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GULC Offers Joint Course with MIT

Georgetown University Law Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced a partnership to offer a joint course to law and engineering graduate students this semester. The course will examine the legal and technical aspects of modern privacy problems and draft models of state privacy legislation. The first session of[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments City News, News

Law Students Call for Institutional Response to Brown, Garner Decisions

A coalition of Georgetown University Law Center students of color issued an open letter on Dec. 6 to criticize the law center for remaining silent in response to the grand jury decisions in the cases of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and subsequent protests across the country. “Georgetown University Law[Read More…]

by December 9, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Rabbi Voyeurism Prompts Lawsuit Against University

A Georgetown University Law Center student filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University on Tuesday, in response to the university’s employment of Rabbi Barry Freundel, who was arrested for voyeurism on Oct. 14. Freundel, who faces six charges of voyeurism for recording devices in women’s private baths at the Kesher Israel[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GU officials are considering adding a GUTS stop from Capitol Hill to the GU Law Center in response to student support.

New Capitol Hill GUTS Stop Moves Forward

Prompted by wide student support, university officials are considering implementing a new Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle bus stop from Capitol Hill to the Georgetown University Law Center. Anebi Adoga (COL ’16) submitted a proposal calling for the additional stop on IdeaScale, an online forum that facilitates campus-wide communication, in November.[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Mitchell Professorship Awarded

Georgetown University Law Center recently announced the establishment of the Honorable George J. Mitchell, L’61 Professorship in Law and Public Policy. The professorship was created to commemorate Mitchell’s time at Georgetown, as well as his subsequent career in public service as a Democratic senator from Maine. Professor of constitutional law[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Car Chase, Shooting at Capitol

A female motorist was fatally shot Thursday afternoon by police when she attempted to pass a barricade on Capitol Hill, prompting a chaotic day of uncertainty and fear for the worst in Washington. Miriam Carey, a 34-year-old dental hygienist from Connecticut, knocked down a security barrier at the entrance to[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Law Center Takes Heat for Loan Policy

Law Center Takes Heat for Loan Policy

The Georgetown University Law Center received criticism for its Loan Repayment Assistance Program earlier this month. Because the Law Center’s LRAP is funded with federal dollars, the university charges higher rates for tuition than is necessary, the Federal Education Budget Project at the New America Foundation Director Jason Delisle and program associate Alex Holt[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments City News, News

GU Will Delay Contraceptive Coverage

University President John J. DeGioia announced that Georgetown will take advantage of a one year delay offered by the Obama administration before adding contraceptive coverage to its student health insurance policy. “After thoughtful and careful consideration, we will continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage in our student health insurance for the[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News

Residents Come Back to Class

Since its inception, enrollment has steadily increased in classes offered by the Georgetown University Learning Community. But these are no ordinary students. The program provides low-price courses to area residents over the age of 55. This semester, between 60 and 70 students are enrolled in the GULC compared to only[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Law Professor Nominated to DC Superior Court

Todd Edelman, a criminal law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, was nominated by President Obama for one of two open spots as an associate judge in the D.C. Superior Court on Friday March 26. Superior Court Magistrate for D.C., Judge Judith Smith, was nominated for the other position.[Read More…]

by March 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized