Globalex July – August 2021 Issue Now Published

GlobaLex July/August 2021 issue is live featuring eight articles, including European Union, International Criminal Courts, Austria, Islamic Law – Malaysian Sources, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, and Zimbabwe. Webmasters and content managers, please update your pages. We thank all our wonderful authors, new and established, for their excellent contributions!
UPDATE: Understanding European Union Legal Materials by Janet Kearney at
Janet Kearney is the Foreign and International Law Librarian at the Maloney Library, Fordham University School of Law. She teaches advanced legal research in foreign and international law and serves as liaison to an active faculty and international law journal. A member of the Louisiana bar, she has a J.D. with a Certificate in Civil Law from Tulane Law School and received her M.L.I.S. and B.A. in International Studies from Louisiana State University.
UPDATE: International Criminal Courts for the Former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone – Online and Print Resources by Andrew Dorchak at
Andrew Dorchak is the Head of Reference and Foreign/International Law Specialist at The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law. He has assisted law students researching international criminal law topics since 2002.
UPDATE: A Brief Overview of the Austrian Legal Information System and Laws by Helmut Weichsel at
Helmut Weichsel holds a Ph.D. of law from the University of Vienna (2017). He is working for the IT Department of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs and is responsible for the Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria (RIS). He is working at the national as well as the international level.
UPDATE: Researching Islamic Law – Malaysian Sources by Dr. Sia Chin Chin and Ms Suzanna Abdul Hadi at
Dr. Sia Chin Chin has over 15 years of experience in legal consultation. She was a Program and Contracts Administrator in a scientific research funding department in Saudi Arabia, Legal Counsel in an international firm in Milan in charge of international commercial consultation, and a non-managing partner in a Malaysian legal firm. Her principal fields of expertise include Commercial Law, Public Health and Food Law, Lifelong Legal Education International Law, and Economic Analysis of Law. She supervises postgraduate and undergraduate students and is currently working on research of commercial law, legal education, and health and food policies.
Ms. Suzanna Abdul Hadi has been in academia for 13 years. Currently a lecturer at Taylor’s Law School, Taylor’s University, Malaysia, her main areas of teaching are Malaysian Legal System, Malaysian Family Law, and Information Technology Law. Her research interests are on Family Law and Children’s Rights. She supervises postgraduate and undergraduate students as well as students in the Legal Aid and Streetlaw Program at the University.
UPDATE: Finding the Law in Seychelles by Joelle Barnes at
Joelle Barnes is a South African lawyer who has been working in the Seychelles since 2015. She worked alongside former Chief Justice Mathilda Twomey for the duration of her tenure. Joelle holds a BA/LLB (University of Cape Town) and an LL.M. from University of Michigan. She teaches at the University of Seychelles and is currently undertaking a Ph.D. in Public Law through the University of Cape Town.
UPDATE: A Guide to the Singapore Legal System and Legal Research by Chai Yee Xin at
Chai Yee Xin is a Research Librarian at Singapore Management University (SMU). She holds an MSc in Information Science and an LLB from the City University of London.
UPDATE: South Korean Law Research on the Internet by Min Kyung Kim at
Min Kyung Kim has been a judge in South Korea since 2010. She holds an LLM degree from University of Cambridge (Queens’ College, 2018), a master’s degree in international trade law at Seoul National University (2014), and a bachelor’s degree from Seoul National University (2006). She is currently a visiting scholar at University of Hong Kong.
UPDATE: The Law in Zimbabwe by Jimcall Pfumorodze and Emma Chitsove at
Jimcall Pfumorodze is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law, University of Botswana, Botswana. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Zimbabwe, a Master of Laws from the University of Western Cape jointly with the University of Amsterdam, and a Doctor of Laws from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Emma Chitsove is a Lecturer in the Department of Law, University of Botswana. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Midlands State University, Zimbabwe, a Master of Laws in International Trade and Investment Law, and a Doctor of Laws with the University of Pretoria, South Africa.