The Supreme Court
Facts & Stats
Each year, Georgetown Law welcomes graduate students from more than 70 countries, representing approximately 300 law schools worldwide.
Supreme Court cases that were mooted at Georgetown in 2018-19.
Number of students who participate in 17 different clinics.
POSTED 5.12.2020COVID-19 Adds Urgency to Professors’ Work on Global Debt
The global economic meltdown caused by COVID-19 has redoubled two Georgetown Law professors’ commitment to address a long-simmering problem: massive and growing debt accumulation by many developing countries.Read More
POSTED 5.6.2020Georgetown Law Student Saves Lives as Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician
For Mark Vatch (L’20), public service runs in the blood. So when the novel coronavirus struck his hometown, he did what came naturally: he rushed to the front lines of the pandemic to provide emergency medical care.Read More
POSTED 4.28.2020Georgetown Law Clinic Students Use Legal Skills for Good in a Time of Heightened Need
Many courtrooms have shut their doors or suspended activities amid the coronavirus pandemic. But that hasn’t kept Georgetown Law’s clinical program from serving underrepresented communities.Read More
The Washington Post
"One of the most important preventive steps we can take is to create a culture in which police officers themselves step in to prevent abuse, and are supported when they do." Continue Reading
The New York Times
"Campaign finance is perverting the criminal justice system." Continue Reading
With no right to counsel in civil matters, about 30 million people a year go without legal representation in state courts, where the vast majority – 98 percent – of civil cases are filed annually.Continue Reading
Two former Georgetown Law clinic students, now graduates, have helped an African women’s rights advocacy group to mount a successful legal challenge to a discriminatory marital law regime in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).Continue Reading
Georgetown Law joins other non-New York based law schools in response to the New York Court of Appeals decision to limit seating to the New York Bar Exam, giving priority to JD and LL.M. graduates of the 15 New York-based law schools.Read More