It’s not often that a Congressional oversight committee hearing can draw the same number of TV viewers as a prime-time football game. But last October, some 20 million people tuned into the first public hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Andriy Kostin took part in an event highlighting the Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine, a novel international justice initiative in which Georgetown Law's Center on National Security is playing a key role.
While visiting Washington this week, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Andriy Kostin, stopped at Georgetown Law to take part in an event highlighting the efforts of the Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine (ACA), an international justice initiative established last year by the United States, the European Union and the United Kingdom to support Ukraine’s efforts to document and prosecute war crimes and other atrocities perpetrated against its citizens.
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.
Last fall, Georgetown Law welcomed lawyer and workplace diversity expert Anjali Bindra Patel to lead the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI). First established in 2016, OEI champions initiatives to help build and support a Law Center community where…
From the newsmaking research and successes of our faculty and centers and institutes to students making the most of studying law in Washington, D.C., it’s been an exciting year at Georgetown Law! Join us as we take a look back at some memorable moments from 2022.
Our world is increasingly an urban one. The majority of people today live in metropolitan areas, and that proportion is only expected to grow in the coming years. At their best, cities are dynamic, diverse hubs of commerce and creativity. At their worst, they are crucibles of inequality and inefficiency.
In his definitive new biography of Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, who served on the bench from 1939 to 1962, Georgetown Law professor Brad Snyder reevaluates the conventional story of Frankfurter’s progression from liberal advocate to conservative jurist.
Members of the Georgetown Climate Center (GCC) traveled to Egypt last month to gather and speak with some of the world’s most influential climate leaders at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27).
Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case on Federal Election OversightDecember 5, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory Election Law Faculty
Treanor, a Constitutional historian, argues that the founders’ intent is clear: state supreme courts have authority over election laws.
The Georgetown Law faculty gathered on November 29 to celebrate six colleagues who had recently been awarded named professorships and chairs.