United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) joined legal experts, policymakers and business and non-profit leaders at Georgetown Law for "Remaking Global Trade for a Sustainable Future," a Feb. 8 conference organized by the Center on Inclusive Trade and Development (CITD), which develops inclusive, sustainable solutions to international trade issues through collaboration among students, scholars and advocates.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
As a law student in the early 1990s, documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter, L’93, walked past the Supreme Court every day on her way to campus.
This Valentine’s Day, Georgetown Law is proud to celebrate 11 couples whose pursuit of their law degrees also led them to their other halves. From moot court crushes to Reunion meet-cutes, these Hoya Lawya couples prove that Georgetown Law really has a knack for playing Cupid!
“We have people who have traveled with the president on Air Force One, people who have been in the intelligence community – there's just a million different people who have had serious careers, and now they're in class with you.”- Maurice Roberson, L’25
"The sentence is not grossly disproportionate to the crime committed." That was the argument guiding Camryn Simmons, L'26, as she approached the bench for a mock terrorist extradition hearing in which she represented the United States before the European Court of Human Rights. Simmons was arguing in favor of the extradition of a suspected terrorist facing the possibility of a life sentence without parole — an argument complicated not only by the intricacies of international human rights law, but also by the fact that the hypothetical suspect was 19 years old and pregnant.
When lawyer and linguist Stephen Horowitz was teaching an online legal English course for Ukraine's Chernivtsi National University in fall 2022, he struggled to find appropriate topics to discuss with students living in a country at war.
Significant Shifts In Law Firm Market, Including Generative AI, Pose Challenges: 2024 Report on the State of the US Legal MarketJanuary 9, 2024 Faculty Legal Research & Writing Philosophy & Law Press Releases
Law firms adapting to new market realities are separating themselves from their competition Positive market results in 2023 are expected to continue in 2024 Generative AI could impact nearly all aspects of law firm operations MINNEAPOLIS-ST…
From ChatGPT to algorithms that ace the LSAT, artificial intelligence (AI) is roiling the legal world like perhaps no technology ever has – and this is just the beginning. Georgetown Law students, faculty and alumni are on the frontlines of efforts to come to grips with the baffling range of potential benefits as well as dangers raised by this new era.
As 2023 draws to a close, we're looking back at the past year at Georgetown Law, from headline-grabbing guest speakers to innovative student and faculty achievements. Join us in reflecting on this year's memorable moments below.
Michael F. Williams, F'98, L'01, a partner at the law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP, began a two-year term in July as chair of the Georgetown University Law Center's Board of Visitors (BOV). The BOV, made up of alumni and friends of the Law Center, serves…