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The bonds formed at RISE Orientation continue throughout law school. During the 2022 Commencement celebrations, the RISE fellows who first came to campus in 2019 reconnected at a reception.

Meet Our New RISE Director

August 11, 2022 Campus News

RISE, a program that helps incoming students from backgrounds underrepresented in law schools and the legal profession thrive at Georgetown Law and later succeed in their legal careers, has a new leader.

For the Class of 2020, a belated chance to celebrate graduation together

Georgetown Law ‘20 and ‘21 Grads Return to Celebrate

June 10, 2022 Campus News Our Alumni

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.

(Clockwise from upper left) Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, Justice Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice N.V. Ramana held a lively discussion on the legal systems in the U.S. and India.

Two Supreme Court Justices – The U.S.’s Justice Breyer and India’s Chief Justice Ramana – Compare Notes

May 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.