Adam Levitin is a Professor of Law who specializes in bankruptcy, commercial law, and financial regulation. His scholarship includesBusiness Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets, as well as multiple publications in leading law journals. Professor Levitin’s scholarship has won numerous prizes, including the American Law Institute’s biennial Young Scholars Medal for early-career law professors whose work is relevant to the real world and has the potential to influence improvements in the law. Professor Levitin frequently testifies before Congress on bankruptcy, housing, and financial regulatory matters. His past positions include serving on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Consumer Advisory Board, as the Robert Zinman Scholar in Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute, and as Special Counsel to the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Alvaro Santos is Professor of Law and teaches and writes in the areas of international trade, economic development, drug policy, and transnational labor law. He served as co-director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London for 2014-2015. Professor Santos regularly teaches at Harvard's Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) and Georgetown's WTO Academy. His recent scholarship examines how emerging countries may expand their regulatory policy space for development in the international trade regime.
Angela J. Campbell is Professor of Law and co-director of the Institute for Public Representation where she runs the First Amendment and Media Law section. Professor Campbell is one of the nation’s leading experts on children’s online privacy. Her writings include "Restricting the Marketing of Junk Food to Children by Product Placement and Character Selling" in the Loyola Law Review, "Self-Regulation and the Media" in the Federal Communications Law Journal, and "Ads2Kids.com: Should Government Regulate Advertising to Children on the World Wide Web?" in the Gonzaga Law Review. She has also written several U.S. Supreme Court briefs for cases involving the Federal Communications Commission. Prior to joining the Georgetown Law faculty, she was an attorney with the Communications and Finance Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and in private practice.
Anne Fleming is Associate Professor of Law whose research interests include contract law, commercial law, and American legal history, with a focus on the relationship between law and poverty. The American Society for Legal History has recognized her work with the Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars Award and a William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Fellowship. Her current research projects concern the history of "fringe lending" and its regulation in the twentieth-century United States.
Anthony E. Cook is Professor of Law whose teaching and research spans the subjects of community economic development, corporate law, entrepreneurship and the law, constitutional law. His Law and Entrepreneurship practicum involves advising social enterprises, early stage, and scaling ventures on a range of legal and business issues. The American Bar Association honored Professor Cook as One of 21 Lawyers Leading America into the 21st Century for his scholarship and activism working with grassroots and faith-based initiatives on community empowerment and economic development projects. Professor Cook's scholarship has explored the relationship between progressive religious theology and progressive politics in America. He is the author of The Least of These: Race, Law and Religion in American Culture.
David Super is a Professor of Law who researches and teaches a range subjects, including Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Evidence, Health Law, Legislation, Local Government Law, Property, Public Welfare Law, Tax Law, and Torts. His scholarship includes a Public Welfare Law casebook, the book chapter “Federal-State Budgetary Interactions” in Fiscal Challenges (2008), and recent articles in scholarly journals such as Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, and Columbia Law Review. Professor Super previously served as general counsel of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and as staff attorney for the National Health Law Program.
David Vladeck is Professor of Law and co-director of the Institute for Public Representation, a clinical law program. He teaches federal courts, civil procedure, administrative law, seminars in First Amendment litigation, and practicums in privacy and technology.” He also recently served as director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection. Prior to joining the Georgetown Law faculty, Professor Vladeck handled complex litigation for more than 25 years with Public Citizen Litigation Group, a nationally-prominent public interest law firm. He has argued a number of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and more than sixty cases before federal courts of appeal and state courts of last resort.
Eloise Pasachoff is Associate Professor of Law with teaching and research interests in education and social welfare law and policy, administrative law, and governance and regulation. Her recent courses include The Regulatory State, The Federal Role in Education Law Seminar, and Education Law: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. A respected education law scholar, Professor Pasachoff received the Education Law Association's 2012 Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law. Her recent publications include the articles Advocates, Federal Agencies, and the Education of Children with Disabilities; Agency Enforcement of Spending Clause Statutes: A Defense of the Funding Cut-Off; and Conditional Spending After NFIB v. Sebelius: The Example of Federal Education Law.
James Oldham is St. Thomas More Professor of Law and Legal History and a leading expert in legal history and on labor and employment law. He teaches seminars on English legal history and the history of the jury as well as courses on Contracts, Labor Law, and Labor Arbitration. His major work is The Mansfield Manuscripts and the Growth of English Law in the Eighteenth Century, two volumes, published for the American Society for Legal History. Among his numerous publications, Professor Oldham authored The Oxford History of the Laws of England: The Reign of George III (forthcoming) and Trial By Jury: The Seventh Amendment and Anglo-American Special Juries. He also serves as Neutral Discipline Arbitrator for the National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association, a salary arbitrator for Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, and Appeals Panel member for the National Football League & NFL Players Association.
Jamillah Bowman Williams is Associate Professor of Law and also holds a Ph.D. in Sociology. Her courses include Employment Discrimination and the Contemporary Bias and Law seminar. Her research focuses on contemporary bias, the effectiveness of antidiscrimination law, and the capacity of law to promote compliance and social change. More specifically, she uses social psychological theory and empirical analysis to examine the impact of antidiscrimination law on the individuals it was intended to protect. Prior to joining the Georgetown Law faculty, Professor Williams was a National Science Foundation Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation.
Joseph A. Page is Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas. His research spans the fields of torts, products liability, and food, drug and cosmetics regulation. Among Professor Page’s numerous and diverse publications are the book, Torts: Proximate Cause, book chapters “Tobacco Products” in Food and Drug Law and Regulation and “Compensation for Terrorism-Generated Emotional Trauma Under U.S. Law” in September 11th-12th: The Individual and the State Faced with Terrorism, and the journal article Roscoe Pound, Melvin Belli and the Personal-Injury Bar: The Tale of an Odd Coupling. He has testified before Congress to promote consumer product safety and workplace health and safety, and served on the Board of Directors of Public Citizen, Inc.
Michael Gottesman is Professor of Law who specializes in the fields of labor law, constitutional law, and civil rights. He teaches courses in Property, Evidence, and Contracts, and his recent scholarship includes the articles Is There a Role for Labor in the 21st Century? (Colum. Bus. L. Rev.) and Seminole Tribe and the Americans With Disabilities Act (Ohio St. L.J.). He has argued numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and served four years under President Carter on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the District of Columbia, reviewing hundreds of candidates for vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Michael R. Diamond is Professor of Law and Director of the Harrison Institute for Housing and Community Development. He directs the Affordable Housing Transactions Clinic and teaches Corporations and Property. Professor Diamond has authored a text on real property, a casebook in corporations, published several books in business law, and numerous articles, primarily in the areas of poverty, community lawyering, and property. His recent scholarship includes Corporations: A Contemporary Approach (4th ed.) and Community Lawyering: Introductory Thoughts on Theory and Practice in the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy.
Peter Edelman is Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy and faculty director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. He is one of the nation’s leading authorities on the legal aspects of social welfare, and he teaches constitutional law and poverty law. Among his many publications are the books So Rich So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America, Searching for America's Heart: RFK and the Renewal of Hope, and Reconnecting Disadvantaged Young Men. He has served in all three branches of government, including as Counselor to Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala and then Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation during President Clinton’s first term.
Rebecca L. Tushnet is a Professor of Law focusing on intellectual property and advertising law. She regularly teaches Trademark and Unfair Competition Law, Advertising Law, and first-year Property. She is a nationally-known authority on trademark, copyright, and advertising law. Her publications include “Worth a Thousand Words: The Images of Copyright Law” (Harvard L. Rev. 2012); “Gone in 60 Milliseconds: Trademark Law and Cognitive Science” (Texas L. Rev. 2008); and “Copy This Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech and How Copying Serves It” (Yale L.J. 2004). Her blog, at tushnet.blogspot.com, is on the ABA’s Blawg 100 list of top legal blogs. Professor Tushnet helped found the Organization for Transformative Works, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting and promoting fanworks, and currently volunteers on its legal committee. She is also an expert on the law of engagement rings.
Sheryll Cashin is Professor of Law and teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Race and American Law among other subjects. Her scholarship includes books, numerous academic journals articles, and media commentaries about race relations, government, and inequality in America. Professor Cashin’s books include Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America argues that affirmative action as currently practiced does little to help disadvantaged people and offers a new framework for true inclusion, and The Failures of Integration that was an Editors' Choice in the New York Times Book Review. She is also a two-time nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for non-fiction.