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Claire Madeleine Germain

Claire Madeleine Germain, French, American law librarian, educator. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (chair foreign law section 1985-1986, vice president, president-elect since 2004, chair-elect section libraries since 2003), American Association Law Schools (chairman library and technical committee, chairman elect library section since 2003).

Background

  • Germain, Claire Madeleine was born on September 22, 1951 in Chaumont, France.

  • Education

    • Licence-es. lettres, University Paris, 1971. Bachelor of Laws, University Paris, 1974. Master in Comparative Law, Louisiana State University, 1975.

      Master in Law Librarianship, University Denver, 1977.

    Career

    • Reference librarian Duke University Law Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1977-1980, head reference librarian, 1982-1984, assistant librarian, senior lecturer comparative law, 1984-1989, associate director, senior lecturer comparative law, 1989-1993. Edward Cornell law library, professor law Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, since 1993. Research fellow Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980.

    Works

    • Author: Germain's Transnational Law Research: A Guide to Attorneys, 1991, (with Szladits) Guide to Foreign Legal Materials, French, second edition, 1985. Contributor and editor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (chair foreign law section 1985-1986, vice president, president-elect since 2004, chair-elect section libraries since 2003), American Association Law Schools (chairman library and technical committee, chairman elect library section since 2003).

    Connections

    • Daughter of Pierre and Jeanne (Despujols) G. M,. Stuart M. Basefsky, August 16, 1976. 1 child, Nicolas.
    • father: Pierre Germain
    • mother: Jeanne (Despujols) Germain
    • child: Nicolas Germain
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    Born September 22, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      University Paris
    • 1974
      University Paris
    • 1975
      Louisiana State University
    • 1977
      University Denver
    • 1977 - 1980
      Reference librarian Duke University Law Library
      Durham, United Kingdom
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