John Podesta (L’76) Delivers 2017 Graduating Class Lecture

Posted on April 18, 2017

When John Podesta (L’76) graduated from Georgetown Law with an interest in politics and environmental issues, he had no idea that his passion would lead him to serve one future president (Bill Clinton) as chief of...

Professor Paul Butler Installed as the Albert Brick Professor of Law

Posted on April 17, 2017

“My name is Paul Butler and I represent the United States — that’s how I used to start my opening statements when I was a prosecutor,” Professor Paul Butler said to the crowd gathered in Hart...

Students Argue Before Distinguished Judges at Beaudry Moot Court Competition

Posted on April 10, 2017

Not every law student going to a job interview is able to say that he or she once mooted a case in front of a former solicitor general, two federal judges, a talented Supreme Court practitioner...

2017 Dash Conference Highlights International Criminal Justice

Posted on April 6, 2017

What is the status of international criminal justice today? How might current U.S. leadership impact human rights? The 2017 Samuel Dash Conference on Human Rights, “Global Criminal Justice: Accomplishments, Challenges, and Future Directions” at Georgetown Law...

Georgetown Law Students, Professors Play Big Role in Supreme Court Win on Behalf of Children with Disabilities

Posted on March 28, 2017

Claire Chevrier (L’17) was sitting in Professor David Vladeck’s Federal Courts class on March 22 when Anna Deffebach (L’17) texted her with the news: the Supreme Court held in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District...

Home Court 30 Raises More Than a Million for Washington Legal Clinic

Posted on March 23, 2017

The 30th anniversary game of Home Court will not be forgotten in Georgetown Law history. Not because of the winning team (the "Hoya Lawyas"), the humble score (34 to 31) or even the game — although...