WASHINGTON — Ecofeminist human rights and environmental lawyer and former Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural, and Environmental Rights at the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights Soledad García Muñoz will join Georgetown Law as…
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’s Human Rights Institute Partners with Nobel Laureate to Pursue Justice for Yazidi CommunitySeptember 18, 2023 Campus News Human Rights & Immigration Impacting Change Students
Last January, Alexis Shanes, L’24, found herself in Erbil, a city in Northern Iraq. “It was the most astonishing experience, one I never thought I would be able to have in law school,” she said.
While visiting Washington this week, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Andriy Kostin, stopped at Georgetown Law to take part in an event highlighting the efforts of the Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine (ACA), an international justice initiative established last year by the United States, the European Union and the United Kingdom to support Ukraine’s efforts to document and prosecute war crimes and other atrocities perpetrated against its citizens.
“From Nuremberg to Ukraine: Accountability for Mass Atrocities” was the title of this year’s Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute (HRI) Drinan Lecture, delivered by an international human rights lawyer who has devoted his career to pursuing justice on behalf of victims of crimes against humanity.
WASHINGTON — International human rights lawyer and former war crimes prosecutor David Tolbert will join Georgetown Law as the 2022-2023 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Chair in Human Rights. [caption id="attachment_333195" align="alignright" width="200"]…
Every year, aspiring lawyers with an interest in human rights choose to study at Georgetown Law, whose Human Rights Institute (HRI) is a hub of training, scholarship and expertise.
Reclaiming the Rule of Law: Georgetown Law, UPenn Co-Host Symposium on the Legacy of the U.S. Torture RegimeMay 11, 2022 Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law Military National Security Law
The 9/11 terrorist attacks – and how the U.S. government responded to them at the time – continue to affect this country and the world in ways we are only beginning to comprehend two decades later.
Coalition of Leaders of Jesuit Institutions Calls For End to Expulsions of Asylum Seekers Under Title 42March 30, 2022 Human Rights & Immigration Press Releases
WASHINGTON – A group of leaders at 14 Jesuit law and immigrant advocacy institutions sent a joint letter Wednesday to President Joseph R. Biden and key members of his administration, issuing an urgent call to end the use of the Title 42 Public Health…
Seeking a new path forward on immigration, the Biden administration says it has been hampered by multiple crises — among them, the emergence of the COVID-19 Delta variant, the arrival of 50,000-plus Afghan refugees in the U.S. and the surge of Haitian immigrants at the southern border.
[caption id="attachment_234638" align="alignright" width="240"] Diann Rust-Tierney[/caption] WASHINGTON – Longtime civil and human rights attorney and national advocate for ending capital punishment Diann Rust-Tierney is joining Georgetown Law…