"True compassion is more than flinging coins to a beggar...it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 4, 1967
The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy is the nation’s premier law journal on poverty issues. The Journal’s missions is to bring an end to the desperate conditions in the United States. Consistent with this mission, Journal staff members take part in local community outreach.
The Journal publishes articles from distinguished law professors and practitioners in poverty-related fields. The Journal also features student research and “voices” of persons living in poverty.