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Innocence Project attorney Yosha Gunasekera advised aspiring public interest lawyers at a lunchtime event.

Top Public Interest Lawyers Visit, Teach as Georgetown Law 'Leaders-in-Residence'

December 19, 2023 Campus News Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Impacting Change Public Interest & Community Service

Some days, Innocence Project attorney Yosha Gunasekera told an audience of aspiring public interest lawyers, she feels like a cold-case detective as she combs through transcripts, autopsy records, police reports and crime scene footage in search of evidence that could exonerate clients who have been wrongfully convicted.

U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi

‘Know Your Why,’ Pelosi Advises 1L Students

November 1, 2023 Campus News Congress

Alternating between inspirational advice and anecdotes from a career in the trenches of Capitol Hill, U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi, H’02 (D-Calif.), Speaker Emerita of the U.S. House of Representatives, delivered Georgetown Law’s 2023 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture on October 26 to an audience of 1L students in the newly renovated Hart Auditorium.