At the Workers’ Rights Institute's inaugural reception on October 31, Executive Director Mark Gaston Pearce described WRI as “among the latest additions to the multifaceted and amazing Centers and Institutes dedicated to address injustice and promote…
Former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State/Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg onstage in Hart Auditorium on October 30.
The Center for Asian Law continues to keep the Georgetown Law community informed on key legal and political events in Asia. On October 15, the Center teamed up with Georgetown Law Outlaw, Georgetown Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association…
On September 18, the Center for Asian Law hosted a vibrant discussion on the months-long protests in Hong Kong, called “Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Law Protests: Voices from the Movement.” Thomas E. Kellogg, executive director of the Center, moderated…
Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law & Policy Presents “Fulfilling Olmstead: Community Living for People with Disabilities”November 6, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination
Respecting persons with disabilities, “there is still [so much] to do in so many ways,” said Professor Peter Edelman, speaking at the Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law & Policy’s Volume 27 Symposium on November 1: “Fulfilling Olmstead: Community…
County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund could expand or limit reach of federal wastewater regulation
Georgetown Law’s Center for the Constitution Selects Princeton Professor’s Book on Judicial Review for Cooley Book PrizeNovember 1, 2019 Press Releases
Keith E. Whittington will receive the third annual Thomas M. Cooley Book Prize of $50,000 at March 2020 symposium exploring his book.
Second Annual Ginsburg Lecture Features Bill Clinton (F’68), Hillary Rodham Clinton and Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgOctober 31, 2019 Constitutional Law & Theory
When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launched Georgetown Law’s inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture Series in April 2018, some feared that next year's lecturer — or lecturers — would have a tough act to follow. They needn’t have worried. This year was even better.
20 years after landmark Supreme Court ruling on discrimination against people with disabilities, Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law & Policy symposium will explore its impact and promise
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), one of the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress, was born to Palestinian parents. Her father came to the United States at 19, with a fourth-grade education. His first job was at the Ford plant outside of Detroit. He became a member of the United Auto Workers. And he would inspire his 14 children with respect to labor rights.
Georgetown Law does things right — including a record-breaking Reunion Weekend 2019 with more than 2000 alumni, faculty, staff, and guests attending from around the world. Among the highlights during the three days of festivities October 18 to 20 was the annual Reunion Gala at the National Building Museum, where five alumni were honored for their contributions to the community and to Georgetown Law.