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An Interview with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel

This week’s interview is with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Rob previously did the guest post titled “The United States Code Online – Downloadable XML Files and More” on In Custodia Legis. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music scene in Philly grabbed […]

An Interview with Noriko Ohtaki, Research Fellow

This week’s interview is with Noriko Ohtaki, a research fellow who is at the Law Library of Congress from March until the end of May.  She is at the Library of Congress to learn more about Congress.gov, including how updates are scheduled, metrics, and challenges.  Her purpose in studying the U.S. approach for online publication of […]

An Interview with Jacinda Gill, IT Specialist

This week’s interview is with Jacinda Gill, IT specialist in the Digital Resources Division of the Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in Washington, D.C. to a third generation family of Washingtonians.  However, I only briefly lived in Washington (Adams Morgan area) before relocating to San Antonio, […]

An Interview with Jennifer Frazier, the Kentucky State Law Librarian

I recently visited the Kentucky State Law Library in Frankfort, Kentucky, and interviewed Jennifer Frazier, the Kentucky State Law Librarian. Thank you for taking time to speak with me today. How long have you been the State Law Librarian, and what is your educational background? I have been employed at the Kentucky State Law Library […]

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” […]