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Gupta Convicted of Murder

A former George Washington University engineering student was convicted by a jury Monday for the first-degree murder of Georgetown University Law Center student Mark Waugh in October 2013. Rahul Gupta (GRD ’13), who is 25 years old, was found guilty by a jury in Montgomery County, Md. Gupta had initially[Read More…]

by March 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News
High school students participate in a mock trial competition at D.C. Superior Court to practice legal skills as part of GULC’s Street Law Program.

Street Law Program Connects GULC, DC

Over the past year, national discussion has highlighted the criminal justice system’s discrimination and disconnect from local communities. Georgetown University Law Center’s D.C. Street Law Program has tried to bridge that gap for over 40 years, inserting law students into D.C. public and charter schools to introduce high school students[Read More…]

by March 3, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Rabbi Pleads Guilty To Voyeurism

Barry Freundel, an Orthodox Jewish rabbi in the Georgetown neighborhood who also taught at Georgetown University Law Center until last year, pleaded guilty to 52 counts of misdemeanor voyeurism Thursday and will face sentencing in May. Freundel, 62, was arrested Oct. 14 for placing recording devices at the women’s private[Read More…]

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

Law School Report Finds Minimum Wage Too Low

The current federal minimum wage in the United States is historically low and unable to meet the needs of low-income Americans, according to a report released this month by Georgetown University’s Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Leadership Conference Education Fund. The thesis of the report, entitled “Improving Wages,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News

GULC Climate Center Launches Online Tool

The Climate Center at the Georgetown University Law Center has launched a new online tool that allows the public to view actions — or in some cases, the lack of actions — taken by states in response to climate change problems. Funded in coordination with the MacArthur Foundation, the State[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Pamela Harris, giving a preview of the 2013-2014 Supreme Court term.

Senate Confirms Law Professor to US Court of Appeals

The United States Senate confirmed Georgetown University Visiting Law Professor Pamela Harris’s nomination to the Fourth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals on Monday. “Throughout her career, Pamela Harris has shown unwavering integrity and an outstanding commitment to public service,” President Barack Obama, who nominated Harris on May[Read More…]

by July 30, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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

GOP Blocks Pillard

Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia “Nina” Pillard’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit was defeated by a U.S. Senate Republican filibuster Tuesday. With the Senate’s near party-line vote of 56-41, Pillard was four votes short of the 60 needed to overcome a[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 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

Pillard Advances for Senate Approval

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia “Nina” Pillard’s nomination for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the full Senate on Thursday, and Georgetown Law students have banded together to show their support through Hoya Lawyers for Nina[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments City News, News