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.”
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 topics.
WASHINGTON – Amidst high demand, Georgetown University Law Center’s Innovative Policing Program has selected the first 34 agencies to join the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, a national training and support initiative focused…
The shocking images of Minneapolis police pinning down and killing George Floyd on Memorial Day set off a nationwide wave of protests and impassioned public debate on how to finally end not only police brutality, but centuries of inequality and injustice.
Georgetown Law’s Innovative Policing Program Launches Project ABLE to Help Police Departments Build a Culture of Active BystandershipJuly 8, 2020 Criminal Law Race & Law
Four years ago, the Minneapolis Police Department added a “duty to intervene” policy to the books. But when Officer Derek Chauvin planted his knee on George Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, three other officers did nothing to stop him.
The police killing of George Floyd has spurred mass protests and a national conversation on ending police brutality and racial injustice. This series aims to educate and empower individuals, communities and the next generation of leaders pursuing meaningful…
On Thursday, May 28 at 11 AM EDT, Georgetown Law hosted a panel discussion about the COVID-19 crisis in prison and jails, its impact on prisoners and the wider community, and the path forward. Four professors on the frontlines of addressing the crisis…
It’s an exciting time to be black at Georgetown.
In a fitting way to honor and carry on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life work, 10 juvenile defenders from across the country recently gathered at Georgetown Law over a chilly MLK holiday weekend.
A Family Lens is Key to Addressing Racial Inequality, Fordham Law Scholar Says in Georgetown Law ReturnFebruary 11, 2020 Race & Law
Opening her lecture on “Race, Community and Belonging: A Blueprint for the 21st Century” at Georgetown Law last month, Fordham Law Professor Robin Lenhardt recalled the words of her great great grandfather — a gravedigger in tiny Des Arc, Arkansas — as relayed by her grandmother.
When Megan Lipsky (L’21) was preparing to go to Georgetown Law from the University of Miami in the summer of 2018, she learned about a new Georgetown program called RISE. Officially launched last year, RISE is designed to support incoming J.D. students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in law school and lawyering — including but not limited to racial, ethnic, geographic, socioeconomic, and first-generation college backgrounds.