During the fall semester at Georgetown Law, Allegra Kauffman (L’19) spent a lot of time downloading apps and playing games she found on Google Play, the app store for the Android operating system.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
The South Texas Family Residential Center in remote Dilley, Texas, is hard to find and hard to get to. Located 80 miles southwest of San Antonio, it is the largest family detention center in the United States, with capacity for 2,400 women and children awaiting the possibility of an asylum hearing.
Tiauna Mathieu (L’19) was inspired to become a lawyer, she says, in a sixth grade law and government class where half of the class served as the prosecution and half served as the defense.
Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy Looks at Child Online Privacy Law 20 Years LaterNovember 5, 2018 Clinics Juveniles Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
At 20 years old, a landmark child online privacy law is well past the age of the kids it was designed to protect.
Students and graduate fellows at Georgetown Law's Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, directed by Professor Brian Wolfman, have secured a victory for a Memphis man who spent 17 years in prison — more than seven years greater than the maximum statutory sentence — for unlawful possession of ammunition.
In an aggressive deregulatory era for environmental protection, and with an unprecedented sense of urgency, environmental law scholars at Georgetown Law prepare the next generation of attorneys.
The Georgetown Climate Center’s involvement in a pair of events in early September demonstrates how its efforts to address climate change extend both locally and globally.
Building Resilience in an “Unprecedented Crisis of Displacement”: From Around the World, Refugee and Migration Judges Come to Georgetown LawAugust 13, 2018 Clinics Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law
More than 90 refugee and migration judges from approximately 30 countries gathered at Georgetown Law in August, and with crushing caseloads and lives often in the balance, the issues were critical.
As Patrick Campbell (C’92) tells the story, he was in an intense negotiation session in California when he glanced at his phone and did something uncharacteristic for a seasoned attorney. He let out “a noticeable shout,” Campbell recounted with a laugh, “in front of my clients.”
Georgetown Law’s Appellate Litigation Clinic is often compared to a boutique appellate firm, with Clinic Director Erica Hashimoto (L’97) as senior partner, one or two Fellows as junior partners, and 16 third-year law students acting as closely supervised…