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(L-R) Commission Staff Director Mauro Morales, Professor Victoria Nourse and her husband, Richard Cupitt

Professor Victoria Nourse Appointed to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

March 29, 2023 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Faculty Impacting Change

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.

Deborah Archer, ACLU President and Associate Dean and Professor of Clinical Law at NYU, presented the keynote talk at a Georgetown Law symposium on legal clinics and racial justice.

ACLU President Challenges Law School Clinics to Push for Systemic Change and Racial Justice

March 13, 2023 Campus News Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Faculty Impacting Change Our Alumni Public Interest & Community Service Race & Law

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…

Andriy Kostin, Prosecutor General of Ukraine

Georgetown Law Hosts Prosecutor General of Ukraine

February 3, 2023 Campus News Human Rights & Immigration Impacting Change International & Comparative Law National Security Law

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.

Georgetown Law, University of Hong Kong Co-Host Conference on Intellectual Property, COVID-19 and Tackling Global Health Inequity

November 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.