When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was nominated to the Supreme Court in 1993 — and when her colleague Justice Stephen Breyer was nominated in 1994 — there was “a true bipartisan spirit in our Congress…” she said. The late Senators Ted Kennedy and Strom Thurmond, for example, had a very good working relationship, she noted. “I hope that I will live to see that spirit of collegiality restored in our legislature.”
Renowned international human rights advocate and Pakistani legal trailblazer Hina Jilani to deliver annual Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute lecture
WASHINGTON – USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna to deliver keynote Monday, Oct. 1 at the 15th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference at Georgetown Law.
In an aggressive deregulatory era for environmental protection, and with an unprecedented sense of urgency, environmental law scholars at Georgetown Law prepare the next generation of attorneys.
WASHINGTON – Attorneys representing both sides of Weyerhaeuser Co. v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will discuss the Supreme Court’s first case of the term at Georgetown Law after oral arguments on Monday, October 1.
Financial Crises and Court Appointments: Have We Learned Nothing? A Conversation with Professor Emma Coleman JordanSeptember 24, 2018 Feminism & Gender Studies Business & Financial Regulation Faculty/Staff
They say the more things change, the more they stay the same. Whether that’s the case concerning the national economy will be the topic of a day-long conference at Georgetown Law on Friday, September 28. “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis: Closing Loopholes and Avoiding Blindspots,” with a keynote by Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC, will attempt to answer the question of whether the economy is headed for another fall.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will deliver a lecture to Georgetown Law’s first-year class on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 24, 2018) -- Today’s global intellectual property regime—a tangle of interlocking national, regional and global agreements—treats expanding exclusive ownership of technologies and literary and artistic works as vital to advancing creativity, economic development and medicines for today’s health needs. But does this system help or hurt global health, creativity and development?
WASHINGTON – On Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, Georgetown Law will host a one-day conference on “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis: Closing Loopholes, Avoiding Blindspots and Finding Economic Justice.”
“Last term was a term of blockbusters, most of which fizzled out,” said Professor Irv Gornstein, as he introduced Georgetown Law’s annual Supreme Court Institute press preview on September 17. “This term, by contrast, doesn’t have any blockbusters to begin with — but I think a more accurate caption for this term is the calm before the storm. We’re headed for a whole new world, and the only real question, I think, is how far we are going to go and how fast we are going to get there.”