Days after a malfunctioning app wreaked chaos on the Iowa Caucus, Georgetown Law convened leading scholars, policymakers, technologists and journalists to examine the challenges technology poses to the electoral process.
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.
More than half the nation’s estimated 6 million disenfranchised citizens are formerly incarcerated Americans living in states with “modern poll tax” requirements, says report by Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic and the Campaign Legal Center
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.
Section 3 first year students Natalie Tverdynin (L'21), Jeremy Penn (L’21) and Akshay Nelakurti (L’21) had some unexpected free time on the morning of March 21. So the three friends went to hear oral arguments of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit — with Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland (H’18), Judge Sri Srinivasan and Judge A. Raymond Randolph.
Nicqelle Godfrey would not take no for an answer.
For Election Day 2018, we talked to the experts on the work that’s being done at Georgetown Law with respect to voting rights, election integrity, campaign finance and more. Professor Aderson François of Georgetown Law’s Voting Rights Institute;…
Poor and uneven response rates expected, says new report released by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality
Distinguished Visitor from Practice Paul M. Smith Ready to Reframe Wisconsin Gerrymandering ChallengeJune 18, 2018 Election Law
Distinguished Visitor from Practice Paul M. Smith had high hopes that the Supreme Court would declare the Wisconsin legislative districting plan — known as Act 43 — at issue in Gill v. Whitford an unconstitutional gerrymander. Smith argued the case before the Court on October 3.
Distinguished Visitor Paul Smith, Rep. Jamie Raskin and Trent England Debate "Electoral College v. Popular Vote"January 26, 2018 Election Law
Trent England and Rep. Jamie Raskin debate the merits of the electoral college versus the popular vote in U.S. presidential elections at a panel discussion at Georgetown Law on January 24. Should America change the way it elects a U.S. President? “Electoral…
Distinguished Visitor Paul Smith, Rep. Jamie Raskin and Trent England Face Off At "Electoral College v. Popular Vote"January 25, 2018 Election Law
Should America change the way it elects a U.S. President? “Electoral College v. Popular Vote” — co-hosted by Georgetown Law’s Federalist Society and Students for Democratic Reform — on January 24 debated that question. U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin…