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An Interview with Randall Hicks, Scholar-in-Residence

This week’s interview is with Randall Hicks, Scholar-in-Residence at the Law Library of Congress and International Relations Officer in the Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT) at the United States Department of Labor. As Scholar-in-Residence, Randall is conducting research on the cultural foundations of law and their impact on rule of […]

An Interview with Jill James, Chief of the Digital Resources Division

This week’s interview is with Jill James, chief of the Digital Resources Division at the Global Legal Collection Directorate. Welcome on board, Jill. Describe your background I live in College Park, Maryland, with my husband, and our young daughter and son. I grew up in northern Delaware. My parents, younger sister, and most of my […]

An Interview with Robert Patrick, Director of the Veterans History Project

Once again, for Veterans Day, we decided to highlight the Veterans History Project (VHP) of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center. The VHP was established following the passage of the Veterans’ Oral History Project Act in October 2000, with the primary purpose of collecting “video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of American […]

An Interview with Sheila Hollis, New Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress

This week’s interview is with Sheila Hollis, new chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress. Ms. Hollis is also chair of the Washington, D.C. office of Duane Morris LLP, where she specializes in domestic and international energy and environmental matters. Please describe your background. Westerner, great affection for Colorado, Northern […]

An Interview with Debbie Shrager, Legal Reference Librarian

This week’s interview is with Debbie Shrager, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I grew up in the Philadelphia area and still love cheesesteaks, hoagies, and “the shore.” I’ve also lived in New York, Chicago, and Edinburgh, Scotland. Northern Virginia has been home for […]

An Interview with Chloe Gillenwater, Foreign Law Intern

This week’s interview is with Chloe Gillenwater, a foreign law intern working in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Paris. I’m a French lawyer with a Paris Ouest Nanterre Master 2 and an LL.M from Duke University, and have been admitted to the […]

An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern

Today’s interview is with Noah Lapidus. Noah has been working on the Indigenous Law Portal for several months as an LC Knowledge Navigators Intern. We have previously written about the Indigenous Law Portal several times, including an introduction to the Portal and our addition of Alaskan and Canadian indigenous laws to the portal.   Describe […]

An Interview with Faith Hamby, Metadata Technician

Today’s interview is with Faith Hamby. Faith worked with us last year and we were very happy she came back this year to continue working on the Statutes at Large as a metadata technician. Describe your background. During my undergraduate days, I worked at Marquette University’s Memorial Library in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Intrigued by the J.R.R. Tolkien […]