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.
Over the course of orientation week, the incoming J.D. and LL.M. students – hailing from all 50 U.S. states and 76 different countries – toured campus and city, were introduced to classroom norms and Law Center resources and connected with their new classmates.
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.
Addressing a packed room on campus, a pioneering scholar of Asian Law made a strong case for the United States to more deeply engage with China.
Unfair Marital Power System in Africa Negated -- Thanks to International Women’s Human Rights ClinicJanuary 17, 2020 Clinics International & Comparative Law
Two former Georgetown Law clinic students, now graduates, have helped an African women’s rights advocacy group to mount a successful legal challenge to a discriminatory marital law regime in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).
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.
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…