“Celebrating Commons Scholarship” was the theme of a conference at Georgetown Law October 5-6, where scholars explored economics, inequality, stewardship, housing, development, the environment and more in the context of commons theory.
Student Groups, O’Neill Institute, Office of Equity & Inclusion Host Events on the #MeToo Movement, Sexual Violence and the Path to ChangeOctober 15, 2018 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Feminism & Gender Studies
“The last few weeks have been hard — as individuals, as a community, and as a country…” said Emily Clarke (L’20), president of the Women’s Legal Alliance at Georgetown Law. “We have been forced to grapple with questions of power, gender, credibility and integrity. Some of us have dealt with this in our classes. Watching the [Supreme Court nomination] hearings and discussing their impact. Many of us have huddled with our friends and tried to attach the right words to how we are feeling. But even more of us have sat alone, wondering how this could be happening and where we are supposed to go from here.”
Georgetown Climate Center officials say its effort to help a Washington, D.C. neighborhood plan for climate change was unique. Now they can call it award-winning.
If perseverance was a law school class, Hargur Jaggi (LL.M.’06) could develop the syllabus.
“ What happens when you replace a Justice Kennedy…with a Justice Kavanaugh, who is an originalist textualist? All of the sudden, you might start to see, for the first time in our lives, originalist majority opinions,” said Professor Randy Barnett…
ICAP authors brief signed by 54 criminal justice leaders challenging constitutionality of money bail system
Ten years after the worst financial collapse since the Great Depression, our collective memory of the damage caused by the crisis has faded.
Since the 2016 presidential campaign, immigration is at the forefront of the nation’s consciousness — most recently, with respect to family separations and zero-tolerance policies at the border. What role is immigration likely to play in the November mid-term elections? How has the administration acted to restrict the pathways to seek and gain asylum in the United States? What are the legal and policy issues surrounding the separation of migrant families, an increased focus on denaturalization, and the unveiling of a proposed public-charge rule that could deter significant numbers of legal immigrants and their U.S. citizen dependents from accessing public benefits to which they are entitled?
Robert Pitofsky, who served as dean of Georgetown Law from 1983 to 1989 and the 54th chairman of the Federal Trade Commission from 1995 to 2001, died October 6. He was 88.
Hina Jilani, 2018-2019 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Visiting Professor of Human Rights, Speaks on “Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Times of Crisis”October 4, 2018 Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law
Contemporary threats to security — noted Hina Jilani, the 2018-2019 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Georgetown Law — go far beyond wars between states.