“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…
Georgetown Law Journal Editor in Chief (2018-2019) MJ Kirsch (L'19), Judge Thomas Hardiman (L'90), Dean William M. Treanor and Editor in Chief (2019-2020) Grace Paras (L'20) at the Journal's Annual Alumni Banquet March 30.
Georgetown Law Professors Eloise Pasachoff, Joshua Teitelbaum Named 2019 Williams Research ProfessorsMarch 6, 2019 Faculty/Staff
Georgetown Law Professor Eloise Pasachoff and Professor Joshua Teitelbaum have been named the 2019 Williams Research Professors. The Williams Professorships, established through the generosity of Agnes N. Williams (L’54), recognize and support the scholarly…
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.
On February 12, Professor Jane Aiken (LL.M.'85) was installed as the inaugural Blume Professor, a chair made possible through the extraordinary generosity of Bruce (L’80) and Ann Blume (Parents ’08, ’20). The Blumes recently committed $10 million…
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.
Perhaps no guest of a Georgetown Law student organization was ever quite so at ease speaking to Georgetown Law students as David Cole, the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Legal Director.
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.
Diana Khleif (LL.M.’14) was studying law at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem when she joined the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in London in Spring 2013. CTLS was created by Georgetown Law and nine partner law schools around the globe to provide students and faculty with an international, comparative and transnational law experience unlike any other.
Norman Birnbaum, a leading intellectual of the 20th Century left who taught at Georgetown Law for 22 years and remained actively involved with the Law Center in retirement, passed away on Jan. 4. He was 92.
Matt Blaze, an expert in computer and network security and one of the world’s leading cryptographers, has joined the university as a computer science and law professor.