Some days, Innocence Project attorney Yosha Gunasekera told an audience of aspiring public interest lawyers, she feels like a cold-case detective as she combs through transcripts, autopsy records, police reports and crime scene footage in search of evidence that could exonerate clients who have been wrongfully convicted.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Judicial Innovation Fellowship’s (JIF) inaugural fellow class started work today to develop technology solutions for improving justice in America. The first-of-its-kind program, incubating at Georgetown Law, brings experienced…
A favorite Georgetown Law alumnae event, the Women’s Forum, returned to campus this spring for the first time since 2020.
President Joe Biden has appointed Professor Victoria Nourse to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent federal agency whose mission is “to inform the development of national civil rights policy and enhance enforcement of federal civil rights laws.” Nourse, who is the Ralph V. Whitworth Professor in Law, was sworn in earlier this month as one of eight commissioners and will serve a six-year term.
Some ninety professors, activists, students, lawyers and other stakeholders from across the country gathered at Georgetown Law March 3 for a day-long symposium titled “Promoting Justice: Advancing Racial Equity through Student Practice in Legal Clinics…
Georgetown Law’s Sheryll Cashin Says Racial Inequality Won’t End Until We Dismantle American Residential CasteOctober 15, 2021 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Faculty Race & Law
Georgetown Law Professor Sheryll Cashin is calling on America to wake up and abolish the entrenched system she says has been driving racial inequality for more than a century.
Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic Files FTC Complaint Against Facebook Claiming Consumer DeceptionOctober 13, 2021 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
In 2015, Andy Parker suffered an unspeakable tragedy when his daughter, Alison — a local television reporter — was shot and killed during a live broadcast.
Georgetown Law Clinic Targets Legal Doctrine that Allows Modern-Day Workplace Discrimination on Basis of Race, GenderJuly 13, 2021 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Feminism & Gender Studies
A Georgetown Law professor and students are taking aim at an entrenched legal doctrine — known as the “adverse employment action” doctrine — that courts are using to allow employers to continue to discriminate against workers on the basis of race, sex and other legally protected traits.
Last week, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill that creates a host of restrictions on voting including criminalizing providing food and water to voters waiting in line.
On the sidelines and during halftime performances, cheerleading for the Baltimore Ravens was the pinnacle of Amanda Ross’s career in cheerleading.