Our world is increasingly an urban one. The majority of people today live in metropolitan areas, and that proportion is only expected to grow in the coming years. At their best, cities are dynamic, diverse hubs of commerce and creativity. At their worst, they are crucibles of inequality and inefficiency.
Over the course of orientation week, the incoming J.D. and LL.M. students – hailing from all 50 U.S. states and 76 different countries – toured campus and city, were introduced to classroom norms and Law Center resources and connected with their new classmates.
In his definitive new biography of Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, who served on the bench from 1939 to 1962, Georgetown Law professor Brad Snyder reevaluates the conventional story of Frankfurter’s progression from liberal advocate to conservative jurist.
Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case on Federal Election OversightDecember 5, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory Election Law Faculty
Update: On June 27, 2023, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Moore v. Harper, rejecting the “independent state legislature doctrine.” Chief Justice John G. Roberts, in his majority opinion, cited a 2005 Stanford Law Review article by Dean William…
The Georgetown Law faculty gathered on November 29 to celebrate six colleagues who had recently been awarded named professorships and chairs.
Georgetown Law’s faculty gathered on Wednesday, November 9 to celebrate the recipients of the Law Center’s 2021-22 Teaching and Faculty Service Awards.
Union activity is currently surging in the United States. Efforts to organize workers at large companies like Starbucks and Amazon have captured imaginations and dominated the headlines for months. According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year, union representation petition filings rose 58% over last year.
Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor was formally inducted this month into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This honorary society, founded in 1780, convenes experts from a broad range of disciplines to “cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity and happiness of a free, independent and virtuous people.”
At the start of the 2022-3 academic year, we are pleased to introduce the newest members of our faculty.
In recent years, Georgetown Law has dedicated significant resources to faculty scholarship, especially by establishing new faculty chairs and named professorships.
On April 26, the Georgetown Law faculty convened to celebrate eight of its own, each of whom had been awarded a named professorship since the beginning of 2020.