Allegra McLeod is Associate Professor of Law and her research and teaching interests include criminal law and procedure, immigration law, international and comparative law, and legal and political theory. She practiced immigration and criminal law at the California-Mexico border as an Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellow and staff attorney with the ABA Immigration Justice Project, an organization she helped to create. Her publications appear in the Georgetown Law Journal, California Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Yale Law & Policy Review, Harvard Unbound, and American Criminal Law Review.
Andrew Schoenholtz is Professor from Practice and he serves as Director of the Center for Applied Legal Studies (Asylum Clinic) and of the Human Rights Institute. He also serves as the Deputy Director of Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration. He has taught courses on Refugee Law and Policy, Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies, and Immigration Law and Policy, as well as a practicum on the rights of detained immigrants. He previously served as Deputy Director of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, and he has conducted fact-finding missions in Haiti, Cuba, Ecuador, Germany, Croatia, Bosnia, Malawi, and Zambia to study root causes of forced migration, refugee protection, long-term solutions to mass migration emergencies, and humanitarian relief operations. Professor Schoenholtz researches and writes regularly on refugee law and policy.
Carlos Vazquez is Professor of Law and he writes and teaches primarily in the areas of international law, constitutional law, and federal courts. His more recent scholarly articles include The Abiding Exceptionalism of Foreign Relations Doctrine in Harvard Law Review, Things We Do with Presumptions: Reflections on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum in Notre Dame Law Review, and Alien Tort Claims and the Status of Customary International Law in the American Journal of International Law. From 2000 to 2003, he was the United States member of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, the organ of the Organization of American States responsible for juridical matters and for promoting the progressive development and codification of international law in the Americas.
David Stewart is Professor from Practice as well as Director of the Global Law Scholars Program and Co-Director of the Center on Transnational Business and the Law. He teaches courses in public and private international law, foreign relations law, international immunities, and international criminal law and civil litigation. He previously served in the U. S. Department of State as Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law, for Diplomatic Law and Litigation, for African Affairs, for Human Rights and Refugees, for Law Enforcement and Intelligence, and for International Claims and Investment Disputes, as well as Special Assistant to the Legal Adviser.
Jane Stromseth is Professor of Law and she teaches and writes in the fields of constitutional law, international law, human rights, international security, and post-conflict reconstruction. She is co-author of Can Might Make Rights? Building the Rule of Law After Military Interventions (2006); editor of Accountability for Atrocities: National and International Responses (2003); and author of The Origins of Flexible Response: The Debate Over NATO Strategy in the 1960s (1988). Professor Stromseth has served in government as Director for Multilateral and Humanitarian Affairs at the National Security Council and as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State.
John Mikhail is Professor of Law and his research interests include torts, criminal law, constitutional law, international law, jurisprudence, moral and legal philosophy, legal history, and law and cognitive science. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Cornell University and was a Lecturer and Research Affiliate in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His scholarship includes the book Elements of Moral Cognition: Rawls' Linguistic Analogy and the Cognitive Science of Moral and Legal Judgment, which is a revised and expanded version of his Ph.D dissertation on "Rawls' Linguistic Analogy." His publications have also appeared in a wide range of scholarly journals, including Stanford Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Law and History Review, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Psychology of Learning and Motivation, and Archiv fur Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie.
Lawrence Gostin is University Professor and he directs the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and was the Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Law & the Public's Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. Professor Gostin is also the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, and he serves on the WHO Director-General's Advisory Committee on Reforming the World Health Organization. His recent books include Global Health Law, Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader, and Principles of Mental Health Law & Practice.
Martin Lederman is Associate Professor of Law and teaches courses in constitutional law and national security law. He previously served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel. His scholarship includes a two-part article in the Harvard Law Review examining Congress's authority to regulate the Commander in Chief's conduct of war, and the book chapter The National Security Agency's Domestic Spying Program: Framing the Debate. He has written on issues relating to separation of powers, war powers, torture, detention, interrogation, international law, treaties, executive branch lawyering, statutory interpretation, and the First Amendment for several blogs and web sites, including Balkinization, SCOTUSblog, Opinio Juris, and Slate.
Maxwell Gregg Bloche is Professor of Law and he is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on health law and policy. He is the Co-Director of the Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Joint Program in Law and Public Health and author of The Hippocratic Myth: Why Doctors Are Under Pressure to Ration Care, Practice Politics, and Compromise Their Promise to Heal. Professor Bloche’s writing has appeared in a wide range of venues, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs and the Journal of the American Medical Association; leading law reviews; and media outlets including the New York Times and Washington Post. He was a health care advisor to President Obama’s 2008 campaign, as well as the presidential transition, and he spoke frequently for the campaign as a “surrogate.”
Milton Regan is McDevitt Professor of Jurisprudence and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession. His work focuses on ethics, the legal profession, corporations, and national security. His publications include Confidence Games: Lawyers, Accountants, and the Tax Shelter Industry (MIT Press 2014); Legal Ethics and Corporate Practice; Eat What You Kill: The Fall of a Wall Street Lawyer; and of two books on family law in liberal and communitarian theory.
Philip Schrag is Delaney Family Professor of Public Interest Law and he serves as Director of the Center for Applied Legal Studies (Asylum Clinic). He also teaches Civil Procedure and Professional Ethics. Professor Schrag has written dozens of articles on consumer law, nuclear arms control, political asylum, and various other topics for both law journals and popular publications. He is the author or co-author of 15 books, including Lives in the Balance: Asylum Adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security, Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication and Proposals for Reform, Asylum Denied, and the innovative professional responsibility textbook Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law. He has received several honors, including the Association of American Law Schools' Deborah L. Rhode Award for Advancing Public Service Opportunities in Law Schools through Scholarship, Service and Leadership, and the William Pincus Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Legal Education.
Rosa Brooks is Professor of Law and she teaches courses on international law, national security, constitutional law, and other subjects. She writes a weekly column for Foreign Policy and serves as a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. In July 2011, she received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service for her work as Counselor to Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy. During her time at the Defense Department, Professor Brooks founded the Office for Rule of Law and International Humanitarian Policy, and led a major overhaul of the Defense Department's strategic communication and information operations efforts. Her scholarship includes numerous journal articles on international law, failed states, post-conflict reconstruction and the rule of law, human rights, terrorism and the law of war.
Susan Deller Ross is Professor of Law and Director of the International Women's Human Rights Clinic. Her scholarship includes the books “Women's Human Rights: The International and Comparative Law Casebook,” “Sex Discrimination and the Law,” and “The Rights of Women.” She has written or edited many articles on women’s human rights violations, such as sexual harassment, domestic violence, polygamy, denial of inheritance rights, and lack of access to contraception. She served as Reporter to the Uniform Law Commission’s Drafting Committee for the Uniform Act on Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking (2013). She also was Co-Chair, Special Committee on Gender, of the D.C. Circuit Task Force on Gender, Race, and Ethnic Bias. Before coming to Georgetown, she worked at the US DOJ Civil Rights Division as Special Counsel for Sex Discrimination Litigation; at the ACLU Women’s Rights Project as its Clinical Director; and at the EEOC.
Wallace Mlyniec is Lupo-Ricci Professor of Clinical Legal Studies as well as Senior Counsel and former director (from 1973-2015) of the Juvenile Justice Clinic. He was the Associate Dean for Georgetown's clinical programs from 1986 until 2005. Professor Mlyniec teaches courses in wrongful convictions and children's rights and assists with training fellows in the Prettyman Fellowship Program. He is author of numerous books and articles concerning criminal law and the law relating to children and families and has written and spoken extensively about clinical education and clinical pedagogy. He is a recipient of a Bicentennial Fellowship from the Swedish government to study their child welfare system, the Stuart Stiller Award for public service, the William Pincus award for contributions to clinical education, the Robert F. Drinan Award for contributions to public interest law, and the Gault Award for his work in juvenile advocacy.