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Celebrating Georgetown Law Professor Ladislas Orsy, S.J. — at 96 Years Young

Posted on December 21, 2017

The polarities between political parties are not fundamentally different than those between Plato and Aristotle, according to Visiting Professor Ladislas (“Les”) Orsy, S.J.  One side, like Plato, dreams of a utopia with many kings — creating jobs...

Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer talks Fintech with PayPal CEO

Posted on January 16, 2018

Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer, faculty director of the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL), sat down with PayPal CEO Daniel Schulman on Capitol Hill last month to discuss the future of digital commerce, fintech and...

Georgetown Law’s Week One: Simulations Test Students on Real-World Scenarios

Posted on January 16, 2018

“We’re poor, we don’t have much money, and resources are low,” 1L student Ellen Watlington (L’20) reported, to Chris Rea of the National Academies of Sciences, at Georgetown Law during “Week One.” “What have you seen...

Taylor Weaver (L’17): From Student Entrepreneur to Pro Bono Service

Posted on December 20, 2017

When Taylor Weaver (L’17) was taking Professor Anthony Cook’s Law and Entrepreneurship Practicum in the fall of 2016, he realized that minority college students with science and technology backgrounds (STEM) were not getting the right opportunities...

Too Many Law Firms Are Still Fighting the Last War: “2018 Report on the State of the Legal Market”

Posted on January 10, 2018

Declining productivity costing firms an average of $74,100 per lawyer per year, according to new report from Georgetown Law and Thomson Reuters Legal Executive InstituteEAGAN, Minn. & WASHINGTON, D.C. – Law firms have spent much of...

Douglas Letter, Head of Justice Department’s Civil Appeals, to Join Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection

Posted on January 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Jan. 3, 2018) – After four decades of service at the U.S. Department of Justice, Douglas Letter, director of the Civil Division’s appellate staff, will leave government to join Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy...

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