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Justice John Paul Stevens Speaks to Georgetown 1Ls

Justice John Paul Stevens Speaks to Georgetown 1Ls
"Your most important asset is your reputation for integrity," retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens told first-year law students in Georgetown Law’s Hart Auditorium on October 1.
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Alumni to be Honored with Paul Dean Award

Alumni to be Honored with Paul Dean Award
Georgetown University Law Center will honor five distinguished alumni with its annual Paul R. Dean Alumni Award.
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Sen. Leahy to be Honored with Drinan Award for Public Service

Sen. Leahy to be Honored with Drinan Award for Public Service
Georgetown University Law Center will present the Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Law Alumni Public Service Award to Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), L’64, H’94, during the Law Center’s Reunion Weekend.
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Panelists Brief Press on New Supreme Court Cases

Panelists Brief Press on New Supreme Court Cases
The Affordable Care Act and Defense of Marriage Act cases will be tough acts to follow in terms of Supreme Court blockbusters. Yet this coming term has the potential to generate headlines too, especially if the Court grants certiorari in a number of significant cases that are ripe for review.
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Georgetown Climate Center Launches New Online Tool

Georgetown Climate Center Launches New Online Tool
The Georgetown Climate Center has launched a new online tool that shows the progress states are making in planning for and implementing responses to climate change.
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Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Students Honored

Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Students Honored
Students from the Human Rights Institute (HRI) have been recognized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Tilburg University for HRI’s April 2014 report, "Left Behind: How Statelessness in the Dominican Republic Limits Children’s Access to Education."
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Panelists Discuss the Privacy Concerns of Executive Order 12333

Panelists Discuss the Privacy Concerns of Executive Order 12333
Most Americans have never heard of Executive Order 12333, yet much of the National Security Agency’s intelligence gathering is carried out under its authority.
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Minimum Wage Report

Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality Releases Report on Minimum Wage
Raising the minimum wage is an important civil and human rights issue according to a new report by Georgetown University’s Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Leadership Conference Education Fund.
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McDonough Hall

Alumni Mentoring Program
Registration is open to participate in the 2014-2015 Georgetown Law Alumni Mentoring program! Alumni mentors will be matched with second- and third-year students based on students' practice area interests and their targeted geographic markets. Mentors and mentees commit to connecting at least four times over the coming year to discuss professional and academic development.
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Law Center in the News
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"Minimum wage is a civil and human rights issue," an op-ed co-authored by Professor Peter Edelman in The Hill.

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"Can You Catch It From a Caliph? Ebola, ISIS, and the Politics of Contagion," a piece by Professor M. Gregg Bloche, in The Huffington Post.

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"A Surprise from the Court on Gay Marriage," a piece by Professor David Cole in The New York Review of Books.

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Alumni in the News
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"The President Hits a Home Run Nominating Richard Verma as U.S. Ambassador to India," The Huffington Post, featuring Richard Verma, LL.M.’98.

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"Markell taps Vaughn for Del. Supreme Court," The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.), featuring James T. Vaughn Jr., L’76.
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A profile of Barbara Underwood, L'69, in the New York Law Journal.

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Alumni Corner

October 17–19 Reunion Weekend

October 28Chicago Alumni Reception

November 13—14 Hotel and Lodging Legal Summit

November 20—21 Advanced eDiscovery Institute

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