Lamikanra’s publications include: “Law Libraries and Law Librarianship in Nigeria” in the IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management (Danner, Richard A. & Jules Winterton, eds., Farnham: Ashgate, 2011); “Challenges of Sourcing for Legal Materials in a Globalized Economy,” 1 Babcock University Socio-Legal J. 66 (2009); and “Nigeria: Index to Federal Statutes in Force 2003” 232 et seq. (Lagos, Berean Club Pub. 2004).
UPDATE: Contemporary Land Grabbing, Research, and Bibliography by Jootaek Lee.
Jootaek (“Juice”) Lee is a 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 the Law School’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court team coach. He teaches international and foreign legal research, international business transactions and advanced legal research. He 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. He worked before as a librarian assistant professor at the University of Miami School of Law. He, a prolific scholar and author, has been publishing articles relating to legal informatics, legal pedagogy, human rights, and foreign and comparative law sources.
UPDATE: Research Guide on Global Health Law by Julienne E. Grant.
Julienne E. Grant serves as Reference Librarian/Foreign & International Research Specialist at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law Library. Her previous publications include contributions to “Research Guide to Mexican Law” (Legal Reference Services Quarterly 35.1 (2016): 18-76) and “Guide to Cuban Law and Legal Research” (International Journal of Legal Information 45.2 (2017): 76-188). She also co-authored a book chapter (with Teresa M. Miguel-Stearns) on the history of Latin American materials in U.S. law libraries (forthcoming, McFarland, 2018). In addition, Ms. Grant is a regular contributor to the DipLawMatic Dialogues blog, which is sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries’ Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS). She is a member of the FCIL-SIS and served as Chair of its Latin American Law Interest Group from 2013 to 2017. Ms. Grant earned a B.A. magna cum laude in Spanish from Middlebury College, an M.A. in Ibero-American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A.L.S. from Rosary College (now Dominican University), and a J.D. cum laude from DePaul University.
UPDATE: Sustainable Development Law (SDL) Research Guide by Sarah Sullivan.
Sarah Sullivan is a Research Librarian at Baker McKenzie in San Francisco, California. She has a J.D. from UC Hastings College of the Law, an MLIS from San Jose State University, and a BA from UC Santa Cruz.
UPDATE: Algerian Legal Research by Vincent Ramette.
Vincent Ramette holds an MA in Business Law, and is an Expert in Business Process Management, Lean Certified.
UPDATE: The Legal System of the Kingdom of Bahrain (Bahrain) by Abdulla Al Doseri & Essa Jawahery.
Abdulla Al Doseri and Essa Jawahery of Elham Ali Hassan & Associates , Lawyers and Legal Consultants (EAH Law), Kingdom of Bahrain.
UPDATE: Introduction to the Moroccan Legal System by Netty Butera & Kevashinee Pillay.
Netty Butera is a Rwandan national. She is an independent Governance consultant. She received her master’s degree in Project Management from Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands) in 2010. She has been working in Rwanda, London, Kenya and South Africa.
Kevashine Pillay is an admitted attorney of the Republic of South Africa. She is a holder of an LLB (bachelor of laws) from the University of KwaZulu Natal and an LLM in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa from the University of Pretoria. She is currently reading towards a doctoral degree in Public law at the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa.
UPDATE: Researching Applicable Law in Wales – What is Unique in Wales? by Lillian Stevenson & Dr. Catrin Fflur Huws.
Dr. Catrin Fflur Huws is currently a senior lecturer at Aberystwyth Law School Aberystwyth University, specializing in issues of linguistic equality, the diversification of Welsh and English law post devolution, and property law in a devolved context. Catrin provided the first section on The Welsh Legal System of this article.
Lillian Stevenson was Academic Services Manager and Law Librarian at Aberystwyth University until August 2015. She studied law at Birmingham University and Sheffield University and information studies as a postgraduate at the College of Librarianship Wales, now the Department of Information Studies, Aberystwyth University. Subsequently she worked in legal publishing and as law librarian at Manchester Metropolitan University and Norton Rose, City Law Firm in the United Kingdom.
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