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A. Rachel Camp


Co-Director, Domestic Violence Clinic, Director, DC Affordable Law Firm, Visiting Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Miami University (Ohio); J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Professor Rachel Camp is Co-Director of the Domestic Violence Clinic and Associate Visiting Professor. Professor Camp joined Georgetown’s faculty in 2011 and has spent most...

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Professor Rachel Camp is Co-Director of the Domestic Violence Clinic and Associate Visiting Professor. Professor Camp joined Georgetown’s faculty in 2011 and has spent most of her legal career advocating on behalf of vulnerable and marginalized populations. From 2008-2011, Professor Camp served as a Clinical Teaching Fellow at the University of Baltimore School of Law's Family Law Clinic. While at UB, Professor Camp supervised law students representing clients in family law cases and domestic violence civil protection order hearings, and co-taught a weekly seminar on lawyering and litigation skills. Additionally, Professor Camp worked to integrate into the Family Law Clinic curriculum a community legal education component, and has supervised law students on a variety of community legal education and systemic legal reform projects. Professor Camp's co-authored article on integrating community legal education into clinical programs was published in the 2012 Clinical Law Review. From 2000-2008, Professor Camp served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Oregon Department of Justice. While there, she served as counsel for a variety of state agencies, including the Department of Human Services in matters involving child abuse and neglect. Prior to her employment at the Oregon Department of Justice, Professor Camp was an attorney at the Maryland Disability Law Center representing patients at a maximum-security state psychiatric hospital in civil and administrative matters. Professor Camp's article, A Mistreated Epidemic: State and Federal Failure to Adequately Regulate Psychotropic Medications Prescribed to Children in Foster Care, focuses on the use of psychotropic medications on children in foster care. Her most recent article, Coercing Pregnancy, explores the intersection between domestic violence, reproductive coercion, and pregnancy.

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