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Free Speech Project Panel on Charlottesville Probes Bounds of Expression

The line is blurred between free speech and speech that is harmful or violent enough to be curtailed, according to four experts at a Georgetown University Free Speech Project panel Monday. Speaking to an audience that filled Gaston Hall’s lower level, the panelists examined the aftermath of this summer’s white[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER
David Cole has been named the American Civil Liberties Union's new legal director.

GULC Professor Named ACLU’s National Legal Director

Georgetown Law Professor David Cole will serve as the American Civil Liberties Union’s new national legal director, the organization announced July 22. Cole, the GULC’s inaugural George J. Mitchell Professor, will take leave from Georgetown to spearhead the ACLU’s work, litigate on its behalf before the Supreme Court and ensure[Read More…]

by August 14, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Councilmember Introduces Student Privacy Bill

D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large) introduced the Protecting Students Digital Privacy Act of 2016 on Jan. 19, which seeks to provide D.C. Public Schools students with additional security and independence when using both school-owned and personal devices. When Grosso introduced the bill at a D.C. City Council meeting, he[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Mayor Tightens Gun Control

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier displayed more than 60 illegal guns recently seized by the MPD at a press conference Sept. 8 to highlight the Bowser administration’s commitment to reducing the number of illegal guns bought and sold in the city. The women discussed the[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

ACLU Holds Talk on DC Issues

The Future Leaders Council of the American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation’s Capital held an event Friday on civil rights issues, primarily those concerning Washington, D.C., in an effort to increase the group’s visibility to college and high school students. “We really just want to get the ACLU out[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments City News, News

ACLU Plans to Sue Metro Over Random Bag Searches

Local chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union launched a campaign against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s random bag search policy last month and are now considering a legal challenge, according to the Washington Examiner. “Random searches on our regional public transit systems, which accommodate millions of passengers annually,[Read More…]

by March 22, 2011 0 comments City News, News