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An Interview with Sarah Ettedgui, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Sarah Ettedgui, a foreign law intern working with Nicolas Boring at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in Montreal, Quebec, in Canada. My mother is Sephardic (Jewish of Moroccan and Spanish descent) and my father is Salvadoran, which has enabled me to …

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An Interview with Anthony Breton, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Anthony Breton, a foreign law intern working with Tariq Ahmad at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. 1. Describe your background. I had the pleasure to grow up in a very loving family in Quebec’s countryside north of Ottawa in a small town named Cantley in Canada. As …

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An Interview with Johannes Jäger, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Johannes Jäger, a foreign law intern at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress.  Describe your background. I come from the Eifel, which is a region in the westernmost part of Germany, near the Belgian and Dutch borders. After graduating from high school in the picturesque town of Bad Münstereifel, I …

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An Interview with Catharina Schmidt, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Catharina Schmidt, a foreign law intern working with me on research related to the laws of Germany and other German-speaking jurisdictions at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress.  Describe your background. I am originally from Germany and grew up with my younger sister in the city of Darmstadt, which is located near …

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An Interview with Felicia Stephan, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Felicia Stephan, a foreign law intern working with Jenny Gesley on research related to the laws of Germany and other German-speaking jurisdictions at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress.  Describe your background. I am originally from Tübingen, a small town in the south of Germany, where I grew up with …

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An Interview with Ammar Alsallumi, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Ammar Alsallumi, a foreign law intern working with George Sadek on research related to the laws of Arabic-speaking countries. Describe your background. What is your academic/professional history? I obtained my bachelor degree in law (LL.B) from the Islamic University of Medina located in al-Medina al-Mounaura, West of Saudi Arabia. During my undergraduate …

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An Interview with Molly O’Casey, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Today’s interview is with Molly O’Casey, a foreign law intern working with Nicolas Boring on research related to the laws of France and other French-speaking jurisdictions and with Clare Feikert-Ahalt on research related to the United Kingdom and a number of Commonwealth jurisdictions. Molly has recently graduated from a dual law degree (civil law/common law) …

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An Interview with Felix Beulke, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Jenny Gesley

Describe your background I am from Germany and grew up in a town called Passau which is located on the outskirts of the Bavarian Forest and is characterized by its university and student life. In 2008, I moved to the German capital Berlin and went to law school at the historic Humboldt University. What is …