David J. McCarthy, Jr. (L’60, L’62, H’83), the 12th dean of Georgetown University Law Center, died October 1. He was 85.
In early March, when it became clear that the COVID-19 pandemic would force Georgetown University to suspend on-campus classes and activities -- at least temporarily -- Georgetown Law’s faculty and staff pivoted quickly.
In the short time since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, volumes have been written about her trailblazing legal career.
Professor Anne Fleming, a beloved rising star on the Georgetown Law faculty, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday from natural causes. She was 40 years old.
Seven accomplished legal scholars and teachers joined the Georgetown Law faculty over the summer, bringing expertise in a wide range of topics to campus, along with other valuable experiences that will enhance the Law Center community for years to come.
Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law Nan Hunter (L’75) has been at the forefront of gender and sexuality law throughout her career. After attending Georgetown Law, her career has included founding the ACLU’s Lesbian and Gay Rights Project, serving as…
The shocking images of Minneapolis police pinning down and killing George Floyd on Memorial Day set off a nationwide wave of protests and impassioned public debate on how to finally end not only police brutality, but centuries of inequality and injustice.
Georgetown University Law Center Dean William M. Treanor has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences as part of its 2020 class of new members.
Georgetown Law Professor Frances DeLaurentis and Adjunct Professors Sara Colangelo and Fr. Raymond O’Brien Honored with 2020 Teaching AwardsApril 23, 2020 Faculty Legal Research & Writing
Georgetown University Law Center has announced the recipients of its 2020 Teaching Awards.
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…
Professor Abbe Smith on Jail Conditions amidst COVID-19, Teaching Criminal Defense and Her New Book, “Guilty People”April 2, 2020 Criminal Law Faculty
[caption id="attachment_79120" align="alignright" width="199"] Professor Abbe Smith[/caption] Criminal defense lawyers “see the ravages of poverty, inequality, and mass incarceration up close,” Professor Abbe Smith writes in her latest book, Guilty…