By Lucie Olejnikova
GlobaLex summer double issue – July/August 2019 – is live bringing a fantastic line-up of nine articles covering unique jurisdictions of Albania, Cambodia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lesotho, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, and the timely topic of Global Warming. Webmasters and content managers, please update your pages. Please join me in congratulating our new and established authors who, once again, delivered incredible work!
UPDATE: Researching the Albanian Legal System by Engjellushe (Angel) Kozeli Mozina at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Albania1.html.
Engjellushe (Angel) Kozeli Mozina is an attorney at the firm of Rackemann, Sawyer and Brewster, P.C. in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Suffolk University Law School. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Albanian-American Bar Association.
UPDATE: Overview of the Cambodian History, Governance and Legal Sources by Victoria Amann-Lasnier and Nicole Fleury at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Cambodia1.html.
Victoria Amann-Lasnier is a French lawyer currently working at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and a former legal intern of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She holds an LL.M. from University of Essex where she also worked as a Research Fellow in transitional justice. Her research interests include international criminal law and education in transitional justice mechanisms.
Nicole Fleury is a third-year law student and a former legal intern in the Office of the International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She has worked with a number of organizations on legal issues related to human trafficking, refugee and immigration law, public international law, and domestic violence, and has worked in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Lebanon, and Moldova. Previous publications include an article in the Public Contract Law Journal about combating labor trafficking in the U.S. government’s supply chain. After graduating with her J.D. in May 2019, she will serve as a Judicial Law Clerk in San Francisco through the U.S. government’s Honors program.
UPDATE: Researching Japanese Law by Keiko Okuhara at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Japan1.html.
Keiko Okuhara is a librarian at the University of Hawaii at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law Library.
UPDATE: Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Web Based Resources by Anuar A. Nurakhmet at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Kazakhstan1.html.
Anuar A. Nurakhmet is alumnus of Kazakh University of Humanities and Law from Kazakhstan (2008) and holds Masters degree in International Taxation obtained at New York University School of Law (2011). Currently he is working in tax law firm in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
UPDATE: Legal System of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic by Tuchakorn Kitcharoen at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Laos1.html.
Tuchakorn Kitcharoen is a Senior Associate at ZICOlaw in Lao PDR. He holds Master of Laws in Competition, Innovation and Trade Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, United Kingdom. He also holds Master of Laws in Commercial Law from the University of Bristol in Bristol, United Kingdom. Tuchakorn earned his undergraduate degree in Law from the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University in Thailand. Tuchakorn has been a lawyer since 2012 and subsequently admitted to the Bar in Thailand in 2013. He practices law in Thailand and Laos for domestic and international clients as both a litigator and a legal advisor. His practice focuses on foreign direct investment, banking and project financing, and corporate and commercial law. He worked as legal consultant for Pepsi-Cola (Thai) Trading before joining ZICOlaw in Lao PDR in 2018.
UPDATE: The Law and Legal Research in Lesotho by Itumeleng Shale at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Lesotho1.html.
Itumeleng Shale is a senior lecturer and researcher at the National University of Lesotho. She holds an L.L.B. from the National University of Lesotho and an L.L.M. in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the Centre for Human Rights University of Pretoria and a Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand.
UPDATE: Taiwan Legal Research by Alex Zhang at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Taiwan1.html.
Alex Zhang is the Assistant Dean for Legal Information Services and Professor of Practice at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Prior to W&L, Alex was the Head of Public Services and Lecturer in Law at Stanford University Law School. She received B.A. in Philosophy and a Chinese Law Certificate from Nanjing University, China and a M.A. in Philosophy from Tulane University. She attended the University of Kansas Law School earning her J.D. with a certificate in International Trade and Finance Law in 2006. She also received a M.S.I from the University of Michigan, School of Information in 2009. Alex taught Advanced Legal Research at both Stanford Law School and University of Michigan Law School.
UPDATE: Legal Research in Timor-Leste by Lindsey Greising, Nelinho Vital and Antonio Gil Lobit at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Timor_Leste1.html.
Lindsey Greising is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and a member of the New York Bar. She has worked in Timor-Leste in various roles since 2005, including work on an access to justice project for domestic violence survivors as well as providing advice to a local NGO on constitutional law, access to justice, rule of law, child rights, women’s rights, and international human rights law.
Nelinho Vital received his law degree from Indonesia in 2002 and Master of Law in 2011 from Gadjah Mada University. He currently works as the Director for the National Department on Legislation in the Ministry of Justice for Timor-Leste.
Antonio Gil Lobit is a graduate of the University of Granada Law School in Spain and a member of the Royal Council of Spanish Bars. He has worked in Timor-Leste for almost nine years for the Timorese Government. During the last five years he worked as senior legal adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation providing advise on negotiation and drafting of International Treaties and drafting and introducing to the Council of Ministers and the Parliament key pieces of legislation in several areas, including International Private and Public Law, Finances and Administration.
UPDATE: Global Warming – Researching the U.S. Approach to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol by Heidi Frostestad Kuehl at https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Climate_Change_Kyoto_Protocol1.html.
Heidi Frostestad Kuehl is the Law Library Director and Associate Professor of Law at the Northern Illinois University College of Law’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library. She holds a Law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law with a specialization in International Trade and Development and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa.
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