Post Tagged with: "justice"

COURTESY ALLYN ROSENBERGER

VIEWPOINT: In Relentless Pursuit of Justice

Georgetown, my heart. Thank you. Thank you for surrounding me with passionate, intelligent, driven and justice-seeking people. Thank you for teaching me the importance of speaking up and speaking out, and for helping me to develop my voice. Thank you for putting so many professors, friends and mentors in my[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
JESUS RODRIGUEZ/THE HOYA
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about her life experiences and perspective on gender equality on Thursday.

Justice Ginsburg Denounces Unconscious Gender Bias

The law should not prevent women from pursuing their aspirations, said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a discussion in Gaston Hall yesterday. Society’s perception of women has evolved but certain underlying challenges remain toward achieving full gender equity, Ginsburg said. “The challenge is more daunting than the one[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A Balance of Law and Politics

Exactly six months ago, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit, to fill the vacant seat left by Justice Antonin Scalia in the Supreme Court. Although it has been seven months since Scalia’s death, there has not been a[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

FLEMING-KLINK: Prejudice Pervades Our Justice System

Our criminal justice system is not broken. Instead, it works with breathtaking, astonishing effectiveness — without flaw, inconvenience or inefficiency — to achieve its purpose: the subjugation of impoverished communities and communities of color in America. Conversations about criminal justice cannot take place in the absence of our nation’s historical[Read More…]

Scalia’s Legal Lessons

Scalia’s Legal Lessons

On Saturday, a small local newspaper, the San Antonio Express-News, reported that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a west Texas ranch. A Georgetown alumnus and Supreme Court justice known for his intellect and wit, Scalia’s death immediately sparked a political firestorm. Due to his record as[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY Courtney Maduike
GUWOC Outreach Chair Courtney Maduike (SFS ’17) led a panel on diversity and race with Ayo Aruleba (COL ’17), Asha Thanki (SFS ’17), Gilda Gallardo (COL ’17) and Tanner Davis (SFS ’17).

Students Discuss Diverse Experiences of Race at Georgetown

Georgetown University Women of Color hosted its annual “Race at Georgetown” dialogue in an effort to discuss issues of race and diversity within the larger campus community in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Tuesday night. The event was held in conjunction with the “What’s a Hoya?” initiative, focusing on freshman[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

SCHALL: Sometimes, Wrong Can Be Right

For Christmas, a friend sent me a pleasant book with well-known facts that everyone gets wrong. For example, “Where is Scotland Yard?” The answer is “Scotland Yard is in England.” Another example of a question is, “Where in the Bible is gambling condemned?” It turns out that it isn’t —[Read More…]

by January 26, 2014 0 comments Opinion

DCPS Lacks Justice and Integrity

To the Editor: I am a 1965 graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. I recently retired after 42 years as a history teacher in the D.C. Public Schools. The following is an open letter to University President John J. DeGioia: I am very disappointed that you conferred an[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Opinion

For Christmas, a friend sent me a pleasant book with well-known facts that everyone gets wrong. For example, “Where is Scotland Yard?” The answer is “Scotland Yard is in England.” Another example of a question is, “Where in the Bible is gambling condemned?” It turns out that it isn’t —[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Students Should Work To End RJC Suspension

Georgetown students have a hair-trigger ability to raise a fuss over any injustice, be it on campus or in a far-away country. So why is it that the Residential Judicial Council, a student-run council that acts as a judicial arm of the Office of Student Conduct and Residence Life, can[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Opinion