Post Tagged with: "supreme court"

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praised growing equality for women in the legal field in an address at the Law Center.

Justice Ginsburg Praises Higher Representation of Women in Law

Opportunities for women in the legal field have improved drastically over the past 50 years, said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Georgetown University Law Center on Wednesday afternoon. Ginsburg, speaking to first-year students at GULC, said the industry has seen a monumental shift toward gender equity in[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Law Center Students, Professors Help Win Supreme Court Case

Three Georgetown University Law Center students working with the GULC Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic contributed to the legal defense of students with mental and physical disabilities in a Supreme Court case, which was decided 8-0 in their favor March 22. Led by Brian Wolfman, a GULC professor who directs the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about her most memorable moments at an event Thursday.

Ginsburg Recalls Landmark Cases, Talks New Book

The United States should strive to be a welcoming place for both diversity and the freedom to express one’s views, argued U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at a promotional event Thursday evening for her book, which was co-written by two Georgetown University Law Center professors. At the event,[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Upholding Judicial Independence

PETROCHEILOS: Upholding Judicial Independence

President Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban calling for the “extreme vetting” of people from seven Muslim-majority countries has provoked intense reactions, rallies and protests in airports across the country and anger on both sides of the aisle. But is this ban, which limits nationals from Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LUX: Focus Efforts to Fight for Women

LUX: Focus Efforts to Fight for Women

Conservative Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker wrote this weekend that “to review the left’s reaction to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is to infer he’s the spawn of Dracula — a cruel and bloodless beast who shrinks from the light and plays havoc with history.” Though Parker is dismissive of[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Obama Solidifies Substantial Legacy

Presidential legacy is a tricky balance of the good, the bad and the scandalous. Should we remember former president Franklin D. Roosevelt for the New Deal without recalling his policy of Japanese internment? Should the Monica Lewinsky scandal overshadow former President Bill Clinton’s economic policy, which led to a federal[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - 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
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg addressed first-year law students at the Georgetown University Law Center on Thursday, highlighting her time with the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Justice Ginsburg Imparts Insights

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg addressed first-year law students Sept. 7 at the Georgetown University Law Center before opening the floor up to questions from the audience, paying tribute to her late colleague Justice Antonin Scalia (CAS ’57) and reflecting on her commitment to gender equality throughout her career.[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
AUERBACH: Deflategate, Brady Could Go to Supreme Court

AUERBACH: Deflategate, Brady Could Go to Supreme Court

First, let me say this. I am not a Patriots fan. I do not like Tom Brady. I am frustrated by him as an athlete and despise him for being so good at what he does. However, I respect him as a player. NFL fans would simply be idiots if[Read More…]

by July 8, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer spoke on the value of a global perspective in Gaston Hall.

Justice Breyer Stresses Globality

Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer argued that the court should take a more global perspective in legal deliberations and defended the responsibility of the court to uphold the rule of law in a conversation hosted by the department of government as part of the Marver H. Bernstein Symposium in[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top