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Professor Julie Cohen
Professor Julie Cohen Installed as Mamolen Professor of Law and Technology
The relationship between information technology and the law, according to Professor Cohen, is often incorrectly viewed as an irresistible force (technology) meeting an immovable object (the law).
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Professor David Vladeck
Professor David C. Vladeck Receives FTC Kirkpatrick Award
The award, which is the agency’s highest, was presented to Vladeck and to William Baer, the current assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.
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Video: Scholarship
Video: Scholarships
Scholarship recipients Samantha Stephenson, Darian Hands, and Jenadee Nanini discuss the opportunities that their scholarships afforded them at Georgetown Law and in their career development.
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe
Take Risks and Enjoy the Ride, Says Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe
From starting a driveway maintenance company at 14 to serving as then-President Jimmy Carter’s finance director at 22, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (L’84) thrives on risk.
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Home Court
Hoya Lawyas Emerge Victorious in Home Court Charity Basketball Game
Double overtime. "Hill’s Angels," made up of members of Congress and staffers, were tied with Georgetown faculty aka the "Hoya Lawyas," at 41 points a piece. Next basket would win.
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William King
Georgetown Law Student Awarded Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture Prize
William King (L’15) has been selected as the winner of the first Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture Prize by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society.
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Professor Sheryll Cashin
Continuing the Conversation About Ferguson
Nearly seven months after the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., law scholars, government officials and community organizers gathered to discuss racial injustice in the American criminal justice system.
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Mary Jo White
SEC Chair Mary Jo White Headlines Corporate Counsel Institute
Georgetown’s 19th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute (CCI) presented an ambitious agenda exploring some of the greatest legal challenges facing corporations today.
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Ambassador Melanne Verveer
Look at Us as Leaders: International Women’s Day Symposium
"An Afghan woman said to me one night in Kabul, ’stop looking at us as victims and look at us as the leaders that we are.’ And I thought to myself, ’She’s absolutely right,’" Ambassador Melanne Verveer said.
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Georgetown Law Campus
Georgetown Law Partners to Address Challenges Faced by Child Migrants
Georgetown Law, along with a dozen other U.S.-based Jesuit law schools, has partnered with Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) to identify and address the challenges presented by the recent arrival of many Central American child migrants and migrant families.
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White House adviser Alice Hill
Experts Explore the Implications of Climate Change
"Let me be clear: the changes to our environment are a matter of national security," said senior White House adviser Alice Hill, speaking at Georgetown Law.
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Judge Denny Chin
Judge Chin Honored at Asian Pacific American Law Students Association Event
Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit visited Georgetown Law, delivering the keynote address at "Trailblazers 2015: Breaking New Ground" in the Gewirz Student Center.
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Law Center in the News
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"Will Climate ’Denial’ Head to the Courtroom?," coverage in the National Journal, quoting Professor Rebecca L. Tushnet.
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"Fear of Black Men: How Society Sees Black Men And How They See Themselves," coverage on NPR's Morning Edition, featuring Professor Paul Butler.
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"Consumer Groups to Ask F.T.C. to Investigate YouTube Kids App," coverage in the New York Times, featuring the Law Center’s Institute for Public Representation.
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Alumni in the News
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"Crisis Simulation Puts Law Students in the Hot Seat," coverage in The National Law Journal, featuring Dean William M. Treanor, Professor Laura Donohue, John Benton, L’10 and Sarah Mortazavi, L’13.
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"For Barbara Comstock of Virginia, a Switch From Left to Right," The New York Times, featuring Barbara Comstock, L’86.
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"Lawmakers honored with Herbert Hoover award," coverage in the Des Moines Register, featuring Illinois State Representative Helen Miller, L’77.
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