Interviewing victims of the Syrian civil war, what struck Juliana Lord (L’22) was the extent that bombs being dropped on hospitals and other healthcare infrastructure had become a part of day-to-day life.
A steady rain was falling, yet it didn’t wash away the smiles on the faces of graduating Georgetown Law students and their guests as they arrived at Nationals Park.
When President George W. Bush authorized waterboarding after the 9/11 attacks, Elisa Massimino saw the administration’s policy as a gross violation of human rights. Then a director at Human Rights First, she launched a campaign to end the torture…
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, March 5, at Georgetown Law, leading experts on torture and interrogation programs will unpack new revelations about U.S. actions after 9/11 and discuss ongoing efforts to ensure ethical approaches to securing critical national security information.
In a New Book “Baby Jails,” Georgetown Law’s Philip Schrag Charts U.S. Detention of Child Refugees Over TimeJanuary 21, 2020 Faculty Human Rights & Immigration
[caption id="attachment_68207" align="alignright" width="199"] Professor Philip Schrag[/caption] Philip Schrag, the Delaney Family Professor of Public Interest Law, has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books. His latest, “Baby Jails: The…
Mrs. Doe’s journey isn’t over yet, but she is much closer to home, thanks to three Georgetown Law students – now alumni – who took Professor Brian Wolfman’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic last spring. Daniel Duhaime, Alexandra Keck and…
Georgetown Law’s Fourth “Color of Surveillance” Conference Covers the Monitoring of Poor and Working PeopleNovember 14, 2019 Human Rights & Immigration
“The powerful have long agreed that poor and working people must be watched,” says Visiting Professor Alvaro Bedoya, as he opened Georgetown Law’s fourth conference on “The Color of Surveillance” on November 7. Past conferences have explored…
Laura Peña (L’11) and Erika Pinheiro (L’10, MPP’10) have never met, but they share a common bond in addition to their alma mater. Confronted with recent policy shifts against asylum-seekers and immigrants from Latin America, each woman quit her job to take up their cause.
Georgetown Law’s Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) partnered with the law firm Holland & Knight on Friday, September 20, hosting a Policy & Pizza series on efforts to expand tribal sovereignty in the 116th Congress.
“Last year, I said with the [retirement] of Justice Anthony Kennedy, that a big change was coming — it was only a question of how far and how fast,” said Professor from Practice Irv Gornstein, as he introduced the 2019 Supreme Court Institute Press Preview at Georgetown Law on September 24.
“Human rights law has transformed international law not just in content but also in form,” said Professor Carlos Vazquez, who was installed as Georgetown Law’s second Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law on September 18.