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.
Center for Transnational Legal Studies Hosts Summer Roundtable on ‘Constitutional Democracy Around the Globe’August 5, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory International & Comparative Law
This July, legal scholars and practitioners from across the world converged on London to think collaboratively about a crucial and very timely topic: the state and future of constitutional democracy.
Every year, aspiring lawyers with an interest in human rights choose to study at Georgetown Law, whose Human Rights Institute (HRI) is a hub of training, scholarship and expertise.
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.