HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The circa 1780 Federal-style rowhouse was built for a former mayor of Georgetown.
Lilian V. Faulhaber (Georgetown), The Luxembourg Effect: Patent Boxes and the Limits of International Cooperation: This article uses patent boxes, which reduce taxes on income from patents and other IP assets, to illustrate the fact that the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice has a longer reach than has...
How one woman survived a night int he Chesapeake, Georgetown's president meets with a descendant of a slave the university sold, and more in the news. [ more › ]
by Angela Garbes Grilled meats, flat breads, and vegetables at Georgetown's Ciudad. Jordan Nicholson Ciudad, a collaboration between two well-known Seattle entrepreneurs, Marcus Lalario (95 Slide, Alive & Well, Fat’s Chicken and Waffles) and chef Matt Dillon (Sitka & Spruce, Bar Sajor, London Plane), is now open in Georgetown. Show More Summary
Chinese Artist Lu Yang, Showing Now at Interstitial in Georgetown, Makes Good Art for Bad Dreams by Jen Graves I n the last week, I've been sitting on my couch at night, seeding my nightmares by compulsively rewatching art that could pass for a mad scientist's promotional video in some far, cultish reach of the Internet. Show More Summary
Jeffrey L. Jones was revered on the D.C. campus and on the basketball court.
WASHINGTON (June 26, 2016) -- In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center's Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) are recruiting as many as 1,200 women to study, in real time, a smartphone app that calculates a woman's chance for pregnancy on a daily basis. read more
Following up on yesterday's TaxProf Blog op-ed, Is the Philadelphia Soda Tax Racist?, by Andre Smith (Delaware): Brian Galle (Georgetown), Philly’s Soda Tax Isn’t Racist, and It Isn’t Regressive, Either: Some recent commentary labels the soda tax regressive, and one generally thoughtful tax prof posted an op-ed on the TaxProf...
With all this year's preliminary political events concluded and the Republican National Convention set for July 18-21 in Cleveland, Georgetown University professor and former MSNBC analyst and guest host Michael Eric Dyson declared last...Show More Summary
We Remain Prepared Spectacularly Transforms Georgetown Steam Plant to Make an Antiquated Labor Critique by Rich Smith A irplanes soar overhead and helicopters slice up the sky just above the Georgetown Steam Plant, where Satori Group and theater collective ARTBARN have set We Remain Prepared. Show More Summary
She served different projects for 80 years, even finding a new one at the age of 99.
Buses detouring to Georgetown and Franklin Square as police investigate shooting.
Georgetown professor and political commentator Michael Eric Dyson declared this week that Americans have a "moral obligation" to protest Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month.
A woman in Spokane started digging into her family's past for an upcoming reunion and discovered a shocking story.
University President John Degioia said the findings were "unacceptable." [ more › ]
A pilot ParasolShare Program launches tomorrow. [ more › ]
The Dalai Lama's favorite Richard Gere movie is not "Pretty Woman." Our photog spotted His Holiness in Georgetown and pulled a fast one on the 80-year-old, asking him to pick his favorite Gere flick. The 2 have known each other for years... Gere's…
A meeting between John J. DeGioia, the university’s president, and a great-great-great granddaughter of two slaves sold to aid the college may have been historic.
Laura Donohue is a professor of law at Georgetown University and was recently appointed as a public advocate to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. She is also the author of a new book published by Oxford University Press, “The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in a Digital Age.” I asked her some questions […]
A recent New York Times article asked a number of academics about Donald Trump’s approach to constitutional fundamentals, notably the separation of powers and rule of law. The answers weren’t pretty. Georgetown law professor Randy Barnett summed it up by saying, “you would like a president with some idea about constitutional limits of presidential powers … and I […]