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An Interview with Niousha Riahi, Global Legal Research Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

Today’s interview is with Niousha Riahi, an intern with the Global Legal Research Center of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I have just completed my L.L.B. degree at l’Université de Montréal.  I am passionate about human rights and am committed to volunteering and working for human rights causes. I therefore contributed to legal research projects for …

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An Interview with John Trotman, Junior Fellow

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

Today’s interview is with John “Trot” Trotman.  John is working in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library of Congress as part of the institution’s Junior Fellows Program.  The program’s focus is to increase access to our collections for our various patron groups. Describe your background:  I grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia and went …

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An Interview with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, Global Legal Research Intern

Posted by: Donna Sokol

Today’s interview is with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, an intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate’s Foreign, Comparative, and International Division I. Describe your background. I am a proud Canadian, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  I just graduated from l’Université de Montreal with a civil law degree.  Beforehand I completed my undergraduate degree at McGill University, Honors …

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An Interview with Mohamed Oweis Taha, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following interview is with Mohamed Oweis Taha. Mohamed is currently working as an intern in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. Influenced by my judicial family, I decided to join the English Department of Cairo University Law School, where I obtained my Bachelor …

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An Interview with Daria Pistriak, Legislative Fellow

Posted by: Hanibal Goitom

Today’s interview is with Daria Pistriak, a staffer at Ukraine‘s Office of the Ombudsman, currently interning at the Law Library of Congress as part of her participation in the Legislative Fellows Program, a U.S. Department of State-funded program designed to expose promising young professionals from selected European countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey and Ukraine) to …

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A Congress.gov Interview with Stephen Schneider, User Experience Team Lead

Posted by: Andrew Weber

Today’s interview is with Stephen Schneider, user experience team lead within the Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) Web Services of the Library of Congress. It continues our series of Congress.gov interviews designed to highlight the people who have contributed to the new system (including Meg, Rich, Barry, Rohit, Andy, and Val).  Describe your background. My background is a mash up of various …