Anne Marie Whitesell is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. She teaches Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration and Advanced International Commercial Arbitration.
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.
Charles Abernathy is Professor of Law and he works in the fields of civil rights and comparative law. He is the author of Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation (2012), the first edition of which was the first modern casebook on federal civil rights statutes. He authored or co-authored Supreme Court briefs in major civil rights cases while serving at the Southern Poverty Law Center, including the brief for Sharon Frontiero in Frontiero v. Richardson. In comparative law Professor Abernathy focuses on the philosophical and practical issues related to conceptualization of the legal process in common law and civil law countries. He specializes in teaching American law to students from foreign legal backgrounds and is the author of Law in the United States (2006), and Law as an Item of Trade, in A Revolution in the International Rule of Law: Essays in Honor of Don Wallace Jr.
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.
David Cole is Hon. George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy and he teaches constitutional law, national security, and criminal justice. He also serves as the legal affairs correspondent for The Nation and as a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books. He has been published widely in law journals and the popular press, including the Yale Law Journal, California Law Review, Stanford Law Review, New York Times, Washington Post, The New Republic, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times. His award-winning books include Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror that won the Palmer Civil Liberties Prize for best book on national security and civil liberties, and Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism that received the American Book Award in 2004.
Deborah Epstein is Professor of Law and Director of the Domestic Violence Clinic. She served as Associate Dean for Experiential Learning from 2005-2012. She has spent more than 30 years advocating for the rights of survivors of domestic violence and has represented hundreds of women in civil protection order cases. She co-chaired the DC Superior Court's effort to design and implement its Domestic Violence Unit, an early, model effort to integrate civil and criminal cases involving intimate abuse. For five years, she served as Co-Director of the court's Domestic Violence Intake Center. Her scholarship includes the books “Listening to Battered Women: A Survivor-Centered Approach to Advocacy, Mental Health, and Justice” and “Litigating Civil Protection Order Cases: A Practical Manual.”
J. Maria Glover is Associated Professor of Law and she teaches and writes on civil procedure, complex litigation, and the interplay between private litigation and public regulation. Her recent scholarly articles include Disappearing Claims and the Erosion of Substantive Law in the Yale Law Journal, Mass Litigation Governance in the Post-Class Action Era: The Problems and Promise of Non-Removable State Actions in Multi-District Litigation in the Journal of Tort Law, and The Federal Rules of Civil Settlement in the New York University Law Review.
Jonathan Molot is Professor of Law and he writes and teaches in the fields of civil procedure, complex litigation, administrative law, statutory interpretation, federal courts, corporate finance, and insurance law. His articles have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Stanford Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review. His articles include Litigation Finance: A Market Solution to a Procedural Problem, A Market in Litigation Risk, and Ambivalence About Formalism.
Nan Hunter is Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs. Her primary scholarship has spanned three areas: state regulation of sexuality and gender, health law, and procedure. Her work has been published in many law journals, and several of her articles have been selected for reprinting in anthologies. With William Eskridge, she wrote the first casebook to conceptualize sexuality and gender law as embodying a dynamic relationship between state regulation, sexual practices, and gender norms. Her most recent health law scholarship focuses on the intersection of health care systems with democratic theory. Her awards include the Pioneer of Courage award from the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
Naomi Mezey is a Professor of Law and her teaching fields include Legislation, Civil Procedure, Jurisprudence, Gender & Sexuality, and Law & Culture. Her scholarship on film, maternalism, cultural property and collective identities integrates law, legal theory, and cultural studies. She previously served as academic co-director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London and is currently the Associate Dean for the J.D. Program.
Paul Rothstein is Professor of Law and he is nationally-known for his work in evidence, civil and criminal lawsuits, and the judicial process from the Supreme Court on down. He is the author of Federal Testimonial Privileges: Evidentiary Privileges Relating to Witnesses and Documents in Federal Law Cases; Evidence: Cases, Materials and Problems; Evidence in a Nutshell; Federal Rules of Evidence; Federal Testimonial Privileges; and several other books and approximately 100 articles. His numerous professional activities include positions as chair of the American Bar Association Rules of Evidence and Criminal Procedure Committee, Board member and Education Chairman of the Federal Bar Association, and chair of the Association of American Law Schools Evidence Section.
Peter Tague is Professor of Law and his principal areas of expertise are evidence, criminal procedure, criminal law, and professional responsibility. He has also held several academic positions overseas, including as the Scholar in Residence of Kings College in London, as visiting professor at the Universities of New South Wales and Melbourne, at Georgetown's Summer Law Program in Florence, and eight times as director of Georgetown's summer program in London. He is active in the American Bar Association, having served as chair of the Committee on Defense Counsel Competency and as vice-chair of the Committees on Professional Responsibility and on Rules of Criminal Procedure and Evidence. He has published a book about the practice of criminal law by barristers in England, and numerous articles in the areas of professional ethics, evidence, and criminal defense.
Sherman Cohn is Professor of Law and he specializes in the fields of civil procedure, professional responsibility, and legal issues of complementary, alternative and integrative medicine, on which he also lectures at the Georgetown Medical Center. In addition, he teaches Jewish Law. He writes and speaks on each of those subjects, and in recent years he has lectured in Germany, Colombia, Russia, Korea, China, Japan, Paraguay, Ecuador, Israel, and Italy. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees (formerly Chair) of the Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has served as the President of the National Acupuncture Foundation, chair of the Board of the Tai Hsuan Foundation, and a member of the Board of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance.
Silas Wasserstrom is Professor of Law and he has taught courses in Property, Criminal Justice, Constitutional Law, and Criminal Law. His criminal law experience includes positions as Trial Lawyer and Chief of the Appellate Section of the D.C. Public Defender Service and Commissioner of the D.C. Law Review Commission.
Susan Low Bloch is Professor of Law and is the author of numerous scholarly publications in the areas of constitutional and administrative law. Her books include A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution (2013), Inside the Supreme Court: The Institution and Its Procedures (2008) and Supreme Court Politics: The Institution and Its Procedures (1994). Professor Bloch teaches Constitutional Law I and II, Federal Courts, Communications Law, and a seminar on the Supreme Court. She has given lectures and interviews on a variety of topics, including impeachment, presidential immunity, historical overviews of the Supreme Court, the role of the Constitution in the United States and its relevance for emerging democracies.