“We live in very, very challenging times — times when it is said that our democracy struggles...,” Professor Victoria Nourse said, following her installation as the inaugural Ralph V. Whitworth Professor of Law in February. “One might think…
Scott K. Ginsburg (L’78) has committed $10.5 million to Georgetown University Law Center, the largest one-time commitment in the history of Georgetown Law.
Since she was elected to Congress in 2013, Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)(L’73) has successfully advanced progress for women and girls — in the United States and around the world.
“Our topic today is something that we normally take for granted. It’s something we ought to be able to take for granted. It’s something, sadly, that we need to start talking about and thinking about a lot more these days,” said George T. Conway III of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
Two weeks after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border — and one week before a Senate vote on the matter — Mary McCord (L’90) of Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection teamed up with other experts to explore the legal issues.
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.
In the spring of 2018, Professor Shon Hopwood was driving through Tennessee to visit a client when the president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) — a nonprofit working towards criminal justice reform — asked him to reach out to a man named Matthew Charles.
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.
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.
Nicqelle Godfrey would not take no for an answer.
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…