Georgetown Law Library 125 Years

Events

3/18 - Law at the Movies: Gideon’s Trumpet

Henry Fonda portrays Clarence Earl Gideon, an indigent Florida convict whose demand for just legal representation gave rise to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, in this critically acclaimed 1980 film.

Stay for a discussion of the film and the ideas it presents, led by:

  • Malia Brink - Director, Institutional Development and Policy Counsel, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Adjunct Professor of Law
  • John Copacino - Director, Criminal Justice Clinic; Co-Director, E. Barrett Prettyman Fellowship Program; Professor of Law
  • Abbe Smith - Director, Criminal Defense & Prisoner Advocacy Clinic; Co-Director, E. Barrett Prettyman Fellowship Program; Professor of Law

Screening co-sponsored by The Friends of the Georgetown Law Library; National Equal Justice Library; Georgetown Law Innocence Project; and Georgetown Criminal Law Association.


1/30 - Big Data and Big Challenges for Law and Legal Information

Georgetown Law Library: A Symposium in Celebration of 125 Years

  • January 30, 8:30 AM
  • Georgetown University Law Center - Gewirz 12th Floor

12/4 - Law at the Movies: The House I Live In

A special free screening of 2012 Sundance award-winning film The House I Live In and discussion with director Eugene Jarecki, sponsored by the Friends of the Georgetown Law Library, the Georgetown chapter of the National Lawyers' Guild, the Georgetown Criminal Law Association, Georgetown Human Rights Action–Amnesty International, and Human Rights First.
See more info on the Law Library Blog.

  • Tuesday, December 4, 6:30 p.m.
  • Georgetown University Law Center - Hart Auditorium

11/14 - Wednesday Wind Down

The Law Library is sponsoring a Wednesday Wind Down for our students on November 14.
See more info on the Law Library Blog.

  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:30 p.m.
  • Georgetown University Law Center - Sport & Fitness Center Lobby

11/12 - Law at the Movies: The Dhamma Brothers

A special free screening of The Dhamma Brothers (2007), sponsored by the Friends of the Georgetown Law Library, Contemplative Law Society, and Lawyers in Balance.
See more info on the Law Library Blog.

  • Monday, November 12, 6:00 p.m.
  • Georgetown University Law Center - Hart Auditorium