At a lunchtime event sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law, John Simpkins '99, General Counsel of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), talked about his role as the lead attorney overseeing the multi-billion dollar budget of the government agency responsible for civilian foreign aid. Prior to his current position at USAID, Simpkins served as Deputy General Counsel at the Office of Management and Budget in the Obama Administration. He also spoke about his career path, day-to-day work, and offered advice to students interested in a career involving international trade and development work.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.