Georgetown Law Closed: Wednesday, March 21

The Law Center is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather. All activities and services, including scheduled events (student organization meetings and events, CLE, and conferences), are canceled. On-site classes will not be held in person and will be held according to the faculty member’s instructional continuity plan. All administrative offices are closed. The food services operation, fitness center and Early Learning Center are closed. The library is closed. It is expected that only designated emergency employees will come to the Law Center to fulfill their responsibilities. All others -- including students, staff, faculty, and visitors -- are expected not come to the Law Center, which will not be staffed to support anything other than essential life safety and snow/ice clearing functions.

Press Releases & Media Advisories

Gary, Indiana, Resists Major Legal Challenge to “Welcoming City” Policies

Posted on February 28, 2018

Facing lawsuit by Citizens United architect Jim Bopp, city engages Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and the Public Rights Project to fight backIn a new court filing, the city of Gary, Indiana, is...

Feb. 23 Symposium: The Governance & Regulation of Information Platforms

Posted on February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy will host a full-day symposium on the governance and regulation of information platforms on Friday, Feb. 23. WHAT From Facebook to Amazon to internet search engines...

Preventing Another Charlottesville: New Tools for 50 States

Posted on February 8, 2018

Every state has a legal basis to restrict private militia and paramilitary activity at public rallies, new research at Georgetown Law finds WASHINGTON – Every state has legal provisions on the books that could be used to prohibit...

Friday: Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium at Georgetown Law

Posted on February 7, 2018

WHATOn Friday, February 9, 2018, the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance, Law Division (GEMALaw) will host its 11th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium. The day-long event will feature discussions on cutting edge legal issues confronting...

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...

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...

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