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Professor Alvaro Santos and CAROLA hosted a conference on April 22 regarding the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA).

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.

Professor Rosa Brooks, right (with Distinguished Visitor from Practice Christy Lopez) was installed as Georgetown Law’s inaugural Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy on March 20.

Professor Rosa Brooks Installed as the Inaugural Scott K. Ginsburg Professor

March 22, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Criminal Law Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law Race & Law

“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.