Two Georgetown Law Alumni Serving as Supreme Court Clerks

Posted on December 22, 2016

Two graduates of Georgetown Law’s Evening Program, Betsy Henthorne (L’14) and Tiffany Wright (L’13), are clerking on the Supreme Court during the October 2016 Term. Henthorne is a clerk for Justice Elena Kagan; Wright is a...

Georgetown Law SBA Receives Top National Award by ABA Law Student Division

Posted on December 22, 2016

The Georgetown Law Student Bar Association (SBA) received the 2016 Student Bar Association Award from the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division this past year. Law schools from around the nation compete for the award,...

Eighth Annual Patent Law and Policy Conference Features Judges, Leading Experts

Posted on December 19, 2016

As Michelle K. Lee — undersecretary of commerce for intellectual property and director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) — tells the story, when President Barack Obama moved into the Oval Office in 2009,...

Georgetown Law Celebrates New Institute for Technology Law & Policy, Technology Review

Posted on December 16, 2016

“Technology is transforming the legal profession in every way…” said Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, speaking at a recent event celebrating the launch of the new Institute for Technology Law & Policy and the first...

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Professor Laura Donohue Wins 2016 Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Posted on December 14, 2016

Georgetown Law Professor Laura K. Donohue has won the Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize for her book The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press,...

National Bank Charters Will Be Available for Fintech Companies, Comptroller of the Currency Says at IIEL Event

Posted on December 9, 2016

The Office of the Comptroller (OCC) will move forward with plans to make special-purpose national charters available to financial technology companies offering bank products and services, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry announced at the...