President Joe Biden has appointed Professor Victoria Nourse to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent federal agency whose mission is “to inform the development of national civil rights policy and enhance enforcement of federal civil rights laws.” Nourse, who is the Ralph V. Whitworth Professor in Law, was sworn in earlier this month as one of eight commissioners and will serve a six-year term.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
Some ninety professors, activists, students, lawyers and other stakeholders from across the country gathered at Georgetown Law March 3 for a day-long symposium titled “Promoting Justice: Advancing Racial Equity through Student Practice in Legal Clinics…
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.
Last fall, Georgetown Law welcomed lawyer and workplace diversity expert Anjali Bindra Patel to lead the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI). First established in 2016, OEI champions initiatives to help build and support a Law Center community where…
Members of the Georgetown Climate Center (GCC) traveled to Egypt last month to gather and speak with some of the world’s most influential climate leaders at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27).
“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.
Georgetown Law Federal Legislation Clinic Helps Catalyze White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and HealthOctober 14, 2022 Campus News Clinics Congress Impacting Change Legislation and Administrative Law Public Interest & Community Service
Students in the Georgetown Law Federal Legislation Clinic were glued to the clinic’s televisions on September 28 as they watched the live stream of the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health – an event they helped make happen.
Late last summer, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a call to action. Lawyers and law students were urgently needed, he said, to help respond to a looming eviction crisis in the United States.
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.
During his second year at Georgetown Law, Lt. Jordan Foley (L’21) received a call from a fellow service member about the suicide of a friend — a veteran whose start-up business had failed.