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Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, Muslim Chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Hassan Ahmad (L'21), Sarah Jonny (L'21), and Tooba Hussain (L'21) onstage in Hart Auditorium.

Muslim Law Students Association Hosts a Conversation with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

October 29, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Congress

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), one of the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress, was born to Palestinian parents. Her father came to the United States at 19, with a fourth-grade education. His first job was at the Ford plant outside of Detroit. He became a member of the United Auto Workers. And he would inspire his 14 children with respect to labor rights.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser delivered the 2019-2020 Philip A. Hart Memorial Lecture on September 4.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Delivers the 2019-2020 Hart Lecture

September 6, 2019 Congress

“I am here to make the case for D.C. statehood,” said Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser, as she delivered the 2019-2020 Philip A. Hart Memorial Lecture at Georgetown Law on September 4. “To underscore the great injustice of disenfranchising more than 700,000 Washingtonians, taxpaying Americans, and to shed light on the fact that the injustices don’t end there — that our lack of statehood has far-reaching consequences on the day-to-day lives of the people I represent.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)(H'02), with Ashley Nicolas (L'19) and Dean William M. Treanor before the May 16 event.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (H’02) to 2019 Graduates: “Know Your Power”

May 16, 2019 Congress

“Look at your beautiful futures, the magnificent education you have received here, grounded in the values of Georgetown, and enlightened by the quality of your professors… We love to take great pride in the fact that you are right down the street from us, studying the laws that we have made…” said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.)(H’02) as she addressed some of Georgetown Law’s 2019 graduates.