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Parkland, Georgetown Law Student Speak at O’Neill Institute Panel on Gun Violence, Health & 2nd Amendment

Posted on March 27, 2018

“February 14 was supposed to be a day of love and happiness…” Dara Jaffe, a freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, said at Georgetown Law on March 26 — speaking just days...

Georgetown Law Chapter Hosts Federalist Society’s 2018 National Student Symposium

Posted on March 19, 2018

 Justice Clarence Thomas may disagree with some of his colleagues on points of law now and then, but the atmosphere at the Supreme Court is a civil one, he told law students from across the country,...

ICE Violating First Amendment by Targeting Immigrant Rights Advocates for Deportation, Legal Groups Say

Posted on March 23, 2018

In new brief, Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University explain why deportation in retaliation for protected speech violates the First AmendmentThe First Amendment prohibits...

Report: Arrests of D.C. Girls Rising Sharply

Posted on March 23, 2018

WASHINGTON – Arrests of girls in the District of Columbia have increased dramatically, even while overall youth arrests are down, according to new research released today by Georgetown Law’s Juvenile Justice Initiative and Rights4Girls. From 2007 to 2016...

New Research Shows Arrests Of D.C. Girls Rising Sharply

Posted on March 21, 2018

WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law’s Juvenile Justice Initiative and Rights4Girls will present the findings of their new report, “Beyond the Walls: A Look at Girls in D.C.’s Juvenile Justice System” on Thursday, March 22.WHATArrests of girls in...

Law Enforcement Leaders and Prosecutors Defend DACA

Posted on March 20, 2018

ICAP coauthors brief signed by 63 top law enforcement officials arguing DACA program increases cooperation with police and improves public safetyOver 60 prominent national law enforcement leaders, including current sitting Police Chiefs,Sheriffs, District Attorneys, State’s Attorneys,...

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