The Judicial Innovation Fellowship will bring experienced technologists and designers into state, local, and tribal courts to develop technology-based solutions that improve the public’s access to justice. This first-of-its-kind program launched on…
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Andriy Kostin took part in an event highlighting the Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine, a novel international justice initiative in which Georgetown Law's Center on National Security is playing a key role.
Georgetown Law Federal Legislation Clinic Helps Catalyze White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and HealthOctober 14, 2022 Campus News Clinics Congress Impacting Change Legislation and Administrative Law Public Interest & Community Service
Students in the Georgetown Law Federal Legislation Clinic were glued to the clinic’s televisions on September 28 as they watched the live stream of the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health – an event they helped make happen.
“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.
Late last summer, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a call to action. Lawyers and law students were urgently needed, he said, to help respond to a looming eviction crisis in the United States.
In her new book, “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth,” Blume Professor of Law Kristin Henning writes about her 26 years defending Black children prosecuted for offenses including “horseplay” on the Metro, throwing snowballs…
“As educators, we are responsible for teaching students how they can support the health and well-being of all people… Doing so demands that we reenvision both the role that access to justice plays in health equity and the way we train future health care teams.”
During his second year at Georgetown Law, Lt. Jordan Foley (L’21) received a call from a fellow service member about the suicide of a friend — a veteran whose start-up business had failed.
Mia Penning (LL.M. ‘19) had long dreamed of a career in international human rights, but she was unsure how to pivot from her corporate law job to a position in public interest law.
In early March, when it became clear that the COVID-19 pandemic would force Georgetown University to suspend on-campus classes and activities -- at least temporarily -- Georgetown Law’s faculty and staff pivoted quickly.
Caught in a contentious divorce and custody battle, without a lawyer by her side, Irina Orlov1 broke down in tears as she faced the court. “It was miserable,” she recalled. “I said to the judge, ‘All I want is the kids, I don’t want anything…