Marylin J. Raisch


Associate Law Librarian for International and Foreign Law, Georgetown University Law Library, Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., Smith; M.Litt, St. Hugh's College, Oxford; M.L.S, Columbia; J.D., Tulane

B.A. magna cum laude, Smith; M.Litt, St. Hugh's College, Oxford; M.L.S, Columbia; J.D., Tulane.  Marylin Johnson Raisch is the Librarian for...

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B.A. magna cum laude, Smith; M.Litt, St. Hugh's College, Oxford; M.L.S, Columbia; J.D., Tulane.  Marylin Johnson Raisch is the Librarian for International and Foreign Law at the Georgetown University Law Center library. She received her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law (1980) with work both in civil and common law courses as well as international law and Roman law. She holds degrees in English literature from Smith College (B.A. magna cum laude, 1973) and St. Hugh's College, Oxford (M.Litt., 1978). She received her M.L.S. degree from Columbia University School of Library Service in 1988 and has worked as a law librarian for over fifteen years, ten of which were at Columbia University School of Law as International and Foreign Law Librarian. Marylin has edited (with Roberta I. Shaffer) the resulting volume of proceedings, Transnational Legal Transactions (Oceana, 1995) and is the author of several articles, reviews, and web guides on international and foreign legal research. Recent examples include “Codes and Hypertext: The Intertextuality of International and Comparative Law,” 35 Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce 309 (2008) and the chapter "Shaping Electronic Collections in Foreign, Comparative, and International Law" in IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management (2011) along with annual bibliographies for the Journal of International Economic Law.

Recent Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Marylin Raisch, 44 Int'l J. Legal Info. 285-287 (2016) (reviewing J.A. Indaimo, The Self, Ethics and Human Rights: Lacan, Levinas & Alterity (2015)).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2015, 19 J. Int'l Econ. L. 301-305 (2016).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2015, 19 J. Int'l Econ. L. 307-314 (2016).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2014, 18 J. Int'l Econ. L. 215-224 (2015).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2014, 18 J. Int'l Econ. L. 225-231 (2015).    [WWW]
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Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Marylin Raisch, 44 Int'l J. Legal Info. 285-287 (2016) (reviewing J.A. Indaimo, The Self, Ethics and Human Rights: Lacan, Levinas & Alterity (2015)).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2015, 19 J. Int'l Econ. L. 301-305 (2016).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2015, 19 J. Int'l Econ. L. 307-314 (2016).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2014, 18 J. Int'l Econ. L. 215-224 (2015).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2014, 18 J. Int'l Econ. L. 225-231 (2015).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2013, 17 J. Int'l Econ. L. 203-208 (2014).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2013, 17 J. Int'l Econ. L. 209-213 (2014).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2012, 16 J. Int'l Econ. L. 269–274 (2013).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2012, 16 J. Int'l Econ. L. 275-279 (2013).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2011, 15 J. Int'l Econ. L. 327-334 (2012).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2011, 15 J. Int'l Econ. L. 335-342 (2012).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2010, 14 J. Int'l Econ. L. 203-212 (2011).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2010, 14 J. Int'l Econ. L. 213-219 (2011).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2009, 13 J. Int'l Econ. L. 233-242 (2010).    [W] [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2009, 13 J. Int'l Econ. L. 243-249 (2010).    [W] [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2008, 12 J. Int'l Econ. L. 227-236 (2009).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2008, 12 J. Int'l Econ. L. 237-245 (2009).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2007, 11 J. Int'l Econ. L. 217-223 (2008).    [W]
  • Marylin J. Raisch, Codes and Hypertext: The Intertextuality of International and Comparative Law, 35 Syracuse J. Int'l. L. & Com. 309-339 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Marylin Raisch & Yasmin Morais, Foreign, Comparative and International Law SIS, 100 Law Libr. J. 714-725 (2008).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Remembering Bob Oakley, 100 Law Libr. J. 246 (2008).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Robert L. Oakley: In Memoriam, 100 Law Libr. J. 215-250 (2008) (Marylin Raisch, Barbara R. Monroe, Kumar Percy Jayasuriya & Laura A. Bédard, compilers).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2007, 11 J. Int'l Econ. L. 225-231 (2008).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2006, 10 J. Int'l Econ. L. 181-187 (2007).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2006, 10 J. Int'l Econ. L. 189-196 (2007).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Book Survey 2005, 9 J. Int'l Econ. L. 237-242 (2006).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Website Survey 2005, 9 J. Int'l Econ. L. 243-247 (2006).    [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, Travaux Preparatoires and United Nations Treaties or Conventions: Using the Web Wisely , 30 Int'l J. Legal Info. 324-330 (2002).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Marylin Raisch & Anthony O. Smith, Selective "Webography" of International Law, 24 Int'l J. Legal Info. 105 (1996).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, The Wide World of the World-Wide Web International Law Resources on the Internet: a Description of Web Browsers and Search Engines, 24 Int'l J. Legal Info. 97 (1996).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 35 Int'l J. Legal Info. 318 (2007) (reviewing The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law (Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann eds., 2006)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 34 Int'l J. Legal Info. 190-192 (2006) (reviewing Reinhard Zimmerman, Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective (2004)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 34 Int'l J. Legal Info. 192-195 (2006) (reviewing Roy L. Brooks, Structures of Judicial Decision Making from Legal Formalism to Critical Theory (2nd ed. 2005)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 33 Int'l J. Legal Info. 281 (2005) (reviewing H. Patrick Clenn, Legal Traditions of the World (2nd ed. 2004)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 33 Int'l J. Legal Info. 281 (2005) (reviewing H. Patrick Glenn, Legal Traditions of the World (2nd ed. 2004)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 31 Int'l J. Legal Info. 417-419 (2003) (reviewing Ayelet Shachar, Multicultural Jurisdictions: Cultural Differences and Women's Rights (2001)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 31 Int'l J. Legal Info. 124-126 (2003) (reviewing H. Patrick Glenn, Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable Diversity in Law (2000)).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Marylin Raisch, 30 Int'l J. Legal Info. 369-373 (2002) (reviewing Mirela Roznovschi, Toward a Cyberlegal Culture (2001)).    [HEIN] [W]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Marylin Raisch, Researching the Law of the United Kingdom, in Legal Research Handbook 225-259 (Douglass T. MacEllven, Neil A. Campbell & John N. Davis eds., Markham, Ont.: LexisNexis Canada 6th ed. 2013).    [BOOK]
  • Marylin Raisch, Shaping Electronic Collections in Foreign, Comparative and International Law, in The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management 263-280 (Richard A. Danner & Jules Winterton eds., Farnham, Eng.: Ashgate 2011).    [BOOK]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Marylin Raisch, United We Stand, Even if We're Divided, 18 Trends L. Libr. Mgmnt. & Tech. 63-69 (2008).    [HEIN]
  • Marylin Raisch, Transnational and Comparative Family Law: Harmonization and Implementation, (Jan. 2007).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Transnational and Comparative Family Law: Harmonization and Implementation, GlobaLex (Jan. 2007).    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Blogs and Scholarly Communication in International and Foreign Law: A Reflection and a Report on the Electronic Issues Interest Group Meeting, FCIL Newsl., Oct. 2006, at 9-19.    [WWW]
  • Marylin Raisch, Religious Legal Systems: A Brief Guide to Research and Its Role in Comparative Law, GlobaLex (Feb. 2006).    [WWW]
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