The first year of law school is famously dedicated to mastering legal doctrine and distinguishing fact patterns in casebooks – from contracts to torts to civil procedure. While the work is foundational, it’s still a few degrees of separation from real-world law. But at Georgetown Law, every January, 1L students have the chance to spend a few days getting a sneak peek at law as it’s actually practiced.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
Though he’s been a practicing lawyer ever since his graduation from Georgetown Law nearly 50 years ago, painting has been a lifelong passion for LeRoi C. Johnson (L’74). He started creating art when he was five years old, began painting in high school and has continued ever since.
This month, Georgetown Law held its first fall reunion since 2019, and some 1500 alumni and guests returned to take part.
At the start of the 2022-3 academic year, we are pleased to introduce the newest members of our faculty.
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.
“This evening is a celebration of all of us!” said Miriam Vogel (L’01), chair of the Georgetown Law Alumni Board, as she greeted 558 fellow alumni and guests at the Spring 2022 Reunion Gala, held Saturday, April 9 at Union Station in Washington, D.C.
A steady rain was falling, yet it didn’t wash away the smiles on the faces of graduating Georgetown Law students and their guests as they arrived at Nationals Park, home stadium of Washington’s baseball team.
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Each year, women and men alike gather in Washington, DC, to hear from inspiring Georgetown alumnae and professors on a variety of subjects. But this year was different.
Civil Rights Champion Robin Lenhardt (LL.M.’04) Returns to Georgetown to Help Lead New Racial Justice InstituteFebruary 22, 2021 Faculty Our Alumni Race & Law
Professor Robin A. Lenhardt (LL.M.’04), a leading scholar on race and the family, has returned to Georgetown Law to serve on the faculty and co-lead the university’s new interdisciplinary Racial Justice Institute.