Georgetown Law Open on Time
The Law Center will open on time, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances. Classes will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page. Any changes to this announcement will be communicated through the same channels by 5:00 am on Tuesday morning.
“Whither the Women’s Movement,” a piece by Judith Barnett (L’85), appeared in The Daily Beast in July. “I welcome any comments, recommendations, and/or ideas from Georgetown colleagues,” says Barnett, who can be reached at email@example.com.
“Six from South Jersey nominated for judgeships,” an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer in June, featured Gerard Breland (L’88) and the news that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nominated him for a Superior Court judgeship.
“Fairfielder Deirdre Daly sworn in as first woman to be U.S. attorney in state,” coverage in the Fairfield Citizen in May, featured Deirdre Daly (L’84).
“Low-level federal judges balking at law enforcement requests for electronic evidence” and “How the legal process may unfold in Benghazi case,” articles in the Washington Post, featured the Hon. John Facciola (L’69).
A piece in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, “USDA Needs to Take Steps to Stop Abuse of Animals,” was written by Bruce Friedrich (L’15).
The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin profiled Gregg Garmisa (L’85) in April. The article reports that Garmisa is principal and general counsel at Studio Gang Architects and the first full-time lawyer for the firm.
“Election Lawyers Leave Patton Boggs for Jones Day,” coverage in the National Law Journal, featured Benjamin Ginsberg (L’82).
“D.C. Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional,” coverage on NPR’s “Kojo Nnamdi Show” in July, featured Alan Gura (L’95).
The birth of “Today” host Savannah Guthrie’s (L’02) baby girl, Vale, on August 14 was featured in the Huffington Post, on NBC “Today” and in other media outlets.
Sam Halpert (L’14) was featured in a June HuffPost Live video, “U.N. Calls Detroit Water Shutdown Inhumane.” He was one of several student co-authors of the Human Rights Institute’s 2013 report, “Tapped Out: Threats to the Human Right to Water in the Urban United States.”
“Sen. Hirono to Chair Judiciary Subcommittee,” in the Legal Times in March, described Mazie Hirono’s (L’78) role leading the Subcommittee on Oversight, Federal Rights and Agency Actions.
An April article in the National Journal, “Cyber Expert Helping Iranian Exiles Find a Home,” featured Jane Holl Lute (L’99).
“College Athletics: Athletic directors, commissioners provide insight into NCAA reform, what lies ahead,” coverage in Insurance News Net in June, featured Nancy Hogshead Makar (L’97).
“Senate Confirms FTC Nominee McSweeny,” an article in the Wall Street Journal, reported in April that Terrell McSweeny (L’04) was confirmed to a seat on the five-member Federal Trade Commission.
“The Next Generation: They made their debut in marquee cases — and won,” coverage in the National Law Journal, featured Erin E. Murphy (L’06).
“After 30 years on Louisiana death row, inmate exonerated of murder,” an article in the Los Angeles Times in March, featured attorney David Aaron Novod (L’07).
“Wilmer Partner Joins White House Counsel’s Office,” a May 30 article in the Legal Times, featured Jennifer O’Connor (L’96).
Marvin Putnam (L’93) — and his recent interview in the Spring/Summer issue of Georgetown Law magazine — received coverage in Lawdragon in August.
Adjunct Professor Marc Rotenberg (LL.M.’13) penned a letter to the editor of the New York Times that appeared in an April 11 column “Deciding Where to Set the Limits on Surveillance.” He was also quoted in an April 12th Washington Post article. Rotenberg is president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
“Departing White House Counsel Held Powerful Sway,” an article in the New York Times in April, featured Kathryn Ruemmler (L’96).
“Secretary of State hopeful seeks to tighten Wyoming rules on incorporation,” coverage in The Ranger, Fremont County’s daily newspaper in May, featured Clark Stith (L’90, G’92).
“Candidate profile: Dan Sullivan, Marine, and ex-resources chief, aims for U.S. Senate seat,” featuring Dan Sullivan (L’93, F’93), appeared in the Alaska Dispatch News in April. He was also featured in a Washingtonian article in July called “Alaska: Where the Tea Party Trail Runs Cold.”
Eric S. Tars (L’04) was profiled in the Clearinghouse Review on Poverty Law and Policy in March and was also featured in a news story on New York Public Radio, “Reaching and Helping N.Y.’s Invisible Homeless Schoolchildren.” He is a senior attorney at the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty.
Marion County (Ind.) clerk Beth White (L’90) was featured in the Indianapolis Star, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times for performing the first same-sex marriage ceremony in Indiana on June 25, after a federal district judge struck down that state’s ban on same-sex marriages.