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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.”

Meet 11 Couples Who Found Love at Georgetown Law

February 14, 2024 Our Alumni

This Valentine’s Day, Georgetown Law is proud to celebrate 11 couples whose pursuit of their law degrees also led them to their other halves. From moot court crushes to Reunion meet-cutes, these Hoya Lawya couples prove that Georgetown Law really has a knack for playing Cupid!

An AI image generator shows what it could look like if law school classes were taught by robots.

AI & the Law… & what it means for legal education & lawyers

January 2, 2024 Campus News Faculty Our Alumni Technology, Communication, and Intellectual Property

From ChatGPT to algorithms that ace the LSAT, artificial intelligence (AI) is roiling the legal world like perhaps no technology ever has – and this is just the beginning. Georgetown Law students, faculty and alumni are on the frontlines of efforts to come to grips with the baffling range of potential benefits as well as dangers raised by this new era.