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(L-R) Commission Staff Director Mauro Morales, Professor Victoria Nourse and her husband, Richard Cupitt

Professor Victoria Nourse Appointed to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

March 29, 2023 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Faculty Impacting Change

President Joe Biden has appointed Professor Victoria Nourse to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent federal agency whose mission is “to inform the development of national civil rights policy and enhance enforcement of federal civil rights laws.”  Nourse, who is the Ralph V. Whitworth Professor in Law, was sworn in earlier this month as one of eight commissioners and will serve a six-year term.

Deborah Archer, ACLU President and Associate Dean and Professor of Clinical Law at NYU, presented the keynote talk at a Georgetown Law symposium on legal clinics and racial justice.

ACLU President Challenges Law School Clinics to Push for Systemic Change and Racial Justice

March 13, 2023 Campus News Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Clinics Faculty Impacting Change Our Alumni Public Interest & Community Service Race & Law

Some ninety professors, activists, students, lawyers and other stakeholders from across the country gathered at Georgetown Law March 3 for a day-long symposium titled “Promoting Justice: Advancing Racial Equity through Student Practice in Legal Clinics…

Shortly after stepping down from the Treasury Department, Prof. Itai Grinberg spoke about his time there at a recent Georgetown Law conference on international taxation.

The Re-entry Interview: After Securing Landmark International Tax Agreement, Prof. Itai Grinberg Returns to Campus

February 23, 2023 Campus News Faculty International Economic Law Tax Law

Professor Itai Grinberg’s last two years have been busy ones, full of travel to international capitals, seven-day work weeks and 16-hour days of meetings and negotiations. But in the end, he helped achieve a top item on the United States’ international economic agenda: a first-ever global minimum corporate tax (GMT).

L-R: Panelists Reginald Brown and Kristin Amerling and moderator Jim Townsend of the Levin Center, speaking at the event “How the January 6 Committee Broke the Mold: What it Means for Future Oversight.”

The January 6 Committee: Understanding its Innovation and Impact

February 3, 2023 Campus News Congress

It’s not often that a Congressional oversight committee hearing can draw the same number of TV viewers as a prime-time football game. But last October, some 20 million people tuned into the first public hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.