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An Interview with Goran Seferovic, Scholar in Residence

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This week’s interview is with Goran Seferovic who has been our scholar in residence at the Law Library of Congress this past summer. This interview is part of a series that introduces our scholars and summer interns to In Custodia Legis readers. Dr. Seferovic is a senior research associate at the University of Zurich’s Institute of Law. …

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Report on the Adjudication of Sexual Offenses in Foreign Military Justice Systems

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The handling and adjudication of sexual offenses in the military have drawn much public and Congressional interest in recent months following the disclosure of several high profile cases involving allegations of sexual assault by U.S. service members.  Several proposals for reforming the way such allegations are handled within the U.S. military justice system have been …

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An Interview with Sojin Park, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following interview is with Sojin Park. Sojin is currently working as an intern in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. Describe your background I am a Seoulite, born and raised in Seoul, a city of great charm and the capital of South Korea. My parents have always been very supportive of what my …

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Israeli Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This blog post is part of our Global Legal Collection Highlights series, launched by the Law Library of Congress in an effort to introduce our readers to foreign legal systems and sources. Several blog posts on various countries have already been published, including on Thailand, Malawi, Indonesia, the European Union, Kuwait, the Russian Federation, and China. This blog post provides …

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An Interview with Sanaz Alasti, Scholar in Residence

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This week’s interview is with Dr. Sanaz Alasti, a Scholar in Residence at the Law Library of Congress.  Dr. Alasti is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Lamar University and an Iranian legal scholar.  This interview is conducted as part of a series of interviews that introduce our scholars and summer interns to In Custodia …

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An Interview with Chayada Polpun, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This week’s interview is with Chayada Polpun, a summer intern working in the Global Legal Research Center of the Law Library of Congress. It is part of a series of interviews that introduce our summer interns to In Custodia Legis readers. You may have noticed that Chayada missed the interns’ group photo we recently published …

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European Union Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights

Posted by: Ruth Levush

The following is a guest post by Theresa Papademetriou who is the Law Library of Congress Senior Foreign Law Specialist for the European Union, Greece, and Cyprus. Theresa has previously blogged on “European Union: Where is the Beef?“, on “New Greek Regulation Designed to Fight Tax Evasion Problem: Will it Work?” and on “The Cyprus Banking Crisis and …

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An Interview with Svitlana Vodyanyk, Foreign Law Intern

Posted by: Ruth Levush

This week’s interview is with Svitlana Vodyanyk, a summer intern at the Global Legal Research Center, Law Library of Congress. The Law Library’s internship program is in full swing and we are introducing all our summer interns to In Custodia Legis readers every week. Describe your background I was born in the Soviet Union but grew …