Graduation Honors for May 2012

Juris Doctor Degree Program Honors

Graduation Honors

Summa Cum Laude*
Number awarded: 2
Magna Cum Laude; Top Ten%**
Cum Laude; Top Third**

The Order of the Coif is also granted to those who earn Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude honors.  To be eligible for consideration for the Order of the Coif, a graduate must take 64 graded credits at Georgetown Law.

Annual Honors

Dean's List; Top Third***

*Granted at the sole discretion of the faculty
**Based upon the cumulative grade-point average
***Based upon the annual grade-point average


Graduate Degree Program Honors

Graduation With Distinction

Graduate degree students who earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.53 or higher receive their diploma and transcript marked 'With Distinction.'

Dean's List by Specialization
(Based upon the cumulative grade-point average)

Master of Laws, General Program
Master of Laws, Individualized Program 3.62
Master of Laws in Global Health Law
Master of Laws in International Business and Economic Law
 Master of Laws in International Legal Studies
Master of Laws in National Security Law
Master of Laws in Securities & Financial Regulation
Master of Laws in Taxation

 *For the policy on Academic Honors please see the Academic Honors section of the Juris Doctor Program chapter of the Georgetown Law Student Handbook.