“Celebrating Commons Scholarship” was the theme of a conference at Georgetown Law October 5-6, where scholars explored economics, inequality, stewardship, housing, development, the environment and more in the context of commons theory.
Georgetown Climate Center officials say its effort to help a Washington, D.C. neighborhood plan for climate change was unique. Now they can call it award-winning.
In an aggressive deregulatory era for environmental protection, and with an unprecedented sense of urgency, environmental law scholars at Georgetown Law prepare the next generation of attorneys.
The Georgetown Climate Center’s involvement in a pair of events in early September demonstrates how its efforts to address climate change extend both locally and globally.
With the discovery of commercially viable amounts of oil in Uganda in 2006, protecting the environment has become an especially hot topic.
As Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) observed — due to regulations enacted in the United States since the 1970s — a toaster with a one in five chance of burning down a house could hardly be sold on the market by the 2000s. Yet one in five mortgages had a chance of causing a family to lose a home.
Professor Edith Brown Weiss Honored for 30 Years of Service to the Georgetown Environmental Law ReviewApril 18, 2018 Environmental Law Faculty/Staff
The Georgetown Environmental Law Review launched in the 1980s through the efforts of three founding students, all women: Bernadette Brennan (L’89), Sara Schreiner (L’85) and Cynthia Jirgensons (L’89).
“We’re poor, we don’t have much money, and resources are low,” 1L student Ellen Watlington (L’20) reported to Chris Rea of the National Academies of Sciences at Georgetown Law during “Week One.” “What have you seen that works in coastal…
Interested in honeymooning in space or buying a plot of land on the moon? Thinking about mining an asteroid or taking a one-way trip to Mars? If so, you might want to speak first to Adjunct Professor Steve Mirmina (LL.M.'06), who teaches a popular seminar…