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L-R: Prof. Lawrence Gostin, Sima Samar, Karen Joy Greenberg, Prof. Michele Goodwin, Saman Zia-Zarifi and Houssam al-Nahhas

Georgetown Law Professors Defend Health, Humanitarian Law at ‘Attacks on Health Care: A Global Crisis’

April 3, 2024 Campus News Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law

Dr. Houssam al-Nahhas hoped to become a cardiac surgeon. Instead, he was tortured and detained for providing medical care during the Syrian uprising — and was forced to sign a pledge promising not to treat patients with alleged anti-government ties upon his release. "I just could not imagine how providing health care can be a crime, until I experienced it firsthand," he said of the experience, which motivated him to devote his career to documenting similar attacks on health care providers.

Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection Announces Historic Settlement in 2020 Fraudulent Electors Case

March 28, 2024 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory Election Law

On March 4, Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP), Law Forward and Stafford Rosenbaum LLP announced a historic settlement in first-of-its-kind litigation against participants in a fraudulent electors scheme intended to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.