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Lawsuit Challenges Statewide Extortion Scheme That Jails Impoverished Oklahomans, Nets Millions for a Private Company

Posted on February 2, 2018

Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection joins lawsuit on behalf of debtors subject to threats, arrest and jailingTULSA – Oklahoma funds its court system and other public services through an unlawful statewide scheme to...

Clinic Students Draft Brief for Full Fifth Circuit

Posted on February 1, 2018

In Professor Brian Wolfman’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, students Caitlin Anderson (L’18), Jarrett Colby (L’18), Joyce Dela Pena (L’18) and Ian Engdahl (L’18) drafted a brief on a rehearing after Alvarez v. City of Brownsville was...

Georgetown Law Professor Emeritus Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr.

In Memoriam - Georgetown Law Professor Emeritus Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr.

Posted on February 1, 2018

Georgetown Law Professor Emeritus Peter P. Weidenbruch Jr. (L’56, LL.M.’57, H’86), who joined the Georgetown Law faculty in 1965, died January 30 at the age of 88. During his more than 40 years as a professor,...

Prosecutors & Police Warn: DOJ’s Anti-Sanctuary Cities Stance Endangers Public Safety

Posted on January 29, 2018

Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection coauthors new brief filed in Los Angeles lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff SessionsWASHINGTON – Thirty-three prominent current and former prosecutors and law enforcement leaders, including District Attorneys, State’s...

Supreme Court Mid-Term Preview

Posted on January 29, 2018

WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute will host a preview discussion of the Supreme Court’s most important upcoming cases on Weds., Jan. 31.WHATFrom the Maryland gerrymandering case, to the latest challenge to the latest travel...

Distinguished Visitor Paul Smith, Rep. Jamie Raskin and Trent England Debate "Electoral College v. Popular Vote"

Posted on January 26, 2018

Should America change the way it elects a U.S. President? “Electoral College v. Popular Vote” — co-hosted by Georgetown Law’s Federalist Society and Students for Democratic Reform — on January 24 debated that question. U.S. Rep. Jamie...

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