It started with an unusual idea from a few Georgetown Law students and professors in the early 1970s, and today has connected young people with law students around the world, introducing them to how legal systems work and opening new career paths. Street Law has come a long way in five decades.
Over the course of orientation week, the incoming J.D. and LL.M. students – hailing from all 50 U.S. states and 76 different countries – toured campus and city, were introduced to classroom norms and Law Center resources and connected with their new classmates.
As the 2023-24 academic year begins, we are pleased to introduce the newest members of our faculty.
“One person can make a difference.”
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 Federal Legislation Clinic Helps Catalyze White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and HealthOctober 14, 2022 Campus News Clinics Congress Impacting Change Legislation and Administrative Law Public Interest & Community Service
Students in the Georgetown Law Federal Legislation Clinic were glued to the clinic’s televisions on September 28 as they watched the live stream of the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health – an event they helped make happen.
Late last summer, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a call to action. Lawyers and law students were urgently needed, he said, to help respond to a looming eviction crisis in the United States.
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.
During his second year at Georgetown Law, Lt. Jordan Foley (L’21) received a call from a fellow service member about the suicide of a friend — a veteran whose start-up business had failed.
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