By Lucie Olejnikova
The September/October 2019 Issue of GlobaLex is live featuring one new article and eight updates. This issue includes articles on Brazil, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Liberia, Mongolia, South Pacific, SAARC, and a new article on Terrorism and Self-Determination. Webmasters and content managers, please update your pages. We thank all of our wonderful authors, new and established, for their continuous contributions.
Differentiating International Terrorism and ‘Peoples’: Struggles for Self-Determination by Dr. Elizabeth Chadwick at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/International_Terrorism_Self-Determination.html.
Dr. Elizabeth Chadwick is a retired British academic. In recent years, she has authored ‘Terrorism and self-determination’, in Ben Saul (ed.), Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2d ed., forthcoming), ‘Terrorism and self-determination’, in Ben Saul (ed.), Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2015), ‘National Liberation in the Context of Post- and Non-Colonial Struggles for Self-Determination’, in Marc Weller (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of The Use of Force in International Law (Oxford: OUP, 2015), and Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era (Routledge Research in International Law, 2011). She has also contributed a number of other book chapters and journal articles on a variety of related topics, including ‘Neutrality’ for Oxford Bibliographies in International Law (T. Carty, ed.) (2014).
UPDATE: A Research Guide on the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) by Md. Toriqul Islam and Dr. Md. Ershadul Karim at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/SAARC1.html.
Md. Toriqul Islam is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Malaysia, and Assistant Professor at the Department of Law and Justice, Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) in Bangladesh.
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: Legal Research in Brazil by Maíra Rodrigues at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Brazil1.html.
Maíra Rodrigues graduated from the University of Brasília in 2017. She is currently an LL.M candidate in Legal Studies at New York University. Prior to joining NYU’s LL.M Program, Maíra worked as an associate lawyer in the Antitrust and Trade Law Group of a high-profile law firm in Brazil.
UPDATE: Legal Research in Honduras by Eduardo Medrano at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Honduras1.html.
Eduardo Medrano obtained a law degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. He also completed a Masters Degreee from Universidad Tecnológica de Honduras (UTH). He is a member of the Honduras Bar Association; currently he is an associate of Consortium Legal Honduras.
UPDATE: Researching Icelandic Law by Erna Mathiesen at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Iceland1.html.
Erna Mathiesen graduated from the Faculty of Law at Reykjavik University in 2008 and she is currently pursuing LL.M. at the University at Oslo, Norway.
UPDATE: Researching Irish Law by Dr. Darius Whelan at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Ireland1.html.
Dr. Darius Whelan is a lecturer in law at University College, Cork, Ireland. He established the Irish Law discussion list and the Irish Law website in 1994. He has written articles on electronic access to Irish law for the Irish Law Times, the Bar Review, the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers and the Irish Times.
UPDATE: Liberian Legal System and Legal Research by Hanatu Kabbah at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Liberia1.html.
Hanatu Kabbah holds an LL.B (Hons.) and an LL.M (Public Service Law) degree from NYU. She is a senior legal consultant and researcher, public interest practitioner with experience working on access to justice in the formal and informal justice sector. She has researched rule of law issues and developed tools for legal and non- legal advocates. She taught at the Faculty of Law, University of the Gambia and was the Director of the Law Clinic of the UTG. She received her Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours (LL.B. Hons.) from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone and a Degree of Utter Barrister at the Sierra Leone Law School. She has been admitted to the Sierra Leone Bar since 1999. She holds a Diploma in the Equal Status and Human Rights of Women in 2002 from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from Lund University in Sweden and has also studied at the Rene Cassin International Institute for Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. She is also a Transitional Justice Fellow after studying at the Transitional Justice Fellowship Programme organized by the International Centre for Transitional Justice and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, South Africa in 2007. She is the author of ‘A Training Manual on Women’s Rights in Sierra Leone’.
UPDATE: Overview of the Mongolian Legal System and Laws by Chris Melville, Erdenedalai (Dalai) Odkhuu, Baigalmaa Tsookhuu and Undraa Sergelenbaatar at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Mongolia_Research1.html.
Chris Melville is a founding Partner of Melville Erdenedalai LLP (M&E), Prior to founding his own firm, Chris Melville was the Managing Partner of Hogan Lovells (Mongolia) LLP.. He has been based in Mongolia since 2012. Chris’s practice in Mongolia includes foreign investment law, corporate law and M&A, joint venture, banking and finance, and infrastructure projects. Chris is a monthly contributor to the De Facto Gazette, an English language biweekly publication on Mongolian politics and economics. He is Honorary Legal Advisor to the British Ambassador to Mongolia.
Erdenedalai (Dalai) Odkhuu is one of the founding partners of Melville Erdenedalai LLP. He provides strategic legal advice, practicing mainly in mining, telecommunications, energy and renewable energy, infrastructure, petroleum, and finance. His practice includes negotiation, competition and regulatory law, M&A, financing and security, restructuring, and licensing and compliance law. Dalai received his LL.M from Harvard Law School and he is admitted to practice in New York and Mongolia. He also completed his LL.M in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation from Warwick University, UK. He has a LL.B/BA in International Law from Law School of the National University of Mongolia and he is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta in Mongolia.
Baigalmaa Tsookhuu is an associate with Melville Erdenedalai LLP. She has a wide range of experience in M&A, joint ventures, due diligence, financing and securities, procurement, licensing, real estate, incorporations and restructuring, employment, competition, project finance, tax, compliance and regulatory matters, with a special interest in energy and mining, banking and finance, and international arbitration. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Hogan Lovells (Mongolia) LLP for 4 years. She received her LL.B from the University of Tokyo. Baigalmaa is a member of the Mongolian Bar Association and is qualified to practice law in Mongolia.
Undraa Sergelenbaatar is an associate with Melville Erdenedalai LLP. Her practice area include various aspects of corporate and commercial law with specific focus on corporate, banking, finance, securities, mining, infrastructure projects, compliance and regulatory law. Prior to joining the firm, Undraa worked for 8 years as a senior legal and compliance lawyer at a premier Mongolian mining conglomerate listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She is a member of the Mongolian Bar Association and is qualified to practice law in Mongolia.
UPDATE: Introduction to Researching South Pacific Law by Peter Murgatroyd at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/South_Pacific_Law1.html.
Peter Murgatroyd is the Library and Knowledge Services manager at Counties Manukau Helath in Auckland, New Zealand. Formerly, he was the Law Librarian of the University of the South Pacific and Campus Librarian of the Emalus Campus of the University, located in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Peter has also managed the Information Resource Centre Manager at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme [SPREP], and was the Coordinator of the Pacific Environment Information Network [PEIN]. Peter Murgatroyd was a member of the working group that established the online Pacific Legal Information Institute [PacLII]. He has had articles on Pacific legal resources published in the ‘Australian Law Librarian,’ ‘Legal Information Management’ and ‘The Journal of Academic Librarianship.’
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