On February 12, Professor Jane Aiken (LL.M.'85) was installed as the inaugural Blume Professor, a chair made possible through the extraordinary generosity of Bruce (L’80) and Ann Blume (Parents ’08, ’20). The Blumes recently committed $10 million…
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
Georgetown Center for Asian Law Spotlights India’s LGBTQ Rights Victory, U.S.-Japan Partnership and MoreFebruary 12, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law
Highlighting a historic human rights decision in India’s Supreme Court, the U.S.-Japan Partnership, foreign policy and much more, the Center for Asian Law is keeping Georgetown informed on important legal developments across the globe.
Diana Khleif (LL.M.’14) was studying law at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem when she joined the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in London in Spring 2013. CTLS was created by Georgetown Law and nine partner law schools around the globe to provide students and faculty with an international, comparative and transnational law experience unlike any other.
The South Texas Family Residential Center in remote Dilley, Texas, is hard to find and hard to get to. Located 80 miles southwest of San Antonio, it is the largest family detention center in the United States, with capacity for 2,400 women and children awaiting the possibility of an asylum hearing.
Since the 2016 presidential campaign, immigration is at the forefront of the nation’s consciousness — most recently, with respect to family separations and zero-tolerance policies at the border.
Hina Jilani, 2018-2019 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Visiting Professor of Human Rights, Speaks on “Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Times of Crisis”October 4, 2018 Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law
Contemporary threats to security — noted Hina Jilani, the 2018-2019 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Georgetown Law — go far beyond wars between states.
Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia has many pictures in his office — including one of a young Georgetown graduate, Austin Tice, at Commencement 2002. The six-foot-two former Marine Corps captain, who had just received his diploma from Georgetown’s…
Building Resilience in an “Unprecedented Crisis of Displacement”: From Around the World, Refugee and Migration Judges Come to Georgetown LawAugust 13, 2018 Clinics Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law
More than 90 refugee and migration judges from approximately 30 countries gathered at Georgetown Law in August, and with crushing caseloads and lives often in the balance, the issues were critical.
Georgetown Law Professor Neal Katyal, Counsel in Trump v. Hawaii, Issues Statement after SCOTUS DecisionJune 26, 2018 Constitutional Law & Theory Human Rights & Immigration
This spring, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Trump v. Hawaii — with Georgetown Law Professor Neal Katyal, co-head of the appellate practice at Hogan Lovells, arguing as counsel of record for the State of Hawaii. Katyal’s brief…
As Georgetown Law alumna Sophie Huvé (LL.M.’17) presented her research, United Nations diplomats took notes.