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Commencement 2015
Catch the sights and sounds of this year’s Law Center Commencement ceremony.
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Georgetown Law, Arent Fox and DLA Piper Create Nonprofit Law Firm
Georgetown Law, Arent Fox LLP and DLA Piper LLP (US) have launched the D.C. Affordable Law Firm, a nonprofit low bono law firm in the District of Columbia.
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Georgetown Law Campus
Eight New Faculty Members to Join the Law Center
Georgetown Law is pleased to announce the addition of eight new faculty members for the 2015-2016 academic year. They will strengthen Georgetown in a number of important areas, including tax, technology and privacy, corporate finance, comparative law, discrimination law, and legal research and writing.
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Georgetown Law Alumni
Alumni Survey
An email will be going out soon to all Georgetown Law alumni with a link to a survey. We appreciate your responses as we improve our communications and messaging.
Robin West
Professor Robin L. West Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor Robin West has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
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Jeffrey Shulman
Professor Jeffrey Shulman Receives Frank F. Flegal Excellence in Teaching Award
The award recognizes Shulman’s many years of excellence in teaching, his dedication to students and colleagues and his generosity in mentoring students inside and outside of the classroom.
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Abraham Shanedling
Members of Georgetown Law Community Receive Burton Awards for Legal Achievement
Abraham Shanedling, L’15, has won a 2015 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for his paper, "Removing Weapons of Mass Destruction for the World’s Most Volatile Region: How to Achieve a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East."
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Students Pitch Projects to Experts and Luminaries
Students Pitch Projects to Experts and Luminaries
As spring semester drew to a close, Georgetown Law students were not just taking finals and writing papers; some were pitching their final projects to a panel of judges.
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Georgetown Law Campus
Nine Alumnae Recognized as Outstanding Women Lawyers by The National Law Journal
In determining the "outstanding women lawyers," the NLJ considered nominees’ roles in the development of successful practices, especially new areas of law or practices typically dominated by men, and their performance in notable cases, including those resulting in precedent-setting rulings, victories at trial and significant settlements.
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Peter Knight
Students Queue Up to Hear Supreme Court Arguments
Peter Knight (L’16) had planned to set up camp outside the Supreme Court on a Sunday, thinking that two days in line would be sufficient to get him in to see oral arguments in the same-sex marriage cases.
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Sen. Mike Lee
Sen. Mike Lee on "Our Lost Constitution"
As Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett has remarked, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) knows how to tell a story – and he’s also a lawyer. So when Lee came to the Law Center to discuss his new book, he found an appreciative audience.
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Larry Gostin
Georgetown Law Experts Publish Analysis of Global Health Security in The Lancet
Can a true, robust global health framework be created to help prevent tragedies like Ebola while at the same time allowing countries to meet everyday health needs?
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Georgetown Law Campus
Early Interview Week Program
Don’t forget to register your firm for on-campus interviews! Georgetown Law’s 2015 Early Interview Week program will be held August 10-13 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill.
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Every year the Office of Career Services organizes a mock interview program to help students prepare for on-campus fall recruiting interviews. Registration to participate in this program is now open.
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Law Center in the News
"NSA Ruling Is a Victory for Privacy," a piece by Professor David Cole in Time.
"Consider Practicums When Deciding on a Law School," coverage in U.S. News and World Report, quoting Professor Jane Aiken, associate dean for experiential education.
"Georgetown Pairs Up With DLA Piper, Arent Fox to Open Low Bono Firm," coverage in The American Lawyer.
Alumni in the News
"Our Demand is Simple: Stop Killing Us," a piece in The New York Times Magazine, featuring Justin Hansford, L’07.
"Think big, McAuliffe tells ODU graduates," Virginian Pilot, featuring Governor Terry McAuliffe, L’84.
"George Mitchell, Former Senate Chief, on Rachmaninoff," Wall Street Journal, featuring former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, L'61.
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