After Benigno López (LL.M.’88) earned his LL.M. at Georgetown Law and returned home to build his career at Paraguay’s Central Bank, it seemed to him he was the only one in Paraguay with a master in laws.
Georgetown Law Journal Editor in Chief (2018-2019) MJ Kirsch (L'19), Judge Thomas Hardiman (L'90), Dean William M. Treanor and Editor in Chief (2019-2020) Grace Paras (L'20) at the Journal's Annual Alumni Banquet March 30.
For months, the rescue ship Aquarius patrolled the Mediterranean, pulling aboard migrants and refugees attempting the dangerous journey from the African continent to Europe. Eventually, European governments forced it to terminate its operations, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres, the humanitarian aid group that operated the ship.
“No Quick Answers or Magic Solutions”: Argentine Officials Talk Recovery and Rule of Law with Georgetown FacultyMarch 28, 2019 International & Comparative Law
“As you know, Argentina is experiencing a process of institutional strengthening — with a government that is convinced of the importance of changing an old paradigm, willing to bury bad habits and to give its citizens a sense of justice,” said Fernando Oris de Roa, Argentina’s Ambassador to the United States.
“Just as our recent wars have mostly been against those who are poor, those who can easily be demonized and viewed as ‘other’ by the average American — so too, our criminal law has tended to be enforced primarily and disproportionately against the poor and people of color,” said Professor Rosa Brooks, who was installed as Georgetown Law’s inaugural Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy on March 20.
As Leaders Prepare to Meet in Hanoi, Experts at Georgetown Law Discuss "The Continuing Threat of Nuclear Weapons"February 27, 2019 Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law National Security Law
Just before U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Vietnam for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un — the second such summit since June 2018 — the experts came to Georgetown Law for a conference on “The Continuing Threat of Nuclear Weapons.”
Ana Khouri (LL.M.’19) & Dean William M. Treanor Welcome Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez (MPM’07)February 22, 2019 International & Comparative Law
Each year, Georgetown Law welcomes students from more than 70 countries. But it’s not very often that international J.D. or LL.M. students extend an invitation to the president of their country to come to Georgetown for a visit.
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.
In the summer of 2016, Dean William M. Treanor met with Vibha Datta Makhija (LL.M.’92) — the youngest and the third woman to be designated as a Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court of India — in Washington, D.C. Treanor invited Makhija to join Georgetown Law’s Asian Law Alumni Advisory Board (AALAB). And since then, she’s only looked ahead.
Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman Testifies Before Congress on the Need for a Stronger WTONovember 28, 2018 International Economic Law International & Comparative Law Faculty/Staff
“The problems that we are confronting, whether that’s the struggle around the world for good jobs that pay a living wage, whether that’s climate change, whether that’s the widening of the wealth gap or the rise of extremism and threats to national security — these are not problems…that can be solved by the United States alone,” Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman told a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on November 27.