Visiting Professor M. Tia Johnson — a former assistant secretary for legislative affairs at the Department of Homeland Security who teaches national security — doesn’t see teenagers in her classes very often. But Visiting Professor Charisma Howell, the director of Georgetown Law’s Street Law program, is used to teaching high school students.
Perhaps no guest of a Georgetown Law student organization was ever quite so at ease speaking to Georgetown Law students as David Cole, the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Legal Director.
In the spring of 2018, Professor Shon Hopwood was driving through Tennessee to visit a client when the president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) — a nonprofit working towards criminal justice reform — asked him to reach out to a man named Matthew Charles.
Diana Khleif (LL.M.’14) was studying law at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem when she joined the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in London in Spring 2013. CTLS was created by Georgetown Law and nine partner law schools around the globe to provide students and faculty with an international, comparative and transnational law experience unlike any other.
Norman Birnbaum, a leading intellectual of the 20th Century left who taught at Georgetown Law for 22 years and remained actively involved with the Law Center in retirement, passed away on Jan. 4. He was 92.
Matt Blaze, an expert in computer and network security and one of the world’s leading cryptographers, has joined the university as a computer science and law professor.
Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman Testifies Before Congress on the Need for a Stronger WTONovember 28, 2018 International Economic Law International & Comparative Law Faculty/Staff
“The problems that we are confronting, whether that’s the struggle around the world for good jobs that pay a living wage, whether that’s climate change, whether that’s the widening of the wealth gap or the rise of extremism and threats to national security — these are not problems…that can be solved by the United States alone,” Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman told a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on November 27.
Nicqelle Godfrey would not take no for an answer.
Godfrey (L’20) was number 13 on the wait list for “Campaigning for Public Office,” a nonpartisan simulation course offered for the first time in Fall 2018 at Georgetown Law. The course had a 20-student limit, but nearly 40 had signed up.
The jury is still out (so to speak) on whether justice was served Wednesday night at Georgetown Law’s Hart Auditorium. But those who witnessed — and participated in — the Theater of Law production of a scene from Aeschylus’ Eumenides could all agree that the night was a moving and thought-provoking success.
Professor Chris Brummer: Georgetown Law’s Fintech Guru on IIEL’s “Fintech Week,” Cryptoassets and MoreNovember 5, 2018 International Economic Law Business & Financial Regulation Faculty/Staff
Professor Chris Brummer’s work in fintech is growing almost as exponentially as the field: including research and a “Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar.” The course was recognized by CoinDesk in its ranking of Georgetown…