In a virtual conversation moderated by Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew and Associate Dean Alan B. Morrison, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer shared his thoughts on strengthening our democracy through a greater understanding of the Constitution and increased citizen participation in public life.
For the third year in a row, Professor Alberto Benitez, Director of the Immigration Clinic, is named one of the top immigration lawyers in Washington, DC, by Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication. He is the only law professor on the list.
Professor Jeffrey Rosen, author of Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law, writes for The Atlantic about his revealing interview with Justice Ginsburg just nine months ago when she discussed her struggles, her losses, and her hope for the future.
Associate Dean Alan B. Morrison writes in The Hill about the legality of an unauthorized CDC moratorium to halt or slow down evictions during the pandemic. He contends, "the rule of law should not be set aside in the interest of protecting the less fortunate amidst this crisis."
Ava J. Abramowitz, Professorial Lecturer in Law, writes for Lawfare about the demand to rethink policing. She argues, "public officials, the police and the community they serve need to focus anew on defining and measuring police-performance, both good and bad, and see where it takes everyone—together."