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.
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.
Professor Vida Johnson always knew that she would end up doing civil rights work.
Georgetown Law’s greatest strength, apart from our students, is our world-class 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.
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.
In an era of expanding video surveillance, data brokers and facial recognition software, what do we mean when we talk about “privacy”?
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…
A Salvadoran man will be able to stay in the United States thanks to his two student-lawyers (now alumni), their mentors at Georgetown Law’s Appellate Litigation Clinic and a precedent-setting decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
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.
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.