At Georgetown Law, a Summa Cum Laude, or “with highest praise” honor is granted at the sole discretion of the faculty. In the J.D. class of 2020, only one student, Erin Sielaff, received a Summa Cum Laude degree.
Treanor was first appointed dean in 2010 and will begin his third five-year term on July 1. He is the 16th dean to lead Georgetown Law since its founding 150 years ago.
Melissa McCafferty (Law/SSP '23), a Coast Guard veteran who begins a dual-degree program in law and security studies at Georgetown this fall, has been selected as a 2020 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Dean William M. Treanor has been reappointed as executive vice president and dean of Georgetown University Law Center.
Georgetown Law today announced preliminary plans for the coming fall semester that would allow students to attend classes on campus.
For Mark Vatch (L’20), public service runs in the blood. So when the novel coronavirus struck his hometown, he did what came naturally: he rushed to the front lines of the pandemic to provide emergency medical care, risking his own life to save the lives of others.
Running the annual Robert J. Beaudry Moot Court Competition is a big job even in the best of years. But when word came last month that Georgetown Law would be pivoting to distance learning, it threatened to become a logistical nightmare. Lydia Davenport…
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Georgetown University’s Racial Justice and MLK initiatives, Georgetown Law and the Georgetown Law Black Law Students Association are hosting a lecture on “Race, Community and Belonging” by Fordham Law Professor Robin Lenhardt at Georgetown Law.
Ryan Trumbauer (L’22) knows what interests him about the law. He’s a Technology Law & Policy Scholar whose studies are focused on the internet and cross-border conflicts. When he was deciding whether to participate in Week One this year, a simulation…
It might be hard to believe, but 3L student Katie Meili (L'20) was once a tag-along sister who followed her older sibling, no matter where she was going. [caption id="attachment_59827" align="alignright" width="300"] Katie Meili (L'20)[/caption] It…
The allure of studying law in the nation's capital draws many students to Georgetown Law. A new academic program aims to remind them that opportunities to make a difference extend far beyond Washington, D.C.