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.
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.
Georgetown Law and its O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law will host “American Injustice: A Legal Action Agenda for Racial Disparities in Health” on Thursday, July 23.
Georgetown Law’s Innovative Policing Program offers law enforcement agencies “active bystandership” training to prevent harm
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…
At Georgetown Law, a Summa Cum Laude, or “with highest praise” honor is granted at the sole discretion of the faculty. In the J.D. class of 2020, only one student, Erin Sielaff, received a Summa Cum Laude degree.
Melissa McCafferty (Law/SSP '23), a Coast Guard veteran who begins a dual-degree program in law and security studies at Georgetown this fall, has been selected as a 2020 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Dean William M. Treanor has been reappointed as executive vice president and dean of Georgetown University Law Center.
After 2-Year Search for Answers, Mother of Marqueese Alston Sues D.C. Police for Fatally Shooting her SonJune 12, 2020 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Press Releases
Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic files $100 million wrongful death suit on behalf of Kenithia Alston
Georgetown Law today announced preliminary plans for the coming fall semester that would allow students to attend classes on campus.