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.”
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.
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.
Georgetown Law Professor Lawrence Gostin has a vision: a world that harnesses the power of law to ensure that all people, regardless of race, wealth, or national origin, enjoy good health.
Georgetown Law’s Sheryll Cashin Says Racial Inequality Won’t End Until We Dismantle American Residential CasteOctober 15, 2021 Civil Rights & Antidiscrimination Faculty Race & Law
Georgetown Law Professor Sheryll Cashin is calling on America to wake up and abolish the entrenched system she says has been driving racial inequality for more than a century.
Stepping up to the podium at the start of Georgetown Law’s annual event previewing the upcoming Supreme Court term for students, Professor from Practice Irv Gornstein, the executive director of the Supreme Court Institute, set the tone for what lies…
A couple of years ago, two Georgetown professors, Georgetown Law’s Tanina Rostain and the McCourt School for Public Policy’s Amy O'Hara, connected at a conference and discovered they shared a frustration: civil court data are largely inaccessible…
In her new book, “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth,” Blume Professor of Law Kristin Henning writes about her 26 years defending Black children prosecuted for offenses including “horseplay” on the Metro, throwing snowballs…
Georgetown Law’s Director of Mission & Ministry Amy Uelmen (C’90, L’93, S.J.D.’16): Teaching Lawyers to ListenSeptember 13, 2021 Campus News Faculty
Speaking recently to a group of 1Ls, Georgetown Law’s new Director for Mission & Ministry Amy Uelmen (C’90, L’93, S.J.D.’16) recalled the time she and a classmate were walking to campus to take their very first law school exam. A thought flashed…