On July 25, Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic and Campaign Legal Center released “Can’t Pay, Can’t Vote: A National Survey on the Modern Day Poll Tax.” The report is one of the first comprehensive studies of how voting rights restoration schemes deny the right to vote to those who cannot afford to pay legal debt.
Project ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) will support law enforcement agencies across the country in building a successful culture of peer intervention, also known as active bystandership.
Lamiya Rahman (C’08, L’14) and Pepis Rodriguez (L’15) never met the plaintiff, but they knew the legal challenges she faced as an unwed mother in Kenya. Back in 2013, as students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at Georgetown Law, they had drafted a complaint and brief to be filed on her behalf in Africa.
On July 9, Professor Angela Campbell, who directs the Institute for Public Representation’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic, testified before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary in a hearing on “Protecting Innocence in a Digital World, chaired…
Think of the impact cases that Georgetown Law clinics generally take on, and a state-law contract dispute over a home-mortgage modification might not be the first thing that comes to mind.
Just before graduation, Claire Cahill (L’19), Aaron Steeg (L’19) and Dominick Schumacher (L’19) had an extra reason to celebrate.
Criminal Defense & Prisoner Advocacy Clinic Advocates for Maryland Woman Seeking Release from PrisonMay 14, 2019 Clinics Criminal Law Faculty Impacting Change
Fransharon Jackson has done what’s been asked of her since she was sentenced in 1998 to life in prison.
Natalie Khawam (L’05): Bringing Skills Learned in Georgetown Law’s Federal Legislation Clinic to LifeApril 30, 2019 Clinics Impacting Change Military Our Alumni
Green Beret Sfc. Richard Stayskal fought in Iraq and earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star when serving our country as a Marine Sniper.
Georgetown Law Civil Rights Clinic and National Fair Housing Alliance File Federal Lawsuit to Rein in Housing DiscriminationApril 23, 2019 Clinics Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a lawsuit filed yesterday, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) joined forces with the Georgetown Law Civil Rights Clinic to sue a District landlord to challenge a discriminatory practice that contributes to the widespread…
Brennan Gilmore sued Jones and others who made false and defamatory statements about him after he filmed deadly car attack at 2017 “Unite the Right” rally
As a child in rural Montana, Jenadee Nanini (L’17, LL.M.’18) knew at an early age that her parents had hearts for those in need.