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United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai was among the policymakers and experts who attended the "Remaking Global Trade for a Sustainable Future" conference.

Equity, Sustainability in the Spotlight at "Remaking Global Trade" Conference

February 22, 2024 Impacting Change International Economic Law

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.

Meet 11 Couples Who Found Love at Georgetown Law

February 14, 2024 Our Alumni

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!

Students in the course "Extradition Simulation: International Law, Human Rights, and Effective Advocacy" presented their arguments in front of a mock tribunal.

For First-Year Students, ‘Week One’ Experiential Courses Bring Learning to Life

January 24, 2024 Campus News Students

"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.

An AI image generator shows what it could look like if law school classes were taught by robots.

AI & the Law… & what it means for legal education & lawyers

January 2, 2024 Campus News Faculty Our Alumni Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property

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.