Graduation Honors: 2013-2014

Graduation Honors for May 2014
Juris Doctor Degree Program Honors

Graduation Honors

Summa Cum Laude*
Number awarded: 2
Magna Cum Laude; Top Ten%**
Cum Laude; Top Third**

Order of the Coif: Graduating students whose cumulative grade point averages place them in the top 10% of the class are elected to membership in the Order of the Coif.  To be eligible, a graduate must have completed at least 64 graded academic credits at the Law Center (effective beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year, credits earned at a transfer student's previous law school are counted toward this minimum credit requirement).

Annual Honors

Dean's List; Top Third***

*Granted at the sole discretion of the faculty
**Based upon the cumulative grade-point average
***Based upon the annual grade-point average

 Graduate Degree Program Honors
Graduation with Distinction

Graduate degree students who earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.51 or higher receive their diploma and transcript marked 'With Distinction.'

Dean's List by Specialization
(Based upon the cumulative grade-point average)

Master of Laws, General Program
Master of Laws, Individualized Program 3.78
Master of Laws in Global Health Law 3.70
Master of Laws in International Business and Economic Law
Master of Laws in International Legal Studies
Master of Laws in National Security Law
Master of Laws in Securities & Financial Regulation
Master of Laws in Taxation
Executive LL.M. in Taxation

*Please note that these cutoffs also apply to October 2014 and February 2015 Graduates

*For the policy on Academic Honors please see the Academic Honors section of the Juris Doctor Program chapter of the Georgetown Law Student Handbook.

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