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COURTESY B. SHAW DRAKE
B. Shaw Drake (LAW ’15) will travel to Guantanamo Bay.

Law Students to Observe Guantanamo

Two law students will attend proceedings at the U.S. Naval Center in Guantanamo Bay in October, after the U.S. Department of Defense approved the Georgetown University Law Center as an official observer of the military commissions operations, or military tribunals authorized by presidential order, in late August. Kayleigh Golish (LAW[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Possible Video of Missing Alum Surfaces

A video appearing to show missing freelance journalist Austin Tice (SFS ’02, LAW ’13) alive and in the custody of masked gunmen has surfaced on YouTube, though experts have cast doubt on the video’s authenticity. Tice had been reporting in Syria for several news outlets, including The Washington Post, when he disappeared in mid-August.[Read More…]

by October 2, 2012 0 comments News
Rep. Van Hollen Reflects on bin Laden Death, Budget Crisis

Rep. Van Hollen Reflects on bin Laden Death, Budget Crisis

Leslie Whittington was serving as associate dean of the Georgetown Public Policy Institute in 2001 when she, her husband and their two young daughters were killed in the attack on the Pentagon. “Last night, when I learned about the death of Osama bin Laden, I reflected upon the fact that[Read More…]

by May 3, 2011 0 comments News, Uncategorized

Don’t Look to Iraq to Model Preventive Wars

It was reckless to engage in preventive war in Iraq. This is old news. But it raises four fundamental questions about the future of U.S. foreign policy that we must try to answer: Is preventive war ever justified? If so, under what circumstances? How can we, perhaps together with other[Read More…]

by February 6, 2007 0 comments Commentary, Opinion