Students and graduate fellows at Georgetown Law's Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, directed by Professor Brian Wolfman, have secured a victory for a Memphis man who spent 17 years in prison — more than seven years greater than the maximum statutory sentence — for unlawful possession of ammunition.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy will co-host a half-day conference on the 20-year legacy of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and how to protect children’s privacy in the new digital era.
On October 23, a panel of experts will discuss Georgetown Law Professor Anne Fleming’s book City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance (Harvard University Press, January 2018). The panel, moderated by Professor David Vladeck, the A.B. Chettle, Jr…
Georgetown Law celebrated in a big way at Reunion 2018: more than 1700 alumni and guests registered for events during October 19-21. Five alumni were honored for their enormous contributions to the profession.
As Trump Defends Blocking Critics on Twitter, ICAP Argues for First Amendment Protections in the Digital AgeOctober 19, 2018 Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) argued in an amicus brief filed today that President Trump’s use of Twitter to silence dissenters violates the First Amendment.
WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law and the Metropolitan Police Department will celebrate the first graduating class and welcome the second class to their innovative “Police for Tomorrow Fellowship” at Georgetown Law on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
“Celebrating Commons Scholarship” was the theme of a conference at Georgetown Law October 5-6, where scholars explored economics, inequality, stewardship, housing, development, the environment and more in the context of commons theory.
Student Groups, O’Neill Institute, Office of Equity & Inclusion Host Events on the #MeToo Movement, Sexual Violence and the Path to ChangeOctober 15, 2018 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Feminism & Gender Studies
“The last few weeks have been hard — as individuals, as a community, and as a country…” said Emily Clarke (L’20), president of the Women’s Legal Alliance at Georgetown Law. “We have been forced to grapple with questions of power, gender, credibility and integrity. Some of us have dealt with this in our classes. Watching the [Supreme Court nomination] hearings and discussing their impact. Many of us have huddled with our friends and tried to attach the right words to how we are feeling. But even more of us have sat alone, wondering how this could be happening and where we are supposed to go from here.”
Georgetown Climate Center officials say its effort to help a Washington, D.C. neighborhood plan for climate change was unique. Now they can call it award-winning.
If perseverance was a law school class, Hargur Jaggi (LL.M.’06) could develop the syllabus.