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Justice Ginsburg Tells Graduating Students to "Make Things Better"
The Class of 2015 warmly welcomed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Georgetown Law for the second annual Dean’s Lecture to the Graduating Class.
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Supreme Court Institute Offers Mid-Term Preview
Supreme Court Institute Offers Mid-Term Preview
At the SCI’s annual press briefing last September, experts could not predict with certainty whether the latest cases involving the Affordable Care Act and marriage equality would end up on the docket this term. But now that the Court has granted review to decide both, the panelists at the Institute’s mid-term preview quickly moved to what might happen next.
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Pamela Harris
Georgetown Law Professors Add Luster to Federal Bench
Pamela Harris, a former visiting professor at Georgetown Law and a former executive director of the Supreme Court Institute, was formally sworn in as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, becoming the second Law Center faculty member to join the federal appellate courts in recent years.
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Julie Cohen
Georgetown Law Establishes Mamolen Professorship in Law & Technology
The Law Center’s Julie Cohen will be formally installed as the inaugural professor during a ceremony on April 1.
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Harrison Institute
Harrison Institute Instrumental in Revitalizing Affordable Housing Building
Over the last two and a half years, Georgetown Law students and faculty have played an instrumental role in the revitalization of the Sierra Cooperative, an affordable housing building in the Eckington neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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STEM Conference Helps Marginalized Girls to Thrive
STEM Conference Helps Marginalized Girls to Thrive
Even in the 21st century, girls — especially low-income girls and girls of color — are still dissuaded from pursuing classes and careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM).
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Paul Butler
The Moynihan Report 50 Years Later
In 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, then assistant secretary of labor, wrote a report entitled The Negro Family: The Case for National Action. Fifty years later, that report is still influencing policies and shaping approaches to problems that exist in the African American community.
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U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Condemns Recent Atrocities
Speaking at Georgetown Law at the conclusion of his first official visit to the United States, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein expressed "anger and disgust" at the "horrendous killing" of fellow Jordanian Muath al-Kaseasbeh in Syria.
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Georgetown Law Establishes Pinto Fellowship at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
"We look forward to collaborating with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to provide opportunities for talented Law Center graduates who will work on important human rights issues," said Dean William M. Treanor.
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Georgetown Law Campus
American Criminal Law Review announces Spring 2015 Symposium on "Private Justice in Public Enforcement"
The Symposium will feature panels to address three forms of private justice in public enforcement: the False Claims Act used to enforce healthcare fraud, the SEC Whistleblower Program used to detect securities fraud, and a potential whistleblower provision to detect violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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Law Center in the News
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"Vaccine Laws Need to Restrict Opt Outs," an opinion piece by Professor Lawrence Gostin in The National Law Journal.
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"Hunting the Next Bear Stearns," coverage in Bloomberg, February 5, 2015, quoting Professor Donald Langevoort.
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"Public Interest Lawyers Lambaste FCC Order Non-Publication," coverage by Broadcasting & Cable, featuring Professor Angela Campbell and Lecturer in Law Andrew Schwartzman.
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Alumni in the News
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"Jerry Abramson embraces White House policy role," Cincinnati Enquirer, featuring Jerry Abramson, L’73.
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"An ’out-of-the-box idea’ to fund transportation projects gains traction," The Washington Post, featuring Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.), L’88.
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"Developer Robert Finvarb talks about South Florida’s hot hotel market," coverage in the Miami Herald, featuring Robert Finvarb, L'93.
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