“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.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
WASHINGTON – Longtime human rights advocate and former Human Rights First CEO Elisa Massimino is joining Georgetown Law as the 2019-2020 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Chair in Human Rights. "We're honored to welcome Elisa Massimino as our Drinan Chair…
A Salvadoran man will be able to stay in the United States thanks to his two student-lawyers (now alumni), their mentors at Georgetown Law’s Appellate Litigation Clinic and a precedent-setting decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Nikki Endsley (L’19), who recently graduated from Georgetown Law, was instrumental in organizing a team of 14 members of the Georgetown Law community who traveled to Dilley, Texas, last December with the Human Rights Institute. In March, Endsley was…
For two Georgetown Law alumni, ‘The Trial of Ratko Mladic’ is more than a movie.
For months, the rescue ship Aquarius patrolled the Mediterranean, pulling aboard migrants and refugees attempting the dangerous journey from the African continent to Europe. Eventually, European governments forced it to terminate its operations, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres, the humanitarian aid group that operated the ship.
“Just as our recent wars have mostly been against those who are poor, those who can easily be demonized and viewed as ‘other’ by the average American — so too, our criminal law has tended to be enforced primarily and disproportionately against the poor and people of color,” said Professor Rosa Brooks, who was installed as Georgetown Law’s inaugural Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy on March 20.
Nicole Fauster (L’20) met Cedric Asiavugwa (L’19), her Georgetown Law public interest mentor, in the fall of 2017, when she entered Georgetown Law as a member of its Public Interest Law Scholars program.
They were in the same mentorship group in PILS, later known as the Blume Public Interest Scholars Program. In her second year, as president of the Muslim Law Students Association, Fauster also worked with Cedric, as the friendly 3L worked in Campus Ministry.
“He was Campus Ministry’s go-to guy,” Fauster said. “I definitely saw him on a very regular basis, putting together programming…whenever you passed by Campus Ministry, he was at that table, doing work, assisting the chaplains. One of the reasons I would go to Campus Ministry when I was going from class to class was to say hi to Cedric. He is definitely going to be someone whose loss will be deeply felt.”
Two weeks after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border — and one week before a Senate vote on the matter — Mary McCord (L’90) of Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection teamed up with other experts to explore the legal issues.
As Leaders Prepare to Meet in Hanoi, Experts at Georgetown Law Discuss "The Continuing Threat of Nuclear Weapons"February 27, 2019 Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law National Security Law
Just before U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Vietnam for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un — the second such summit since June 2018 — the experts came to Georgetown Law for a conference on “The Continuing Threat of Nuclear Weapons.”