The Berkley Forum at Georgetown Law's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs sat down with Elisa Massimino to discuss the aspirations of the Center's Rethinking Religion and Human Rights project, the scope of her advocacy work, and relevant issues at the intersection of religion and human rights.
Ecofeminist human rights and environmental lawyer and former Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural, and Environmental Rights at the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights Soledad García Muñoz will join Georgetown Law as the 2023-2024 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Chair in Human Rights.
Georgetown Law announces that international human rights lawyer and former war crimes prosecutor David Tolbert will join the Law Center as the 2022-2023 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Chair in Human Rights.
Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute and Nadia’s Initiative launch new collaboration to advance justice and accountability for Yazidi victims and survivors of genocideAugust 19, 2022 Original Content
Nobel Peace Laureate Nadia Murad’s organization and the Human Rights Institute join together to empower Yazidis with new strategies for rights protection.
Every year, aspiring lawyers with an interest in human rights choose to study at Georgetown Law, whose Human Rights Institute (HRI) is a hub of training, scholarship and expertise.
A Malawi High Court judge signaled a need for law reform to protect the sexual rights of adolescents—based on research and scholarship by former Georgetown Law clinic students and Professor Michelle X. Liu.
WASHINGTON – Longtime civil and human rights attorney and national advocate for ending capital punishment Diann Rust-Tierney is joining Georgetown Law as the 2021-2022 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Chair in Human Rights.
WASHINGTON – Longtime human rights advocate and former Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino has been named executive director of Georgetown University Law Center’s Human Rights Institute.
Elisa Massimino worked on a new report from the Center for American Progress on shifting the priorities of the Department of Homeland Security. Rather than focusing on investigative, detention, and law enforcement functions, functions better carried out by the FBI and Bureau of Prisons, DHS should shift toward new values of connecting, communicating, facilitating, welcoming, and helping.