Days after a video of police pepper spraying and handcuffing a 9-year-old Black girl went viral, Blume Professor of Law Kristin Henning posed a fundamental question. “How do we cultivate a society in which we treat all kids like kids?” Nearly…
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
Accelerated class on ‘big data’ is newest addition to ‘Week One’ experiential learning courses
Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law Nan Hunter (L’75) has been at the forefront of gender and sexuality law throughout her career. After attending Georgetown Law, her career has included founding the ACLU’s Lesbian and Gay Rights Project, serving as…
The shocking images of Minneapolis police pinning down and killing George Floyd on Memorial Day set off a nationwide wave of protests and impassioned public debate on how to finally end not only police brutality, but centuries of inequality and injustice.
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…
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…