Georgetown Law will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, with liberal leave in effect. The Law Library will open at its regular hour. All in-class exams scheduled to begin at 9:00 am will begin at 1:30 pm.
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR AN UPDATE AT 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 10th, for any changes to the Law Center's operating status resulting from changes in the weather.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees are expected to report to work by 11:00 am. Employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
Special events and programs scheduled to start before 11:00 am will be delayed and may be cancelled. Please check with your program planner to determine status.
Jennifer C. Daskal
Fellow, Center on Law and National Security, Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., Brown; M.A., Cambridge; J.D., Harvard
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Cambridge University, UK (Marshall Scholar); J.D., Harvard University. Professor Daskal is a fellow at Georgetown University’s Center on National Security and...Continue Reading
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Cambridge University, UK (Marshall Scholar); J.D., Harvard University. Professor Daskal is a fellow at Georgetown University’s Center on National Security and the Law. From 2009-2011, she was counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice (DOJ). During her time there, she served on the joint Attorney General and Secretary of Defense-led Detention Policy Task Force and provided legal advice on a range of national security matters, including issues related to detention, surveillance, and interrogation practice. Prior to joining DOJ, she worked as senior counterterrorism counsel at Human Rights Watch, where she served as the organization’s spokesperson on U.S. counterterrorism policy, published numerous op-eds and feature articles, and appeared as a frequent commenter on national and international TV. Professor Daskal previously practiced criminal law as a staff attorney for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Publications include an article on targeting, detention, and the geography of the battlefield (forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Law Review) and several articles on the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. She is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.