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GABRIELLA MAS/THE HOYA
Panel moderator Sanford Ungar, left, Debra Tice and former McClatchy Newspapers Bureau Chief Nancy Youssef spoke on journalist Austin Tice’s (SFS ’02) kidnapping in Syria in the ICC on Wednesday.

Panelists Discuss Tice’s Kidnapping, Journalist Safety

Panelists discussed journalist Austin Tice’s (SFS ’02) 2012 kidnapping in Syria, the challenges of reporting in combat zones and the need for swift advocacy on Austin’s behalf as part of the Salim El-Lozi Lecture series in the Intercultural Center on Wednesday. The panelists included Austin Tice’s parents, Marc and Debra[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bowser Announces Homelessness Plan

Mayor Muriel Bowser released her new homelessness initiative Feb. 9, which proposes to close the homeless shelter at D.C. General Hospital and open up eight smaller neighborhood shelters in each ward of the District. The council voted to approve Bowser’s plan last fall amid intense scrutiny of the D.C. General[Read More…]

by February 23, 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

GULC Professors Urge Action on Zika

The World Health Organization convened an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on the Zika virus Feb. 1, a week after Georgetown University Law Center professors criticized the organization for responding too slowly to the virus’ spread. Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Director Lawrence Gostin and O’Neill[Read More…]

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

Georgetown Professors Criticize Congress

Two Georgetown University professors published a commentary on Jan. 18 criticizing a section of Congress’ recent spending bill that outlines mammography screening recommendations for women. Under the Affordable Care Act, private insurers are required to follow the recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, which is comprised of[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE KENNEALLY FOR THE HOYA
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (CAS ’57) delivered a guest lecture for 360 first-year law students in the Hart Auditorium at the Georgetown University Law Center’s McDonough Hall on Monday. He discussed his career, infamous dissents and originalist viewpoints.

Justice Scalia Addresses First-Year Law Students

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (CAS ’57) argued that judges should refrain from making moral decisions during a guest lecture at the Georgetown University Law Center on Monday. In the Hart Auditorium in GULC’s McDonough Hall, 360 first-year law students attended and participated in a following question-and-answer session. “It’s not[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Two GULC professors, Kristin N. Henning, above, and Wallace Mlyniec, received D.C. Lawyers for Youth honors.

GULC Professors Honored

D.C. Lawyers for Youth honored Georgetown University Law Center professors Kristin N. Henning and Wallace Mlyniec for their work as directors of the Juvenile Justice Clinic on Nov. 4. The JJC, which has educated nearly 700 students, formed in 1973 as one of the first legal clinics of its kind,[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security Jeh Johnson delivered the keynote address at the 12th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference at Georgetown University Law Center’s Hart Auditorium on Oct. 29.

Conference Explores Immigration Crisis

U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security Jeh Johnson called for a bipartisan response to the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States in his keynote address at the 12th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference. The Georgetown University Law Center, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network and the Migration Policy[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments City News, News - Top
Campaign to Free Tice Advances

Campaign to Free Tice Advances

The #FreeAustinTice campaign to raise awareness for a university alumnus who was kidnapped in Syria while working as a freelance journalist in 2012 is gaining traction on Georgetown’s campus with the efforts of the Journalism Department and the Center for Student Engagement. After completing his second year at Georgetown University[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GULC to Address Immigration Crisis

GULC to Address Immigration Crisis

Georgetown University Law Center is partnering with Jesuit Refugee Service/USA to address challenges presented by the influx of immigration from Central America to the United States, which peaked in the summer of 2014 when thousands of unaccompanied children crossed the Texas border in hope of receiving protection in the United[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top