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Foreign Law Specialist (Germany and Other German-Speaking Jurisdictions) (Vacancy #:140212)

GS-11 - Law Library- $63,091.00- $82,019.00
Opening Date: 16-SEP-14
Closing Date: 16-OCT-14
Availability: Open to all

The incumbent serves as a Foreign Law Specialist for the Law Library of the Library of Congress. The Foreign Law Specialist is responsible for providing research, advice and assistance on foreign legal issues, questions, or situations to the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies, the Judiciary and foreign law reference services to other constituencies including the general public. In that capacity, the Specialist conducts legal research and analysis and prepares or contributes to legal opinions, briefs, reports, memoranda, and comparative analyses related to the laws and legal systems of Germany and other German speaking jurisdictions and international organizations where countries of assigned jurisdictions are members. In addition, the Specialist assists the development of the Law Library's online products and recommends acquisitions to the Law Library's collections related to the assigned jurisdictions.

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