The “central tension” in public health law is "balancing individual freedoms with the collective health and well-being of society.”
Project ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) will support law enforcement agencies across the country in building a successful culture of peer intervention, also known as active bystandership.
Georgetown Law Professor David A. Hyman, an expert on the regulation and financing of health care, was installed as the Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Health Law & Policy on November 13. “David is a great scholar who has defined health care policies…
When the student editors of The Georgetown Law Journal wanted to present their Volume 108 Symposium on “Law and the Nation’s Health,” they reached out to experts at institutions including Yale Law School, the University of Virginia School of Law…
The summer before college, Professor Yael Cannon volunteered through AmeriCorps with a food bank in Washington, D.C., driving a van to summer camps and public housing complexes, bringing food to low-income children who were no longer getting meals at school.
For rising Georgetown Law 3L Rachel North, meeting Ella Barnes-Williams marked a turning point, an eye-opener ― and undoubtedly what North will one day recall as the start of a successful career in civil legal advocacy.
In November 2017, doctors handed Brian Wallach (L’07) a diagnosis that no one in their thirties expects to hear: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
But Wallach, a corporate partner at Skadden who worked for four years as a federal prosecutor, is not about to let anyone or anything determine the course of his own life. In January 2019, he launched a patient-led nonprofit called I AM ALS.
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Celebrates Collaboration with The Lancet, Launch of New ReportMay 3, 2019 Health Law International & Comparative Law
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law has teamed up with The Lancet — the world’s oldest and best known medical journal — to examine how law can be used to advance the right to health in the United States and around the world.
Regulatory reform in health care “helps economic growth, helps promote innovation, because it frees people to think a little differently,” former White House counsel Donald McGahn said in opening remarks at the January 17 American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) conference on health care, hosted by Georgetown Law Continuing Legal Education.
Georgetown Law Professor David Hyman Publishes New Book, Testifies Before Congress on the Costs of Health CareJuly 5, 2018 Congress Faculty Health Law
About three-quarters of the way through medical school at the University of Chicago, Professor David Hyman decided he might like to be an attorney in addition to being a doctor. So he started — and finished — law school, also at the University of Chicago, and then went back and completed his medical degree.
“This is not a time to curl up, to shut up, to give up — it is a time to stand up, to speak up, and to rise up…” Senator Cory Booker (D.-N.J.), said, speaking at Georgetown Law on June 28.