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Manhattan DA Cy Vance (L’82) introduces himself to students at a luncheon career event sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Community Service on March 20.

Manhattan DA Cy Vance (L’82) Meets Public Interest Students

March 20, 2019 Criminal Law Our Alumni

When Cyrus R. Vance (L’82) became the Manhattan District Attorney in 2009, he noticed that the numbers of men and women of color being prosecuted for crime was the same as the number being prosecuted 30 years ago, when he was an assistant DA. Vance asked himself, Why is this picture the same? Does this system of justice keep us safer? Is it fair? What can we do to change it?

Prince George's County, Maryland, high school students visit Georgetown Law on Wednesday, February 13.

Office of Admissions Invites High Schoolers to Visit Georgetown Law as Part of Early Outreach

February 14, 2019 Campus News Congress Faculty Our Alumni

Visiting Professor M. Tia Johnson — a former assistant secretary for legislative affairs at the Department of Homeland Security who teaches national security — doesn’t see teenagers in her classes very often. But Visiting Professor Charisma Howell, the director of Georgetown Law’s Street Law program, is used to teaching high school students.

Diana Khleif (LL.M.’14), who now teaches at Hebron University at Palestine, credits her career success to Georgetown Law and the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS), the London program she participated in during Spring 2013. Khleif participated in CTLS's 10th anniversary event in London on November 30, 2018. (Photos by Dolly Clew for CTLS/Georgetown Law.)

“My Country Is Not My Limit”: Center for Transnational Legal Studies is Shaping Lives, Careers

January 28, 2019 Faculty Human Rights & Immigration International & Comparative Law Our Alumni

Diana Khleif (LL.M.’14) was studying law at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem when she joined the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in London in Spring 2013. CTLS was created by Georgetown Law and nine partner law schools around the globe to provide students and faculty with an international, comparative and transnational law experience unlike any other.

U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (L'07)(D-N.J.) returns to Washington, D.C., as a member of Congress.

Mikie Sherrill (L’07) Returns to Washington — as a Member of Congress

January 24, 2019 Congress Our Alumni

Mikie Sherrill (L’07) has had an exciting life so far: Naval Academy graduate, helicopter pilot in Europe and the Middle East, Russian policy officer, student of Arabic in Cairo, London School of Economics graduate, and assistant U.S. attorney. And as of first week in January, she’s added one more accomplishment: U.S. Representative from the 11th District of New Jersey.