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…
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.
If there was one truism that captured the mood at the 2020 Georgetown Law Women’s Forum, it was this: “There’s no straight path,” said Georgetown Law Professor Hillary Sale, who moderated the opening plenary. “Some periods are very lumpy. And it’s never, ever an easy work life balance.”
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Celebrates Centennial of “First Step” toward Equal Citizenship for Women, Says Work RemainsFebruary 13, 2020 Feminism & Gender Studies Our Alumni
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined U.S. Appeals Court Judge M. Margaret McKeown (L’75, H‘05) center stage at Georgetown Law this week for a centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment co-hosted by the American Bar Association.
“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.
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.
Twelve-year-old activist Naomi Wadler, who spoke at the March for Our Lives in 2018 and who already serves as a youth advisor to Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, says that when black girls play, “it’s not seen as play.”
Lamiya Rahman (C’08, L’14) and Pepis Rodriguez (L’15) never met the plaintiff, but they knew the legal challenges she faced as an unwed mother in Kenya. Back in 2013, as students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at Georgetown Law, they had drafted a complaint and brief to be filed on her behalf in Africa.
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…
On Sunday, May 19, more than 1000 Georgetown Law students — 629 J.D., 446 LL.M. and 6 S.J.D. — became Georgetown Law alumni.
The rate of female incarceration has jumped nearly 1,300 percent in the past four decades, from fewer than 8,000 women in 1970, mostly in jails, to about 110,000 in 2014. But, as retired federal Judge Nancy Gertner pointed out, “The last I heard, there is not a women’s crime wave that is sweeping the country.”