If there was one truism that captured the mood at the 2020 Georgetown Law Women’s Forum, it was this: “There’s no straight path,” said Georgetown Law Professor Hillary Sale, who moderated the opening plenary. “Some periods are very lumpy. And it’s never, ever an easy work life balance.”
In the short time since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, volumes have been written about her trailblazing legal career.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Celebrates Centennial of “First Step” toward Equal Citizenship for Women, Says Work RemainsFebruary 13, 2020 Feminism & Gender Studies Our Alumni
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined U.S. Appeals Court Judge M. Margaret McKeown (L’75, H‘05) center stage at Georgetown Law this week for a centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment co-hosted by the American Bar Association.
Mrs. Doe’s journey isn’t over yet, but she is much closer to home, thanks to three Georgetown Law students – now alumni – who took Professor Brian Wolfman’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic last spring. Daniel Duhaime, Alexandra Keck and…
Georgetown Law does things right — including a record-breaking Reunion Weekend 2019 with more than 2000 alumni, faculty, staff, and guests attending from around the world. Among the highlights during the three days of festivities October 18 to 20 was the annual Reunion Gala at the National Building Museum, where five alumni were honored for their contributions to the community and to Georgetown Law.
Laura Peña (L’11) and Erika Pinheiro (L’10, MPP’10) have never met, but they share a common bond in addition to their alma mater. Confronted with recent policy shifts against asylum-seekers and immigrants from Latin America, each woman quit her job to take up their cause.
Institute for Public Representation’s 2018 Complaint Against YouTube and Google Regarding Protection of Children Results in Settlement, FineSeptember 5, 2019 Clinics Faculty Our Alumni Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property
An April 2018 complaint filed by Georgetown Law’s Institute for Public Representation Communications & Technology clinic on behalf of clients Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) has resulted in…
In November 2017, doctors handed Brian Wallach (L’07) a diagnosis that no one in their thirties expects to hear: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
But Wallach, a corporate partner at Skadden who worked for four years as a federal prosecutor, is not about to let anyone or anything determine the course of his own life. In January 2019, he launched a patient-led nonprofit called I AM ALS.
Justin Brooks (LL.M.'92) traces the success in his academic career to Georgetown Law. Now a professor at the California Western School of Law and a co-founder of the California Innocence Project, he once supervised Georgetown Law students teaching classes in Lorton Prison — teaching inmates about their legal rights and helping them with legal issues. After his two-year fellowship with Georgetown Law’s Street Law Program led to an LL.M. in 1992, Brooks spent another year at Georgetown as assistant director of a Street Law Corrections Clinic.
During the last fiscal year, Georgetown Law’s alumni community, foundations and friends contributed a record-breaking $40 million in gifts and pledges to the school, shattering the previous year’s record of $30 million. “The last four years have…
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke to a packed auditorium at Georgetown Law on Tuesday, July 2, discussing gender equality in her personal life and in the law with two of her former law clerks: Ruthanne Deutsch (L’04, LL.M.’16) of…