In recent years, Georgetown Law has dedicated significant resources to faculty scholarship, especially by establishing new faculty chairs and named professorships.
For the two recent Georgetown Law classes whose graduations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the “Celebration Weekend” held in early June wasn’t a substitute commencement, nor was it an out-of-sync reunion. It was a welcome chance to revisit campus, reminisce about the not-so-old days – and, of course, raise a glass with good friends.
On April 26, the Georgetown Law faculty convened to celebrate eight of its own, each of whom had been awarded a named professorship since the beginning of 2020.
“Persevere” was a word that came up again and again during Georgetown Law’s 2022 commencement celebrations.
This spring’s Georgetown Law Journal Alumni Banquet was the largest one to date, with over 300 former and current GLJ editors and their guests in attendance.
Reclaiming the Rule of Law: Georgetown Law, UPenn Co-Host Symposium on the Legacy of the U.S. Torture RegimeMay 11, 2022 Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law Military National Security Law
The 9/11 terrorist attacks – and how the U.S. government responded to them at the time – continue to affect this country and the world in ways we are only beginning to comprehend two decades later.
Two Supreme Court Justices – The U.S.’s Justice Breyer and India’s Chief Justice Ramana – Compare NotesMay 3, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory International & Comparative Law
In a recent online event, Georgetown Law hosted a rare opportunity to eavesdrop on a conversation between Supreme Court justices from two different countries. Over the course of a wide-ranging discussion, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, N.V. Ramana, touched on topics from diversity in the judiciary to lessons learned from each other’s legal systems.
“Wherever you practice, however long you are an attorney, I want you to think of yourselves as public interest lawyers,” said former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., addressing the Georgetown Law Class of 2022 on April 14.
“This evening is a celebration of all of us!” said Miriam Vogel (L’01), chair of the Georgetown Law Alumni Board, as she greeted 558 fellow alumni and guests at the Spring 2022 Reunion Gala, held Saturday, April 9 at Union Station in Washington, D.C.
Recently, several women members of Georgetown Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) witnessed history in the making at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.