“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.
Project ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) will support law enforcement agencies across the country in building a successful culture of peer intervention, also known as active bystandership.
“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…
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Celebrates Collaboration with The Lancet, Launch of New ReportMay 3, 2019 Health Law International & Comparative Law
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law has teamed up with The Lancet — the world’s oldest and best known medical journal — to examine how law can be used to advance the right to health in the United States and around the world.
A Conversation with Professor Alvaro Santos, Director of CAROLA, on "USMCA: A New Path for Trade Agreements?"April 22, 2019 International & Comparative Law International Economic Law
Elections have consequences. When leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador won the presidency of Mexico by a landslide in July 2018, his administration-to-be also won a seat at the table where talks to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement had started a year earlier.
Professor Alvaro Santos, director of the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA), served as Deputy Negotiator for the Elected Government from July through November, when the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed by then-President Enrique Peña Nieto on his last day in office.
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 masters of law.
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.