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Guidelines Bar Housing Discrimination Based on Criminal Records

Refusing housing to Washington, D.C. residents with criminal records constitutes discrimination, according to guidelines released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development on April 4. The guidelines are based on the 1968 Fair Housing Act passed, which prohibits barring any individual from buying or renting a residence based on[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Prisons and Justice Initiative Seeks to Ignite Reform

Georgetown officially launched the Prisons and Justice Initiative to examine the problems of mass incarceration in the United States at its inaugural event in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. The panel discussion, entitled “Reversing the Tide of Mass Incarceration: Prospects for Prison Reform,” featured Georgetown University Law Center professors Paul Butler[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top