“Color of Surveillance” Conference Explores Racial Bias of Government Monitoring

Posted on April 13, 2016

What is the Color of Surveillance? To some, it’s a “racial gaze,” a system that demands a submissive response from those persons being watched. It’s present in schools, where children are looked on with suspicion just...

Report by Human Rights Institute, Women’s Refugee Commission, Calls for Policies That Ensure All Children’s Access to School

Posted on April 11, 2016

Recent raids by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have had a chilling effect on the education of recently arrived children – including those seeking asylum from the violence in Central America – according to a...

Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality to Release New Report with Innovative Solutions to Long-Term Unemployment

Posted on April 11, 2016

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality will host a press call at 11 a.m. to release a new report, “Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs.”This report, the...

Professor J. Peter Byrne Installed as John Hampton Baumgartner Chair

Posted on April 6, 2016

The installation of Georgetown Law Professor J. Peter Byrne as the inaugural John Hampton Baumgartner Jr. Chair in Real Property Law on April 4 not only celebrated Byrne’s distinguished career in land use and historic preservation...

Dash Conference on Human Rights: “Protecting the Rights of Children: International Norms and Domestic Opportunities”

Posted on April 6, 2016

WHAT:The Samuel Dash Conference on Human Rights, “Protecting the Rights of Children: International Norms and Domestic Opportunities," will feature the report launch of the Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Fact-Finding Project, Ensuring Every Undocumented Student Succeeds:...

A Conversation to Celebrate Professor David Cole’s Engines of Liberty — The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional Law

Posted on April 4, 2016

WHAT: A Conversation to Celebrate Professor David Cole’s Engines of Liberty — The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional LawWHEN:Thursday, April 75:30 p.m.WHERE:Georgetown University Law CenterGewirz Student Center, 12th Floor120 F Street, N.W.Washington, D.C., 20001NOTE:How did...