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Georgetown Law alum Sandra Fluke to campaign for state Senate, not House

Despite her earlier consideration to run for retiring Representative Henry Waxman‘s seat in the House of Representatives, Sandra Fluke (Law ’12) has instead decided to vie for a position in the California State Senate. In an interview with… Read More

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Georgetown law alum and women’s rights activist considers running for House

Californian attorney Sandra Fluke (L’12) has announced that she is considering running for Rep. Henry Waxman‘s (D-CA) seat this fall. Waxman, who has been in office for 40 years, announced on Thursday that he will be retiring from… Read More

Time nominates Sandra Fluke for 2012 Person of the Year

Former Georgetown Law student and women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) has been nominated to be Time‘s 2012 person of the year for handling her controversial time in the national media spotlight “with poise and maturity.” 40… Read More

GU law student Sandra Fluke speaks at DNC

Last Wednesday, Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke spoke at the Democratic National Convention about Todd Akin, women’s rights, and contraception. In February, Fluke was denied testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the requirement… Read More

Law students outraged at DeGioia’s firm stance on health insurance plan

In a statement released last Thursday, Georgetown’s Law Students for Reproductive Justice condemned President John DeGioia for his recent email confirming the unchanging health insurance policy on contraception. Members of LSRJ expressed deep disapproval of the decision, claiming… Read More

President DeGioia responds to contraceptive petition, holds status quo

In response to the recent petitions on contraceptive coverage on campus, President John J. DeGioia sent an email to the Georgetown community this morning. He stated that after careful consideration, the university opted to retain their current health… Read More

Law students deliver petition to University, escalating demands for contraceptive coverage

Over 700 students signed a petition to the University last Thursday calling for contraceptive coverage in the student health plans for the coming academic year. The letter was jointly signed by law student Sandra Fluke and Georgetown’s Law… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Baby, it’s hot in here

At yesterday’s meeting, the Georgetown University Student Association senate passed six bills, some of which were more important than others and some of which took longer to talk about. Big Budget, Big Budget First the outgoing chair of… Read More