The police killing of George Floyd has spurred mass protests and a national conversation on ending police brutality and racial injustice. This series aims to educate and empower individuals, communities and the next generation of leaders pursuing meaningful…
Treanor was first appointed dean in 2010 and will begin his third five-year term on July 1. He is the 16th dean to lead Georgetown Law since its founding 150 years ago.
After 2-Year Search for Answers, Mother of Marqueese Alston Sues D.C. Police for Fatally Shooting her SonJune 12, 2020 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Press Releases
Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic files $100 million wrongful death suit on behalf of Kenithia Alston
Clinic Students Team Up with Privacy Center and Immigrant Rights Group to Advance Legislation in Maryland StatehouseApril 17, 2020 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Legislation and Administrative Law Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
In 2013, Maryland enacted a state law allowing residents to get driver’s licenses without providing proof of citizenship.
“You have the right to an attorney.” That phrase, embedded in the Miranda warning, is one of the foundations of our legal system.
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Feb. 27, at Georgetown Law, current and former public officials will discuss state and local alternatives to stagnant federal action on addressing hate crimes and online extremist recruitment.
At first glance, the case might an unlikely choice for Georgetown Law’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic: A bartender and her middle-aged mother appeal from the dismissal of their lawsuit for false arrest and malicious prosecution, after being jailed…
Georgetown Law’s student organizations, more than 85 on campus, have always been remarkable. But as 3L Sabrina Bernadel (L’20) made her way through law school, she thought that the current affinity student groups had a definite energy. So this year, Bernadel — president of Georgetown Law’s Women of Color Collective — helped bring more than a dozen groups together to host an amazing “Intersectionality Week” November 4 through 8.
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…
“I committed a violent crime. But I am not a violent criminal.”
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…