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“Parlez-vous le droit?: Collecting Legal
Materials in Foreign Languages:
The Jeopardy! Game
With Your Host, Ken Rudolf!
AALL, Boston, July 2004
Currencies
Famous
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Approval
Plans
Foreign
Law
Vendors
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Sie
Deutsch?
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Currencies
100 Points
1000 of this Japanese currency is
about 10 U.S. dollars.
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Currencies
100 Points
What is the Yen?
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Currencies
200 Points
This is the monetary unit of Thailand.
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Currencies
200 Points
What is the Baht?
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Currencies
300 Points
This “Single” currency was $1 in
2002, but now is worth about $1.25.
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Currencies
300 Points
What is the Euro?
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Currencies
400 Points
The “Confederation Helvetica Franc”
or CHF is the monetary unit for this
country.
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Currencies
400 Points
What is Switzerland?
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Currencies
500 Points
100 British Pounds equal about this
many U.S. dollars.
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Currencies
500 Points
What is 185?
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Famous People
100 Points
She is editor of the International Association of Law
Libraries (IALL)’ International Journal of Legal
Information, Special Assistant to the Law Librarian of
Congress, Rubens Medina, co-editor of Introduction to
Foreign Legal Systems (1994), and was formerly a Legal
Research Analyst at the Law Library of Congress’
European Law Division under Ivan Sipkov.
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Famous People
100 Points
Who is Marie-Louise or “Malo” Bernal?
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Famous People
200 Points
This famous Latvian’s books help us navigate
through the treaty research “jungle”, follow the
Baltic “path to independence”, and decipher
foreign legal abbreviations.
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Famous People
200 Points
Who was Adolf Sprudzs?
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Famous People
300 Points
His “bibliography on foreign and
comparative law” began in 1955 and
includes books and articles in English,
and English translations of codes.
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Famous People
300 Points
Who was Charles Szladits?
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Famous People
400 Points
They author the green, multi-volume looseleaf
set, Foreign Law: Current Sources of Codes and
Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World or
Foreign Law Guide.
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Famous People
400 Points
Who are Thomas H. Reynolds and Arturo A.
Flores?
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2004 Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award
Famous People
500 Points
This author of a classic treatise on evidence, and
Japanese and comparative law scholar, was
instrumental in building Northwestern University
Law Library’s foreign law collection.
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Famous People
500 Points
Who was John Henry Wigmore?
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Approval Plans
100 Points
This vendor provides approval plans
for Mexican and Spanish legal
materials.
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Approval Plans
100 Points
What is Puvill Libros?
(Esteva Servicios Bibliotecarios provide Mexican
legal materials as well)
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Approval Plans
200 Points
This vendor provides approval plans
for German-language legal materials.
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Approval Plans
200 Points
What is Otto Harrassowitz?
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Approval Plans
300 Points
This vendor provides approval plans
for Italian legal materials.
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Approval Plans
300 Points
What is Casalini Libri?
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Approval Plans
400 Points
This is one of two vendors that
provide approval plans for acquiring
French law books.
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Approval Plans
400 Points
What is Jean Touzot Librairie Internationale or
Aux Amateurs de Livres International?
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Approval Plans
500 Points
This Minneapolis-based vendor
provides approval plans for
Russia/CIS countries.
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Approval Plans
500 Points
What is East View?
(Kubon & Sagner and MIPP International also
supply East European legal materials)
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Foreign Law Vendors
100 Points
This is a major publisher of German
legal materials, especially periodicals
and looseleaf services.
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Foreign Law Vendors
100 Points
What is C.H. Beck?
(there is also the Beck “group” including publishers of
Czech, Polish, Romanian, and Swiss legal materials)
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Foreign Law Vendors
200 Points
This Paris-based seller of new and old
French law books was founded in
1868.
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Foreign Law Vendors
200 Points
What is the Librairie Duchemin?
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Foreign Law Vendors
300 Points
This is a vendor for Brazilian legal
materials.
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Foreign Law Vendors
300 Points
What is Susan Bach?
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Foreign Law Vendors
400 Points
This publishing conglomerate is the “one-stop North
American source” for: Aranzadi (Spain), Civitas
Ediciones (Spain), Karnov (Denmark), La Ley
(Argentina), Transactive SARL (France), Les Editions
Yvon Blais (Québec, Canada).
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Foreign Law Vendors
400 Points
What is Thomson Legal and
Regulatory (International Sales)?
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Foreign Law Vendors
500 Points
This is a Dutch seller of used and rare
foreign-language international law
books.
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Foreign Law Vendors
500 Points
What is Kloof Booksellers?
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
100 Points
“kostenlos”
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
100 Points
What is “for free” or “cost-less” in
German?
(from LEO, Link Everything Online, a language
resource on the Net)
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
200 Points
“Zeitschrift”
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
200 Points
What is “journal” or “periodical” in
German?
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
300 Points
“Loseblatt”
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
300 Points
What is “looseleaf” in German?
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
400 Points
“Neuerscheinungen”
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
400 Points
What is “new publications” in
German?
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
500 Points
“Auflage”
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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
500 Points
What is “edition” in German?
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