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Join Us for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: “Odd Laws in the United Kingdom”

On January 20, 2022, at 2 p.m. EST, senior foreign law specialist Clare Feikert-Ahalt will be presenting the webinar, “Odd Laws in the United Kingdom.” This will be the first installment in our Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series for 2022.

Please register here.

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In this webinar, Clare will review laws from the United Kingdom that are often considered odd. From carrying ladders and flying kites on the streets of London, to drunkenness in pubs, sheep riding in cars, and laws against extravagance, this webinar will cover a variety of odd laws, providing both citations to the laws, their background, and how the police handle the enforcement of these laws.

Presenter Clare Feikert-Ahalt is a senior foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress. She conducts research and writes reports on a wide range of topics relating primarily to the laws of the United Kingdom, as well as the Republic of Ireland, Malta, and other Commonwealth jurisdictions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law and international relations from the University of Lincoln, England, and an LL.M. in international legal studies from American University.

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