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The team of Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) with "Talking Feds" host Harry Litman: Joshua Geltzer, Mary McCord, Annie Owens, Litman, Amy Marshak, Nik Riley, Seth Wayne (Photography by Anthony Lemos | Infinite Gain Productions).

“Talking Feds” Features ICAP Team, Mueller Preview and More

July 23, 2019 Constitutional Law & Theory Faculty

When Harry Litman, the former U.S. attorney, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and opinion columnist for The Washington Post, wanted to do a week of tapings of his “Talking Feds” podcast in July, he wanted to know whether Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) wanted to be a part of it. Of course Executive Director Josh Geltzer and Senior Litigator Mary McCord said yes.

Stock photo of Muslim women next to a tent outside a Nairobi court. In the spring of 2019, the High Court of Kenya ruled that many of the nation’s laws violate the constitutional rights of children of unmarried parents. Alumni of Georgetown Law's International Women's Human Rights Clinic filed the complaint in the case back in 2013.

International Women’s Human Rights Clinic: Work Pays Off for Mothers, Children in Kenya

July 23, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Feminism & Gender Studies International & Comparative Law

Lamiya Rahman (C’08, L’14) and Pepis Rodriguez (L’15) never met the plaintiff, but they knew the legal challenges she faced as an unwed mother in Kenya. Back in 2013, as students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at Georgetown Law, they had drafted a complaint and brief to be filed on her behalf in Africa.

Professor Chris Brummer, the faculty director of Georgetown Law's Institute of International Economic Law, testified on the Hill on July 17, raising concerns about a white paper describing Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra.

On the Hill: Professor Chris Brummer on Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Consumers, Investors and the American Financial System

July 19, 2019 International Economic Law Faculty

On July 17, Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer — the faculty director of the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) — testified before the House Financial Services Committee with respect to Libra, Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency. The hearing was chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-NC).