Georgetown Law will open at 11:00 am on Monday, December 9. Liberal leave in effect. Law Library will open at its regular hour. Designated emergency personnel must report to work on time.
Review session and make-up classes that begin before 11:00 am will begin at 11:00 am. Review session and make-up classes that begin after 11:00 am will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page on the Law Center website.
Brent E. Newton
Deputy Staff Director, United States Sentencing Commission, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of North Carolina; J.D., Columbia
Brent E. Newton is the deputy staff director of the United States Sentencing Commission in Washington, D.C. Before working with the Commission, he practiced criminal...Continue Reading
Brent E. Newton is the deputy staff director of the United States Sentencing Commission in Washington, D.C. Before working with the Commission, he practiced criminal defense for nearly two decades. After graduating from Columbia University School of Law, he represented numerous death row inmates in Texas and Florida. Thereafter, he was an assistant federal public defender in Houston, Texas, where he handled both trials and appeals, including arguing a case before the Supreme Court of the United States in 2008. While serving as a public defender, he also taught several courses as an adjunct professor of law and visiting professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center. He is the author of two books on criminal law and procedure.