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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 Life Our Alumni Congress Faculty/Staff

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.

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 Our Alumni Congress

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.

As federal employees rally against the government shutdown (Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP), Georgetown Law professors including Professor from Practice Timothy Westmoreland are working the relevant law into their classes.

“Federal Money” Class Has Government Shutdown on the Syllabus

January 22, 2019 Congress

Nathan Williams (L’20) was planning to do an externship for course credit at the Department of Justice’s Commercial Litigation Division during the Spring 2019 semester.

Government externships have worked out well for Williams in the past. As a business major at the University of Georgia in 2013, he worked on the Hill and lived on Massachusetts Avenue, walking by Georgetown Law every day. That inspired him to add political science to his coursework and to apply to Georgetown Law after getting a master’s from the London School of Economics.

Thirteen Georgetown Law alumni, and Professor Emerita Eleanor Holmes Norton, will serve in the next Congress.

Thirteen Georgetown Law Alumni in 116th Congress

November 8, 2018 Our Alumni Congress

When the 116th United States Congress convenes in January, it will include one newly elected Georgetown Law alumna — bringing the total number of Law Center graduates serving in Congress to 13. Five serve in the Senate and 8 will serve in the House…