Sally Yates to Deliver Georgetown Law’s Hart Lecture on Nov. 1

October 26, 2017 —

WASHINGTON – Distinguished Lecturer from Government Sally Yates will deliver Georgetown Law’s Philip A. Hart Memorial Lecture on Nov. 1.


Sally Yates will deliver a lecture entitled: “Criminal Justice Reform: How We Got Here, Why We Need It, and the Path Forward.” Prior to joining the Georgetown Law faculty, Yates was a long-time veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice. She rose from the ranks of Assistant United States Attorneys to become U. S. Attorney, Deputy Attorney General, and finally, Acting Attorney General. 


Sally Yates

Distinguished Lecturer form Government, Georgetown Law

Former Deputy Attorney General and Acting Attorney General


Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.


The Philip A. Hart Memorial Lecture was established at Georgetown Law by the family and friends of Philip A. Hart, a distinguished U.S. Senator and Georgetown alumnus. A prominent scholar or professional is invited to deliver the lecture each year to promote continued dialogue on topics that were of special interest to Sen. Hart.


The lecture will be streamed live on Georgetown Law’s Facebook page. Follow us to receive a notification of the event.

Space at the event is limited and certain restrictions on photography will apply. Media interested in attending in person should contact us.  

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