The Georgetown Center on Race, Law & Justice

A Research Center of the Racial Justice Institute


This center is being established by RJI founding co-director Robin Lenhardt at Georgetown Law. This webpage is a work in progress. Please check back for updates and new content.

Signature Project

A Georgetown campus building

Race Audits

Race audits permit individual cities or a regional coalition of localities voluntarily to determine the extent to which their governmental systems and policies create, enable, or perpetuate inequitable conditions for racially and ethnically diverse populations.

Signature Events

The Reading Race Book Club

A series of discussions centered on books that explore the intersection of law and racial justice. (Pictured: A scene from the March 2, 2022, event focused on the book “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth.”)