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…
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.
Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. Walter Scott. Freddie Gray. Sam DuBose. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Terence Crutcher. “[These] are just some of the names on a long list of unarmed black boys and men who were killed by police officers…
In Professor Brian Wolfman’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, students Caitlin Anderson (L’18), Jarrett Colby (L’18), Joyce Dela Pena (L’18) and Ian Engdahl (L’18) drafted a brief on a rehearing after Alvarez v. City of Brownsville was decided by a Fifth Circuit panel last June.
When Taylor Weaver (L’17) was taking Professor Anthony Cook’s Law and Entrepreneurship Practicum in the fall of 2016, he realized that minority college students with science and technology backgrounds (STEM) were not getting the right opportunities to launch their careers — such as paid internships with the federal government.
Brian Reichart (L’12) hasn’t given up on the client he volunteered to represent in Georgetown Law’s Community Justice Project Clinic.
Georgetown Law’s Juvenile Justice Initiative (JJI) received the Juvenile Justice Leadership Award at the 8th Annual Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) Juvenile Justice Summit in Washington, D.C., on August 11.
Georgetown Law Students, Professors Play Big Role in Supreme Court Win on Behalf of Children with DisabilitiesMarch 28, 2017 Clinics Constitutional Law & Theory
Claire Chevrier (L’17) was sitting in Professor David Vladeck’s Federal Courts class on March 22 when Anna Deffebach (L’17) texted her with the news: the Supreme Court held in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District that public schools must provide children with disabilities an educational program that is “appropriately ambitious” in light of the child’s circumstances.