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April 26: Sally Yates Hosts “Democracy in the Balance” at Georgetown Law

Posted on April 20, 2018

WASHINGTON – Former Deputy Attorney General and Georgetown Law Distinguished Lecturer Sally Q. Yates and other leading voices from across the political spectrum will discuss “Democracy in the Balance: The Essential Role of Democratic Institutions and...

Congressional Oversight of the DOJ and FBI in the Trump Era

Posted on April 20, 2018

Administrations of both parties have traditionally kept the Department of Justice at arm’s length, allowing investigations and prosecutions to run their course without political interference. President Donald Trump, though, has critiqued and commented upon the Department...

Georgetown Center for the Constitution Inaugurates $50,000 Cooley Book Prize

Posted on April 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 20th, the Georgetown Center for the Constitution will award its first annual Thomas M. Cooley Book Prize of $50,000 to honor a book that makes an important contribution to our understanding...

Professor Edith Brown Weiss Honored for 30 Years of Service to the Georgetown Environmental Law Review

Posted on April 18, 2018

The Georgetown Environmental Law Review launched in the 1980s through the efforts of three founding students, all women: Bernadette Brennan (L’89), Sara Schreiner (L’85) and Cynthia Jirgensons (L’89). There was no space at the Law Center...

Thursday: “Congressional Oversight of the DOJ and FBI in the Trump Era” at Georgetown Law

Posted on April 17, 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee; Tom Davis, the former Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee; noted scholars; and experts who have served in the FBI, Department...

Environmental Justice in the 21st Century: Threats and Opportunities

Posted on April 13, 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) and a panel of experts will discuss strategies to promote environmental justice at a time of receding federal enforcement at Georgetown Law on Monday.WHATRep. Ruiz will offer keynote remarks and...

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