“Wherever you practice, however long you are an attorney, I want you to think of yourselves as public interest lawyers,” said former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., addressing the Georgetown Law Class of 2022 on April 14.
In a series of engaging one-on-one conversations, Georgetown Law faculty members are assessing the far-reaching implications of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. Topics include impeachment, race and extremism, policing, and technology and democracy.
In the days since the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, many Georgetown Law professors have shared their expertise on a wide range of relevant topics: the rights, responsibilities and limitations of the various branches of government; the rise of…
As Dean William M. Treanor is fond of saying, “Georgetown Law students choose to study in the place where laws are made.”
The day after Election Day, against a backdrop of continued uncertainty and breaking news alerts, Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor convened a panel of professors for “Making Sense of the Election: Norms, Process, & Rule of Law.”
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, September 30, Georgetown Law’s Project on State and Local Government and Policy Law program (SALPAL) presents a live discussion: “Secretary of State: Behind-the-Scenes Guardian of the 2020 Elections.” WHAT Hear the…
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.
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.