Georgetown Law Closed: Wednesday, March 21

The Law Center is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather. All activities and services, including scheduled events (student organization meetings and events, CLE, and conferences), are canceled. On-site classes will not be held in person and will be held according to the faculty member’s instructional continuity plan. All administrative offices are closed. The food services operation, fitness center and Early Learning Center are closed. The library is closed. It is expected that only designated emergency employees will come to the Law Center to fulfill their responsibilities. All others -- including students, staff, faculty, and visitors -- are expected not come to the Law Center, which will not be staffed to support anything other than essential life safety and snow/ice clearing functions.

Yousef T. Jabareen, S.J.D. '03

Founding Director, Arab Center for Law and Policy, Dirasat

LL.B., Hebrew University; S.J.D., Georgetown

Dr. Jabareen is a human rights scholar, lawyer, and community activist. In addition to serving as director of the Arab Center for Law and Policy, he teaches courses on law and social change, minority rights, and the legal status of Palestinians at the University of Haifa and Tel Aviv University.

Selected Publications
  • Constitution Building and Equality in Deeply-Divided Societies: The Case of the Arab Minority in Israel, 26 Wis. Int'l L.J. 345 (2008)
  • Towards a Participatory Equality: Protecting Minority Rights Under International Law, 41 Israel L. Rev. 635 (2008)
  • Law, Minority and Transformation: A Critique and Rethinking of Civil Rights Doctrine, 46 Santa Clara L. Rev. 513 (2006)

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