During his second year at Georgetown Law, Lt. Jordan Foley (L’21) received a call from a fellow service member about the suicide of a friend — a veteran whose start-up business had failed.
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.
Mia Penning (LL.M. ‘19) had long dreamed of a career in international human rights, but she was unsure how to pivot from her corporate law job to a position in public interest law.
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.
Caught in a contentious divorce and custody battle, without a lawyer by her side, Irina Orlov1 broke down in tears as she faced the court. “It was miserable,” she recalled. “I said to the judge, ‘All I want is the kids, I don’t want anything…
Georgetown Law’s Innovative Policing Program offers law enforcement agencies “active bystandership” training to prevent harm
For Mark Vatch (L’20), public service runs in the blood. So when the novel coronavirus struck his hometown, he did what came naturally: he rushed to the front lines of the pandemic to provide emergency medical care, risking his own life to save the lives of others.
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Feb. 27, at Georgetown Law, current and former public officials will discuss state and local alternatives to stagnant federal action on addressing hate crimes and online extremist recruitment.
At first glance, the case might an unlikely choice for Georgetown Law’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic: A bartender and her middle-aged mother appeal from the dismissal of their lawsuit for false arrest and malicious prosecution, after being jailed…
Georgetown Law’s Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) partnered with the law firm Holland & Knight on Friday, September 20, hosting a Policy & Pizza series on efforts to expand tribal sovereignty in the 116th Congress.
Georgetown Law Dedicates “Tower Green” to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)(Professor Emerita, H'18)April 24, 2019 Campus News Faculty Public Interest & Community Service
On April 23, Georgetown Law dedicated its “Tower Green” to Congresswoman and Professor Emerita Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).