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Getting Started with FCIL Research in Chicago

Are you looking for a treaty or other international agreement?  A non-U.S. law?  A foreign court decision in English translation?  Comparative commentary on an area of law? A European Union directive?  A UN resolution?  Here are a few sources you can start with for various types of foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL) research questions. And especially here in Chicago.

Ask a Chicago FCIL Librarian for Help

Several of the 80+ FCIL librarian specialists in the U.S. call Chicago home or are CALL members: me (Lyonette Louis-Jacques), Anne Abramson, Julienne Grant, and Trezlen Drake. Bill Schwesig is the Anglo-American/Common Law Bibliographer at D’Angelo Law Library. Jean Wenger and Heidi Kuehl, now in administrative positions, also have FCIL research expertise. Continue reading Getting Started with FCIL Research in Chicago

From the Editors

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome to the Winter 2016 issue of the CALL Bulletin! This issue has something for everyone. CALL elections are coming, and we have published the 2016-2017 slate of candidates with photos and bio statements. Thanks to Joanne Kiley, Clare Willis, Tom Gaylord, Jill Meyer, Therese Clarke Arado, and Lindsey Carpino for running for office. We appreciate your willingness to serve on the CALL Executive Board!

The Winter 2016 issue is also a special “Chicago International”-themed issue of the CALL Bulletin! Guest editors, Matthew Timko and Sharon Nelson, introduce us to great pieces on CALL member travels abroad, cultural heritage museums, ethnic foods, unique collections, people, and other foreign, comparative, and international legal (FCIL) resources in Chicago.

Photo of Julienne, Lyo, Anne, Jean, and Tove
Chicago FCIL Librarians at the 2015 Global Legal Skills Conference: Julienne Grant, Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Anne Abramson, Jean Wenger (with Tove Kloning); CALL FCIL librarians not pictured, Heidi Kuehl and Trezlen Drake.

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