Georgetown Law Professor Lawrence Gostin has a vision: a world that harnesses the power of law to ensure that all people, regardless of race, wealth, or national origin, enjoy good health.
As keynote speaker for the Georgetown Law Journal’s 2021 symposium on the theme “Democracy in Transition,” civil rights lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill expressed both hope and apprehension.
Lawyers play an essential role in the delivery of development and humanitarian aid to the world’s most vulnerable populations, directly impacting millions of lives.
With China emerging as the world’s largest official creditor, its lending program has become the subject of intense international debate. Is China a benevolent development lender — or is it forging a new global empire?
Mia Penning (LL.M. ‘19) had long dreamed of a career in international human rights, but she was unsure how to pivot from her corporate law job to a position in public interest law.
As an in-house lawyer for a large Nicaraguan import company in Managua, Jose Maria Enriquez never expected English would be essential to his job.
Two justices on India’s Supreme Court joined two Georgetown Law professors and Dean William M. Treanor this month for a wide-ranging exploration of the role of the highest courts in the world’s largest democracies.
At Georgetown Law, a Summa Cum Laude, or “with highest praise” honor is granted at the sole discretion of the faculty. In the J.D. class of 2020, only one student, Erin Sielaff, received a Summa Cum Laude degree.
Georgetown University Law Center has dozens of groups and organizations in which students can round out their classroom time, meet fellow students with similar interests and take part in events ranging from purely social affairs to career development…
The “central tension” in public health law is "balancing individual freedoms with the collective health and well-being of society.”
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, March 5, at Georgetown Law, leading experts on torture and interrogation programs will unpack new revelations about U.S. actions after 9/11 and discuss ongoing efforts to ensure ethical approaches to securing critical national security information.