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For the Class of 2020, a belated chance to celebrate graduation together

Georgetown Law ‘20 and ‘21 Grads Return to Celebrate

June 10, 2022 Campus News Our Alumni

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.

(Clockwise from upper left) Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, Justice Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice N.V. Ramana held a lively discussion on the legal systems in the U.S. and India.

Two Supreme Court Justices – The U.S.’s Justice Breyer and India’s Chief Justice Ramana – Compare Notes

May 3, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory International & Comparative Law

In a recent online event, Georgetown Law hosted a rare opportunity to eavesdrop on a conversation between Supreme Court justices from two different countries. Over the course of a wide-ranging discussion, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, N.V. Ramana, touched on topics from diversity in the judiciary to lessons learned from each other’s legal systems.

The Leahy Competition's judging panel included attorney Allyson Ho, Professor Neal Katyal, Judge Nina Pillard, Judge Zia M. Faruqui (C'01, L'04) and Judge Randolph Moss.

In 2021 Leahy Competition Finals, Georgetown Law Students Face Real-Life Judges

November 17, 2021 Campus News

Five justices sat at a long table, and four advocates each took a turn at presenting arguments in the case of "Roman Catholic Diocese of Gewirz v. Gordon." It was close to a real courtroom setup -- except for the fact that the “diocese” was named after the Georgetown Law student center, a pretty significant clue that this was a campus activity.