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A photo of Nicolas Boring, foreign law specialist, by Shawn Miller of the Library of Congress

Remembering Nicolas Boring

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

The Law Library has suffered an immeasurable loss with the passing of Nicolas Boring, our foreign law specialist for French-speaking jurisdictions. His colleagues, former and current, will remember and miss interesting conversations with him, his kindness, his knowledge, and his warm and positive nature. He went out of his way to assist patrons, support colleagues, …

Join Us on 2/23 for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: The Dilemma of Trafficking in Persons for the Purpose of Forced Labor and Sexual Exploitation in Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States

Posted by: Kelly Goles

The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering laws of Arabic-speaking countries and Islamic law.  Join us on February 23 at 2 p.m. EST for our next foreign, comparative, and international law webinar titled, “The Dilemma of Trafficking in Persons for the Purpose of Forced Labor and …

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An Interview with Ali Ebshara, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

Today’s interview is with Ali Ebshara, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist George Sadek in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Kuwait, where I spent most of my summers reading indoors because it was too hot to go outside. I …

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Join Us for a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar: “Illegal Migration in the Central and Western Mediterranean from the Perspective of International and Domestic Law”

Posted by: Kelly Goles

On February 10, 2022, at 2pm EST, Foreign Law Specialist George Sadek will present our next Foreign and Comparative Law webinar, “Illegal Migration in the Central and Western Mediterranean from the Perspective of International and Domestic Law.” Please register here. Illegal migration in the central and western Mediterranean is not just an important legal topic but also …

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Join Us on 9/23 for a Webinar on Free Speech & the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan

Posted by: Kelly Goles

On September 23, 2021, at 2pm EDT, Foreign Law Specialists Tariq Ahmad and George Sadek will present our next Foreign and Comparative Law webinar, “Free Speech & the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan.” Please click here to register. In recent years, there has been increased global focus on the governmental responses to …