GlobaLex May 2013

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-UPDATE: European Union: A Guide to Tracing Working Documents by Patrick Overy

 Patrick Overy is Subject Librarian for Law and Business at the University of Exeter, and has managed the European Documentation Centre at Exeter since 1991. He is involved in European information networks at national and international levels, especially through the European Information Association, which published European Information: a Guide to Official Sources in 2005. A new edition was published online at the end of 2010. He also compiles a weekly digest of new EU documents, which is available online and distributed as an e-mail by the European Commission Office in London.

-UPDATE:  The Exploitation of Women and Children: A Comparative Study of Human Trafficking Laws between the United States-Mexico and China-Vietnam by Christina T. Le. Updated with assistance by Scott Ibbotson.

Christina T. Le is a private attorney at an immigration law firm in Houston, Texas.  She received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and a B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University.  Prior to entering private practice, she served as Attorney Advisor and Judicial Law Clerk to the U.S. Immigration Court in Houston.  During law school, she worked with victims of human trafficking at the UH Law Center’s Immigration Clinic and at the non-profit organizations Boat People SOS and YMCA International Services.

-UPDATE: A Guide to Researching the Albanian Legal System by Mbaresa Veleshnja Gentry;Update by Engjellushe (Angel) Kozeli Mozina

Engjellushe (Angel) Kozeli Mozina practices law in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Suffolk University Law School. She is a Board Director and Secretary of the Albanian American Law Society. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, and Steering Committee Member of the Boston Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section.

-UPDATE: An Introduction to the Czech Legal System and Legal Resources Online- Update by Olga Pouperova

 Olga Pouperova is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Palacky University, Department of Administrative Law and Administrative Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic. She holds an M.A. (law, Palacky University, Olomouc), Dr. jur. (Masaryk University, Brno) and Ph.D. (Charles University, Prague).

-UPDATE: Vietnam Legal Research by Anh Luu; Update by Le Thi Hanh  

Le Thi Hanh is the Director of the Library and Information Centre, Hanoi Law University, Vietnam. She has a Master of Library and Information Science and a Bachelor of Law. She has been a member of the Vietnamese Library Association since 2006. Le Thi Hanh was awarded the IALL Professional Development Bursary of the International Association of Law Libraries in 2011 to their Annual Course held in Malaysia. She contributed to the “IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management” published in 2011.

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