For 40 years, Edith Brown Weiss, the Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law, has taught students at Georgetown Law while working tirelessly as one of the chief voices in international environmental law.
Mrs. Doe’s journey isn’t over yet, but she is much closer to home, thanks to three Georgetown Law students – now alumni – who took Professor Brian Wolfman’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic last spring.
The Center for Asian Law continues to keep the Georgetown Law community informed on key legal and political events in Asia. On October 15, the Center teamed up with Georgetown Law Outlaw, Georgetown Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association…
On September 18, the Center for Asian Law hosted a vibrant discussion on the months-long protests in Hong Kong, called “Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Law Protests: Voices from the Movement.” Thomas E. Kellogg, executive director of the Center, moderated…
Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) Sponsors Workshop for Latin American Officials on Investor-State Dispute Settlement ReformSeptember 26, 2019 International & Comparative Law International Economic Law
“Latin America is in…a crisis right now,” said Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, in a keynote lecture called "ISDS and Development: Lessons for a Reform Agenda" at Georgetown Law on September 16.
“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.
“Some of us have lived with a king, and we didn’t like kings,” Professor Charles Abernathy told the 83 international LL.M. students from 30 countries gathered in Room 205. “Some of us have lived with Parliaments, where Parliaments held all the power, and we didn’t like the Parliaments.”
Lamiya Rahman (C’08, L’14) and Pepis Rodriguez (L’15) never met the plaintiff, but they knew the legal challenges she faced as an unwed mother in Kenya. Back in 2013, as students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at Georgetown Law, they had drafted a complaint and brief to be filed on her behalf in Africa.
Professor Chris Brummer, Director of the Institute of International Economic Law, Talks Fintech with ESMA Chair Steven MaijoorJune 19, 2019 Business & Financial Regulation International & Comparative Law International Economic Law
In a terrific opportunity for Georgetown students and alumni — as well as Washington’s policymaking and regulatory communities — Steven Maijoor, Europe’s Capital Markets Chief, provided a one-on-one interview with Professor Chris Brummer on the…
The question seems like science fiction or a classic video game: What should be done — legally, of course — if we discover some day that there is a large asteroid on a collision course with Earth?
Center on National Security and the Law Launches Online, Searchable Database of Foreign Intelligence LawMay 24, 2019 International & Comparative Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
On May 23, Georgetown Law’s Center on National Security and the Law launched the Foreign Intelligence Law Collection — a publicly available, online searchable database of all declassified and redacted U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and…