As the 2023-24 academic year begins, we are pleased to introduce the newest members of our faculty.
Over the course of orientation week, the incoming J.D. and LL.M. students – hailing from all 50 U.S. states and 76 different countries – toured campus and city, were introduced to classroom norms and Law Center resources and connected with their new classmates.
Georgetown Law, University of Hong Kong Co-Host Conference on Intellectual Property, COVID-19 and Tackling Global Health InequityNovember 29, 2021 Health Law Impacting Change International & Comparative Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
Last Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated an emergent COVID-19 strain as a "variant of concern" and gave it the name "omicron." This news is not only upending international travel and stock markets, but also underscores the need to expedite vaccination in low-income countries.
Georgetown Law Professor Lawrence Gostin has a vision: a world that harnesses the power of law to ensure that all people, regardless of race, wealth, or national origin, enjoy good health.
The “central tension” in public health law is "balancing individual freedoms with the collective health and well-being of society.”
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.