At Tuesday groundbreaking for monument in Norton’s honor, Georgetown Law to name its “tower green” after the civil rights champion and retired faculty member
Georgetown Law Journal Editor in Chief (2018-2019) MJ Kirsch (L'19), Judge Thomas Hardiman (L'90), Dean William M. Treanor and Editor in Chief (2019-2020) Grace Paras (L'20) at the Journal's Annual Alumni Banquet March 30.
By the spring of 2017, funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) had come under attack. The independent nonprofit was established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low income Americans.
After Benigno López (LL.M.’88) earned his LL.M. at Georgetown Law and returned home to build his career at Paraguay’s Central Bank, it seemed to him he was the only one in Paraguay with a master in laws.
The crisis of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy stems from many causes and failures. On April 9, Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life sponsored a timely and much-needed dialogue with survivors, clergy, attorneys for the Catholic Church, attorneys for survivors, canon law and civil law experts, media, social workers and more.
Georgetown Law is dedicating the "green spaces" on campus to two individuals who have played integral roles in the Law Center's history and in establishing its presence in Washington, D.C.: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (H'18) and the late Dean Paul R. Dean (L'46, LL.M.'52, H'69).
The rate of female incarceration has jumped nearly 1,300 percent in the past four decades, from fewer than 8,000 women in 1970, mostly in jails, to about 110,000 in 2014. But, as retired federal Judge Nancy Gertner pointed out, “The last I heard, there is not a women’s crime wave that is sweeping the country.”
The D.C. Street Law Clinic at Georgetown Law will hold its 47th Annual Street Law Semi-Finals on April 9. Over 200 area high schoolers from 11 schools in the District of Columbia and Prince George's County have spent the last several months working with…
When students, alumni, and guests gathered for the 2019 Georgetown Law Journal banquet honoring Judge Thomas Hardiman (L’90) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, they may not have been expecting a judge to be so up close and personal.
If anyone at Georgetown University’s 2019 Women’s Forum, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on March 28-29, had any doubt that the event would be a smashing success, Georgetown Law Professor Hillary Sale put those doubts to rest in the first minutes of the opening discussion, “From C-Suite to SHE-Suite.”
For months, the rescue ship Aquarius patrolled the Mediterranean, pulling aboard migrants and refugees attempting the dangerous journey from the African continent to Europe. Eventually, European governments forced it to terminate its operations, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres, the humanitarian aid group that operated the ship.