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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

EDITORIAL: Clarify Free Speech Policy

Georgetown University received a dubious distinction last Wednesday after landing on the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s list of the 10 worst colleges for free speech. For a university that has, in the past two years, hosted speakers of every ilk and creed, from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 6 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Two Georgetown University Law Center professors joined 13 law professors from across the country to file a professional misconduct complaint against Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump.

Law Center Professors File Complaint Against Conway

Fifteen law professors from across the country, including two from the Georgetown University Law Center, signed a letter sent to the Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals’ Office of Disciplinary Counsel Feb. 20 to file a professional misconduct complaint against Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump. The law professors cite[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
Study Ranks Georgetown Low for Free Speech

Study Ranks Georgetown Low for Free Speech

Georgetown University was included in a list of the 10 worst colleges for free speech compiled by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education based on free speech cases the foundation has worked on during the previous year. In a report released Wednesday, FIRE — a nonprofit focused on defending[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
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United States District Judge Court James Robart (LAW ’73) suspended President Donald Trump’s executive order Friday.

GULC Alumnus Suspends Trump’s Immigration Ban

On Friday night, United States District Court Judge James Robart (LAW ’73), a Georgetown University Law Center alumnus, suspended President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order temporarily barring entry to refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. Intervening in an ongoing legal clash between immigration activists and the Trump administration,[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former Law Professor Arrested on Drug Charges

Former Law Professor Arrested on Drug Charges

A former adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, Jack Vitayanon, was arrested and charged with conspiring to distribute illegal drugs Wednesday. Vitayanon, an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Professional Responsibility, is accused of attempting to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamines in Arizona and[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments City News, News - Top
Law Professors Protest Trump’s Attorney General Nomination

Law Professors Protest Trump’s Attorney General Nomination

More than 1,400 law school faculty members from 180 institutions have signed an open letter urging the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for the position of attorney general. The letter is addressed to Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and top Democrat[Read More…]

by January 9, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
GUMC and GULC Form Health Justice Alliance

GUMC and GULC Form Health Justice Alliance

The Georgetown University Medical Center and the Georgetown University Law Center launched the Health Justice Alliance, an educational and training partnership, to increase access to medical care and legal services for low-income Washington, D.C. residents on Nov. 22. The alliance joins students from the two schools, as well as faculty,[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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GULC announced the launch of the Institute for Technology and Policy on Nov. 4.

Law Center Launches New Institute

Georgetown University Law Center announced the Nov. 4 launch of the Institute for Technology Law and Policy, a new initiative geared toward examining emerging issues in technology ranging from cybersecurity to intellectual property. The institute aims to convene conferences and workshops on technology issues as well as assemble a team[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GULC Panel Split Over 2016

Despite Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s growing momentum in polls two weeks ahead of Election Day, there is still a possibility for Republican nominee Donald Trump to win the election, argued several panelists during a Georgetown University Law Center discussion Oct. 24. Moderated by CNN Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top