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New Faculty: Professor Yael Cannon

August 26, 2019 Faculty Health Law

The summer before college, Professor Yael Cannon volunteered through AmeriCorps with a food bank in Washington, D.C., driving a van to summer camps and public housing complexes, bringing food to low-income children who were no longer getting meals at school.

New Faculty: Professor Jonah Perlin

August 26, 2019 Faculty

In the fall of 2009, Professor Jonah Perlin (L’12) was a 1L student in Georgetown Law’s Section 2, taking Legal Research and Writing with Professor Kristen Tiscione.

New Faculty: Professor K-Sue Park

August 26, 2019

To many Americans, the financial crisis of the late 2000s was a singular episode of the recent past, in which homeownership became a casualty of late capitalism and its capacity to financialize nearly every aspect of modern life.

New Faculty: Professor Laura Moy

August 26, 2019 Faculty

In an era of expanding video surveillance, data brokers and facial recognition software, what do we mean when we talk about “privacy”?

New Faculty: Professor Amanda Levendowski

August 26, 2019 Faculty

Although Professor Amanda Levendowski was a college mock trial national champion in 2010, law school wasn’t always a given. An artist of sorts, she interned at independent publishing houses and was captivated by mash-ups, songs or videos created by…

As incoming students last year, 2L students Megan Lipsky and Chiemeka Onwuanaegbule participated in the inaugural class of RISE, a program for applicants from historically underrepresented backgrounds. This year, 67 incoming J.D. students will participate in the pre-Orientation from August 18 to 23.

RISE Program Helps 1Ls From Historically Underrepresented Backgrounds to Thrive

August 19, 2019 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Race & Law

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.

Alexandra Givens of Georgetown Law's Institute for Technology Law & Policy with D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and Georgetown Law Professor David Vladeck at "Tech Foundations for Congressional Staff" on August 13.

Tech Foundations: Congressional Staff Learn the Latest at Georgetown Law

August 16, 2019 Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property

Today, new technologies are created faster than regulation can keep up — and the legal issues are not always easy to predict. Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy hosts an annual program for congressional staff to help address that gap. This year’s program, the Institute’s third such event, explored the business models, legal frameworks and real-world impact of new and emerging technologies.