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Juvenile Justice Initiative Hosts “The Right to Remain Children: Race and Juvenile Justice 50 Years After Gault”

Posted on May 18, 2017

When Devontae Sanford was just 14 years old, he was arrested for murdering four drug dealers in Detroit, just around the corner from his home. He confessed to the crime, entered a plea on the advice...

Georgetown Law’s New Institute for Technology Law & Policy Announces Appointment of Gigi Sohn as Distinguished Fellow

Posted on May 16, 2017

Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy today announced the appointment of Gigi Sohn as a Distinguished Fellow.   A renowned public interest lawyer who has worked in communications and technology policy for nearly 30 years,...

Georgetown Law Students Win National Moot Court Competition (and Other Victories)

Posted on May 15, 2017

Georgetown Law students Kyle Crawford (L’17) and Anna Deffebach (L’17) finished ahead of teams from 15 other law schools at the annual Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship, hosted by the University of Houston Law...

Georgetown Law Hosts “The Right to Remain Children: Race and Juvenile Justice 50 Years after Gault”

Posted on May 11, 2017

The Right to Remain Children Symposium is happening on May 16. Watch the live webcast here.WHATTo mark the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that guaranteed appointed counsel to accused youth, many of the...

Georgetown Law Hosts Conference on Rule of Law Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism

Posted on May 9, 2017

 On May 4, Georgetown Law hosted “Rule of Law Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism,” a conference of the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative (ROLI). And with expertise in so many relevant areas — national...

Zachary Mason (L'16)

Members of the Georgetown Law Community Honored for Legal Achievement

Posted on May 9, 2017

Zachary Mason (L’16) has won a 2017 Distinguished Legal Writing Award, part of the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement, for his note, "Online Loans Across State Lines: Protecting Peer-to-Peer Lending Through the Exportation Doctrine." Mason, who...

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