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An Interview with Eduardo Soares, Foreign Law Specialist

This week’s interview is with Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers Brazil and Portuguese speaking jurisdictions. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  I started working at a law firm after entering high school, which most likely influenced me to pursue a […]

Interview with Janice Hyde, Director of the Global Legal Collection

This week’s interview is with Janice Hyde, recently appointed as the first director of the Global Legal Collection Directorate.  Describe your background. I was born in the same town (Catskill, N.Y.) and delivered by the same doctor as my mother. I was raised in Owego, New York, which is so remote from the “Big Apple” […]

An Interview with Jennifer Gonzalez, Digital Library Technician

This week’s interview is with Jennifer Gonzalez, a digital library technician in the Law Library’s new Digital Resources Division.  Jennifer is helping to review our content and serves as a web editor. Describe your background I am a Floridian, born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Florida with my two younger sisters. My family still lives in Florida, […]

An Interview with Gabriel Balayan, Fulbright Scholar

 This week’s interview is with Gabriel Balayan, the Law Library’s first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. Describe your background I was born in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, and spent my childhood there. I am very proud to be from Armenia, part of one of the world’s ancient nations, and the first nation to adopt Christianity as a state […]

An Interview with Nicolas Boring, Foreign Law Specialist

This week’s interview is with Nicolas Boring, Foreign Law Specialist at the Law Library of Congress, who covers France and other French-speaking countries. Nicolas has recently been hired and we wish him “Bienvenue à bord” (welcome on board). Describe your background I am half French and half American. I mostly grew up in France, in the suburbs of Paris […]