Five new books draw on symposia and journal articles to explore a range of constitutional law themes
In the short time since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, volumes have been written about her trailblazing legal career.
Second Annual Ginsburg Lecture Features Bill Clinton (F’68), Hillary Rodham Clinton and Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgOctober 31, 2019 Constitutional Law & Theory
When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launched Georgetown Law’s inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture Series in April 2018, some feared that next year's lecturer — or lecturers — would have a tough act to follow. They needn’t have worried. This year was even better.
In an academic lecture on events surrounding the 1787 drafting of the U.S. Constitution, Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor showed the Law Center community how much he enjoys scholarship and teaching — in addition to serving as the school’s 16th dean.
“Last year, I said with the [retirement] of Justice Anthony Kennedy, that a big change was coming — it was only a question of how far and how fast,” said Professor from Practice Irv Gornstein, as he introduced the 2019 Supreme Court Institute Press Preview at Georgetown Law on September 24.
Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett, South Texas Law Professor Josh Blackman Launch “100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know”September 19, 2019 Constitutional Law & Theory
Want to brush up on the most significant cases in Supreme Court history? Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett and Professor Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law have published a book and video series that just might change the way students study constitutional law.
For the fourth year in a row, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg came to Georgetown Law to address the newest entering class. This time, she got a Class of 2022 t-shirt.
When Harry Litman, the former U.S. attorney, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and opinion columnist for The Washington Post, wanted to do a week of tapings of his “Talking Feds” podcast in July, he wanted to know whether Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) wanted to be a part of it. Of course Executive Director Josh Geltzer and Senior Litigator Mary McCord said yes.
A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan: John Paul Stevens, Gerrymandering, Writing and MoreJuly 19, 2019 Constitutional Law & Theory
Just days after the death of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan came to Georgetown Law to talk about her predecessor, gerrymandering, writing and more, in a conversation with Dean William M. Treanor.
Back when Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor was the dean of Fordham Law, former U.S. President Gerald Ford wrote to him in a letter that Ford would be more than happy to have his presidential legacy rest solely on his nomination of John Paul Stevens to the U.S. Supreme Court.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke to a packed auditorium at Georgetown Law on Tuesday, July 2, discussing gender equality in her personal life and in the law with two of her former law clerks: Ruthanne Deutsch (L’04, LL.M.’16) of…