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Class of 2024 graduates throw their caps in the air at Commencement. Photo credit: Elman Studio.

Commencement 2024: Georgetown Law Graduates Celebrate, Reflect on Social Change and the Law

May 22, 2024 Campus News Our Alumni Students

“Your formal education may end today, but you are not done learning,” urged Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, L’79, H’24, in his address to Georgetown Law’s class of 2024. More than 1,100 spring graduates — including 641 J.D. candidates as well as 516 master of laws and 8 doctor of juridical science candidates — gathered on Georgetown University’s historic Hilltop campus to celebrate commencement on Sunday, May 19.

Outgoing Georgetown Law Journal Editor-in-Chief Alexis Marvel, L'24, and former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the 2024 Georgetown Law Journal banquet.

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Addresses Georgetown Law Journal Banquet

May 2, 2024 Campus News Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Our Alumni Students

Former United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch called upon students, alumni and faculty to remember the power of the law to protect people and secure justice at The Georgetown Law Journal’s 11th annual alumni banquet on April 24. Living up to the ideals of justice, she said, “is our highest and best purpose as lawyers — and in my view, as citizens.”