At Georgetown Law, a Summa Cum Laude, or “with highest praise” honor is granted at the sole discretion of the faculty. In the J.D. class of 2020, only one student, Erin Sielaff, received a Summa Cum Laude degree.
In the short time since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, volumes have been written about her trailblazing legal career.
Georgetown University Law Center has dozens of groups and organizations in which students can round out their classroom time, meet fellow students with similar interests and take part in events ranging from purely social affairs to career development…
The “central tension” in public health law is "balancing individual freedoms with the collective health and well-being of society.”
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, March 5, at Georgetown Law, leading experts on torture and interrogation programs will unpack new revelations about U.S. actions after 9/11 and discuss ongoing efforts to ensure ethical approaches to securing critical national security information.
Addressing a packed room on campus, a pioneering scholar of Asian Law made a strong case for the United States to more deeply engage with China.
Unfair Marital Power System in Africa Negated -- Thanks to International Women’s Human Rights ClinicJanuary 17, 2020 Clinics International & Comparative Law
Two former Georgetown Law clinic students, now graduates, have helped an African women’s rights advocacy group to mount a successful legal challenge to a discriminatory marital law regime in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).
For 40 years, Edith Brown Weiss, the Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law, has taught students at Georgetown Law while working tirelessly as one of the chief voices in international environmental law.
The Center for Asian Law continues to keep the Georgetown Law community informed on key legal and political events in Asia. On October 15, the Center teamed up with Georgetown Law Outlaw, Georgetown Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association…
On September 18, the Center for Asian Law hosted a vibrant discussion on the months-long protests in Hong Kong, called “Hong Kong’s Anti-Extradition Law Protests: Voices from the Movement.” Thomas E. Kellogg, executive director of the Center, moderated…
Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) Sponsors Workshop for Latin American Officials on Investor-State Dispute Settlement ReformSeptember 26, 2019 International & Comparative Law International Economic Law
“Latin America is in…a crisis right now,” said Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, in a keynote lecture called "ISDS and Development: Lessons for a Reform Agenda" at Georgetown Law on September 16.