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.
Shortly after Election Day, two leading scholars on race, history and justice came together for a panel discussion, “Now What? Racial Justice After the 2020 Election.”
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…
Georgetown Law’s Innovative Policing Program offers law enforcement agencies “active bystandership” training to prevent harm
For Mark Vatch (L’20), public service runs in the blood. So when the novel coronavirus struck his hometown, he did what came naturally: he rushed to the front lines of the pandemic to provide emergency medical care, risking his own life to save the lives of others.
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Feb. 27, at Georgetown Law, current and former public officials will discuss state and local alternatives to stagnant federal action on addressing hate crimes and online extremist recruitment.
At first glance, the case might an unlikely choice for Georgetown Law’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic: A bartender and her middle-aged mother appeal from the dismissal of their lawsuit for false arrest and malicious prosecution, after being jailed…
Georgetown Law’s Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) partnered with the law firm Holland & Knight on Friday, September 20, hosting a Policy & Pizza series on efforts to expand tribal sovereignty in the 116th Congress.
Georgetown Law Dedicates “Tower Green” to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)(Professor Emerita, H'18)April 24, 2019 Campus News Faculty Public Interest & Community Service
On April 23, Georgetown Law dedicated its “Tower Green” to Congresswoman and Professor Emerita Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).
By the spring of 2017, funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) had come under attack. The independent nonprofit was established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low income Americans.
The crisis of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy stems from many causes and failures. On April 9, Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life sponsored a timely and much-needed dialogue with survivors, clergy, attorneys for the Catholic Church, attorneys for survivors, canon law and civil law experts, media, social workers and more.