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Georgetown Law's new Center on Privacy and Technology

yesterdayIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Learn more here. All my colleagues who worked on this deserve congratulations--Professors Julie Cohen, David Vladeck, Laura Donohue and Angela Campbell worked tirelessly for this achievement.

We Need a Marshall Plan for Clean Energy in the Caribbean

Children in Georgetown, Guyana learn about solar energy during an exhibition. Credit: CREDP In June, Lefties Food Stall, a pint sized eatery serving Barbados's signature flying-fish sandwiches, became the first snack shack on the island to be fitted with a solar panel. Show More Summary

Mika Brzezinski buys Georgetown condo

Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” has snagged a 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo in Georgetown. According to real-estate records, the author of “Knowing Your Value” paid $925,000 in June for the airy digs, located just a block off Rock Creek Park. “Morning Joe” is based in New York (where Brzezinski, her husband and two daughters […]

Burglar Apologizes, Jumps Out Window After Naked and Armed Homeowner Confronts Him

On July 9 a burglar targeting a Georgetown, Texas, home apologized and jumped out a window after being confronted by the naked and armed homeowner. According to Austin American-Statesman writer Esther Robards-Forbes, the unnamed homeowner...Show More Summary

Leftist Michael Eric Dyson Calls Impeachment “Treasonous” …But Supported It During the Bush Yrs (Video)

Far left MSNBC fill-in host and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson says despite Barack Obama’s numerous scandals impeachment calls are treasonous.” But he was OK with it during the Bush years. National Review reported: During the Bush years, however, … Continue reading ?

Q&A: Geneva Smitherman, Michigan State professor emerita of English, on the study of African American English

last weekArts : Arts Post

A D.C. dialect? It doesn’t sound likely in a city known for its transience. But linguists at Georgetown University, who have been studying the way people speak as part of the Language and Communication in Washington DC (LCDC) project, have identified certain words and some other features of speech common among communities who have lived in […]

Bidens and other VIPs wait out the rain at Fiola Mare in Georgetown

Hey isn’t that … Vice President Biden and his wife,  Jill Biden, dining at the newest “it” spot, Fiola Mare, in Georgetown? The second couple had a front-row seat for the D.C. downpour Tuesday night from their table at the Italian seafood restaurant. They sat at a table tucked in the back corner of the […]

DC Food Writer Walter Nicholls to be Remembered at Friday Memorial Service

Longtime Washington Post staff writer Walter Nicholls, who most recently was the contributing food editor to The Georgetowner, will be remembered this Friday, July 11, at a memorial service at 10:15 a.m. at the Friends Meeting HouseShow More Summary

More Steps Forward on Climate Protection

A year ago, on a sweltering afternoon at Georgetown University, President Obama announced his Climate Action Plan designed to start cutting dangerous carbon pollution using his authority under our clean air and energy laws already on the books. read more

MERS Loses Major Case in Pennsylvania

As Georgetown law professor, Adam Levitin, said succinctly by e-mail, "MERS hasn't lost a case like this before."

D'Souza, Dyson Debate the Merits of Progressive Critiques of America

To promote the recent launch of his movie “America,” filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza appeared in a debate with liberal Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday’s “This Week” on ABC to discuss the criticisms aimed at “America” and whether or not they were with merit or just an attack on the nation itself. Show More Summary

Georgetowner Writer and Fmr. Art Director Head to Savannah, to Together Join South Mag

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Georgetown Media Group – known throughout Washington for its publications The Georgetowner and The Downtowner - will soon bid farewell to its fashion writer and publisher’s assistant Corrie Dyke, who with her fiance Timothy-Paul Reithmiller -...Show More Summary

Neighborly Beefs: The Wall Street Journal reports that...

The Wall Street Journal reports that Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen has reached near-Bieber levels of bad neighbordom in her gated Georgetown community, mainly for the shenanigans and overall aesthetic of her security team. The only thing worse...

Defiant Obama to Boehner 'So Sue Me'

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama defiantly addressed the Speaker of the House John Boehner's (R-OH) lawsuit during his remarks on the U.S. economy from Georgetown Waterfront Park in Washington D.C. The president said, "Middle class families cant wait for Republicans in Congress to do stuff. Show More Summary

Brooks: Fiscal Federalism as Risk-Sharing -- The Insurance Role of Redistributive Taxation

John R. Brooks II (Georgetown), Fiscal Federalism as Risk-Sharing: The Insurance Role of Redistributive Taxation, 68 Tax L. Rev. ___ (2014): In addition to funding government and redistributing income, a redistributive tax-and-transfer system, and a progressive income tax in particular, provides insurance against the risk of uncertain future income. By...

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks on Economy

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make remarks on the economy from the Georgetown Waterfront Park in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, July 1.

Sandra Fluke on Hobby Lobby: 'A Woman's Boss Should Not Have a Say'

Sandra Fluke, whose campaign for free contraception elevated her to national prominence while she was still a law student at Georgetown University, denounced to the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case: "A woman’s boss should not have a say in her health care decisions," Fluke stated on Twitter. Show More Summary

Janet Yellen Lives In A Gated Community, And Her Neighbors Are Not Happy About All Her Security

Janet Yellen: problem neighbor. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's security detail is causing quite a disruption in her exclusive gated community in Georgetown. Yellen lives in Hillandale,...Show More Summary

Developing a 'We' Culture

Youth problems are our problems. I recently heard sociologist Robert Putnam speak at a Georgetown University event that gathered people of faith and no faith to discuss the common good. In his speech, he complained about America's "radically...Show More Summary

President Takes Down Congress For Climate Timidity (video)

On Wednesday, June 25, President Obama gave the League of Conservation Voters a one-year progress report for his climate plan. He presented the original speech on the climate change plan at Georgetown University. On MSNBC, politics commenter...Show More Summary

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