Foreign and International Law

Objective

The Foreign and International Law Special Interest Section (FIL-SIS) serves as a forum for the exchange of information and ideas on foreign and international law librarianship. The FIL-SIS strives to promote the participation of LLSDC members in its activities and takes a leading role in representing FIL-SIS members' interest and concerns within the LLSDC.

Membership

Membership is open to any Regular, Student or Life member of the LLSDC with an interest in foreign and international law and/or foreign and international law librarianship, upon payment of section dues.

President 

Board Liason: Arlene Fletcher

Recent and Future Activities

 

Links of Interest

 

PAST EVENTS: State Department Library Tour (June 18, 2003); Free Trade and Economic Integration in Asia: The Changing Legal Landscape (April 2, 2003); "Fundamentals of Foreign Legal Research: Japan"; with Sayuri Umeda (Nov. 15, 2002); Law Librarians' Night at the Bowie Baysox (June 11, 2002); United Nations Information Centre Briefing: Exploring the World of UN Documentation and the UN Website (April 17, 2002); Joint Workshop: Creating Commercial Connections - Trade Laws of Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico) (March 13, 2002); DCLA Spring International Program on Legal Research: "Documents and Technological Resources for Researchers in International Law." (March 4, 2002); Tour of Columbus Memorial Library of OAS (March 1, 2002)Fundamentals of Foreign Legal Research: Germany" (Nov. 9, 2001); "Fundamentals Of Foreign Legal Research: Greece and European Union"; with Theresa Papademetriou   (May 22, 2001); "Fundamentals Of Foreign Legal Research: Russia" with Peter Roudik (Apr. 10, 2001); "Fundamentals Of Foreign Legal Research: Canada" with Stephen Clarke (Mar. 7, 2001); Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: International Law on the Web (Oct. 18, 2000); Program: European Union Legal Resources on the Web (October 27, 1998)