Georgetown Law Professor Adam Levitin told Congress that a “perverse” provision of current bankruptcy law will further enrich the billionaire Sackler family that owns the company most associated with the opioid crisis. In testimony at a House Judiciary…
Members of Congress, Regulators and Bank CEOs Join Georgetown Law IIEL’s Juneteenth Forum on Financial InclusionJune 17, 2021 Business & Financial Regulation Congress Faculty International Economic Law
Minority-owned banks have long played an outsized role in providing financial services to traditionally underserved communities, particularly access to credit.
Georgetown Law has announced this year’s recipients of its annual awards for members of its faculty.
Install more bike racks on campus. Give discounts to students who bring their own mugs. Upgrade outdated heating and lighting systems, replace old windows, and use solar panels. Promote sustainability on campus and with other departments and law schools.
What’s the long-term impact of a criminal sentence? Professor Neel Sukhatme wins a Carnegie Fellowship to find out.April 27, 2021 Criminal Law Faculty
As an economist and a law professor, Neel Sukhatme has long infused his legal work with insights that only empirical research methods can deliver. Now the Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded him a major prize to investigate a phenomenon our criminal…
It was the most closely watched trial in years: former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin faced charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a tragedy that dominated headlines and sparked waves of protest for racial justice last summer.
When Nardos Bekele (L‘21) learned about the opportunity to seek “compassionate release” for incarcerated people with underlying health conditions during the pandemic, she jumped at the chance.
Last week, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill that creates a host of restrictions on voting including criminalizing providing food and water to voters waiting in line.
What Should you Know About the Filibuster? Professor Caroline Fredrickson, a Senate Veteran, Weighs InMarch 31, 2021 Congress Faculty Legislation and Administrative Law
Distinguished Visitor from Practice Caroline Fredrickson spent a good part of her career in the Senate -- including as deputy chief of staff to then-Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle -- before leading the American Constitution Society for a decade…
Georgetown Law’s deep and broad bench of environmental law experts gathered earlier this month to discuss former President Trump’s environmental track record and the Biden’s administration’s new direction.