Diann Rust-Tierney joins Georgetown Law as the Drinan Chair in Human Rights

September 7, 2021

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.

“We are thrilled to welcome Diann Rust-Tierney as our Drinan Chair in Human Rights for this academic year,” said Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor. “Diann is a recognized and respected leader with decades of experience advocating for civil rights and human rights. She will be a tremendous asset to our students and to the Law Center community.”

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